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GT Access Takes UK’s First 15 m Hinowa Booms

November 2, 2016
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GT Access Takes UK’s First 15 m Hinowa Booms

GT Access has added the first new 15 m Hinowa tracked booms in the UK to its growing hire fleet.

The leading independent powered access specialist is the first British owner of Hinowa Lightlift 15.70s, which are replacing some older Hinowa 14m tracked booms. The machines were supplied by APS, the exclusive UK distributor for...
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Snorkel UK Appoints PLP Lift Trucks As Regional Dealer

October 24, 2016
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Snorkel UK Appoints PLP Lift Trucks As Regional Dealer

Snorkel UK, are pleased to announce the appointment of Sheffield-based PLP Lift Trucks as an authorized regional dealer. Under the terms of the agreement, PLP Lift Trucks are authorized to sell and service Snorkel lifts in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire, alongside Snorkel UK.

PLP Lift Trucks were established in 1972,...
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A-Plant to Merge Lion Trackhire and Eve under New Name

October 21, 2016
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A-Plant to Merge Lion Trackhire and Eve under New Name

UK rental specialist A-Plant has acquired Lion Trackhire for a total consideration of £38m and will merge the business with Eve, which it bought three years ago.

From 1st January 2017, Lion and Eve, 90,000 panels and 400 experts between them, will be rebranded Live, two letters from each company reflecting a ‘responsive’, ‘immediate’, ‘switched...
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All New Bocker RK36-2400 Tracked Crane

April 26, 2016
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All New Bocker RK36-2400 Tracked Crane

Kranlyft announces the arrival of the All New Bocker RK36-2400 Tracked Crane.

This innovative new crane will be debuted in the UK at this year’s Vertikal Days exhibition over 15-16th June on stand 108-109.

The compact crawler chassis of the RK36-2400 crane ensures a particularly safe traction and grip as well as an equal pressure distribution...
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A-Plant Commits Over 160 million Pounds On New Customer Portal

April 20, 2016
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A-Plant, part of Ashtead Group plc has embarked on an upgrade its extranet and deliver a new technologically advanced customer portal. The company has committed to invest over £2 million in new technologies that will help keep it at the forefront of the hire industry.

A-Plant has constantly developed it since its inception at the...
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Hewden lifts prospects with Eleven Million Poud crane investment including UK first for telescopic self-assembly luffing jib

February 12, 2016
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Hewden lifts prospects with Eleven Million Poud crane investment including UK first for telescopic self-assembly luffing jib

National equipment and crane hire firm Hewden, has bolstered its crane business with the addition of 21 cranes ranging from 70 tonnes up to 220 tonnes in an investment totalling £11.5m. The new fleet includes a UK first with an innovative new flexible hydraulic jib from Japanese manufacturer Tadano capable of hoisting loads under...
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YHC Take Delivery of 49 Takeuchi Excavators from CBL

January 11, 2016
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YHC Take Delivery of 49 Takeuchi Excavators from CBL

YHC Hire Solutions have just taken delivery of 49 Takeuchi mini excavators in a six figure deal from CBL Plant Sales that will both bolster and update the company’s range of small plant.

The deal comprises of 7 x TB210R Micro Excavators, 20 x TB216 Mini Excavators & 22 x TB230 Mini Excavators. The TB210R...
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A-Plant Make Massive Investment in 300+ Access Platforms

November 19, 2015
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A-Plant Make Massive Investment in 300+ Access Platforms

A-Plant has continued its significant investment in brand new access equipment by taking delivery of a further 300+ powered access and low level access machines manufactured by Power Towers and Niftylift, the majority of which are specifically designed to offer an environmentally friendly solution to working at height. This latest investment is valued at...
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New Dealer for Case Construction Equipment

November 4, 2015
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New Dealer for Case Construction Equipment

Case Construction Equipment customers in the south east and east anglia regions will have access to a new dealer following the recent appointment of John Hanlon & Company.

Based in Bedford, John Hanlon & Company, has more than three decades of experience of providing a sales and hire service to the construction and waste recycling...
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GAP shows no signs of slowing down with new batch of telehandlers

October 22, 2015
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GAP shows no signs of slowing down with new batch of telehandlers

GAP Hire Solutions is continuing its heavy investment in new equipment by purchasing over 100 new telehandlers in a deal that’s worth in excess of £4.5m.

The deal, in conjunction with JCB and Manitou, will extend GAP’s fleet offering of plant hire equipment, offering telescopic handlers from 4m to 18m. It comes in response to...
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