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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...

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...

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...

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...
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 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...

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...

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...

Optimum bearing selection for mines and quarries

Mining and quarrying are among the toughest of industrial environments, with dust contamination posing a real threat to plant and machinery. David Oliver, channel...

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...

Preparing to be prepared: Finning helps customers bear the brunt of Brexit

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has added to the uncertainty for businesses operating in the construction industry. Here, Steve Smith, general...

Five benefits of going green on-site

SITES in the construction sector are turning green in order to combat the challenges climate change presents to our society. Alongside the environmental concerns...
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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 key to enhanced security

Neil Winfield, Kubota Business Development Manager – Construction, discusses the much-debated issue of machine security, outlining what Kubota is doing to help safeguard against...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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.
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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...

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...

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,...
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Leveraging IoT to unlock the next generation of asset tracking

By Derek Bryan, VP EMEA, Verizon Connect THERE is a thin line between asset tracking and the Internet of Things (IoT). From simply keeping track...

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...
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Opportunities abound for hydrogen fuel cell

Gareth Holden, Scotland’s depot manager for Taylor Construction Plant Ltd (TCP), gives an update on how the industry in Scotland is embracing hydrogen fuel...

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...
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Don’t get caught out by emissions law

The new Euro 6 emissions legislation makes it essential for firms to consider the environmental impact of their fleet. Northgate Vehicle Hire’s UK Technical...

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...

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...
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