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Tag: A-Plant

A-Plant looks to drive up standards after retaining FORS Gold status

A-PLANT has revealed it has retained its Gold Status with Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The hire specialist said this is under the new Standard...

‘Don’t Walk By’ campaign highlights workplace safety

A-PLANT has commissioned a new film aimed at highlighting the importance of challenging unsafe workplace practices. Ahead of the hire giant's annual Safety Week, A-Plant revealed...

Electric digger deal ramps up hirer’s plans for sustainable solutions

JCB has revealed details of its largest fleet deal to date for its new electric mini excavator. A-Plant has invested more than £350,000 in ten 19C-1E...

A-Plant opens landmark Manchester hub

HIRE giant A-Plant has opened its largest service centre in Chadderton, Manchester. Over 100 people will be based there, with the new facility home to...

Hire giant splashes out on more dual view dumpers

A-PLANT has decided to invest in more Wacker Neuson dual view dumpers. The hire firm said it is helping to improve site 'safety, sustainability and...

Hire giant on the right track with RISQS award

A-PLANT has announced it has passed RSSB's Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) following an 'extensive' audit. The hire giant's Nottingham-based performance standards office received...

New app tipped to increase construction site safety

A-PLANT is launching a smartphone application designed to increase site safety and give customers full control of their equipment hire. In a bid to reduce...

Hire firm’s safety credentials recognised for eighth year in a row

A-PLANT has been awarded Gold at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards for the eighth consecutive year. The...

Wacker Neuson dumper deployed to Sellafield

HIRE giant A-Plant has deployed its first six-tonne Dual View dumper from Wacker Neuson to Sellafield. The swivel skip dumper has been designed to improve...

A-Plant scoops international access prize

A-PLANT has fought off international competition to win the Access Rental Company of the Year prize at the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA). Organised...

Leading the charge: battery technology highlighted at A-Plant event

THE growing role of electrification in the construction machinery sector was highlighted this week as A-Plant hosted its inaugural Battery Power Seminar. The London event...

A-Plant shines a light on mental health with new campaign

PLANT, tool and equipment rental firm A-Plant is focusing on mental health in the workplace during its annual Safety Week. The company’s ‘Are you A...

A-Plant announces charity partnership with The Prince’s Trust

NATIONAL equipment hire firm A-Plant has announced a three-year partnership with The Prince’s Trust, with the goal of improving the future prospects of young...

Suppliers show off latest products at innovation event

A-PLANT has hosted a 'week of innovation', which saw almost 40 suppliers showcasing their latest products to a selection of the firm's colleagues, customers...

A-Plant staff get on their bikes to boost safety

FOUR A-Plant employees have taken part in an event to improve understanding of the potential problems construction can create for vulnerable road users in...

Demand for safer machines drives Hi-Viz dumper investment

A-PLANT has revealed that a growing demand for safer and more efficient machines is behind firm's new investment in a fleet of JCB Hi-Viz...

Triple success for A-Plant at awards ceremony

A-PLANT is celebrating a hat-trick of accolades at the Hire Awards of Excellence 2018. The firm was named Plant, Tool & Equipment Hire Company of...

A-Plant training team honoured at powered access awards

A-Plant has won an international training award for the second time in five years. The firm fought off competition from nominees in Brazil, China and The...

Equipment specialist marks National Apprenticeship Week

HIRE giant A-Plant has launched a programme of events to mark National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from March 5-9. The equipment supplier has already exhibited at What...

A-Plant compliance officer shortlisted for international prize

A-PLANT compliance officer Jane Downey is in the frame for a major international award. Jane is one of 15 women from around the world shortlisted...

A-Plant recognised for apprenticeship commitment

A-Plant has cemented its status as one of the nation's top apprenticeship employers. The hire giant, who currently have 166 apprentices, was named in the Top...

Surplus A-Plant kit to go under the hammer

RITCHIE Bros is set to host its first ever one-owner auction in the UK, selling hundreds of items for A-Plant. The one-day auction, being held on...

Election success: A-Plant places huge welfare unit order

A-Plant Accommodation is investing over £1.4 million on 68 static welfare units from Genquip Groundhog - some of which were used as polling stations during the election. The...
Hewden reports increasing demand for excavators, dumpers, booms, platforms, and telehandlers

A-Plant swoops for Hewden assets following adminstration

A-PLANT has snapped up three divisions of Hewden after the hire specialist fell into administration. Administrators EY said 251 people have been made redundant across...

JCB lands £35m machine order

JCB has confirmed one of its biggest deals of the year after A-Plant ordered 1,200 machines. The deal is worth £35 million and follows A-Plant's purchase  of...

A-Plant hits the gold standard

A-Plant has announced it has achieved gold status from the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The accreditation covers the hire firm's service centre network in the...

A-Plant invests in accommodation fleet

A-Plant's accommodation division has splashed out almost £2 million to renew the company's static and mobile welfare unit fleet. 84 Genquip Groundhog units have been bought,...

A-Plant snaps up hoist specialist

A-Plant has bought GB Access, a specialist provider of hoist hire equipment. The firm said the deal means A-Plant now owns "one of the largest...

A-Plant businesses in huge Scottish expansion

A-Plant has expanded its operations throughout Scotland to "meet market demand and increase national coverage". Two of the company’s businesses, PSS Hire and FLG Services,...

A-Plant crowned European Rental Company of the Year

A-Plant has been named European Rental Company of the Year by the European Rental Association (ERA). The firm received the prestigious accolade at the eighth European...
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