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An Electric Mini Digger?

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Plant Machinery, Mini Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, Hertford   Mini Diggers are some of the most popular and functional pieces of plant around, found on just about every building site in places like Hertford. The emphasis on reducing carbon emissions has resulted in developments towards green technology across many […]

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Exciting Advances in Technology

High Performance Plant Machinery, Powered, Manual Access Equipment, Hertford, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Upminster   Ground Breaking Electric Vehicle CCF, a supplier of drywall and partitioning, has just taken delivery of the countries first 27-tonne curtainside battery electric vehicle (BEV). The vehicle was developed by CCF [part of the Travis Perkins group] and Electra Commercial Vehicles […]

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A Six Year High for Construction Purchasing Index

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Competitively Priced Mini Excavators, Dumpers, Skid Steers & Rollers, Stevenage   2021 has so far seen the fastest expansion of construction output in the UK since 2014, affecting house building, civil engineering and commercial construction. Seasonally adjusted figures show the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index registered 61.7 […]

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Mini Digger to the Rescue

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Plant Machinery, Mini Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, Ilford   It probably didn’t escape your attention recently when a huge container ship got stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal. It was positioned in a way that caused a massive backlog of over 100 ships for around three days. The bow of […]

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Sky Forest in South London

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in South London   The construction industry has held it’s own in the last year or so, when many industries struggled due to lockdowns. There was a brief pause during the first lockdown, but then it was all systems go! This means […]

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Is Technology Important in Construction?

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Brentwood   Technology is being increasingly embraced by the construction industry, something which is now encouraged by the government and industry bodies. There have been calls for an increase in innovative, more efficient methods and practices for several years. The industry […]

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Why was the Green Homes Grant Scrapped?

Professionally Maintained Mini Diggers, Skidsteers, Loaders, Rollers & Bowsers, Stevenage The government has scrapped the Green Homes Grant scheme, which was extended for another year to March 2022. The scheme aimed to deliver £2bn worth of home improvements over 6 months, but it became obvious this wasn’t achievable, which is why it was extended. There […]

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Not All Building Projects Run Smoothly!

Heavy & Small Plant Hire Wembley, Compact Excavators for Commercial or Domestic Projects Not all construction projects run smoothly or manage to stay within their financial targets, and many take a lot longer than intended. Take the building of the new Wembley Stadium which went ever so slightly over budget! The project started in 2002, […]

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Mobile Welfare Cabins are Coming Soon!

Welfare Cabins, Mobile Welfare Units, Containers, Groundhogs, Site Offices, Canteens and Toilets   We all know construction guys are a tough bunch, but according to Health and Safety guidelines, welfare units should be available onsite to cover the needs of workers. At Rhinos, we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of our high performance Mobile Welfare […]

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11 Interesting Facts About London

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Bobcat Skid Steers, Competitively Priced Mini Excavators & Dumpers   London is a fascinating place, culturally diverse, historically interesting and entertaining, here are a few facts you may not know about the capitol : – There are over 8 million residents in London, and collectively speaking more than 300 […]

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Transparent Buckets for Loaders

Bobcat Hire Chigwell, Heavy Plant Hire for Demolition, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Dumpers, Mini Excavators   There is excitement within the construction industry at the moment, as Korean manufacturer Doosan Infracore launches its ‘transparent bucket’ system for wheeled loaders. This innovation is a first in the industry, and demonstrates how the sector has embraced […]

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Construction is ‘On The Up’!

Expertly Maintained Plant for Hire Tools & Equipment, Construction, Roadworks & Home Improvement Projects   When countries are going through a challenging time such as recession or economic downturns, governments tend to look to the construction industry. This is the case time and again, and it is happening at this moment too, as it’s hoped […]

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Who are Little Celeste & Big Karl?

Plant Hire in Stevenage, High Quality, Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Reliable & Versatile Plant Machinery, Diggers   Vehicles that run on electricity are gaining popularity the world over, and even manufacturers of small plant machinery are coming up with exciting innovations. Major players such as JCB have developed all-electric versions of their heavy-lift […]

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Green Home Grant Flagging

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Home Improvement, High Quality Tools & Equipment, Plant For Sale, Stevenage Take up for the government’s Green Home Grant scheme which started on 30th September 2020 has been frustratingly slow. It was hoped that the £2bn available would be applied for by around 600,000 homes by the end of March […]

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How to Stay Safe with Tools

High Quality, Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Hire in Chelmsford   Power tools are great for getting jobs done around the home and business in Chelmsford, and access equipment can keep us safe at the same time. There are some things to be aware of though before embarking on DIY tasks to […]

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Plant Machinery Sales in 2020

Heavy Plant Hire, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Telehandlers, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Hertford   Each high quality piece of plant machinery in our fleet is perfect for carrying out a specific task or number of tasks. Our Mini Diggers are a big favourite for digging jobs [obviously] and can be found on many […]

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Do You Have A Favourite Pothole?

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Machinery, Equipment & Tools, Access & Accessories   A very strange offer appeared yesterday on the social platform Twitter. It said,“To mark National Pothole Day today, we want you to help us find Britain’s three worst potholes…. and we’ll come to fix them with our brand new PotholePro […]

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Working Whatever the Weather!

Plant Hire, Tools & Equipment for Winter Conditions, Heaters, Lighting, Pumps & Generators   As a business or organisation, you may have staff who are required to work outside, and lets face it, it can get pretty chilly out there. Outdoor working conditions can be really difficult too, have you ever tried doing a task […]

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Avoiding Plant Machinery Theft

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Competitively Priced Mini Excavators, Dumpers, Skid Steers & Rollers   Planning & Building Control Today [PCBToday] published an article earlier this year, highlighting a phenomenon which has been exacerbated by the global pandemic. Everybody concerned condemns the theft of plant machinery and tools [apart from the thieves of course!]. […]

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Safety Onsite

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Plant Machinery, Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, Potters Bar, Essex, Kent & London   Although it’s been a tough year for all, productivity and innovation within the construction industry has remained on an even keel. Large and small scale projects up and down the country in places like Hatfield have […]

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High Quality Plant Hire For All Of Your Jobs

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Welwyn Garden City   Plant hire has experienced an increase in activity this year, as many home owners decided to use their time in lockdown productively. This has meant lots of home improvements and gardening projects being carried out in places […]

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Watford Regeneration Projects

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire at Reasonable Prices, Access Tools & Equipment for Contractors or DIYers   There are extensive areas of regeneration in and around London, which are set to improve the lives of the people who live and work there. Along with new properties for singles and families, infrastructure and facilities are […]

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Should You Hire or Buy Heavy & Small Plant?

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire at Reasonable Prices, Access Tools & Equipment for Contractors or DIYers   If you are a skilled brickie, electrician, plumber or decorator you are likely to have your own favourite collection of tools. These will suffice most of the time, but there will probably be jobs that require more […]

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A Transformation for Barnet

Heavy Plant Hire for Demolition, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Barnet   Like many other boroughs in and around London, Barnet has been undergoing a major regeneration aimed at providing affordable homes and improved facilities. The programme began back in 2016 and the time scale for the development was estimated […]

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Versatile Plant Machinery

Professionally Maintained Mini Diggers, Skidsteers, Loaders, Rollers & Bowsers, Chelmsford   There is nothing as frustrating as trying to get a job done without the right tools and equipment. This is even more important the bigger the job and larger the equipment, which is why our plant machinery, tools and equipment are always in demand. […]

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Construction Activity Restart

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Braintree, High Performance Plant Machinery, Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers   You may have noticed a rise in activity when it comes to construction sites, as workforces slowly begin to resume their projects. Several major contractors and housebuilders are reopening their sites as lockdown is gradually eased. Firms like Taylor […]

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Are You Getting Things Done?

High Performance Plant Machinery, Braintree, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Landscaping or DIY, Brentwood   Even though the easing of lockdown is on the cards, things will probably not be back to normal for some time. Keeping busy while at home in Braintree will still be something to think about for physical and mental wellbeing. It’s an […]

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Hiring Tools in Hornchurch

Expertly Maintained Hire Tools & Equipment, Construction, Roadworks & Home Improvement Projects   Many professionals within construction, home improvement or agriculture prefer to hire their tools. Here’s why : – Cost Effective Any item of plant machinery represents a big investment, taking a huge chunk out of your finances. This is often a problem for […]

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Hiring a Mini Digger in Ipswich

Mini Diggers Ipswich, Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Compact Excavators for Commercial or Domestic Projects   Others will tell you that hiring and operating a Mini Digger is loads of fun, and we don’t disagree, but the main consideration is how effective are they? Hiring your own digger can save you money and get your […]

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Rhinos Plant Machinery Hired for Westminster Abbey

Heavy & Small Plant Hire for Professional Landscaping Work, Mini Diggers, Central London   At Rhinos Plant hire, we have a reputation for supplying the highest quality, reliable plant machinery from the biggest names in the business. Priorities like this are the reason you will find our heavy and small plant present at some of […]

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