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Just in time for the upcoming surface dressing season, Kier Highways Solutions will be deploying four new road emulsion sprayers.
Fuel theft advice for remote national infrastructure sites, construction industry and rural community after the removal of the entitlement to use red diesel from most sectors with effect from 1st April 2022.
John Sisk & Son becomes the first construction and engineering firm in Ireland to invest in the JCB 525-60E electric telehandler.
Anthony Maguire, director of Longevity Power, explores how the construction industry is utilising renewable energy to achieve a net zero carbon-built environment.
Chris Rason, managing director at Aggreko, discusses the importance of opting for the right size construction equipment that does not exceed the needs of the site, in the industry’s charge for net zero.
Briggs & Stratton outline the important roles of battery management systems (BMS) in health & safety and how rugged testing, as well as battery pack design, can help provide a dual layer of protection.
Speedy has invested in 130 new electric lifts as it begins a multi-million-pound equipment expansion plan for 2021.
Two construction companies have been fined after a worker was seriously injured when a part of an air conditioning plant fell on him while it was being lowered from a roof.
Following the launch of its new global sustainability targets, Laing O’Rourke has renewed its contract with carbon-neutral stationery supplier, Commercial.
The Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5m after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974., for failing to ensure the safety of staff.
The new research brings together scientists, industry and educators to revolutionise how waste from construction projects is managed.
Architect Thomas Wiedmer, UK and Ireland technical director at pan-European insulation specialist Actis, explains why it’s a good idea to use a vapour control layer when embarking on a new build or refurb and what to look for when choosing a breather membrane.
As many industries continue their journeys back from a challenging 2020, global demand for used equipment continues to increase. Many businesses remain wary of making big investments in new machinery, while supply chain issues have hit delivery levels for new equipment. All told, it makes the market for used heavy equipment a place of exciting opportunities for both buyers and sellers, explains Karl Werner, president international at Ritchie Bros.
Deep Soil Mixing used a sustainable soil mixing solution to geotechnically improve the ground at an HS2 site near Coleshill in Warwickshire.
Yesterday (9 March) marked the first anniversary of the new British Steel, with this brings a more sustainable future and opportunities for apprenticeships.
Crawley-based OnSite Support Ltd has supplied social distancing equipment to HS2’s main construction works partners to keep workers safe.
Collins Earthworks has completed excavating the north portal site of Long Itchington Wood Tunnel, ready for the launch of the tunnel boring machine that will dig under the ancient woodland in Warwickshire.
Demand for Actis insulation has been at an all-time high during the first two months of 2021 with a massive rise in demand for products from roofing contractors.
Following a public consultation about the future of the Highway Services, the Council will be bringing most small-scale operations back in-house.
UK construction equipment sales increased by 1% in Q4 2020 compared with 2019, as sales in December were 15% ahead of December 2019 levels.
David Ball, site manager at Barnstaple-based Anderson and Evans says the discovery of the Actis specialist cutting tool has been transformative.
Speedy's digital service allows the company’s employees to manage on-hire equipment individually, while enabling them to off-hire products.
Tool and equipment hirer HSS is set to close 134 branches leading to the loss of 300 jobs as the Covid-19 crisis poses ‘unprecedented challenges’.
Mace has completed the exterior of The National Satellite Test Facility (NSTF), reaching a major build milestone in the process of becoming the UK’s first co-located set of space test facilities.
Ground engineering company, Van Elle has revealed it will offer specialist plant operator training from its base in Kirby, Ashfield.
Tools and equipment hirer, Speedy is trialling converted electric van to introduce innovative, sustainable solutions that can reduce carbon emissions.