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Speedy has invested in 130 new electric lifts as it begins a multi-million-pound equipment expansion plan for 2021.
Simon Carr of Henry Boot Construction and Giles Boot of Banner Plant will be retiring from their roles as managing director on 30 June 2021.
Dyer & Butler, a part of the M Group Services Transport Division, has introduced a fleet of remote-controlled, miniature vacuum excavators to its plant and fleet portfolio, enhancing its excavation safety procedures.
Select Plant Hire has almost doubled the size of its Cheshire depot and workforce after winning a contract to supply eco-cabins at HS2 construction sites.
Balfour Beatty Flannery, a partnership between Balfour Beatty and Flannery Plant Hire, has launched the Operator Skills Hub, offering training programmes to inspire young people and upskill current plant operators.
M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions, a part of M Group Services, has invested in a number of solar pods that will reduce carbon emissions, noise and fuel use on operational sites.
Tools and equipment hirer, Speedy is trialling converted electric van to introduce innovative, sustainable solutions that can reduce carbon emissions.
Many plant hire firms are staying open during the COVID-19 outbreak to deliver their services to "keep the UK going", including Speedy, Lynch and A-Plant.
A number of employer associations and federations are working collaboratively to establish a new construction plant-based sector representative organisation.
The Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Training on Plant in Construction (TOPIC) Group has successfully hosted an industry forum to help formulate a framework for the future direction of skills and training for those involved with construction plant and equipment
The construction equipment industry has retained its faith in the trusty diesel engine according to CEA consultant Alex Woodrow
The SFPSG has released a new publication on plant safety entitled ‘Reducing Unintended Movement of Plant - Managing Exposure to Consequential Risks.’
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Builders merchant Travis Perkins has revealed branch closures could put up to 600 jobs at risk as it scrabbles to make savings
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