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World Construction 2011 now available
KHL's World Construction 2011, the only annual in-depth review of the global construction industry, is now available via's Information Store.
Ashtead/TVH call off Lavendon bid
Ashtead Group and TVH will not make any further offer to acquire Lavendon Group.
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.
TVH gets 8 February deadline to state Lavendon intentions
Belgian parts specialist TVH Services has been given until 5.00pm on 8 February to announce a firm intention to make an offer for Lavendon Group.
Pre-registrations for Rental Show 69 percent higher than 2010
With more than six weeks until The Rental Show hits Vegas, pre-registration numbers have already increased over 2010 levels.
JLG introduces new boom lift
JLG Industries, Inc., has taken the wraps off a new boom lift model - the 340AJ.
Multiquip launches fuel cell powered lighting tower
Multiquip will launch the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered lighting tower at the World of Concrete exhibition, being held in Las Vegas on 18-21 January. The company said it is the first of a series of fuel cell powered products that it will launch.
Manitou and Terex extend aerial platform cooperation
Manitou and Terex are extending their aerial platform manufacturing cooperation with Terex now to supply three electric slab scissors for sale by Manitou.
bauma China 2010 video review: access equipment
Murray Pollok, managing editor of Access International magazine, reviews the access equipment on show at the recent bauma China 2010 exhibition.
Sunbelt buys Louisiana scaffold company Empire
Ashtead Group’s US business, Sunbelt Rentals, has acquired Louisiana scaffold contractor Empire Scaffold for US$38 million in cash, plus $1.5 million to be paid in August depending on profits.
Cramo acquires Germany's Theisen
Cramo has acquired Theisen Baumaschinen, one of Germany's largest equipment rental companies, giving it a significant share of the German rental market as well as rental businesses in Austria, Switzerland and Hungary.
APEX has perfect timing
The APEX aerial platform exhibition in September 2011 is perfectly timed for a recovery in the access equipment market after several years of low investment by rental companies and end users.
Rental crime in spotlight at Verhuurnet conference
Netherlands rental companies will gather on 27 January for the annual Optimaal Verhuren (Optimal Rental ) conference, being held at the Expo Center Houten near Utrecht.
LTECH becomes Merlo distributor in Russia
Russia's LTECH-Lifting Technology, which sells and rents access and lifting equipment has been appointed distributor for Italian company Merlo in Russia.
Denis Monnoyeur becomes president of BM Location
Denis Monnoyeur has been named president and general manager of Bergerat Monnoyeur Location (BM Loc), the French rental business of Caterpillar dealer Bergerat Monnoyeur. He replaces Thierry Robert, who has left BM Loc to become general manager of Eneria, Groupe Monnoyeur’s engine and power sales business.
Hertz buys Chicago power rental company
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has acquired Forces Inc, a US$6 million revenue power rental company based close to Chicago, US.
JLG expands Ultra Series line with new boom lift
JLG Industries, Inc. has expanded its Ultra Series boom lift line with the addition of its new 1500SJ self-propelled, telescopic boom lift.
United Rentals commits to sustainable growth
United Rentals has launched a sustainability programme which it says is designed to foster growth and benefit customers, employees, suppliers and communities
NES adds Ballard's 300 fleet
NES Rentals one of the largest US aerial equipment rental providers has completed its purchase of Ballard Equipment in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ballard Equipment has 12 employees and 300 pieces of equipment.
Interview: MCC Plant Hire in South Africa looks to Sub-Saharan Africa for growth
South Africa-based MCC Plant Hire is the largest heavy equipment rental company in Africa. Murray Pollok talked to the company’s Werner Scheepers about the challenges in the coming years.
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