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How Did Road Surfacing Begin in the UK?

Wide Range of Rollers, Dumpers, Mini Diggers, Skidsteers Hire for Construction Work in Hertford   Imagine what life was like before Tarmac was used to surface roads in the UK, a bit of a bumpy ride to say the least! The first roads consisted of loose stones in layers decreasing in size, great for horses […]

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Mobile Welfare Units, Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Groundhog Cabins, Croydon, West London Mobile welfare units are an excellent addition to your on-site construction project and satisfy a variety of needs. They are carefully designed to provide a snug and warm space for breaks, lunch hours, resting, using the toilet etc. They can […]

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Why Is On-Site Safety So Important?

Heavy Plant Hire, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Telehandlers, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Watford   Apart from the shortage of building materials etc in the UK, the construction industry is looking pretty healthy considering. However one area of concern is safety, and the importance of proper care and attention on-site. This was highlighted recently […]

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Mobile Welfare Units are now a Legal Requirement

Mobile Welfare Units, Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Groundhog Cabins, Croydon   Mobile welfare units are a welcome addition to any workplace whatever time of the year, but particularly in the colder months. They offer much appreciated relaxation space, as well as a facility to attend to physical needs. Construction site workers have […]

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Why are Welfare Units Essential?

Mobile Welfare Units, Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Groundhog Cabins, Harlow   The provision of functioning welfare units on site may seem like simply a courtesy and not particularly necessary, but this isn’t the case. A tragic event in Scotland earlier this year demonstrated the importance of ensuring not only comfort but safety […]

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Versatile Dumpers for Hire

High Performance Plant Machinery, Dumpers Hire, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Watford   The Mirror reported in 2020 that while constructing a new home in West Yorkshire during lockdown, Dave Eastwood and partner Helen, had to live in their garage. This meant that they only had access to a shower, and Helen in particular was missing her […]

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The Importance of Using Reputable Plant Hire Companies

Dumpers & Rollers for Major & Smaller Construction Projects in Braintree We source our Dumpers from leading brand Thwaites and our Rollers from outstanding company Bomag. It’s great to find high quality machinery available to hire, but there is another important factor. Plant hire companies have a responsibility to ensure that their customers have the […]

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Modular Building is the Way to Go in Southend

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Southend   Modular buildings have really taken off in the last few years, with benefits including faster building, economical processes and less waste. These factors are in line with the government’s affordable home and carbon reduction targets. The latest of these […]

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8 Reasons to Buy a Used Van

Used Vans for Sale, Navara, Trafic, Vivaro, Sportive, Fiat Doblo, Fiesta, Relay Pickup, Transit   You don’t have to own a business to benefit from a second hand van, plenty of drivers are forgoing their cars for one of these vehicles. There are many advantages to making this choice 8 of which are listed below. […]

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Competitors Work Together for a Common Goal

High Performance Rollers & Compaction Machinery Hire, Tandem Rollers, Pedestrian Rollers & Trench Compactors, Chelmsford   It’s nice to see leading names within plant machinery coming together, and cooperating in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. This demonstrates a common goal that cancels out competitiveness, and helps to achieve results. Compaction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson, […]

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Why Are Mobile Welfare Units So Popular?

Mobile Welfare Units, Groundhog Cabins for Construction Projects in South London & Central London   Found on construction sites, as well as at events and festivals, mobile welfare units represent the ideal facility for a range of needs. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) recommend facilities be available for workers and others requiring somewhere to […]

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Can Concrete be Replaced?

Wide Range of Dumpers, Rollers, Mini Diggers, Skidsteers Hire for Construction Work in Essex The most widely used building material is undoubtedly concrete, the downside is concrete is responsible for a high percentage of carbon emissions. We need this material for pavements, bridges and buildings, and it’s used for numerous other applications. While being utilised, […]

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HS2 Virtual Meeting

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Basildon   A virtual event is planned in relation to HS2, to which businesses the length and breadth of the UK are invited. The ‘meet the contractor’ event, will present companies with the opportunity to meet HS2 contractors. This is the […]

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New Schools Needed in Places like Harlow

High Performance Plant Machinery, Dumper Hire Harlow, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Commercial or DIY   According to research conducted by the Scape Group, there is a need for more than 12,000 new school classrooms to be built in the next two years. This is to accommodate the expected number of primary and secondary pupils entering the […]

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Get Ready to Shop Braintree!

Expertly Maintained Hire Dumpers, Rollers, Mini Diggers, Skidsteers, Tools & Equipment, Construction Machinery   Work has finally resumed on the £2.95million pedestrianisation scheme for Braintree town centre, one of its most significant regeneration projects. The project, which began in 2020, will see a new public space created as most of the high street, Market Place […]

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The Winds of Change are Blowing for the Mace Group

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Mobile Welfare Units, Office, Canteen, Toilet Facilities, Stratford   The construction group is intending to turn its hand to construction within the healthcare sector, and hopes this will improve its turnover 50% by 2026. Hospital construction was once under the aegis of the Private Finance Initiative [PFI] but this is […]

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Robots on the Construction Site in London

Mobile Welfare Units North London, Groundhog Cabins, Expertly Maintained Plant Hire, Tools & Equipment Some of the more hazardous activities carried out on the construction site are set to be handled by a sort of R2D2 character! A robot has been developed funded by the government, for use on construction sites. The prototype robotic platform […]

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Material Supply for Construction Still a Problem

Mobile Welfare Units Hire, Expertly Maintained Hire Tools & Equipment, Construction, Roadworks   Growth within the construction industry has been softening over the last few months, with a steep rise in prices. Despite this issue, partly caused by problems with the supply chain, the industry is said to be remaining optimistic. Official statistics show that […]

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Hydrogen Power is Coming!

Expertly Maintained Hire Tools & Equipment, Welfare Units, Groundhog Cabins, Construction Machinery If you keep reading about Hydrogen power, it’s because it seems to be the next big thing in energy efficiency. Many industries are looking into the viability of hydrogen as a way to reduce carbon emissions. Even major manufacturers of plant machinery such […]

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Are Welfare Units Important Onsite?

Welfare Units for Hire, Sustainable Groundhog Cabins, Canteens, Offices & Toilets   Construction site managers are legally responsible for providing welfare facilities at the work site, for the use of staff and visitors. This of course depends on how many people work in the vicinity, and the type of work. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

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5 Construction Technology Trends in 2021

Welfare Cabins, Canteens, Toilets, Portable Offices, Affordable Heavy & Small Plant, Groundhog Hire   If there’s one thing that the construction industry hasn’t historically been associated with it’s technology. But this has been changing significantly over the past few years, and the industry is evolving at pace. Ten technical trends emerging within construction are: 1. […]

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The Rise of Mobile Welfare Units

Mobile Welfare Units Hire, Groundhog Cabins, Storage, Heavy & Small Plant for Hire South London A UK government Health & Safety document states that ‘Construction workers need adequate toilet and washing facilities, a place to warm up and eat their food and somewhere to store clothing’. It goes on to say ‘However, these basic requirements […]

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Are Road Surfaces Getting Greener?

High Performance Dumpers, Stratford, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Landscaping or DIY, Brentwood   Efforts are being made internationally to deal with the huge amounts of waste plastic produced, which contributes to global warming. Plastic waste is a recognised problem generally due to its inability to be broken down naturally. Powerful greenhouse gases are released from the […]

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Big Plans for Clean Hydrogen Power

Dumper Hire Chelmsford, Rollers for Building Projects, Affordable Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Contractors or DIYers With the race to find a greener solution to fossil fuels, there has been a lot of interest in hydrogen as an alternative energy source. Our traditional means of heating and energy has caused huge concerns due to […]

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Essex Part of New Pilot Building Code Scheme

Heavy & Small Plant Hire Essex, Compact Excavators for Commercial or Domestic Projects   The government has chosen 14 UK local authorities to pilot planning reforms regarding a new national design code for building works. The ‘Office For Place’, is a new government organisation geared towards local standards being implemented in all developments. In 2020, […]

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Good News for the Construction Industry

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Basildon, High Performance Plant Machinery, Dumpers, Diggers, Skid Steers & Rollers   The upturn in the construction industry seems to be continuing with a vengeance, as indicated by a recent survey. Another sharp rise in orders meant that overall construction activity grew at its fastest pace since 1997. The situation […]

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New Efforts to Tackle Plant Machinery Theft

Wide Range of Dumpers, Rollers, Mini Diggers, Skidsteers Hire for Construction Work in Harlow Due to unprecedented levels of plant machinery theft, a privately-funded police unit has been set up by the Opal national intelligence unit. The new unit is named ACE [Agricultural & Construction Equipment], and will be funded by manufacturers of plant equipment […]

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A Very Important Addition in Braintree

Dumper Hire Braintree, Rollers for Building Projects, Affordable Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Contractors or DIYers Not the most glamorous subject in the world of construction, but the regeneration of Braintree high street will include new public toilets! The three conveniences will be sited off Manor Street, at the entrance of the new bus […]

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Why Choose Rhinos Plant Hire?

Bobcat Skid Steer Loaders for Hire Stevenage, Fast, Reliable Digging, Lifting, Pushing & Moving   At Rhinos, we choose our plant machinery very carefully to ensure we only use the most reputable manufacturers such as Bobcat. We like to add particular items from top brands to our fleet such as Skid Steer Loaders from Bobcat. […]

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Local Authorities & Housing Associations to Benefit from Maintenance Frameworks

Bobcat Skid Steer Loaders for Hire Chigwell, Fast, Reliable Digging, Lifting, Pushing & Moving   Chigwell Construction are one of the 37 selected contractors that will form Fusion21’s reactive repairs & maintenance framework. The procurement organisation’s other framework will relate to empty buildings, with both frameworks amounting to up to £290m over a four-year term. […]

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