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Mason Brothers Completes Deans Digger Drive

November 15, 2011
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Mason Brothers Completes Deans Digger Drive

Travelling at an amazing average speed of 18 mph in a Doosan DX140W wheeled excavator, a team from Mason Brothers, the construction machinery company based in Narberth in Pembrokeshire, has successfully completed Deans Digger Drive covering the 874 miles from John O’Groats to Lands’ End in just 53 hours and 5 minutes. Deans...
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Groundforce Shorflo opens new Yorkishire depot

November 1, 2011
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Shorflo, the pumps division of hire specialist Groundforce, has strengthened its geographical coverage by opening a new depot at Castleford, West Yorkshire.

The new depot, which boasts extensive workshop and storage facilities, is located close to the M62 motorway at Altofts Lane on the same site as supplier Hidrostal’s northern depot. “This is a really...
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200 Terex Site Dumpers for Gap Group

October 20, 2011
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200 Terex Site Dumpers for Gap Group

Terex is supplying 200 site dumpers to UK plant hirer GAP Group in a major order worth more than £2 million. This latest order – one of the largest placed for dumpers in the UK with any manufacturers for several years - continues the two company’s long-standing relationship and will see Terex supplying several...
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Heddle Construction Adds Another Liebherr Mobile Crane To The Hire Fleet

September 20, 2011
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Heddle Construction Adds Another Liebherr Mobile Crane To The Hire Fleet

Orkney based Heddle Construction has been a Liebherr mobile crane owner for over 20 years and, in a recent major investment, has added a 220 tonnes capacity LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane to their hire fleet. Not only is Heddle’s crane hire fleet exclusively comprised of Liebherr models but this is now the largest mobile...
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Hewden maintains Achilles accreditations

September 19, 2011
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Hewden maintains Achilles accreditations

Hewden the national, multi-product hire company has achieved outstanding results in the latest environmental, health, safety and quality audit by Achilles, one of the leading global providers of information that assists and supports sustainable procurement.

The company exceeded industry averages with a score of over 90% in each of the audit criteria for the Building...
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First Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 Mobile Crane For PP Engineering Crane Hire

September 8, 2011
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First Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 Mobile Crane For PP Engineering Crane Hire

PP Engineering Crane Hire is a successful, family-owned and independent crane hire specialist based in Rotherham and has recently taken delivery of their very first Liebherr – a 70 tonnes capacity LTM 1070-4.2 all-terrain mobile telescopic crane.

Operating a fleet with capacities from 12 to 220 tonnes, PP Engineering started out over 30 years ago...
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Boss supply comfort space cabins for Doocey

September 6, 2011
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Boss supply comfort space cabins for Doocey

After previously hiring in all the mobile welfare cabins it needed, the Doocey Group of Tipton in the West Midlands has now purchased five Comfort Space units from Grantham based Boss Cabins Ltd. Supplied to M&A Doocey Plant Hire Solutions, these new welfare facilities will provide a more pleasant working environment for the site...
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First Volvo A25F Articulated Hauler for Daly Plant Hire

September 5, 2011
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First Volvo A25F Articulated Hauler for Daly Plant Hire

Specialist hirers of Volvo articulated haulers, Daly Plant Hire Ltd of Redhill Surrey has taken delivery of a new A25F bringing the mixed fleet of C, D , E and now F series machines to a total of fifteen.

Daly Plant Hire Ltd is no stranger to running Volvo articulated haulers, the family run...
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A-Plant leads the industry in ‘safe working at height’ for drivers

September 4, 2011
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A-Plant leads the industry in ‘safe working at height’ for drivers

Following an extensive six month development project, leading equipment rental company, A-Plant, has launched an innovative new 26T vehicle which offers drivers maximum protection when loading and unloading plant equipment. Equipped with a hydraulic walkway which is operated at the touch of a button, the new vehicle – which is unique to A-Plant...
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A-Plant places large order for fleet of mobile floodlighting systems with TowerLight

July 30, 2011
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A-Plant places large order for fleet of mobile floodlighting systems with TowerLight

A-Plant, one of the UK’s largest plant and equipment hire companies; has confirmed an order for a fleet of mobile floodlighting systems from the leading lighting supplier, TowerLight UK Limited.

The order is for 100 units of the environmentally biased site lighting tower, the VT-1 Eco, supplied directly from TowerLight UK’s Milton Keynes headquarters.

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