Armorgard’s quick-build solution for trackside storage

AS rail construction and maintenance come under pressure to reduces disruption to the network, the benefits of flat-pack secure storage solutions for trackside projects grow stronger.

Armorgard, a global provider of storage and materials handling solutions for tools, equipment and hazardous substances, has added quick build storage containers to its portfolios of RISQS approved rail products for the international hire market. 

Snickers FLEXIWork Stretch Shorts for cool comfort this summer

THESE stylish work shorts for the flexible working environment are designed to deliver superior comfort and freedom of movement.

While fabric, functionality and fit are hallmarks of Snickers Workwear, it’s the innovation and fabric technology in the design of the new FlexiWork Stretch Shorts for men and women that really set these new garments apart.

Mecalac announces UK roll-out of excavator portfolio

MECALAC Construction Equipment UK Ltd has announced the national roll-out of its globally-acclaimed excavator portfolio.

Seven representatives from the company’s UK dealer network will be responsible for retailing its innovative models, which are manufactured at Mecalac’s European headquarters in Annecy, France.

Master Lock receives the Sold Secure stamp of approval for wall/floor anchor

MASTER Lock has been awarded yet another accreditation to bolster its vast product range, this time to the 1489EURDAT wall/floor anchor.

Now covered by insurance companies, this ground anchor provides customers with a tried and tested robust protection against theft.

The 1489EURDAT wall/floor anchor is available now from a variety of retailers including Amazon.co.uk.

Essential e-learning launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

THE Considerate Constructors Scheme has announced a new e-learning course ‘Occupational Cancers’, designed to help the construction industry’s workforce to improve its understanding of occupational cancer risks and how to mitigate them.

With 40% of all deaths from occupational cancers arising within the construction industry, the need to support the workforce in this area has never been so critical.

Van Vault launches its first consumer campaign

AS part of its latest brand investment Van Vault, the originators of in-vehicle secure storage, has launched its first ever consumer campaign - signifying the brand’s biggest investment in marketing to date.

Van Vault’s 2019 campaign, ‘Always Van Vault’ has been created to drive awareness of the new and improved Van Vault vehicle range which launched in March.

Mecalac unveils updated MBR-71 pedestrian roller

UNVEILED at this year's Executive Hire Show back in February, Mecalac’s iconic MBR-71 has been updated, further increasing its reputation as the construction industry’s favourite single drum pedestrian roller.

Available now, the all-new model has been redesigned to incorporate hydrostatic drive, bringing greater flexibility and ease of use for site workers. In addition, a series of key engineering updates to improve performance and safety have been introduced.

'Cut VAT on home improvements to boost economy', says FMB

THE Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is calling for the Government to cut the VAT on home improvement work following official data from the ONS published today.

While there has been a rise in output over the first quarter of the year, construction output decreased month-on-month by 1.9% and the repair and maintenance series fell to its lowest level since December 2018, experiencing a fall of 3.1% compared to the previous month. 

Trime UK is with Glendun Plant at the Balmoral Show

DUNGANNON'S Glendun Plant Sales are ready to display two examples from the Trime UK range of lighting and dust suppression equipment.

Glendun Plant will showcase the Trime products alongside their expanding scope of supply at the Balmoral Show, which is Northern Ireland's largest agricultural event. The show is set for 15 to 18 May and held at Balmoral Park, Halftown Rd, Sprucefield.

The British Safety Council launches mental wellbeing videos

AHEAD of Mental Health Awareness Week (13 – 19 May), it is still true to say that mental health is considered the poor relation of physical health. Too many people are suffering in silence while at work.

The British Safety Council is urging employers to make changes in the workplace that address mental wellbeing and is offering employees practical tools to help them deal with stress and anxiety at work.

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