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Mark Hodgkins of ArcGen Hilta on the company's ambitious growth strategy
ArcGen Hilta has been adding products to its range and acquiring companies. Murray Pollok met ArcGen’s chief executive Mark Hodgkins and asked about the long term strategy for the UK company.
Cummins opens world's largest genset testing hall
Cummins Power Generation has officially opened a new Acoustical Testing Facility (ATC) at its Fridley headquarters in Minnesota, US, and said it was the largest engine-testing facility of its kind in the world.
APR Energy partners with Pratt & Whitney for 25 MW turbines
APR Energy (APR) has entered into a partnership with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) that will give APR exclusive access to Pratt & Whitney’s 25 MW mobile gas turbines for rental applications.
Bredenoord consortium wins Euro 2012 power contract
A consortium led by Netherlands power specialist Bredenoord has won the power rental contract for the Euro 2012 football championship to be held in Poland and the Ukraine next July.
Generac buys Magnum Products for US$80m
US standby power specialist Generac Power Systems has acquired Magnum Products, the Wisconsin-based lighting tower and mobile generators manufacturer, for US$80 million.
APR Energy, Cat and Ring Power sign five year cooperation deal
Caterpillar, Cat dealer Ring Power and APR Energy have signed a five year agreement to cooperate on international power rental projects, particularly in emerging markets.
A Geradora enters big genset market in Brazil
Brazilian rental company A Geradora has entered the high-capacity power rentals market with an investment in 20 Cummins power units in 0.5 MW, 100 MW and 1.5 MW sizes.
CW Plant orders 100 FG Wilson gensets
Charles Wilson Engineers (CW Plant) has ordered 100 generating sets from FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd.
CW Plant invests in SDMO gensets
UK rental company Charles Wilson Engineers (CW Plant) has ordered ten generator sets from SDMO Energy Ltd, the UK subsidiary of SDMO Industries.
Manlift targets international projects for power rentals growth
Manlift, the Dubai-based company that rents aerial platforms and power in the Middle East, is expanding its power division by targeting new markets outside the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Atlas Copco launches 1 MW genset in 20ft container
Atlas Copco has launched a 1 MW generator in the same 20 ft size container used for its previous largest model, the QAC 1000.
Europower adds more gensets
Belgian genset manufacturer Europower is developing a new range of large gensets and will show a 100 kVA model at IRE as well as a new 11 kW model.
ArcGen-Hilta looks for dealers at Intermat Middle East
Arcgen-Hilta, the UK-based producer of Arcgen, Hilta and SMC products is at the Intermat Middle East show in Abu Dhabi looking for distributors throughout the region and initial contacts look positive.
Aggreko signals readiness to help in Japan
Aggreko said it is ready to help Japan in the aftermath of last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.
Aggreko acquires New Zealand power renter
Aggreko is to acquire New Zealand power rental company N. Z. Generator Hire Ltd for NZ$27.5 million (£12.7 million). NZ had revenues of NZ$13 million (£6.0 million) in 2010 and Aggreko said it was the largest power renter in the country.
More fuel cell power units enter rental market
Three fuel cell power generation systems are being rented in the UK by UPS Systems following an agreement with French fuel cell specialist Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy.
SDMO gives renters close-up on Compact range
SDMO has been showing European rental buyers its new range of Rental Compact generators, the first of which was launched at the Bauma exhibition last year.
RSS expands power projects division and recruits manager
Middle East temperature control and power rental company Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) is expanding its international power projects business and has recruited an experienced power rentals manager, Peter den Boogert, to head up the operation.
Denyo to launch 'ultra silent' 100 kVA genset in 2011
Denyo Europe BV is to extend its range of ultra silent gensets next year with the launch of a 100 kVA unit to add to the 20 and 37 kVA units already available.
Aggreko buys Rocky Mountain oil and gas rental company
Aggreko has acquired Northland Power Services, a power rental company that services oil and gas companies in the Rocky Mountain region of the US. The price is US$26 million.
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