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Firefly launches hybrid generator
Renewable energy specialist Firefly Solar has launched a new power generator – the Cygnus Hybrid Power Generator (HPG).
Himoinsa ready for UK entry
Spanish power generator manufacturer, Himoinsa, has appointed Steve Sutton as UK sales manager ahead of launching its product range in the UK.
Chicago Pneumatic shows 250 kVA genset
250 kVA unit is largest yet from Atlas Copco-owned Chicago Pneumatic
SDMO launches 1650 kVA genset in 20ft container
New compact generator set from French manufacturer.
Aggreko develops ultra-efficient engine
UK-based power renter unveils a new ultra-efficient 1 MW engine, in a move that sees the company developing its own engine technology for the first time.
Abird opens Middlesborough depot
HSS-owned temporary power supplier opens a new depot in Middlesborough to serve customers in the North East of the UK. The depot replaces a smaller base in Durham.
Cummins targets Europe with new rental generators
Four generators in the 150-300 kVA sizes will spearhead Cummins' push into Europe's rental market.
Doosan launches extreme weather generator package
US-based manufacturer Doosan Portable Power is now offering a package of special features aimed at improving the operation of mobile generators working in regions of extreme cold.
Wacker Neuson launches mid-priced light equipment for emerging markets
New M series light equipment will be made in the Philippines and the US and targeted at developing economies.
Briggs & Stratton buys Brazilian company Branco
Acquisition will give Briggs & Stratton an inroad to the fast-growing Brazilian market for light outdoor equipment.
HSS buys UK power company Abird
Within a week of its sale to a new private equity owner HSS Hire has made a major acquisition, buying Abird Generator Hire, a leading UK power rental company with seven depots and 60 staff in the UK and Wales. The price was not disclosed.
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.
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