All Olympics Articles

Aggreko’s Tokyo Olympics contract increases in value
Contract revisions for the Tokyo Olympics will see the project revenues increase from US$250m to $315m
New generation XCMGs on site
Recently-launched XCMG boom lifts are involved in a range of major construction projects 
Aggreko takes prompt action
Aggreko takes action in face of ”unprcedented challenges’
Aggreko wins Tokyo Olympics contract
The estimated $200 million contract will include 43 venues, the athletes’ village and the broadcasting centre
Aggreko withdraws Rio Olympics bid
Temporary power provider confirms it has removed itself from bidding process for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games
Elliott wins London Olympics accommodation contract
Temporary accommodation renter Elliott – the UK subsidiary of Algeco Scotsman – has won the contract to provide temporary accommodation and portable toilets for the 2012 London Olympics.
Zeppelin pools all rental activities in new business unit
German Caterpillar dealer Zeppelin has created a separate business unit for all its rental operations, pooling the rental activities of MVS Zeppelin in Germany and Austria with those of Zeppelin subsidiaries in Russia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Lion Trackhire supplies road for London Olympics site
Portable roadway rental company Lion Trackhire provided a temporary track for a 1200 t crawler crane working at London’s 2012 Olympic Village site earlier this year.
Aggreko wins £37m London Olympics contract
Aggreko has won the contract to provide temporary power to the 2012 London Olympics and the Paralympic Games. The project is valued at approximately £37 million.
Pekkaniska working at the Sochi Games site in Russia
Pictured are two Dinolift aerial platforms rented by Finland’s Pekkaniska working on the construction of the new skating stadium for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
HSS adds heavier equipment to London rental fleet
HSS Hire is moving heavy plant equipment from its Irish business to London to capitalise on rental opportunities in the city, including the London 2012 Olympics.
De Boer appoints leader for London 2012 Olympics
Temporary structures and events rental company De Boer has appointed Edward Gallagher, a former local government manager in east London, to lead the company’s efforts to win contracts on the London 2012 Olympics.
Rival rental groups set up depots at London Olympics site
The two major consortia of companies that will be the key rental providers for the London 2012 Olympic Games will set up two major rental centres at the site by the second quarter of the year, said the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA).
Aggreko wins Vancouver Winter Olympics contract
Aggreko has won the contract to rent power and temperature control equipment for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic winter Games (VANOC) in Vancouver, Canada.
Carrier wins Beijing rental order
Carrier Corp's rental division, Carrier Rental Systems, is to rent 22 air-cooled chillers for use at the Beijing Olympics International Broadcasting Centre.
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