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Altrad buys Generation Hire in the UK
French scaffolding group Altrad has acquired Generation Hire & Sales, a nationwide seller and renter of access equipment. The price has not been disclosed.
GAM secures debt agreement with banks
GAM debt rescheduling deal sees the majority of repayments deferred to 2015.
IPAF forecasts 40% annual fleet growth in Brazil
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is forecasting annual growth of 40% in the Brazilian access rental fleet for the next five years.
Learn from aviation safety culture says Studdert
Over 200 delegates at the IPAF Summit in Rome, Italy, heard NES Rentals chief executive officer Andy Studdert argue that the aerial platform industry needs to adopt a safety culture similar to that of aviation.
Teupen's Arjen Snijder joining Riwal as sales manager
Teupen’s Arjen Snijder is joining Riwal as its international sales manager, effective from 1 May 2012.
Winners of 2012 IAPAs announced in Rome
Brazilian rental company Mills Rentals was the winner of Rental Company of the Year at this year's International Powered Access Awards (IAPAs). Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Gerhard Hillebrand, IPAF's Italian representative and, posthumously, to Lars-Petter Godenhielm who was a past president of IPAF and managing director of Dinolift.
New management at Palfinger Platforms
Stephan Kulawik to focus on sales, service & quality management, Dr Rupprecht Zapf to head-up production and development.
Appleton takes senior post at Travis Perkins
Former Lavendon CEO Kevin Appleton is joining Travis Perkins as head of its £1.5 billion merchanting division, which includes the TP Hire tool hire business.
Showforce appoints Hewden for training
Hewden has been appointed as the sole accredited training provider for UK event crew provider Showforce.
New London trade hubs focus on construction sector
Two new trading parks opening up in London are set to provide construction, building and plant hire hubs for the UK's capital.
'Early bird' rate for ERA convention ends on 31 March
The lower ‘early bird’ booking rates for the European Rental Association’s annual convention in Oslo, Norway on 15 and 16 May, ends on 31 March.
Atlas Copco sends 150 bar booster to Indonesia
Atlas Copco Rental has delivered its first 150 bar booster in Asia.
Rental and compressor management changes at Atlas Copco
Geert Follens, current president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy, is taking on a new job as president of Atlas Copco’s Industrial Air division, effective on 1 May.
Ausa plans Brazilian assembly facility before end of year
Spanish manufacturer Ausa hopes to establish an assembly facility in Brazil before the end of the year to produce site dumpers for the Brazilian and South American markets.
JLG unveils Mobile Online Express app
JLG Industries, Inc. has developed a free mobile app for its Online Express customer portal for Apple iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
JCB adds dealer in Minnesota
JCB's North American dealer network continues to expand with the addition of JCB of Twin Cities. Located north of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, the 30,000 square-foot dealership in Ham Lake, MN is newly remodeled and equipped with JCB's full line of equipment-including new, pre-owned and rental models-along with a full-range of productivity-enhancing attachments.
IronPlanet sales top US$ 560 million
Online heavy equipment marketplace IronPlanet saw a +15% increase in gross merchandise volume (GMV) for 2011
Allmand Bros appoints new UK distributor
US lighting tower manufacturer Allmand Bros Inc has ended its UK distributorship with ArcGen Hilta and appointed Andover-based shentongroup as its new UK distributor.
Private equity interest in Ahern Rentals
Press reports in the US suggest that private equity firm Platinum Equity, founded by Tom Gores, wants to take ownership of Ahern Rentals, the Las Vegas based rental company that is currently going through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
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