Dickies celebrates a passion for the trades

GLOBAL workwear brand Dickies has launched a campaign celebrating the passion and skills of tradespeople who inspire others with their dedication and ingenuity.

Whether it’s the creativity of those who make a living with their hands or the dedication of tradespeople who are always looking for new ways to do what they do best, the initiative includes a series of videos featuring tradespeople from a range of disciplines. This includes a stonemason, carpenter, brewer, sign painter and vehicle painter and explores their work and what they love about it.

MHM Plant are in the City

CITY Hire, the London-based hirer of a wide range of tools and equipment, are expanding their supply of power generation machinery following their recent investment of a line of 45kVA sets from MHM Plant.

Caspar Douglass, City Hire’s Marketing Executive explained: “We currently offer our clients a range of power generators from 3.0kVA to 20.0kVA. However, we were receiving a number of enquiries for larger sets, which prompted this latest investment.”

The Preparation Group's 'How to Use' cards make operation easy

THE Preparation Group has introduced easy-to-read ‘How to Use’ cards onto its range of shotblasters, grinders, planers, scrapers, dust extractors and tools.

The cards have clear, step by step pictorial instructions and include QR codes that, when scanned with a mobile phone or tablet camera, take people directly to a video that shows switching the machine on, changing components and fitting accessories.

Illumin8 Lights power ahead with Trime’s hybrid lighting towers

SITE lighting specialists, Illumin8 Lights are making preparations to meet the increasing demand for more sustainable methods of lighting construction sites and rail projects.

To help satisfy these requirements Illumin8 has purchased a fleet of X-HYBRID LED lighting towers from Trime UK Limited.

New Chief Executive for Considerate Constructors Scheme

THE Considerate Constructors Scheme - the national organisation established to improve the image of construction - is pleased to announce that Amanda Long will join as Chief Executive from 16 September 2019.

Amanda will succeed Chief Executive Edward Hardy who has held the post since 2009.

GAP Hire Solutions handed RoSPA Gold Award for the second year running

GAP Hire Solutions has achieved the prestigious RoSPA Gold Award for the second year running, in recognition of its outstanding achievements and ongoing commitment to raising standards in health and safety.

The internationally renowned RoSPA Awards scheme acknowledges an organisation’s achievements and excellence in health and safety, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

APS's ‘Gentleman Jim' bows out with last platform sales

ACCESS Platform Sales co-founder Jim Daintith has made his last platform sales before retiring - to long-standing customer Warren Access.

Reflecting his consistent attention to personal service, Jim (pictured above, centre) handed over the Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 Performance IIIS and three Genie scissor lifts in person to Warren Access Directors Michelle and Graeme Warren (also pictured above).

Bessey begins new chapter with Rowland Tools

WEST Yorkshire-based Rowland Tools has become the sole UK distributor of Bessey Tools after being acquired by former MD of Gedore UK, Mathew Hydleman.

The move marks a period of expansion for the company as it strengthens and reinforces its reputation for stocking premium-range industry tools and equipment.

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