Atlas Copco is launching its smallest portable compressor yet and its first petrol powered unit. The new XAS 27 is powered by a Honda GX30 engine and is pitched as “price competitive unit for customers who want a compressor to run just one tool.”
Lemminkäinen, a €2 billion Finnish construction company, has signed an agreement to transfer four of its depots to rental company Cramo. Cramo will run the four locations and manage the construction equipment, tower cranes and portable accommodation at the depots.
Hertz has acquired 24/7 Studio Equipment, a California equipment rental company that rents aerial platforms, forklifts, generators and lighting towers to the film and television industry. The price was not disclosed.
Lavendon makes two changes to its board with the appointment of Andy Wright to newly-created position of chief executive, international operations, and Mike Potts to the role of chief executive, Lavendon Access Services (UK).