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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exciting Developments for the Construction Industry

Heavy & Small Plant, Mini Diggers, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Work in Essex   The South Essex Construction Training Academy (SECTA) were delighted to receive an award in the skills category at the Housing Excellence Awards 2019. These awards recognise high quality housing developments, organisations and individuals in and around Essex. The […]

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Stratford Regeneration

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Stratford Vibrant new communities can be created by regeneration, which has saved many neighbourhoods from going under over the years. One scheme which is well under way is the new urban quarter around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in Stratford. The aim […]

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Council House Campaign

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Plant Machinery, Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, Essex, Kent & London TV presenter and architect George Clarke has received incredible support in his quest for more council houses to be built. The Right to Buy scheme, initiated in the 1980’s, has allowed millions of council houses to be sold off, […]

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Our Mini Diggers Draw The Crowds at Young Farmers Show

High Quality, Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Mini Diggers, Reliable & Versatile Plant Machinery   The Essex Young Farmers Show, is a well attended, yearly event which takes place at Boyton Hall, a large farm estate in Roxwell Chelmsford. Rhinos were delighted to play a part in this fun filled event, by donating one […]

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Powerful Additions to our Plant Hire Range

High Performance Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Building Work At Rhino Plant hire, we don’t believe in making false economies. This is why we are committed to offering our hire customers only the biggest, most reliable names in heavy and small plant. As part of our continual practice of […]

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More Garden Towns and Villages Planned

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire, Competitively Priced Mini Excavators, Dumpers, Skid Steers & Rollers The UK government is getting behind the concept of garden towns, with communities secretary James Brokenshire suggesting that housing schemes should be put forward by developers and councils. The emphasis is on the next stage of the garden community programme. […]

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Exciting Building Projects in London

Heavy & Small Plant for Hire at Reasonable Prices, Access Tools & Equipment for Contractors or DIYers   The transformation of London has been ongoing, especially in recent years as the skyline steadily changes. Private investors and companies consider London to be prime real estate as it grows and prospers. Five construction projects that have […]

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Water Problem? 5 Benefits of a Submersible Pump

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, Submersible Pumps, High Quality Tools & Equipment, Plant For Sale, Braintree, Essex   Submersible pumps are an asset for homes and businesses in parts of Essex like Braintree, when unwanted water makes an appearance perhaps as the result of a leak or flood. When this happens, you will want to […]

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Treading the Boards in London

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Plant Machinery, Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, South London   Residents in parts of London are set to have a shiny new theatre virtually on their doorstep! Wembley Park is the recipient of a £3billion regeneration project carried out by developers Quintain. The Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre will […]

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Romford Refurbishments

Heavy & Small Plant Hire for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Romford, Mini Diggers, Essex & London   People have long been attracted to Romford due to it’s closeness to the Essex countryside while being relatively accessible to London city centre. They are also nearer to Southend which means lovely summer days relaxing at […]

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