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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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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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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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A-Plant Boosts Plant Fleet with 400 New Machines

October 22, 2015
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A-Plant Boosts Plant Fleet with 400 New Machines

A-Plant has bolstered its already modern hire fleet of plant equipment by investing in 400 new machines manufactured by Terex, Bobcat and Thwaites.

An order worth £1 million has been placed with Terex for the supply of Hydraulic Breakers, Roller Breakers and Trailers. All manufactured at Terex’s facility in Coventry, the new machines have already...
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More and more companies announce apprentice schemes

March 10, 2015
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More and more companies announce apprentice schemes

At last the construction industry seems to have woken up to the severe skill shortage that will slow down any attempt to increase new builds and infrastructure developments. Amey announced a promise to provide 1,000 apprenticeships over the next 4 yeasrs. Wilmott Dixon has just announced that it is seeking...
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A-Plant Acrow Appoints New Technical Director

August 29, 2013
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A-Plant Acrow Appoints New Technical Director

A-Plant Acrow, a specialist division of A-Plant, has appointed a new Technical Director to help train and develop the expertise of the existing in-house engineering team. A-Plant Acrow supplies products for hire and sale for all temporary works requirements including Formwork, Falsework and Groundworks systems plus Edge Protection and Façade Retention/HD Propping systems. Taking up...
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A-Plant Opens New Training Locations and Launches Vehicle Marshalling Course

June 25, 2013
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A-Plant Opens New Training Locations and Launches Vehicle Marshalling Course

A-Plant, one of the leading equipment hire companies in the UK has expanded its Training offering by opening three more Training Centres based at its depots in Milton Keynes, Norwich and Watford to complement its existing training centres within the company.

The new centres come in response to a growing demand for high quality Health...
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A-Plant placed £16 million order for 550 JCB machines

May 23, 2012
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A-Plant placed £16 million order for 550 JCB machines

JCB today announced it had won a deal for 550 machines worth £16 million from one of the UK’s leading rental firms – with the promise of more orders to follow. The deal has been struck with A-Plant and is part of a phased investment programme which has now seen the plant hirer...
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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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