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Ashtead ready to rebuild after Harvey and Irma

Ashtead ready to rebuild after Harvey and Irma

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is unsurprising that equipment hire group Ashtead (AHT) reckons there will be increased demand for its tool fleet. In its first-quarter update management said the onset of hurricane season has already "generated significant activity, which will require a major clean up and then a multi-year rebuild programme”. The group generates around 87 per cent of its sales in North America.

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