Galliford Try, Alun Griffiths, Severfield and Ferrovial Agroman are among 18 companies that have today been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time.
In recent times the motivation to supply sites with sustainable, energy saving equipment has gained significant traction within the UK hire industry.
Lifter by Pramac, has launched a new motorised pallet truck for use in retail and warehouse environments.
GAP Hire Solutions has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Use of Technology: Carbon Reduction’ category in the New Civil Engineer (NCE) TechFest Awards 2019.
A Stockport construction company has been prosecuted after failing to ensure suitable welfare facilities were provided for workers on site.
Morris Site Machinery’s well-travelled International Business Director, Phil Winnington, will once again pull on his running shoes to clock up the miles for his annual charity challenge.
Tim Whiteman is stepping down from the position of managing director and CEO of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) after 15 years in the position.
The growth in demand for Trime’s X-ECO LED lighting towers from UK hire firms continues to expand unabated. The latest firm to invest heavily in the Trime X-ECO LED is the rehire specialist MHM Plant.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2017.
Irish rental company Dromad Hire has launched its brand new user friendly website, boasting a number of new features along with multiple search tools to help the user navigate with ease.
In June the UK construction sector went into it's steepest decline since the recession which followed the 2009 financial crisis.
The major project team from AFI group of companies, one of the UK's leading powered access specialists, has been busy this spring with the successful installation of a 13-metre 155m year-old dinosaur skeleton, which towered over the check-in at Heathrow Terminal 5.
Niftylift has appointed JS-Multi Service Oy as its distributor for Finland
JS-Multi Service Oy is a partnership between Jani Myllymäki and Sami Tainio (pictured below). Each with 13 years of experience in the powered access market, the pair joined forces in 2013 and now employ 7 people as part of their team.
Balloo Hire Centres ("Balloo") has acquired the trade and assets of Highway Plant Co Ltd ("Highway"), one of Northern Ireland’s leading specialist powered access businesses.
The safety of operators when using a Trime lighting tower is of paramount importance to the Group. As Trime lighting sets are often deployed where the wider public are at large, the welfare of bystanders is also predominant.
GAP Hire Solutions has won the Best Contribution by Supply Chain Award from Welsh Water, one of GAP’s major accounts, after being nominated by the company itself for its collaborative work with their Capital Delivery Alliance.
Terry Douris, Mayor of Dacorum Borough Council, had the pleasure of officially opening Riwal’s new World Class London North depot at Prologis, Hemel Hempstead, yesterday. The event was celebrated with customers and suppliers who joined in the open day and marked the occasion by presenting a cheque for £10,000 to Breast Cancer Now.
GAP Hire Solutions is the UK’s first hire company to invest in the Ecosmart ZERO, the world’s first solar and hydrogen powered welfare unit (patent pending).
Morris Site Machinery have been flying the flag internationally with trips to Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
20 years ago Dromad Hire’s now General Manager Ronan Cotter entered the companies workshop as a 17 year old apprentice mechanic, just days after finishing his leaving certification and completing school, from 1999 as an apprentice mechanic the now General Manager has never looked back.
Charles Wilson Engineers (CW Plant) are continuing to expand their hire fleet of Trime X-ECO LED lighting towers with another investment of 250 sets purchased from the Cambridgeshire based site lighting specialists, Trime UK Limited.
Advanced Access Platforms takes another substantial delivery from Niftylift - more Nifty Hybrids and its largest single boom order to date.
HAE EHA’s Golf Day took place on Wednesday 12th June at the MacDonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort in Cheshire, our second visit to the venue having last played there in 2013.
Steve Redding, Development Director for Niftylift and avid cyclist, will be attempting the historic 'Raid Pyrenean' with 12 other supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT), including CPT Patron Mike Tindall MBE and fellow Rugby World Cup winner Iain Balshaw MBE.
Iain Anderson, the Joint Managing Director at GAP Hire Solutions, has been honoured at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Scotland Awards.
Starting on the 17th June, HSE will be carrying out its latest construction inspection initiative. This initiative will continue the focus on health, in particular the measures in place to protect workers from occupational lung disease caused by asbestos, silica, wood and other dusts when carrying out common construction tasks.
AFI group of companies, one of the UK's leading powered access specialists, has been awarded a landmark RoSPA Gold Medal presented to those organisations which have achieved five to nine consecutive Gold Awards.
Since its formation in 2015, GAP Group’s Charitable Foundation, GAP Giving, has donated over £300,000 to 356 different charities across the UK and further afield.
MHM Plant, the supplier of power generation, solar-hybrid-generators, fuel storage, lighting towers, engine drive welders and product related accessories, are expanding their stockist network following the appointment of three firms, each authorised to market the full range of MHM products.
National Infrastructure Commission Chair Sir John Armitt has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use this autumn’s Spending Review to commit to a once-in-a-generation transformation of the UK’s transport, energy and technology networks.
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The Hire Awards of Excellence 2019 took place at the Grosevnor House Hotel in London on 13th April 2019, hosted superbly by Anton du Beke.
The Hire Awards of Excellence 2019 took place at the Grosevnor House Hotel in London on 13th April 2019, hosted superbly by Anton du Beke.Read more
Event Hire Association (EHA) is a Birmingham-based industry-leading trade body representing the event hire industry. Formed in 1974 and often referred to as The Association by its members, EHA represents hire companies and suppliers associated with events or working across the event sector.
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