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How to define digital twins

A virtual model of a physical building, digital twins pair the digital and physical worlds so real-time data can be stored, accessed and shared...

Chasing the correct revenue

All businesses want to grow, but is the most suitable measurement of success increased revenue? Mark Anderson, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners...

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...
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Don’t let HAVS take hold of tool operators

By Martin O’Boyle, technical compliance manager at VJ Technology, suppliers of fasteners, tools, fixings and associated products to the UK’s construction and civil engineering...

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,...

More support needed for construction workforce

By Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity IN an industry where two construction workers take their own life every single working day...

The sound of success

Mark Williamson, sales and marketing director at PH Media Group, looks at how plant hire firms can harness the power of on-hold marketing to...

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,...
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Staying safe while working at height in poor weather

Matthew Bailey, divisional manager for inspection and certification at HCL Safety, explores what those working at height, and those responsible for their safety, need...

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...

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...

Firms must consider a future of sustainable construction

David Kinloch, business development executive at CDE Global, discusses new ways to approach construction waste and recycling restrictions COUNCILS all over the UK are becoming...

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...
Claire Sheerin of Hays

Diversity in construction: how far have we come?

In a recent survey of construction professionals nearly half of the respondents (46%) said they felt their career progression has been limited due to their background.

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...

Why the future looks bright for plant hire

Dave Irons of Embark Recruitment, who specialise in recruiting for the tool and plant hire sector, evaluates the industry’s prospects for the next 12...

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...

Groundbreaking developments in earthmoving technology

Earlier this year, when the Construction News Award for Commercial Innovation of the Year went to Miller UK, the company's hydraulic breaker was thrust...

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...
Rebecca Swann of Certas Energy

Reducing emissions from NRMM with alternative fuels

It is an uncomfortable truth that there is no single fuel solution to the air quality problem for the construction sector.

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...

New blood vital to the SPOA

Jim Houstoun, Past President of  the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), currently involved with training for members, explains why the organisation remains in robust...

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...

Opportunity knocks for Scottish plant companies

David Jarvie, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners Association and business development director at Jarvie Plant Group, tells Project Plant that opportunities abound...

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...
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Domestic success and an international reach

Callum Mackintosh, MD of Rototilt dealer HHH Equipment, shares his highlights of 2019 and looks forward to 2020 2019 has been a great year for...

Emissions possible

Is regulation misalignment hindering long-term equipment development? Six months ago, Greater London construction sites dominated the national media agenda after introducing new regulations banning the...

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...

Tackling the skills gap

With the industry skills gap still widening, many companies are looking to find a suitable and sustainable solution to the skills shortfall, says Philip...

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...
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