BUSINESSES in the hire industry have been advised to keep up with Brexit preparations, whatever the outcome following the extension of Article 50, to ensure that vital supplies for construction projects in the UK remain in place and to sustain the growth that the multibillion-pound equipment rental market is currently enjoying.
ARMORGARD today introduced the all-new InstaGate: a multi-purpose, eye-catching modular crowd control barrier, which comes equipped with a unique latching system that makes it incredibly easy and remarkably quick to deploy in virtually any situation.
The UK's leading site safety and security products manufacturer says it is responding to increasing market demands with InstaGate readily available in volume for distributors who want to sell the item on a next day delivery basis or for hire companies who want to buy in bulk to keep plenty in stock.
LEDLENSER, the premier name in LED torches and headlamps, stunningly deploys its world-renowned lighting expertise to develop its first series of portable rechargeable LED area worklights for industrial use.
State-of-the-art technologies are combined with premium-grade materials and precision German engineering to deliver an Optimised Lumen Advantage across the two powerful floodlights and four incredibly bright inspection lamps.
THESE new styles from Snickers Workwear deliver AllroundWork warmth and cooling comfort.
Not only will you stay warm with these new 37.5® Technology Fleeces, you’ll look and feel cool too. With styles for both professional tradesmen and women, they excel at ventilation and moisture transport to keep you working comfortably wherever you are on site.
The 37.5® Technology fabric in the Fleece is a very quick-drying material that captures and releases moisture vapour – like your sweat - for superior coolness and dry working comfort.
SOLID Gear continues to modernise PPE footwear with a safety shoe that looks and feels more like a trainer.
Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new OCEAN safety shoe is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move.
The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a traditional injected PU to give a more cushioned feel underfoot, while the thick rubber outsole provides a high level of anti-slip protection and durability.
HTL GROUP have now launched their exciting new Bolting Equipment Catalogue. With over 90 pages dedicated to controlled bolting equipment and services, it’s their most comprehensive catalogue to date.
This ’must have’ 2019 catalogue is packed with new products and innovations which have been designed and manufactured in the UK.
HIRE Association Europe Limited Main Board has announced a major restructuring of its business operation to capitalise on the success of its SafeHire Certification scheme, optimise revenue and improve the efficiency of its training and recruitment services for the specialist tools, plant hire and event hire sector.
HAND tool manufacturer Wiha has been honoured with a Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019. Its new slimBit boxes have earned the prestigious Red Dot, which the meticulous jury awards exclusively to products displaying excellent design.
Wiha has created a compact transport, removal and storage option with its new slimBit boxes for 6 or 12 slimBits. The product has been developed to provide users with a significant advantage in handling slimBits during their day-to-day professional life.
LEICA Geosystems, part of digital solutions company Hexagon, have announced their brand new construction layout tool.
The iCON iCT30 construction layout tool, combined with the construction-tailored Leica iCON build field software, is an easy-to-use and affordable solution to increase productivity by minimising labour time and mistakes, while increasing accuracy and speed. The new iCT30 is an entry-level construction layout tool built for one-person layout tasks in construction.
SHOCKING statistics reveal that male workers in construction have a suicide risk that is three times higher than the average for England and even those in skilled construction jobs also have an increased suicide risk.
To address this unacceptable statistic, Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA), along with their training partner HAE Business Guard, are organising the first of a series of courses aimed to improve the ability of the hire industry to support the mental wellbeing of its workforce.