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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DIY Safety in Cambridge

Tools & Equipment Hire for Domestic or Professional Construction Work in Cambridge   Most of us need to use tools at some time or other, either for jobs that need doing around the house or for business. There are usually no mishaps if they are used properly and for the purpose they were intended. Tools […]

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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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Preserving History

Heavy Plant Hire, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Basildon The Borough of Basildon has 129 listed buildings, meaning ‘Buildings of Special National Architectural or Historic Interest’. The list was formed and is administered by English Heritage (Historic England) on behalf of the Government’s Department of Culture, Media & Sport. Inclusion […]

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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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Building on Success in Southend

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Plant Machinery, Diggers, Dumpers, Skidsteers & Rollers, Southend   Local councils across south Essex have recently pledged to join together in an effort to tackle shortage of housing, lack of jobs and improve infrastructure. The partnership named a ‘joint infrastructure and strategic plan’, is hoped to drive economic […]

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Historic Towns in the UK

Heavy & Small Plant, Tools & Equipment for Domestic or Professional Landscaping Work in Bishop’s Stortford One of the towns that actively seeks to preserve it’s ancient roots is the historic market town of Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire. The town, formerly Stortford, got it’s name in the year 1060 when the manor and estate were […]

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Tough as they come….but still

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Machinery, Equipment & Tools, Access & Accessories At Rhino’s we provide a wide range of machinery, equipment and tools for just about any job you need to do. We cater for commercial companies, local authorities or domestic customers in places like St Albans, and are always ready with […]

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