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Lendlease have renewed their framework agreement with Human Recognition Systems.

October 21, 2016
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Lendlease have renewed their framework agreement with Human Recognition Systems.

Leading international property and infrastructure group Lendlease has renewed its framework agreement with Human Recognition Systems (HRS) to supply access control and workforce management systems to all of its construction sites in the UK.

Set to last another three years, the framework is a renewal of an agreement which sees HRS' MSite system the sole...
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Transformation of Croydon Fiveways moves a step closer

February 11, 2016
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Transport for London (TfL), working closely with Croydon Council, has taken a step towards making Fiveways in Croydon simpler and safer for all road users, after publishing a preferred option for a road improvement scheme in the area.

The proposed design, part of the Mayor’s £4bn Road Modernisation Plan, would provide a safer and more...
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Proposal to establish Crossrail 2 Ltd to help advance vital new railway

December 10, 2015
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The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) today announced their intention to ask the TfL Board to set up a new company, Crossrail 2 Ltd, to take forward the development and delivery of this vital new railway.

Crossrail 2 will transform the South East, serving central London through an underground tunnelled section between...
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Lanes Group backs disability cricket at Middlesex County Cricket

June 5, 2015
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Lanes Group has agreed a two-year deal to sponsor Middlesex County Cricket Club's performance programme for disability cricket.

The national drainage and maintenance specialist is providing £26,000 to support coaching, venues, sports kits and player expenses for disability teams run by the Middlesex Cricket Board.

Conrad Ashby, Managing Director of Lanes Group's utilities division, said Lanes...
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Glazing systems from Kawneer have been certified to Secured by Design.

April 29, 2015
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Glazing systems from Kawneer have been certified to Secured by Design.

Glazing solutions from leading architectural aluminium systems supplier, Kawneer, have achieved Secured by Design accreditation, the official UK police flagship initiative supporting the principles of designing out crime.

The renowned certification for windows and doors from the manufacturer’s extensive portfolio of products is a tangible demonstration of the company's continued commitment to on-going testing for...
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Leading hire companies working together to beat plant theft

March 10, 2015
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Leading hire companies working together to beat plant theft

Eight of the UK’s leading hire companies have joined forces to beat plant theft. A Plant, Brandon Hire, GAP Hire Solutions, Hewden, HSS Hire Group Plc, Nationwide Platforms, Speedy Solutions and VP Plc recently collaborated to discuss ways in which the theft of plant machinery can be reduced, with around £800m of equipment stolen...
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JCB Finance launches 60 million pound fund to support Britain’s builders

November 10, 2014
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JCB Finance launches 60 million pound fund to support Britain’s builders

JCB Finance has launched a new £60 million fund to support construction machinery purchases as a survey reveals UK builders are at their busiest for 20 years.

The new scheme offers customers purchasing plant and machinery the opportunity to buy now and pay later on plant delivered by the end of the year. Its launch...
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Case Construction Equipment appoints Cowan Bros as new full-line dealer for Northern Ireland

October 1, 2014
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Case Construction Equipment appoints Cowan Bros as new full-line dealer for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland based Cowan Bros will offer a full range of Case machines, together with parts and service support from their new site in Mallusk, Belfast. The new collaboration was officially signed at Case’s Customer centre in Paris, coinciding with the recent launch of the company’s new F Series range of compact wheel loaders....
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Terex Expands UK Distributor Network With More New Appointments

July 3, 2014
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Terex Expands UK Distributor Network With More New Appointments

Terex Construction has further strengthened its network of national equipment distributors with three new appointments. Promac Solutions Ltd, Cambrian Plant Sales and Jim Dicker Plant Sales Ltd have all joined the Terex family, as authorized distributors in Berkshire, Cardiff and West Sussex respectively. The three new appointments will each play a key...
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New name for UK Hitachi construction machinery dealer

May 2, 2014
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New name for UK Hitachi construction machinery dealer

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) has changed the name of its UK dealer from HM Plant to Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd. Based in Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, the company’s new identity will come into force from 1 May 2014. HCME President and CEO Moriaki Kadoya says: “We welcome the new name of our UK...
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