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Aggreko appoints former G4S executive as board director
David Taylor-Smith left G4S last September in the wake of the troubled security contract for the London Olympics. He will manage Aggreko's business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Riwal opens third German branch
New depot gives it coverage in the industrial area of Baden-Württemberg.
Xylem signals further push into pump rental in Europe
Pump manufacturer and rental company Xylem said it will expand its European rental operation "aggressively".
Cat dealer Zahid Tractor signs up with Infor
Caterpillar dealer Zahid Tractor in Saudi Arabia will implement Infor's M3 solution for its sales and rental operations.
Pioneer invests $10m in new UK pump rental business
Move into pump rentals will be undertaken in the UK, but not the US where sister company Pioneer Pump Inc will continue to focus exclusively on sales activities. Investment funds come from parent company Franklin Electric.
Cramo makes management changes and reorganises regions
Management and regional reorganisation at Cramo sees Erik Bengtsson, Tatu Hauhio and Dirk Schlitzkus take enhanced roles at the business.
APR says dual-fuel turbines in demand
Power rental company APR Energy will use 2013 to focus on operational improvements and increasing utilisation after several years of rapid fleet growth.
Judge rejects Ahern Rentals appeal
Creditors can file alternative reorganisation plans for Ahern Rentals following latest Chapter 11 court ruling.
SmartEquip makes move into Europe
Executive vice chairman and founder Dr Alex Schuessler will lead SmartEquip's new International Group, and his first priority will be Europe.
Ramirent appoints former Veidekke executive as Sweden manager
New Swedish manager Erik Alteryd is former managing director of Veidekke Entreprenad, one of Sweden's biggest contractors.
Acme Lift president leaves company
After two years serving as Acme Lift Co.'s president and COO, Steve Nadelman has left the company.
NTS opens trench and traffic branch in Los Angeles
New Los Angeles depot to be run by NTS co-founder Tom Hartman, with other openings planned next year.
Venpa sends big machines to Qatar shipyard
Gruppo Venpa3 in Italy rents nine large aerial platfiorms to a project in Qatar through Netherlands company Archirodon.
Mills invests $71m on aerial platforms
The Brazilian company spreads investment between JLG, Terex AWP and Skyjack
A-Plant invests to support £2bn Amey contract in UK
A-Plant has won a five-year sole supplier rental agreement with Amey to provide equipment for the contractor’s £2 billion Sheffield Streets Ahead contract in the UK.
Head of Ramirent's Swedish business leaves the company
The head of Ramirent’s Swedish business, Peter Dahlsten, left the company today “by mutual agreement”. His post will be taken on an interim basis by Ramirent’s president and CEO Magnus Rosén until a successor is appointed.
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.
Cramo updates strategy with focus on profit over growth
Cramo’s updated strategy and financial targets – detailed at a Capital Markets day held on Tuesday in Helsinki – puts the focus on improving profitability of existing businesses.
Online auction company created by Americ and bidadoo
Americ Machinery, the US-based company that sells used machines from Japanese rental company Nikken Corp, is partnering with industrial equipment firm bidadoo Auctions to create an online equipment auction house called Quantos Auctions.
Chinese rental company XYZ plans expansion
One of the pioneers of aerial platform rentals in China, Beijing XYZ Co Ltd, has expanded its operations into western China and is contemplating a move into crawler crane and power rentals.
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