IIP Platinum for Armorgard

ARMORGARD has achieved the Investors in People (IIP) Standard at Platinum level - the highest level that can be achieved by a company - following an in-depth assessment of the organisation earlier this year.

As a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative site storage, manual handling and work units, Armorgard has a focus on developing a sustainable high-performing culture to create products that solve critical security, logistics and health and safety challenges.

Trime helps to grow MHM Plant’s re-hire fleet

THE growth in demand for Trime’s X-ECO LED lighting towers from UK hire firms continues to expand unabated.

The latest firm to invest heavily in the Trime X-ECO LED is the rehire specialists, MHM Plant.

As MHM Plant disposes of it’s now out-of-date VT1 lighting sets, they have begun to replenish and upgrade their rehire fleet with the purchase of 500 X-ECO LED units direct from the Trime Group. Their aim is to have a 100% rehire fleet of Trime lighting towers by 2020.

Three years on and Trime UK continue to be a leading light

IT has been a whirlwind three years for one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sustainable lighting towers, on-site cleaning systems and dust suppression products.

Trime UK Limited was incorporated in May 2016 and began trading the following month. Headed by two vastly experienced industry experts, Ray Caulfield and Paul Hay, Trime UK immediately set about designing and developing a range of sophisticated tower lighting products, with environmental considerations at the heart of their plans.

Reader's tip: ToolBUSINESS+HIRE gives builders a boost

BUILDERS, handimen and constuction labourers are notoriously full of clever tips to make the work go smoother, and here at ToolBUSINESS+HIRE towers we always love hearing your tricks of the trade.

So naturally we were very flattered when one enterprising reader emailed in to show us his brand new painting and decorating tool was none other than... well... us!

"As you probably know, when fitting skirting boards it's a good idea to slide something underneath them to keep them raised a little so you don't paint the floor when painting them later," said Jim Greening.

Phil has sights on charity runs for Alzheimer’s

MORRIS Site Machinery’s well-travelled International Business Director, Phil Winnington, will once again pull on his running shoes to clock up the miles for his annual charity challenge.

This year Phil’s 5 a Day will see him run 5k on five consecutive days at different locations across the country in aid of Alzheimer’s Society, Morris & Company’s chosen charity for their 150th anniversary, with friends and colleagues joining in to help raise funds and awareness.

GAP’s supply contribution awarded by major customer

GAP HIRE Solutions has won the Best Contribution by Supply Chain Award from Welsh Water, one of GAP’s major accounts, after being nominated by the company itself for its collaborative work with their Capital Delivery Alliance.

SMT GB appoints Collins Plant Sales Ltd as its new utility equipment dealer

WITH its headquarters located in Ripley Derbyshire, Collins Plant Sales Ltd has been appointed as SMT GB’s utility equipment dealer covering Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire with immediate effect.  

Collins Plant Sales Ltd is a newly formed division of Collins Earthworks Group which has been established with the specific aim of marketing the Volvo range of utility equipment. This will include compact excavators from 1.5 to 9.0 tonnes, compact wheeled loaders up to 1m³ capacity and tandem rollers.

Sleator Plant secures multi-million-pound dumper deal

NORTHERN Ireland-based Sleator Plant, a specialist capital equipment provider to the construction and materials handing sectors, has secured a million-pound deal with CP Hire to add 95 Mecalac site dumpers (85 ROPS models, 10 cabbed units) to its fleet in 2019.

Set to be rented by site professionals across the British Isles, this move will not only considerably expand their fleet size, but also increase the availability of the latest dumper models and equipment technologies.

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