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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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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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