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Riwal is to reduce its Spanish fleet by around 25% to 1500 units but said it remained absolutely committed to the Spanish market.
Chinese equipment manufacturer to introduce customer leasing and financing programme
The Lavendon Group has decided to bring its three UK rental businesses under a single brand, Nationwide Platforms.
The Italian rental market will fall in value by a projected 5% this year according to the latest rental market study prepared by Assodimi, the Italian association for rental and distribution.
Australia’s National Hire – which owns a 46.1% share of Coates Hire – has finally been fully acquired by Seven, the company run by Kerry Stokes.
Former Cramo chief executive officer Gunnar Glifberg will be one of the two new inductees into the American Rental Association’s Rental Hall of Fame.
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Dubai-based Byrne Equipment Rental has extended its UAE partnership with portable accommodation specialist Algeco to include Qatar.
Spanish genset and lighting tower manufacturer Himoinsa said the addition of two metal forming tools has doubled production capacity at its production facility in San Javier, Murcie.
European rental companies will invest the equivalent of 14% of the total value of their fleets (at original cost) in both 2012 and 2013 after similar levels of spending this year, according to the third quarter ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey.
Ramirent has signed a sponsorship agreement for the 2012 European Athletics Championships being held in Finland next summer. As part of the agreement it will be the exclusive equipment rental partner for the event.
Trade body Unacea reports further declines in earthmoving, road building and concrete equipment markets
Belgium rental company, Heli has moved into new premises, which consolidates all its operations and divisions in one location. The company split its operations, which includes rental, machine sales - including Snorkel and Bluelift - and logistics, after a period of rapid growth three years ago.
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.
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.
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.
Chinese manufacturer Shantui is currently in negotiations to acquire or partner with an un-named construction equipment manufacturer in eastern Europe.
Atlas Copco said it will continue to develop its renamed Portable Energy division.
Australia’s Onsite Rental Group aims to seriously challenge market leader Coates Hire and has set itself an ambitious three year growth plan.