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Shanghai rental company forecasts 20% growth in 2010
Shanghai Jinheyuan Equipment Rental, the Chinese rental company part-owned by Japan’s Kanamoto, is forecasting 20% growth this year mainly as a result of expansion in its aerial platform rental business.
Easi Uplifts opens first depot in Hungary
Easi Uplifts is to open its first rental depot in Hungary at Kecskemét, south east of Budapest. The new depot will be part of the Slovakian business run by Glenn Pearson.
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Condecta to implement Sycor rental system
Swiss rental company Condecta AG is to implement a new rental software system using Sycor Rental and Microsoft Dynamics AX systems.
Romanian rental association formed
The Romanian Rental Association (RRA) was formed on 27 April in Bucharest with 11 founding members. The founders are a mix of access, crane and lifting rental companies.
Aggreko signs $150m Bangladesh contract
Aggreko has signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDP) to supply 200 MW of temporary power. The agreement has an estimated value of US$150 million over three years.
Riwal opens doors in Dortmund, Germany
Riwal to establish its first rental business in Germany, managed by ex-Mateco manager Christoph Scheeben, near Dortmund Airport in the industrial 'Ruhrgebiet' region.
United Rentals spells out importance of major accounts
United Rentals said it is increasing its market share with its largest customers and that these large accounts would build long-term profitability in the business even if rental demand falls again this year.
HSS opens another Supercentre
HSS Hire has opened its second new Supercentre location this year. The depot is in Oxford and was opened just weeks after a Supercentre was unveiled in Brighton.
Should you be in the IRN100 listing?
IRN is now compiling its IRN100 listing of the world's largest 100 equipment rental companies and all rental companies of significant size are encouraged to submit their data now.
Report finds fault with UK hirers
Which?, the UK-based consumer rights organisation, has called for rental companies in the UK to improve their standards after a survey revealed safety faults in half of the tools it rented.
Bredenoord looks to 'local' rentals for growth
Netherlands-based power rental and genset manufacturer Bredenoord said it will focus on developing new rental markets in Europe rather than moving further into the international power projects market.
Malthus wins $50m accommodation rental contract in Canada
Norwegian company Malthus has won a NOK 300 million (€37.5 million) temporary accommodation rental contract in Canada with Brazilian mining company Vale.
Speedy opens first Supercentre
Speedy in the UK has opened its first Superstore.
United Rentals makes operational changes
United Rentals has combined its East and West field operational structure for general rental and aerial operations under the leadership of senior vice president Matt Flannery.
True Value and ARA form alliance
The American Rental Association (ARA) has created a new alliance with True Value Company, the US-based hardware cooperative, to provide ARA member benefits to the cooperative’s retailers who offer rental services.
Mateco opens new Munich branch
German rental specialist, Mateco is opening a new branch in Bavaria, the depot will be located in Kirchheim , Munich.
Speedy re-rentals hits £25 million in sales
Speedy Hire said its managed services division – which re-rents equipment from other rental companies – has reached the “landmark” revenue figure of £25 million.
HSS opens rental desk at United Tool branch
HSS Hire opens a rental desk at a branch of United Tools and Fixings, one if the UK's biggest suppliers of power tools and welding equipment.
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.
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