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Plant, Equipment & Supplies News focuses on building products, excavation works, heavy machinery and the UK plant hire market. This section will give you an insight into the latest guides for how to handle machinery and how the construction equipment sector is coping in today's climate. From big firms like JCB and the most recent innovations in the industry the Plant, Equipment & Supplies News section has a range of articles for your viewing pleasure.

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Mick George Ltd invests in soil stabilisation kit

Specialist contractor Mick George Ltd has invested more than £500,000 on a Wirtgen 250i ‘S Pack’ to grow its soil stabilisation division.
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Construction equipment sales experience modest growth in 2018

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 2% in 2018, after experiencing a fall in the last quarter of the year.
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Michelmersh set for expansion with Floren acquisition

Specialist brick manufacturer Michelmersh has acquired all of the shares of Belgium-based business Floren & Cie.
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TCP Ltd release portable zero-emission power pack

Taylor Construction Plant (TCP Ltd) are releasing the LGP 2500 – The portable zero-emission power pack with an output of 5kW to provide a clean air alternative to a traditional diesel generator.
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Nixon Hire makes colossal £10m construction equipment order

Construction equipment specialists, Nixon Hire, has ordered 230 JCB telehandler machines for 2019, amounting to over £10m in value.
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Plantforce Rentals announces acquisition of Hawk Plant

Plantforce Rentals have agreed to acquire the assets and staff from Hawk Plant at the Hinkley Point C power station project in Somerset.
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Hyundai appoints new construction equipment dealer

Hyundai has appointed Agritrac Exports as the new Hyundai Construction Equipment dealer for Scotland.
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Hawk Plant falls into administration

Hawk Plant and five of its subsidiaries have fallen into administration, as representatives from EY’s restructuring team are appointed as joint administrators.
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New crane safety guidance released

The CPA’s Crane Interest Group has launched a new publication entitled ‘Good Practice Guide: Requirements for Mobile Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’.
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Britlift: Reaching new heights in lifting equipment

In a short space of time, Britlift has established a reputation for innovative, flexible and bespoke lifting equipment for modular homes Britlift deigns and manufactures below-the-hook lifting equipment, such as lifting beams, lifting frames and spreader beams, as well as supplying load cells, pins, slings and shackles. The firm specialises in engineering...
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Brandsafway announces acquisition of Lyndon Scaffolding

BrandSafway has acquired Lyndon Scaffolding and its subsidiary Taylor’s Hoists, in a move that will bring together a full range of scaffolding solutions.
Speedy, Geason,

Speedy acquires construction training company for £9m

Tools, equipment and plant hire services, Speedy, has announced the acquisition of training provider Geason Holdings Limited.
forward tipping dumpers

Safe use of dumpers guidance now available for consultation

The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has published a new guide promoting the safe use of forward tipping dumpers.
dual view dumper

Flannery introduces innovative safety enhanced dumpers

P. Flannery has announced the introduction of an innovative new dumper to the UK that is designed to prevent site deaths from blind spots around the skip

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Plant, Equipment & Supplies News

Plant, Equipment & Supplies News focuses on building products, excavation works, heavy machinery and the UK plant hire market. This section will give you an insight into the latest guides for how to handle machinery and how the construction equipment sector is coping in today’s climate.

From big firms like JCB and the most recent innovations in the industry the Plant, Equipment & Supplies News section has a range of articles for your viewing pleasure.