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Tag: Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA)

Latest bid for trailblazer apprenticeship approved

A new construction equipment mechanic 'trailblazer' apprenticeship has been given the green light. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has given approval for...

New guide offers dumper safety advice

THE Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group (SFPSG) has launched a good practice guide for the safe use of dumpers. The guidance stemmed from an industry...

Major issues to be addressed at CPA conference

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has confirmed the dates and venue for this year's CPA conference. The one-day event will be held on Thursday October 17...

CPA encourages sector to plan for potential no deal Brexit

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is urging members and organisations in the wider construction industry to consider contingency planning for a potential no deal...

Getting to know… Steven Mulholland

STEVEN Mulholland was recently elected to the role of chairman of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA). The founder of West Calder-based Mulholland Plant Services succeeded...

New guidance aims to keep crane safety on track

NEW safety guidance has been produced concerning the operating of cranes beside railways. The Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Crane Interest Group has launched the 29-page...
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Stirling event to discuss plant-based card schemes

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is to host a meeting in Stirling in January to discuss the issue of construction plant card schemes. The Stirling...

Comments sought on dumper safety guidance

A Good Practice Guide on the safe operation of dumpers has been introduced following a number of serious incidents. The document has been produced through the...

Mulholland elected new CPA chairman

STEVEN Mulholland has been elected to the role of chairman of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA). The founder of West Calder-based Mulholland Plant Services succeeded Steve...

New “trailblazer” plant operative apprenticeship approved

A submission for a new apprenticeship for plant operators, supported by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA), has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships...

CPA lends support to Crane Safety 2018

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) will be supporting the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Crane Safety 2018 seminar, being held in London this September. The...

Minton takes the helm at CPA

KEVIN Minton has been named the new chief executive of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA), replacing Colin Wood who decided to step down earlier this...

Top plant apprentices to be honoured at national event

THE top apprentices in the UK plant sector will be honoured at the Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future 2018 event. Now in its...

New safety guide launched for suction excavators

A good practice guide has been launched for the safe use of suction/vacuum excavators. Produced by the Suction and Vacuum Excavator (SAVE) special interest group, the...

CPA publishes guide on hydraulic pressurising tasks

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has launched a good practice guide around the safety of pressurising hydraulic systems using an external energy source for diagnostic...

CPA opts for life in the fast lane

LEWIS Hamilton's brother Nicolas will host the 4th annual Stars of the Future Plant Mechanic Apprentice Awards. The CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) announced the BTCC...

CPA appoints technical development manager

PETER Brown is leaving the CITB to join the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) as technical development manager. He will take up the newly-created post on April 4....

CPA holds ‘hot topic’ briefings and workshops at Plantworx

Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is once again exhibiting at Plantworx at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, Leicestershire UK (2nd -4th June 2015). CPA is planning a number of...
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CPA publishes new guidance on ground conditions

CONSTRUCTION Plant-hire Association has launched a new guidance document - “Ground Conditions for Construction Plant”. Work on the guidance began in May 2011 and it...