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Highlights from the SED exhibition

With more than 450 exhibitors to choose from planning your SED visit is essential. Dan Selinger highlights what to look out for

HANIX

Mini excavators and a prototype

Mini excavator firm Hanix celebrates its 20th Anniversary in the UK with a large demonstration area and a stand displaying its entire range.

On display will be an 870 kg prototype of the H08D which has been shipped from Japan specifically for SED.

The new model features steel body panels to prevent damage, a relocated boom cylinder, a new joystick and increased leg room.

Those visiting the stand can comment on the model, and suggestions will be taken into consideration as the prototype goes forward into mass production.

The company’s charity of choice, The Everyman Male Cancer Campaign, will also be present on the stand and a hog roast will be on offer while you find out more.

Stand 5, Avenue A

BMS BAU-MASCHINEN

Screed mixing and conveying equipment BMS

Bau-Maschinen is a producer of building machinery and a specialist for screed mixing and conveying equipment.

At its stand it will introduce the No1 Sigma model, a mixing, pumping, and transporting unit for floor screed.

Alongside its standard design, it will also display one complete with skip loader and drag-feed shovel.
The company, which is based in Germany, also produces the Master Plaster universal mixing pump and is using SED to expand into the UK from continental Europe.

Stand 698, Avenue D

ATLAS COPCO

QAS compressors and generators

Atlas Copco will feature its XA (T,H) S 37-97 Series 7 and QAS compressors and generators.

The Series 7 range of single axle, rotary screw air compressors and generators are powered by 3-cylinder Kubota or 2/3-cylinder Deutz engines and include versions fitted with its Hard Hat high-impact resistant polythene canopy.

Also on show will be Perkins-powered QAS generators, designed for minimal noise and emissions.

Stand 347, Avenue D

THE BRITISH TINNITUS ASSOCIATION

Advice, and support for tinnitus sufferers

Exposure to high levels of noise is among the most common hazards in the construction workplace, and can lead to the onset of tinnitus, a condition in which sufferers hear ‘noises in the head’, created in the absence of external sound. This condition can cause high levels of stress for an individual affected by it and in many cases it is a question of learning to manage the condition which may become a part of an individual’s everyday life.

The British Tinnitus Association will be at SED to explain how construction workers can protect themselves against high levels of noise exposure and avoid the risk of developing tinnitus.

Its experienced team of advisors will be providing advice, support and information on training sessions for those worried about the condition which affects up to five million people in the UK.

Stand 32, Green Pavilion

DOOSAN INFRACORE PORTABLE POWER

Compressors and generator models

Compressors, generators and attachments will form the core of this stand for the company formally known as Ingersoll Rand.

Compressor, compressor-generator, generator models, pneumatic breakers and tools will be on show including the 7/20E portable compressor, the most compact compressor in the 2 cu m/min class.

Attachments will include equipment for use on machines as diverse as compact loaders and 90 tonne excavators. Also on display will be demolition and recycling attachments with several new series of products launched under both the Montabert and Ingersoll Rand brands.

Stand 25, Avenue Q

BOBCAT

Micro-excavators, and platforms

Bobcat will display and demonstrate micro-excavators, loaders, telehandlers and platforms at its stand. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Bobcat skid-steer loader, its compact loaders will be a major feature.

Also on show in its compact equipment range will be the E08 and E10 micro-excavators, which are among the smallest in the Bobcat range and are designed for extended life performance.

There will also be several products from the Bobcat telehandler range, including the new compact T2250 model with its multi-functional capability and a new Man Platform attachment on the largest model, the T40170.

The new Man Platform is part of a range of Bobcat attachments for use with all types of Bobcat tool carrier from excavators and loaders to telehandlers.

Stand 25, Avenue Q

ENIGMA VEHICLE SYSTEMS

GPS tracking and security system

Enigma Vehicle Systems will launch the new internet-based version of its Skyline GPS tracking and security system.

Version 6.0 is fully web-based, meaning it can be accessed from any computer, PDA, or mobile device with a standard web browser in the UK, Europe, Latin America, Africa or the Middle East.

Usability and data functions have been updated and it is now fully integrated into Google maps.

It also offers added security, with recovery rates for stolen plant of up to 95 per cent thanks to ‘tow-away’ alert, battery disconnection warning and optional 24/7 monitoring through an approved Secure Operating Centre.

Stand 729, Avenue R

EH HASSELL & SONS

Crawler cranes and material handlers

EH Hassell & Sons distributes Sennebogen Cranes in the UK and Ireland and will display both cranes and material handlers at its stand.

It will see the launch of the Sennebogen 608 Multi Crane as well as the Sennebogen top-of-the-range crawler telescopic crane 683R with a maximum extension length of 42 metres and load capacity of up to 80 tonnes.

Also on show will be its “Green Line” series of material handling machines that are capable of handling, unloading, sorting or even breaking up materials, general cargo and bulk material.

Stand 806, Avenue L

DIG A CRUSHER

Screener bucket attachments

Worsley Plant, the company behind Dig A Crusher crushing buckets, will be demonstrating its new range of screener bucket attachments, Dig A Screener.

It comes in three different series; S, R and V which attach to the hammer line on excavators ranging from 10 tonnes to 35 tonnes.

The S Series is designed to screen and mix wet and sticky material, the R Series is a rotating trommel type screening drum which will screen material from 75 mm to 6 mm and the V series is a vibrating riddle bucket designed to load concrete crushers, backfill trenches and segregate demolition waste prior to recycling.

The Cheshire-based firm hopes the new models will appeal to existing Dig A Crusher customers as well as companies in the groundworks, road building, civil engineering, pipelines, remediation, waste transfer and quarrying sectors.

Stand 304, Avenue S

BLAKADER

New high visibility workwear

Blakader will display its wide range of workwear, including one piece that recently featured on prime time television.

The company produces a range of garments designed to protect workers labouring in exposed environments and can stand the demands of resistance and function.

Its latest creation, a high visibility craftsman’s kilt, recently gained the attention of national media and resulted in an appearance on BBC1’s Friday Night with Jonathan Ross in which the star modelled the kilt in the studio. The original black kilt also won the Swedish Textile Product of the Year for 2007.

Stand 200, Avenue PAV

FASSI

A new range of T boom cranes

Fassi will show the lifting and manoeuvring capabilities of its latest cranes, and will introduce a range of new products including the F950AXP, four new Evolution models and its first T boom cranes.

The F950AXP offers high power-to-weight ratio and is available in several versions with up to eight hydraulic extensions and four fly jib options.

The new models in the Evolution range will be the F510A, F560AXP, F600A and F660AXP. All the cranes in this range are specifically designed to be low weight.

The new range of T boom cranes from Fassi are designed with car removal in mind with eight models to suit different applications and budgets.

Stand 742, Avenue Q

CONSTRUCTION PLANT HIRE ASSOCIATION

Tower crane best practice seminars

The Construction Plant Hire Association will run a series of free seminars on all three days of the show.

Held in the Gemini Suite in the SED Business Centre, the sessions will cover tower crane best practice aimed at contractors, and workshops on the ‘Best Practise Guide for Maintenance and Thorough Examination of Tower Cranes’, which are directed at tower cranes owners and other interested parties.

Sessions will feature TCIG’s chairman Syd Appleyard with speakers from the TCGI, including Tim Watson and Ian Simpson.

The area will also see the official launch of the ‘Best Practice Guide for Maintenance and Thorough Examination of Tower Cranes’ produced in conjunction with a number of skills, safety and construction groups including the Health and Safety Executive.

Stand 417, Avenue L

GENSET

Commercial lighting and compressors

GenSet will showcase some innovative products alongside more traditional plant machinery.
As well as its engine driven welders, commercial lighting sets, compressors and pumps, it will also feature its solar powered products and road plate systems.

This will include its solar powered portable message signs and the new LED LinkTower.

Also on show will be its Trenchlink road plate system a system of interlocking, iron road plates that secure trenches for vehicular or pedestrian traffic.

Stand 565, Avenue E

EUROPE RECYCLING EQUIPMENT

Recycling and grinding products

Dutch firm Europe Recycling Equipment now has a UK sales office and will debut its recycling and grinding products at its stand.

On display are its Precision Husky lines of machines to shred, chip, cut, screen, crush, mix and sort wood, green waste and other recyclable material for wood waste recycling.

Also on show will be its ProGrind Horizontal Shredders. These are supplied with a rotor on which both hammers and knives can be assembled making it possible to produce a shredded or chipped product with only one machine.

The company’s products can be used to turn waste material into woodchips for bio fuel, animal bedding and compost.

Stand 691, Avenue E

HAKI

Scaffolding systems with added safety

The Haki stand will include information on why safety harnesses are ineffective at heights up to 6 metres and how its Advanced Guard Rail Technique, a new method of building Haki Stair Towers, can improve safety. There will also be an opportunity to see cost comparisons with Haki products.

Stand 787, Avenue M

FINNING UK/CATERPILLAR

Compete for a prize and new products

UK Caterpillar distributor Finning UK will use its stand to stage the British heats of the Caterpillar European Operator Challenge.

Now in its 11th year at SED, two hundred people a day will take part in the contest to compete for a place in the European final in Malaga later this year.

Those wanting to take part are encouraged to sign up early on the first day to ensure a place.
Also on show at the stand will be the first UK showing of the new Caterpillar TH255 and TH414 telescopic handlers, the new 319D excavator and the 930H wheel loader.

The company will also be offering deals on its mini-excavator range which will also be on show.

Stand 340, Avenue C

HEWDEN

The environment and health and safety

Hewden returns to SED after a seven year absence to celebrate 40 years in business.

Its staff will be on hand to discuss its plant, crane and equipment hire which includes access platforms, compressor, excavators, dumpers, hoist, generators and on-site accommodation.

They will also be discussing environmental initiatives and health and safety, something that the company says it sees as a priority.

Stand 141, Avenue P

ARC-GEN

New quieter welder-generators

Welder-generator producer Arc-Gen plans to have a quiet stand at this year’s show as it unveils its new lines of Super Silent and new Ultra Silent machines.

The products will range from 14kVA to 100kVA in the Super Silent and 22kVA and 40kVA in the Ultra Silent range.

The company claims that despite their high power, the products still remain up to 15 decibels quieter than average machines.

Also on show at Arc-Gen’s SED show stand will be the 400 and 500 SSD and the 400 CC/CV and nine new models from the DCA Generator range to suit small individual projects, major construction sites and entertainment events.

Stand 420, Avenue C

HITACHI

Cordless tools and outdoor equipment Hitachi Power Tools (UK) will make its first appearance at SED with a showcase of its cordless and wired tools and outdoor equipment.

Its range on show will include its Lithium-Ion cordless range from 10.8 V to 36 V, new woodworking & metalworking tools as well as User Vibration Protection (UVP) machines.

It will also display its new range of cordless gas nailers and its Outdoor Power Equipment range featuring chainsaws, brushcutters, line trimmers, hedgetrimmers, blowers, augers and drills.

Stand 28, Green Pavilion

HINOWA

Battery powered tracked mini dumper

Hinowa will introduce the first battery powered tracked Minidumper to the UK.

The HS400 electric powered machine with self loading dumper and hi-tip version is the first product of its type.

Because it does not emit smoke, toxic gasses or noise, it can be used safely indoors and in public places including historic centres, public galleries as well as on beaches.

It also means a reduced risk of burning on a hot exhaust or silencer, reduced noise and reduced vibrations to the operator due to machine construction as well as an extra sprung footboard.

Stand 934, Avenue F

JCB

Mini excavators and backhoe loaders

JCB will have its largest ever display this year with the ‘JCB Backhoe Operator Challenge’ alongside its
stand space and demonstration area.

The challenge will comprise of a series of timed tasks where operators can test their skills on each of the three days of the show with prizes for the fastest operator.

The company will also debut a number of new products to the UK market, which were first seen at this year’s Conexpo in Las Vegas.

On show will be its JS tracked range with the addition of a new machine, the JS290.

It will also debut new mini excavators including the 8055 and the 8020, the Midi CX 50-horsepower backhoe loader, and HiViz Loadalls.

Also on show will be the company’s Groundhog 4x4 and the HTD5 Hi-Tip Dumpster.

Stand 40, Avenue K

HUSQVARNA

Masonry, wall, wire and floor saws

Machinery and diamond tool manufacture Husqvarna will appear in the Diamond Zone this year, displaying its power cutters, floor, masonry, wall and wire saws, and diamond tools.

The centre piece of the stand will be its custom-built lorry, which will house products and form a demonstration platform.

It will display its low vibration, low emissions and low noise products including the K650 Cut-N-Break designed for quick and economical cutting into walls, as well as several new floor saws, the new DM230 hand-held drill motor and the K750 power cutter.

Stand 466, Avenue K

LAND ROVER

High performance off road vehicles

Land Rover makes its SED debut this year and has set out to prove that its vehicles can perform well off road.

To help it, the company will set up its own mini obstacle course where visitors can test their skills.

Known as the Mini Terrapod, it is a man-made off road structure designed to showcase the capability of its 4 x 4’s including the Defender.

Stand 939, Avenue R

LIEBHERR

Rental earthmoving and materials gear

Liebherr will exhibit its new rental arm with information, fleet list and rental rates on its earthmoving and materials handling equipment which are now arriving in the UK at its national depot.

It will also display equipment from its earthmoving, cranes and concrete equipment divisions.

New products will include a new crawler excavator R 906 Classic, a 22 tonnes class machine with low noise and exhaust emissions.

Its telehandlers will include its TL 435-13-one of a range of four models that has a maximum lift capacity of 3.50 tonnes and 13 metres reach.

Also on show will be the HTM 804 truckmixer produced exclusively for Liebherr with a high capacity.

Stand 313, Avenue R

LSUK

Spare parts product catalogue launch

LSUK will launch the second edition of its ‘Monster Products’ catalogue at this year’s SED.

The company supplies spare parts and technical expertise to both large and small vehicle operators and businesses through 53 branches around the UK.

Its new product directory details all components and equipment that it offers.

Stand 972, Avenue P

MANTIS

Hydraulic self-erecting cranes

Specialist producer Mantis manufactures hydraulic self-erecting cranes and is the leading supplier of mobile construction cranes.

On display will be an example of a self-erecting crane, Ultra Silent generators and a range of crane accessories. Staff will be on hand to discuss all of its products which includes a range of cranes for both sale and hire ranging from 20 m in jib length to 45 m.

Stand 817, Avenue L

MARUBENI-KOMATSU

Utility machines and hydraulic breakers

Marubeni-Komatsu will show a range of its Komatsu Utility machines, including three which are making their UK debuts.

Also on show will be a selection of FRD hydraulic breakers and a range of short-tail swing mini excavators.

There will also be a demonstration area showing off its Komtrax system. This is a machine tracking and monitoring system that allows the exact location of a machine to be pinpointed.

Stand 183, Avenue J

MILLER UK

New pin pick-up quick coupler

Miller UK, manufacturer of earth moving equipment attachments, will launch TwinLock, a fully automatic, universal quick coupler to the UK market.

A new shaped jaw and two non-hydraulic safety devices minimise the risk of operator misuse.

It is the only pin pick-up quick coupler on the market to incorporate this twin safety system. The first safety mechanism, the front latch, locks the front bucket (or attachment) pin into position during both the attach and release process.

The second safety mechanism comprises two mechanical stops which operate in unison.

Stand 387, Avenue D

MULTIQUIP

Four-stroke rammer and concrete pump

Construction equipment distributor Multiquip will show off the biggest range in the company’s history.
It will be headed up by the new MTX-70 four-stroke rammer with forward/reverse and single direction plate compactors.

Its concrete products on show will be the Mayco LS-40TD road towable concrete pump as well as the Magicscreed and Whiteman 5 blade ride-on power trowels, screeds and finishing tools.

Stand 8, Avenue A

NEW HOLLAND

Skid steer loaders and excavators

New Holland Construction will have examples of its 80 models of equipment from wheeled or tracked skid steer loaders to heavy excavators and wheel loaders.

Its heavy line includes crawler dozers, grades, wheeled excavators, while its compact products include backhoe loaders and midi wheeled excavators.

Stand 100, Avenue B

NIKE POWER EQUIPMENT

Hydraulic cylinders, pumps and jacks

Nike Power Equipment supplies hydraulic maintenance tools for commercial and plant vehicles.

Its product range includes both standard products such as hydraulic pumps, hydraulic cylinders and accessories as well as specially designed tools for car manufacturers and work shops, hydraulic jacks, spring compressors, and universal hydraulic lifting systems.

At its stand it this year it will launch new equipment in the form of its 26, 37 & 50 tonne pin & bush removal/insertion kits and it will also display its 67 tonne track pin press.

Stand 221, Avenue PAV

ALLFETT

Reversing cameras and CCTV systems

Allfett will showcase its range of wireless reversing cameras and vehicle surveillance products. On show will be its new BV reversing cameras alongside its AV range and Alphaview CCTV systems.

The BV range includes a 13 cm colour monitor with integrated controller and four models come with wireless cameras.

This adds on to its eight-model AV range which comes with up to 18 cm flat screens and two wireless cameras.

Alphaview offers vehicle CCTV for mobile plant, commercial vehicles as well as forestry and municipal sector vehicles.

Stand 77, Avenue PAV

NISSAN

Dropside, tipper and pick-up vans

Nissan Commercial Vehicles will be back in the Truck Zone this year showing its range of light commercial vehicles from the compact Kubistar to the Primastar and Interstar panel vans as well as its new Cabstar with chassis cab, dropside and tipper variants and pick up models.

Nissan’s light commercial vehicle range now includes its ‘Good to Go’ range of converted vehicles, including refrigerated and box vans. With the establishment of a Commercial Vehicle Dealer Network, Nissan customers now have local dealers who can support them in all aspects of sales and after sales.

Stand 748, Avenue Q

NRC

Telescopic crawler and truck cranes

Originally involved in general plant hire and now specialising solely in telescopic and crawler cranes, NRC, will launch three new models this year.

It will be the first UK outing of the Hitachi-Sumitomo SCX1500-2, 150T Lattice Crawler complete with maximum boom of 75 metre and a maximum combination boom and fly of 60 metre+28 metre.

The model features a new rubber-cushioned, air-conditioned cab and built in jack-up device for easy assembly and disassembly.

Two products will also make their European debuts: the Link-Belt HTT-8690,81.65T Truck Crane complete with 42.7 metre 5-section, full-power latching boom with additional lattice inserts and bi-foldable fly jib giving a maximum tip height of 72.2 metre and 8.8 metre turning radius.

Stand 620, Avenue D

SEDDONS

Outdoor power tools and generators

Seddons will be joined on its stand with manufactures Stihl, Honda, Winget and MBW.

In partnership they will present their ranges of outdoor power tools including the latest TS410 cut-off-saw for viewing and demonstration. Honda will exhibit its new EU65is Generator - lightweight, compact, portable and quiet with inverter technology.

Winget will show both its export range and UK mixers, MBW will show its concrete finishing technology and ULV Compaction Equipment as well as new Ergo-Tamper from its Utility Division.
Seddons own manufactured pressure washers, PDU’s and pokers as well as Honda tracked dumpers will also be on display.

Stand 771, Avenue N

PERI

Formwork and scaffolding systems

Manufacturer and supplier of formwork and scaffolding systems, PERI, will be exhibiting its range of PERI UP scaffolding equipment. The highly adaptable and innovative modular system scaffold has the ability to safely erect behind an advancing guardrail.

It can cater for a range of applications including facades, stair towers, shoring, maintenance towers and scaffolds and temporary roofs.

PERI staff will also be on hand to discuss products and services for the civil and building industry with nationwide depots and design offices dealing with all aspects of design, fabrication, training and distribution.

Stand 710, Avenue D

PORTAFILL

Mobile screens for sand and gravel pits

Portafill International will be exhibiting at SED for the first time this year.

The company designs and develops mobile screens which can be used in quarries, sand and gravel pits, landfill sites and waste management sites.

At its stand will be its latest machine, the Portafill 3000 CT screener, which is a high yield but portable screening plant that can automatically compact to fit inside a single container for road or ship transportation.

Stand 505, Avenue E

PROLEC

Plant control and safety equipment

Prolec will show its full range of plant control and safety equipment at this year’s show.

Its safety products will include 2D and 3D machine guidance systems and on-board weighing products.
It will also launch its new machine control range for dozers and graders, as well as GPS packages that will allow users to use 3D guidance systems through rental and upgrade options.

Stand 993, Avenue M

SANY

Concrete pumps and hydraulic excavators

On its stand China’s Sany Heavy Industry will display hydraulic excavators, truck mounted concrete pump and cranes.

The firm will bring with it hydraulic excavators ranging from 20 to 42 tonnes alongside the Sany truck-mounted concrete pump complete with 37 metre boom as well as a 50 tonne hydraulic crawler crane.

Stand 935, Avenue R

STOKOTA

Platform and step frame trailers

Stokota Trailers specialises in road transport for the construction industry and will show a range of its products at its stand.

This will include a triple extended platform trailer, a full range of step frame trailers with three to seven axles and crane ballast trailers with up to six axles.

The company’s low-bed and flat-bed semi trailers are single to triple extendible, with a total maximum length of 36 meters and a loading capacity of up to 100 tonnes making them suitable for the transportation of very heavy loads.

The company also offers double extendible multi-functional container chassis, adjustable to the size of the containers that need transporting.

Stand 766, Avenue P

TEREX

Compact, heavy and wheeled excavators

The Terex stand will see its full range of construction machines, including the latest range of site dumpers, compaction rollers, backhoe loaders, compact, heavy and wheeled excavators and loading shovels.

Representatives from Terex Financial Services will be on hand to discuss their latest offerings to reduce the cost of purchasing equipment.

Stand 34, Avenue B

THWAITES

High payload dumper trucks

After a year out in 2007 when Leach Lewis displayed selected models from its range on its stand, Thwaites dumpers will be back at this year’s exhibition.

It will debut two new Powerswivel products. The first is the 1.5 Tonne Powerswivel, which offers an increased payload whilst keeping the driver controls from the class leading 1 Tonne Hydrostatic range.
The second is the 9 Tonne Powerswivel, which is the largest swivel yet produced by Thwaites - capable of placing a genuine 9 tonne payload.

Stand 380, Avenue C

UNIVERSAL CRANES

Truck mounted and lattice boom cranes

Universal Cranes will exhibit at SED for the first time this year and will use the opportunity to debut three cranes.

On show will be two models from Chinese manufacturer Zoomlion, with the QY30v (32 tonne) truck mounted crane and the QUY70 (70 tonne) lattice boom crawler crane. Also on show will be the Italian manufactured Ormig, with the 10Tm – a diesel-powered 10 tonnes ‘Pick & Carry’ crane.

Stand 819, Avenue L

VOLVO

Excavators and wheeled loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment Ltd, the UK distributer of Volvo Construction Products, will showcase models from its C range excavators, F series wheeled loaders as well as new models from Volvo compact equipment and Volvo Road machinery.

Besides the hardware, Volvo staff will be on hand to discuss customer support agreements, parts promotions, finance and used equipment.

Stand 206, Avenue C

DYNAPAC

Concreting and compaction work

Dynapac, part of the Atlas Copco Group, is exhibiting a wide range of compaction and concreting equipment at SED.

The company’s display includes the new low vibration handle for the Lf plate, tandem twin drum rollers from 1.6 to 4 tonnes and the CC800 small tandem asphalt roller for small-scale compaction work such as pavements and small roads.

These products are joined by a new single drum soil compactor, the CA362D self propelled 13 tonne roller and the CC322 8.5 tonne tandem asphalt roller designed primarily for asphalt paving of roads, industrial areas and on gravel for base courses.

Dynapac is also showing the fully hydraulic 1.6 tonne LP8500 trench compactor featuring radio control and two petrol-driven plate compactors, the LF45 and LF 62.

Stand 364, Avenue P

SPEEDY PUMPS

Bentonite and electric pumps

Speedy Pumps is displaying a full range of contractor’s plant and equipment, including the latest bentonite pumps, universal high-head and submersible electric pumps, as well as a ‘state of the art’ dry prime unit.

The SED show is being used by Speedy as a platform to demonstrate the pumps division’s environmental credentials. All equipment on display is super-silent and all diesel-powered units feature fuel tanks that are fully bunded to eliminate spillage.

Speedy Hire is the UK’s largest provider of tools and equipment for hire. The company operates from over 450 depots throughout the UK and Ireland. The group has specialist divisions that cover tools, portable accommodation, lifting, surveying, training, pumping and power generation equipment.

Stand 1005, Avenue L

MILBURY

Precast concrete retaining systems

Milbury Systems designs, manufactures, and installs concrete solutions for storage, retaining, and cladding structures.

On show will be its prestressed, Rocket wall and Karapace products. Its prestressed concrete panels can be used in a range of applications from soil retaining walls to blast walls.

Its free standing concrete Rocket Wall units are structured to prevent lodging of material and can be used to store waste materials, soil and fertilizer.

Its Karapace precast concrete retaining system is designed for applications where strength and durability are important such as foundations, retaining walls and pipe protection.

Stand 510, Avenue V

WELFARE CABINS UK

Van and unit based welfare systems

Welfare Cabins UK provides welfare accommodation and will display a range of models from van based systems to large units.

Its Transit-based welfare unit combines a workforce welfare package and transport to and from site with a five-seat crew cab behind the main cab with table, wash-basin with water-heater and private toilet.

Also on display will be a Unipod welfare unit – a 3 by 1.8 metre module that fits on a flatbed truck or trailer with toilet, washbasin, table, seating, kettle and microwave oven.

The steel-panelled Groundhog 360 can be towed to site by a small van or pick-up The electrical system with lights, microwave and water heater is powered by a 12 V rechargeable battery and is suitable for up to eight operatives.

Finally, the All-in-One unit can house 12 men in its mess room and it has a separate office area.
The electrical units are powered by 10 kvA generator and it has a fully-flushing toilet.

Stand 941, Avenue Q