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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...
Rhomberg Sersa ITC BL4 inline ballast excavator with custom Rototilt R6

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...
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.
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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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...
VJ-Technology

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...

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...

A powerful partnership

Kubota UK joined forces with engine and transmission specialist Mitchell Powersystems (MPS) in 2016 in a strategic partnership that established MPS as the official...

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...

Are you really ready for winter?

Brendan Aherne, GRITIT’s regional director for Scotland, explains that taking on adverse weather conditions in increasingly litigious times takes careful planning and meticulous execution. It’s...

The age-old question: salary or dividends?

By Roger Campbell, a manager and tax specialist at Scott-Moncrieff, accountants and business advisers based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness AS a matter of course,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The components that make the wheels turn

Graham Bow, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners Association, takes a look at some of the changes within the plant industry in recent...

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...

Adding value through aesthetics

The aesthetic appearance of construction machinery is immediately recognisable, but to a casual observer the technical thought-process that influences their designs can be overlooked....

Qualified operator shortage leaves plant owners suffering

By Fraser Dykes, Vice President of the Scottish Plant Owners Association and Director at AMD Contract Services Ltd, who says action must be taken...
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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...

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...
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