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SED 2010 exhibition cancelled
The 2010 SED exhibition in the UK has been cancelled because of difficult market conditions. The next show is scheduled for 17-19 May 2011.
NES to offer IPAF training
NES Rentals has become an AWPT training center in the Chicago area and will offer International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)-based training.
Hubertus Marx retires from Liebherr Mietpartner
Hubertus Marx, who led the development of Liebherr’s Mietpartner rental business for 12 years, retired at the end of 2009 after a 47 year career in the construction equipment and rental industry.
Brazil's rental association appoints new president
The Brazilian equipment rental association ALEC has chosen Mr Durval Gasparetti Cunha as its new president. Mr Gasparetti, who runs Rental Leasing Servy e Comércio Ltda (Rental Servy) business in Sao Paulo, will hold the post for two years. Mr Gasparetti takes over from previous president, Expedito Eloel Arena.
Speedy signs five year deal with Al Futtaim Carillion
Speedy Hire has signed a five year ‘Strategic Services Agreement’ with Al Futtaim Carillion (AFC), the joint venture business between Carillion and Al Futtaim Group in the Middle East and North Africa. The deal could generate annual revenues of £10 million in its first year.
Belle launches Altrad scaffolding in UK at Executive Hire Show
Belle Group will use the upcoming Executive Hire Show in February to spearhead the UK launch of a range of façade scaffolds and Plettac branded multi-directional system scaffolding produced by its parent company, the French-based Altrad Group.
A-Plant recovers stolen excavator in Germany
A-Plant has successfully recovered a stolen excavator in Germany following an operation involving police forces in the UK and Germany, A-Plant's security partner Enigma Vehicle Systems, and the UK's Plant and Agricultural National Intelligence Unit (PANIU).
Cramo sells its Finnish diamond drilling and floor grinding division
Cramo’s Finnish subsidiary has sold its diamond drilling and floor grinding business to demolition contractor Kuusakoski Oy. The sale, for an undisclosed price, will close on 1 February 2010.
Ramirent wins outsourcing deal with Finnish contractor
Finnish contractor Oka Oy has outsourced its construction equipment fleet to Ramirent Finland and signed a five year rental agreement with the company.
A landscaping play: CPEC's Roger Braswell explains the Home Depot rental contract.
Compact Power Equipment Centers (CPEC) is the new business that will run equipment rental branches at 115 Home Depot stores in the US. Roger Braswell, chief executive of CPEC, tells Murray Pollok that the deal is the culmination of 14 years of promotion of compact loaders in the US.
IRN talks to Edmondo Colliva, founder of Italian rental franchise company Italnolo.
Edmondo Colliva is the driving force behind the Italian rental franchise business, Italnolo. He tells Murray Pollok about the advantages that franchising brings to rental and gives an update on progress at the new franchise store in Spain.
Cummins Power Generation on rental gensets and emission reductions.
Cummins Power Generation says its expertise in engine design will give it the edge in selling gensets to rental companies. Murray Pollok reports from the company's genset manufacturing plant in Ramsgate, UK.
IRN looks at some recently launched light compaction equipment.
IRN looks at some recently launched light compaction equipment.
Compact Tool Carriers: Murray Pollok rounds up the latest launches
IRN reports on the latest compact tool carriers, including tracked loaders, skid steers and articulated wheeled loaders from suppliers including Bobcat, Boxer, Mustang, Gehl, Cat, Wacker Neuson, Kanga and Avant Tecno.
Izabella Dudnakova talks to Tehstroycontract's head of rental, Maxim Ryabov
Izabella Dudnakova, IRN's correspondent in Russia, talks to Maxim Ryabov, head of rental at Tehstroycontract, rental company and Hitachi dealer.
Strategic review: Murray Pollok talks to Hewden director Kevin Parkes.
Strategic review: UK rental company Hewden is undergoing a major restructuring and is the subject of a major review by owner Finning International. Murray Pollok talked to Hewden general manager Kevin Parkes.
Cabin Fever: How is the portable accommodation rental sector responding to the new business environment?
How is the portable accommodation rental sector responding to the new business environment? IRN Editor, Murray Pollok, reports.
Terex to make niche acquisitions
Terex is to use the proceeds of the sale of its mining division to Bucyrus to pay off debts and make acquisitions of niche manufacturers. Terex said the US$1.3 billion sale signified a shift in strategy from being a construction and mining equipment company to a machinery and industrial products business focusing on niche markets.
Steve Shaughnessy appointed as Skyjack president
Linamar Corp has appointed ex-A-Plant and Loxam Access executive Steve Shaughnessy as president of Skyjack Inc, replacing Ken McDougall who is now running Linamar's Powertrain business in Mexico.
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