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Chicago Pneumatic rolls out new generator range
Equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a new diesel generator range developed for the construction industry.
FG Wilson lays off 760 workers in Northern Ireland
Caterpillar-owned generator manufacturer FG Wilson has announced 760 job losses at its four manufacturing facilities in Northern Ireland.
United Rentals adds five power and trench safety depots
United Rentals has expanded its specialist power, temperature control and trench safety divisions with five new depots openings in the US and Canada.
ArcGen unveils new welder generator
The new Weldmaker 330CC/CV (constant current/constant voltage) from ArcGen Hilta offers 8kVA 3 phase output with 3kVA 110V AC outputs, an ‘e-mode' to make it energy efficient, and promises a super-silent operation.
El-Björn appoints exclusive distributor for Denmark
Erenfred Pedersen A/S (EP) in Denmark has signed an exclusive distributor agreement with El-Björn to sell its power, lighting and temperature control equipment in the country.
APR increases 2012 CapEx to $290-310 million
Power rental company APR Energy has increased its planned capital investment for the full year to US$290-310 million, up from the $230-260 million indicated earlier this year.
EP Generators launches new genset range
UK engine distributor Engines Plus Ltd has launched a new range of power generators aimed at the UK construction, rental and outside event markets.
Progress Group integrates Newburn Power Rental
The UK’s Progress Group has integrated its power rental division with Newburn Power Rental, which it acquired in January this year.
Allen Engineering and ESI form sales alliance
Allen Engineering Corp (AEC) and Equipment Synergy International (ESI) have agreed a joint marketing alliance to target the North American and international rental market. As part of the deal, Roger Euliss, ESI’s co-founder and president, takes on the additional role of sales director at Allen Engineering.
Pramac goes into liquidation
Italian-based genset manufacturer Pramac has gone into liquidation following a special meeting of shareholders last week.
Cat Entertainment Services set for international growth
Cat Entertainment Services (Cat ES), the events rental business operated by Ring Power in the US, has been designed by Caterpillar as a global supplier of temporary power and temperature control equipment for major events and production projects.
Aggreko opens Cape Town service centre
New facility will provide temporary power and temperature control services to the local shipping and oil and gas industries as well as businesses operating in and around Cape Town's central business district
Brazil acquisition to give SDMO a boost
SDMO said the recent acquisition of the Brazilian genset manufacturer Maquigeral will give it an important route to targeting the country’s fast growing rental sector in the country.
Atlas Copco moves genset centre to Gesan
Atlas Copco Portable Energy is to move its competence centre for portable generators from Antwerp to the Gesan facility in Zaragoza, Spain that it acquired last year.
United Rentals opens three specialty rentals locations
United Rentals has expanded its specialty rentals operation by opening new trench safety and power rental locations in New Hampshire, New Jersey and Texas.
Energyst to double power fleet over next three years
Energyst said it was well positioned to capitalise on the growing demand for power rentals worldwide and that it would more than double its fleet power capacity over the next three years.
Caterpillar signs five year power deal with Energyst
Caterpillar has followed up its recent international power project (IPP) deals with APR Energy and Energy International Inc by announcing a further IPP partnership with Energyst Cat Rental Power, the Netherlands-based power rental company jointly owned by a number of European Caterpillar dealers.
Increased costs lead to Cummins price rise
Cummins Power Generation has announced a 3% general price increase effective on 1 January, 2012.
JCB to launch 'rental-spec' 1200 kVA genset
JCB is to expand its range of power generators with the launch of a rental-specification 1200 kVA unit in a 20 ft ISO container.
Himoinsa doubles production capacity at Spanish plant
Spanish genset and lighting tower manufacturer Himoinsa said the addition of two metal forming tools has doubled production capacity at its production facility in San Javier, Murcie.
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