- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
Monday, May 20, 2024
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Genuine parts ensure articulated hauler quality and uptime

Articulated haulers excel at navigating challenging terrain while transporting heavy loads, making them indispensable in construction, mining and infrastructure projects. However, the integrity of...

‘Climate is at the heart of everything we do’

Christian Spence, head of clean energy at Sunbelt Rentals, explains why the business is leading the ‘green revolution’ in construction plant hire with its...

Ten tips for maintaining hauler productivity when the cold creeps in

Safeguarding hauler productivity is vital when operating in low temperatures. Here, Motherwell-based articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak addresses the challenges posed by winter weather conditions,...

Getting under your undercarriage

Undercarriage damage can be costly for machine owners and fleet managers at any time of the year. However, during the winter months, there can...

Hybrid shredders help give rise to a sustainable future

Rob Symons, operations director of recycling/waste management machinery company CRJ Services, discusses the crucial role of the hybrid shredder in the future of the...

JCB takes next step on electric journey

JCB has expanded its E-Tech battery electric range, with the launch of the 403E compact wheeled loader. Dan Gilkes recently visited JCB’s HQ to...

Keeping construction connected

Whether it’s viewing architectural plans or enabling Internet of Things (IoT) devices, access to a reliable, high-speed internet connection is increasingly becoming a priority...

Boosting plant productivity with contract hire

As the UK construction industry faces challenging labour shortages, Paul Beddows, sales director at Dawsongroup emc, explains how flexible contract hire of the latest...

Quality has been key in recycling revolution

Paul Thorne, director at SCG Supplies, reflects on the evolution of recycling equipment over the past three decades SINCE the early 1990s there’s been...

Balfour Beatty goes all-electric at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Jo Gilroy, group sustainability director at Balfour Beatty, shares an update on the company’s ongoing journey towards the zero carbon construction site of the...

How temporary accommodation can make sites more sustainable

Benjamin Rothwell, business development manager at Bunkabin, tells Project Plant how temporary accommodation can help to make construction sites more sustainable AS the construction industry...

Five ways Rokbak haulers help to save you money

With the current economic situation, it’s more important than ever to reduce costs and achieve the lowest total cost of ownership possible. Rokbak’s senior...

Why innovation is driving the future of the construction industry

Mark Royse, head of sales at Mecalac Construction Equipment UK, discusses the latest industry growth figures and explains why the future of compact equipment...

Aggregates Levy must be a springboard for the resource management sector

By Scott Brewster, MD, Brewster Brothers ONE of the aims of the Scottish Government’s proposed Aggregates Levy is that the new tax should support the...

Ten tips for keeping heavy machinery optimised this winter

Falling temperatures can have an adverse impact on construction machinery. Here, Chris Clark, technical capability lead at Finning, authorised dealer of Cat equipment, parts...

The benefits of asset finance for plant funding

By Anton Nebbe, head of PR and communications at Close Brothers Asset Finance ASSET finance is, for many firms in the plant and wider construction...

The million tonne crusher

McCloskey Equipment’s Tim Watson tells Project Plant of the impact the firm’s J50 has had at a quarry in Cowdenbeath, Fife. THAT isn’t a typo....

Why we need to use electric to build electric

By Gustav Boberg, segment leader at Volvo Construction Equipment SALES of electric cars are soaring and charging points are popping up like mushrooms to accommodate...

Investment in technology helping to drive productivity for Akela

With demand for quality housing growing, the construction sector is having to adapt and think differently about how it can deliver against the backdrop...

Suicide – we’re in it together

By Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity  World Suicide Prevention Day is just around the corner and we will see a huge...

Conveying the right message on fuel efficiency

Paul Thorne, used machinery and new plant director at SCG Supplies, explains why he believes firms in the quarrying and recycling sectors are being...

Equipment advances can help to address housing challenges

There is no silver bullet to the shortage of affordable housing across the UK. Debate over the barriers to meeting targets is complex; not...

Safe Digging Week: safety on site is the national priority

To mark National Safe Digging Week, Mark Royse, head of sales at Mecalac Construction Equipment UK, discusses the importance of responsible digging and explains...

The challenges and opportunities facing the construction sector

Geoff Smith, dealer manager at Kubota UK, discusses what the construction industry is likely to face in the coming months, with changes to legislation...

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...