A-Plant announces hoist acquisition

Equipment rental company A-Plant has announced the acquisition of Kier Construction’s hoist business and the award of a new 5-year trading agreement.

The company has purchased the assets and on-going business of Keir’s hoist business, which will be incorporated into A-Plant’s personnel and goods hoist hire sales division, GB Access.

Claudio Veritiero, group strategy & corporate development director at Kier, said, “The new agreement builds on our existing framework with it now extended to cover telehandlers, lighting, generators, trackway, climate control equipment, hoists, specialist utilities equipment and powered access.”

Sat Dhaiwal, A-Plant CEO, added, “We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with Kier Group, through the acquisition of their hoist business and by extending the long standing trading relationship we have enjoyed over many years.

“We look forward to playing a leading role in providing support to all Kier operating divisions as they deliver their strategic growth plans over the next five years.”