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Good order levels for Manitou but 2012 unpredictable
In its third quarter financial report Manitou shows it is still enjoying significant growth and orders remain high although the company still thinks 2012 could be unpredictable despite anticipating a 10 to 15% revenue growth.
Wynne Systems adopts ARA's new rental metrics
Wynne Systems is to support the adoption of the American Rental Association’s recently announced rental metrics by incorporating the metrics into its rental software.
EPL Skylift plans £4 million investment in 2012
After a two year spending freeze, Rob McMeeking, the managing director of the EPL Skylift said that the UK vehicle mount division of the Lavendon Group will spending around £4 million on new equipment next year.
Xylem to offer ‘turnkey’ pump rental service worldwide
Xylem, the new name for the ITT Water & Wastewater business recently spun off from ITT Corp, said it will offer a turnkey dewatering service for contractors through its worldwide sales and distribution network.
Cramo uprates full year guidance
Cramo said it will grow its business “significantly” this year and double its EBITA profits in a upgrading of its guidance for the year. It had previously said sales would grow and that profitability would improve.
ERA predicts 5.5% rental growth in 2011
Europe's rental industry will grow by an estimated 5.5% this year followed by slightly slower growth of 4% in 2012 and 3% in 2013, predicts the European Rental Association (ERA) in its latest European Equipment Rental Industry 2011 Report.
Kohler/Lombardini launches 40-100 kW Tier IV/Stage IIIB engines
Kohler Engines and its Italian sister company Lombardini have launched a new generation of 40-100 kW diesel engines that will meet the emission requirements of Stage IIIB/Tier IV Final regulations without the use of a diesel particulate filter (DPF).
Compact Power adds Terex products at Home depot stores
Compact Power Equipment Services (CPES), which offers rental services at 280 Home Depot sites in North America, has partnered with Terex Construction to add tracked loaders, skid steers and mini excavators to its product range.
APR Energy partners with Pratt & Whitney for 25 MW turbines
APR Energy (APR) has entered into a partnership with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) that will give APR exclusive access to Pratt & Whitney’s 25 MW mobile gas turbines for rental applications.
Terex growth driven by AWP division
Terex’s aerial work platform division posted a 58.9% increase in sales to US$448.7 million for the third quarter of 2011, driven by replacement sales to large North American rental companies and “steady” increases in sales to customers in Europe and the Middle East. Operating profits almost doubled to $27 million.
Korea Rental Corp plans Shanghai access business
Fast growing Korea Rental Corp (KRC) aims to establish an aerial platform rental company in Shanghai, China next year.
Terex and JLG work together on China safety initiative
Terex Corp and JLG/Oshkosh Corp are working together in China to promote safe working practices and to lobby the Chinese government about the benefits of modern access and mining equipment.
Russian rental conference held in Ekaterinburg
Around 70 delegates from Russia’s equipment rental market gathered in Ekaterinburg, Russia, in mid-October to attend the second Russian Rental Conference.
Jo Bamford to head up JCB Compact Products
Son of JCB chairman takes over mini excavator division from Chris Spring on 1 November
RSC reports "very strong" momentum and optimism for 2012
RSC Equipment Rental said it was building "very strong" business momentum with customers reacting to the lack of finance and moderate economic growth by outsourcing more of their equipment needs to rental companies.
India's Mtandt Rental has big growth plans
Mtandt Rentals Limited, based in Chennai, India and owner of the Onrent brand, has announced its intention to buy 3500 new units for its rental fleet over the next four years.
Chinese rental association meets in Beijing
The Chinese Construction Machinery Rental Association (CMRA) met in Beijing on the eve of the BICES exhibition to hear from expert rental speakers and to discuss issues for the rental industry.
Ritchie Bros aims to hold first Chinese auction in 2012
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers has applied to establish a wholly-owned Chinese subsidiary and hopes to be granted a licence to hold auctions in the country, with the aim of holding its first Chinese auction in the second half of 2012.
Growth continues for Haulotte in 2011
Haulotte third quarter financial results show continued growth but the company is wary about the market conditions in 2012.
Lavendon buys Blue Sky Access
Rental company, Lavendon Group head quartered in the UK has bought Blue Sky Access Ltd. Blue Sky designs and engineers products to improve efficiency and safety in the use of powered access equipment and has been working with Lavendon since 2008
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