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The diesel debate: A challenge for the construction equipment industry

The construction equipment industry has retained its faith in the trusty diesel engine according to CEA consultant Alex Woodrow
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Good practice guide released on hydraulic pressurising activities

The CPA has launched a good practice guide on the safety aspects of pressurising hydraulic systems using an external energy source for diagnostic purposes.
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New guidance released on reducing unintended movement of plant

The SFPSG has released a new publication on plant safety entitled ‘Reducing Unintended Movement of Plant - Managing Exposure to Consequential Risks.’
What does the construction industry want from timber product suppliers?

What does the construction industry want from timber product suppliers?

Sustainability expert Charlie Law shares how timber product suppliers can help the industry meet sustainability goals through responsible sourcing and education The UK consumes circa 16 million m3 of sawn wood and panel products annually, the vast majority of which is believed to be used either directly or indirectly by...
Safety and the quality of buildings will be the focus of the Timber Expo

Safety and the quality of buildings will be the focus of the Timber Expo

This year’s Timber Expo will cover all the latest developments from the industry, bringing together leading experts in the built environment
New construction products must be carefully regulated and monitored

New construction products must be carefully regulated and monitored

New construction products left untested can result in serious problems. The British Board of Agrément explains why they should be monitored for safety
Plant hire firm adds to accommodation fleet with £1m order

Plant hire firm adds to accommodation fleet with £1m order

UK plant hire firm A-Plant has added 50 Boss Cabins to their accommodation fleet as part of a £1m expansion
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Mechanic apprentices receive recognition at CPA Stars of the Future Event

The CPA has recognised a number of mechanic apprentices during its annual event to identify the industry’s brightest talent
Plant hire firm opens new site creating up to 10 new roles

Plant hire firm opens new site creating up to 10 new roles

A number of new roles have been created as one of Scotland’s largest plant hire firms invests more than £1m opening a new site
Drone technology can make plant theft recovery safer and more efficient

Drone technology can make plant theft recovery safer and more efficient

Recovering stolen plant equipment and machinery could be made easier, safer and achieved more efficiently with new drone technology, says AMI Group
Construction equipment exports see highest level of growth since Q2 2015

Construction equipment exports see highest level of growth since Q2 2015

New data has revealed construction equipment exports remain buoyant, as the first quarter of the year sees figures reach a new high
Construction Supplier of the Year named as Seddons Plant & Engineering

Construction Supplier of the Year named as Seddons Plant & Engineering

Hire Association Europe’s Hire Awards of Excellence 2017 have named Seddons Plant & Engineering as construction Supplier of the Year
Plantworx construction equipment machinery event will be the largest to-date

Plantworx construction equipment machinery event will be the largest to-date

The third biennial Plantworx event is coming to Leicestershire in June, bringing together a range of construction equipment machinery experts
SME contractors see annual turnover hit by late payments

SME contractors see annual turnover hit by late payments

A new survey has revealed many SME contractors have a substantial amount of annual turnover tied up in late payments