Home security specialist ERA acquires Y-cam

ERA, THE UK’s leading home security specialist, has purchased British smart security pioneer Y-cam.

The acquisition will make ERA one of the most advanced and capable providers of smart security solutions for the home.

Y-cam’s proprietary cloud platform, alongside its range of award-winning security cameras, alarms and sensors, will bring ERA unrivalled expertise in the sector and substantial potential for further growth.

Mind launches new toolkit for workplace wellbeing in construction

THE mental health charity Mind has added a new toolkit for the construction sector, which can be found at the Mental Health at Work website. This UK-wide initiative allows all types of employers and employees to access free tools, advice and information – all in one place.

Competition call-to-arms for Norton Clipper stockists

STOCKISTS of Norton Clipper products are being encouraged to promote an exciting new competition to their customers.

Until Friday, 14 June, any customer who purchases a Norton Clipper product is in with a chance of winning a Norton Clipper CM42 Masonry Saw and a Pro 4x4 Explorer Diamond Blade.

Lyte now trading as Lyte Towers and Ladders Ltd

FOLLOWING an accelerated sale process, the Lyte business assets have been sold to BREAL CAPITAL and Lyte are trading as Lyte Ladders and Towers Limited, from 24 January 2019.

Gunn JCB ‘shoots for the three-pointed stars’ after turning to Rossetts for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter fleet

AS one of the oldest members of the construction and industrial machinery leader’s franchised dealer network, Gunn JCB knows all about the importance of fast, efficient customer back-up – which explains why it is now running its first Mercedes-Benz vans.

The company’s 30 new Sprinter 314 CDIs are being kitted out as mobile workshops and allocated to service engineers who work from its headquarters in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, and nine strategically located depots across western England and Wales.

GCE Hire Fleet Ltd adds a brace of Volvo A45Gs

GCE Hire Fleet Ltd of Whittlesey near Peterborough has added two new Volvo A45Gs to its park of predominantly Volvo badged equipment.

“We have a long association with Volvo Construction Equipment products operating excavators, loading shovels and articulated haulers,” said GCE’s Managing Director, Chris Golborne. “This, however, is the first time we’ve opted for A45Gs as we feel the larger truck will open up new opportunities for our hire division along with our existing Volvo EC380 and EC480 excavators going forwards.”

Illumin8 Lights stock up with Trime’s LED lights

THE site lighting specialists, Illumin8 Lights, are gearing up for a busy summer season, with the purchase of another fleet of X-ECO LED lighting towers supplied by the Cambridgeshire company, Trime UK Limited.

The order was placed at the recent Executive Hire Show and has been valued in excess of £500k.

Illumin8’s hire fleet is now made up of over four hundred Trime lighting sets and their complete fleet is entirely composed of Trime’s range of lighting towers.

APS welcomes the feminine touch in construction

WOMEN have much to contribute to making construction a safer and healthier profession the Association for Project Safety (APS) said last week.  

Celebrating International Women’s Day, the APS said it was keen to welcome more women into its ranks of professional design and construction health and safety risk management experts.

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