• GAP Group and Kubota Extend Partnership

    GAP Group, the independent equipment hire company, have announced that Kubota will continue to be its sol ...

    GAP Group, the independent equipment hire company, have announced that Kubota will continue to be its sole supplier of mini and midi excavators for another year. Having already purchased almost 500 Ku ...

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  • Skills Shortage Discussed at the CPA Conference

    Construction Plant News’ Kieran Nee attended the CPA conference earlier this year. The new conference of ...

    Construction Plant News’ Kieran Nee attended the CPA conference earlier this year. The new conference of the Construction Plant-Hire Association (CPA) and its Training on Plant in Construction (TOPIC) ...

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  • Euro Auctions: Auction Purchasing Tips

    David Betts, the UK country manager for Euro Auctions provides an in-depth look at several excavator feat ...

    David Betts, the UK country manager for Euro Auctions provides an in-depth look at several excavator features and functions that should be carefully examined prior to purchasing a used example. Tip #1 ...

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  • Selwood Supports Community Initiative

    Selwood is supporting a programme that encourages learning and personal development in young people. The ...

    Selwood is supporting a programme that encourages learning and personal development in young people. The pump and plant provider is backing St Michael's Primary School, Widnes, in taking part in the H ...

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  • Liebherr to Expand UK Headquarters

    Liebherr Great Britain has announced the acquisition of a new 15-acre site adjoining the company’s existi ...

    Liebherr Great Britain has announced the acquisition of a new 15-acre site adjoining the company’s existing 9-acre headquarters in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.  Whilst the development plans for the expa ...

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  • Finning’s Operator Challenge is Back In 2018

    Finning UK & Ireland will host its ‘Operator Challenge’ event throughout April 2018.  After a four-ye ...

    Finning UK & Ireland will host its ‘Operator Challenge’ event throughout April 2018.  After a four-year hiatus, this year will be bigger and better than ever with the arrival of the brand new Next ...

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  • Marathon Men

    Lynch Plant Hire takes on the London Marathon for the Lighthouse Club Every year Merrill, Rob and Darren ...

    Lynch Plant Hire takes on the London Marathon for the Lighthouse Club Every year Merrill, Rob and Darren Lynch, the three sons of Lynch Plant Hire founder, Liam take on a challenge in the quest to rai ...

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  • Carillion Collapses

    Carillion’s liquidation raises concerns of shockwaves through supply chain With more than 20,000 employee ...

    Carillion’s liquidation raises concerns of shockwaves through supply chain With more than 20,000 employees in the UK, and billions of pounds in public sector contracts, it is feared that the effects o ...

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  • How Much Did Delays Cost Construction in 2017?

    A recent report has been published into the effect delays are having on the UK's construction industry. I ...

    A recent report has been published into the effect delays are having on the UK's construction industry. In the United Kingdom, the IHS Markit/Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Purchasing Ma ...

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  • Coming Soon – The 12th Annual Executive Hire Show

    The 12th ann­­ual Executive Hire Show is taking place on the 7th and 8th February 2018 at the Ricoh Arena ...

    The 12th ann­­ual Executive Hire Show is taking place on the 7th and 8th February 2018 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK. The team has reported that the show to-date is 99 per cent sold out and many ...

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