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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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A Bridge Made from Plastic?

Bobcat Skid Steer Loaders for Hire North London, Fast, Reliable Digging, Lifting, Pushing & Moving   There is a constant flow of exciting and jaw dropping innovations within modern construction. One of the latest is the revolutionary plastic ‘circular footbridge’ developed by Network Rail. The fibre reinforced polymer [FRP] footbridge is the type designed to […]

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Are Technological Advances Important in the Construction Industry?

High Performance Plant Machinery, Secure, Vehicles, Construction, Landscaping or DIY, Waltham Abbey   The construction industry is seeing lots of activity throughout the UK in places like Essex. Waltham Abbey, Waltham Cross and Epping Forest are locations in Essex which have seen building projects that have enhanced an already attractive area. Housing developments and other […]

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29M School Build in Dartford

Tool Hire, Dartford, Affordable Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Access Tools & Equipment for Contractors or DIYers   A new three storey building in Dartford, will be named Stone Lodge School, with construction carried out by BAM Construction. Completion is expected by early 2022, with initial processes including diverting public rights of way, moving […]

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3 Big Advantages of Tool Hire

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Home Improvement, High Quality Tools & Equipment, Plant For Sale, Chelmsford   There are many benefits to hiring tools and equipment as and when they are needed for projects in Chelmsford or Essex. Construction companies, especially small or newer ones, and tradespeople need access to a wide range of tools […]

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Does School Design Matter?

Expertly Maintained Hire Tools & Equipment, Construction, Roadworks & Home Improvement Projects   When you think about schools and their effectiveness, you might think about curriculum, quality of teaching staff and the school’s philosophy. What may not occur to you is the importance of the building’s design on a child’s happiness and academic achievements. Back […]

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Are Green Spaces a Priority in the Built Environment?

Heavy Plant Hire for Construction & Demolition, Mini Excavators, Skid Steers, Dumpers, South Woodham Ferrers   We have all heard the term ‘Concrete Jungle’, but very few people actually want to live in one! Having areas of greenery around about where you live wasn’t really considered a priority years ago, This is why some places […]

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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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