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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.
Hewden has appointed two new members to its management team based at its head office in Manchester. Mark Albiston has joined in the newly created role of operations director and Lyndsay Glover has taken up the position of head of human resources.
US rental companies acted quickly to help those affected by the massive Hurricane Irene last week. With damage expected to reach US$10 billion in value and an estimated 5 million homes without electricity, there was enormous demand for temporary power as well as pumping capacity.
Australia’s Onsite Rental Group has opened a new location in Geelong and said it represented a milestone in its expansion plans for Victoria state.
Speedy Hire said it remained confident that its rental business was on course to benefit from substantial investment in industries such as power, water and telecommunications, despite the continued fragility of the UK economy.
Rental Solutions & Services (RSS), the Dubai-based renter of power, temporary cooling and mobile water solutions, has installed 19000TR (66,820kW) of cooling equipment in Abu Dhabi and claimed it has a 50% share of the cooling market in the city.
Algeco Scotsman has appointed Tom Kloster as its new chief financial officer (CFO), replacing previous CFO Tim Stonefiser.
Argos is the latest big name UK retailer to sign up with VP’s tool hire business, Hire Station, to provide ‘virtual hire’ services to its customers.
UK rental company Hewden has launched 24-hour breakdown service to minimise the costs and inconvenience of equipment downtime for its customers.
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).
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp (HERC) has added four locations to its Pump & Power special division. The new branches are in Memphis, Detroit, Syracuse and San Diego.
Skyjack is joining the electronic parts management system SmartEquip Network. The system will provides direct online links to Skyjack’s parts and procurement systems for rental companies and other fleet owners.
Nixon Hire, one of the UK’s fastest growing rental companies, plans to become a national player by 2020 with revenues of around £50 million.
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey covering the second quarter of 2011 is ready to complete and is again available in five languages - English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
IPAF said the formation of a Country Council in Brazil following a meeting Sao Paulo in late May represented a "hugely important step" for the association.
Ashley Sowerby the managing director of Chevin Fleet Solutions explains how a fleet audit can help you to fully utilise your assets.
Gérard Déprez calls for review of rental industry’s approach to profitability
After successes in the UK, anti-theft systems for construction equipment roll out in Europe
A new study into fleet management processes among Netherlands rental companies has highlighted where rental companies could make improvements to the management procedures, particularly in areas such as disposal of the fleet and knowledge of maintenance and repair costs.
Wide range on offer at IRE Show 2011, including rebranded light compaction equipment