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Five ways to guarantee hauler performance in winter

ROKBAK says the RA30 and RA40 machines can be relied upon to operate effectively and efficiently in cold weather, with even slippery surfaces and...

Construction boom: supporting worksite safety

With UK construction in the UK going from strength to strength and 50,000 new homes being built this year, the economic outlook for the...

Protecting your construction technology

Lisa Cheshire, inside sales specialist from Trimble provider, SITECH UK & Ireland, explains the importance of investing in a comprehensive protection plan for construction...

Going green in a demanding location

McCloskey Equipment’s Tim Watson explains how one London company is  ‘pushing the envelope’ on sustainable aggregates ACCORDING to the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association, every...

A guide to Super Deduction Tax in construction

Earlier this year, UK chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new ‘Super Deduction’ to provide an incentive for businesses to invest in new plant, machinery...

Governments must be ready to help construction sector go green

By Scott Brewster, MD of Brewster Bros, a resource management business which specialises in recycling construction waste and creating high quality recycled aggregates based...

Why communication breakthroughs will be crucial to a healthy post-pandemic sector

By Lesley McLeod, CEO of The Association for Project Safety, and Shachar Harari, chief business officer & head of Cardo Crew COMMUNICATION technology has always...

Managing health and safety risks of outdoor working this summer

By Kevin Rowe, MD of SafetyBuyer.com AS the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ease, construction firms will be looking forward to completing their...

The silent killer: how Finning is making mental health a priority

In the UK construction industry, physical health is of paramount importance. It is common to see prominent reminders about physical safety, and yet there...

What the super deduction means for you

In the 2021 Spring Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an investment incentive, referred to as the superdeduction. From April 1, 2021 to March 31,...

Have you got the edge?

Construction businesses are more likely to win bids if they can guarantee high-quality work, while sticking to a budget and a deadline. Meeting all...

Addressing net zero

Ross Hayward, head of assets and commercial at Chepstow Plant International (CPI), discusses how the quarrying and aggregates sector can address the climate emergency,...

How to maintain dump trucks during winter

Scotland has been gripped by icy weather in recent weeks, with parts of the country experiencing its most significant snowfall in years. Terex Trucks...

Certified Rebuilds: the machines that are forever young

David Carter, product manager for engine & drivetrain at Caterpillar dealer Finning UK & Ireland, reflects on the rise of rebuilds and explains why...

The road to autonomous plant

In July 2020, Elon Musk announced his plans for Tesla to achieve 'level five' autonomy by 2021. This gives the company little time to...

Engineering a solution for remote working

By Andrew Richardson, a copywriter for Mobile Mini  LIKE many other industries, the construction and engineering sector has been hit by coronavirus restrictions aimed...

How drones are changing construction

  The PwC’s membership network report, Skies without Limits, recently revealed that drone technology is expected to uplift the UK’s construction industry by £8.6 billion...

Paving the way to sustainability

In May 2020, the government announced a £2 billion investment package to establish cycling and walking lanes on the streets of our busy towns...

Why cybersecurity is important for the construction equipment business

As construction companies digitise more of their operations and take advantage of the many benefits this brings, cybersecurity becomes an increasingly effective support. Guy...

A call to arms on zero emission construction

JCB’s chief innovation & growth officer Tim Burnhope issues a rallying cry for a unified drive to reduce emissions HAVING led JCB for 45 years,...

Working together to attract next generation of skilled workers

By Glen Hampson, business development manager, construction, at Kubota UK WITH the construction sector hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis in recent months, it’s more...

Can portable cabins support safer working in the Covid-19 era?

By Benjamin Rothwell, business development manager at Bunkabin THE Covid-19 pandemic has created major challenges for the entire construction sector. Not only have supply chains...

Sand depletion: the global crisis not being talked about

Eunan Kelly, head of Reco at CDE, shares his views on the topic of the global sand crisis in the context of the Covid-19...

It shouldn’t happen to a sales rep!

Paul Thorne, director of crushing and screening specialist SCG Supplies, reminisces about his early days in the industry and explains why, even in the...

Reducing waste is vital for business efficiency

As efforts to combat climate change intensify, an emphasis on tackling the impact of waste on our environment has become a crucial factor. Here,...

Removing the risks: top tips for buying pre-loved machines

Buying machine equipment is a big investment at any time. As companies emerge from the lockdown and attempt to get back to pre-pandemic work...

The cost of over digging

It is sometimes necessary to dig beyond the depth required for the formation of below-ground structures if the ground conditions are not stable. For...

All round technology-based safety features for excavators

Safety is one of the most talked about topics today. Almost every phone call, skype or email is signed off with the words, stay...

Construction industry is crucial to UK’s economic recovery

Guy Wilson, global sales director at Terex Trucks, discusses the UK construction market and tells Project Plant why there’s still cause for optimism despite...

Creative thinking helps operators thrive on peatland restoration projects

Andrew McBride, Peatland ACTION project manager explains why the Scottish Government is pledging £250 million for peatland restoration over the next 10 years, and...

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