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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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SPUK launches earthwork support for SME construction projects

Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd, has launched a new division, Excavation Support Solutions, to enhance the operational efficiencies, project delivery and health and safety compliance of SME’s support projects.

Construction equipment sales fall by 7.4% in Q3 2019

Retail sales of earthmoving and construction equipment in the UK market decreased by 7.4% in the third quarter of the year, compared with the same quarter in 2018.
tool theft, insurance

Tool theft claims rise 54% in two years

Insurance claims by tradespeople affected by tool theft have increased 54% in the previous two years The data, released by insurer Simply Business, shows the average claim for stolen tools costs £1,684, while there has also been a notable rise in the number of break-ins with no signs...
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SVK Fibre Cement Facades

Wienerberger’s SVK Fibre Cement Façade solution achieves the perfect balance of high performance and high design, offering durability and safety without sacrificing visual appeal.
Lifting equipment, Britlift, award nominations,

Lifting equipment specialist Britlift is reaping the rewards

Specialist lifting equipment engineer Britlift continues to gain recognition with a batch of award nominations.
rail plant sector, economic uncertainty

Rail plant operators call for action to address economic uncertainty

The Rail Plant Association (RPA) has urged the government and Network Rail to come up with solutions to benefit the rail plant sector
plant-based sector representative organisation,

Support sought for plant-based sector representative organisation

A number of employer associations and federations are working collaboratively to establish a new construction plant-based sector representative organisation.
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Building Innovation Awards: Best Materials Innovation

PBC Today's preview of the Building Innovation Awards, which take place on 23 October, look at the nominees for Best Material Innovation.
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Britlift through to finals of SME National Business Awards

The SME National Business Awards have announced that national lifting equipment engineers Britlift have made it through to the National Finals.
Excavator sales, construction industry

Excavator sales to grow as construction equipment industry bounces back

Comprehensive study on excavator market, opines that the excavator market will witness a modest 3.2% volume y-o-y in 2019 over 2018.
production numbers, bricks, The Brick Development Association

Brick manufacturers continue to increase production numbers

Brick production figures have been rising over recent years and this month’s figures, showing a modest but positive 2.2% rise for the first six months of 2019, demonstrate the result of ongoing investment in the sector.
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Introducing SVK fibre cement façades

SVK fibre cement façades from Wienerberger offer a fully customisable cladding solution that allows architects and specifiers to experiment with an endless range of creative possibilities.
Construction equipment mechanic, Level 2 Trailblazer Apprenticeship,

Construction equipment mechanic trailblazer apprenticeship approved

The development of a new Level 2 Trailblazer Apprenticeship for Construction Equipment Mechanics has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE).
uk brick industry,

UK brick industry production up by 6.2%

The latest statistics of Building Materials and Components shows the UK brick industry is meeting the growing demands with brick despatches up 3.3%.

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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.