Tools, equipment and plant hire services, Speedy, has announced the acquisition of training provider Geason Holdings Limited.
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has published a new guide promoting the safe use of forward tipping 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
Builders’ Merchants have reported a 3.5% increase in August sales compared to August 2017, as Timber & Joinery and Landscaping led the way with 9.5% and 6.9% respective growth
JCB has announced record turnover and machine sales in 2017, as global markets continued to rebound strongly during the year
Plant tracking specialist AMI Group has been shortlisted for the ‘Product Innovation of the Year’ accolade at the London Construction Awards 2018 The London Construction Awards ceremony is being hosted by comedian and broadcaster Marcus Brigstocke on 23 October 2018 at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London. AMI Group is...
The diverse UK plant hire market is forecast to experience modest growth in 2018, benefiting from the HS2 project which is due to be started in the Autumn
A study by consulting engineer WSP on behalf of Transport for London has determined that using larger articulated lorries for deliveries to construction sites, instead of the rigid trucks currently used, would decrease pollution and traffic
The UK is currently experiencing a brick shortage, with many companies being forced to wait over 12 months for bricks. Not only is this slowing down development, it’s also driving up the cost of bricks massively
Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market increased by 3.8% in the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017
A consortium led by the Scottish technology firm Artemis Intelligent Power has secured £11m from the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK to help develop a new generation of ‘Digital Displacement’ hydraulic pumps and motors to be used in off-road vehicles
Housebuilders’ costs rose 3.4% in the year to Q1 2018, according to the BCIS Private Housing Construction Price Index (PHCPI)
The construction plant sector has a promising future judging by the outstanding calibre of the this year’s entrants for the Stars of the Future awards hosted by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA)
According to the latest ONS figures, the brick industry has produced 7% more bricks in the first quarter of 2018 than in the same quarter last year, building on the 10-year high of 2 billion bricks delivered during 2017