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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do You Have A Favourite Pothole?

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Machinery, Equipment & Tools, Access & Accessories   A very strange offer appeared yesterday on the social platform Twitter. It said,“To mark National Pothole Day today, we want you to help us find Britain’s three worst potholes…. and we’ll come to fix them with our brand new PotholePro […]

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Working Whatever the Weather!

Plant Hire, Tools & Equipment for Winter Conditions, Heaters, Lighting, Pumps & Generators   As a business or organisation, you may have staff who are required to work outside, and lets face it, it can get pretty chilly out there. Outdoor working conditions can be really difficult too, have you ever tried doing a task […]

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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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A Transformation for Barnet

Heavy Plant Hire for Demolition, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Barnet   Like many other boroughs in and around London, Barnet has been undergoing a major regeneration aimed at providing affordable homes and improved facilities. The programme began back in 2016 and the time scale for the development was estimated […]

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4 Popular Hire Tools in Dartford

Heavy Plant Hire, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Dartford   DIY is as popular as ever, and more and more people are prepared to ‘have a go’ and try their own decorating or home improvements. The internet has gone a long way towards giving people the confidence to carry out […]

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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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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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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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Historic Basildon

Heavy Plant Hire for Demolition, Small Plant, Tools & Equipment, Skid Steers, Dumpers, Mini Excavators, Basildon   There are some interesting structures in and around London and Essex, like St Martin’s Bell-tower in Basildon Town Centre. Reputed to be the first and only glass bell tower in the world and officially opened in 1999 by […]

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Tools for Hire Wembley

Heavy & Small Plant Hire, High Performance Machinery, Equipment & Tools, Powered & Manual Access, Wembley Hiring tools, whether manual or powered, has proved the wise choice on many projects either for professionals or DIYers. A wide range of power tools may be required for many projects, which can prove expensive if buying new. Some […]

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