Category list : Plant
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Speedy cuts staff as revenue fallsSubscription
Hire firm Speedy has cut 298 staff after posting pre-tax loss of £13.5m for the six months to September 2015.
Commercial Innovation of the YearSubscription
From mobile management and safety analytics to hire-wire rigging and luminous trousers, the past 12 months have seen some remarkable developments.
Company Innovation of the YearSubscription
These eight firms all demonstrated the sort of forward-thinking approaches that produce impressive growth and drive the industry forward.
Supply Chain ExcellenceSubscription
Engaging supply chains is of huge importance as the recovery develops and these six companies have shown how best to form effective relationships.
The growth in open platform technology is helping telematics drive business-wide change at a greater pace than ever before.
JCB chief calls for EU exitSubscription
The chief executive of the UK’s largest plant firm has argued that an exit from the EU would “make no difference” to trade with Europe.
Using ladders in the specialist access industry Subscription
Falls from height are the largest cause of death in the construction industry, accounting for 50 per cent of all fatal accidents.
Speedy Hire increased its pre-tax profit by 50 per cent in 2014/15 after renewing its focus on the domestic UK market.
MEWPs: Why an emergency rescue plan is vitalSubscription
Consider the possible consequences if you are working at height in a MEWP and you became injured or ill?
For most in the construction industry, working at height isn’t a question of if, but rather when.