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Welcome to Britain

They might not do to tool & plant hire what Aldi and Lidl have done to the supermarkets, but the arrival of two of mainland Europe’s giants in the UK...

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Licensed to lift

Contractors and construction clients in the UK are being called upon to support a new Europe-wide crane operators’ licence to help improve safety and ease skills shortages across the continent....

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City slickers

A recent study by consultant WSP found that using bigger lorries for deliveries to construction sites in urban areas could cut congestion and even improve safety. And that’s music to...

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Chemical warfare

The damp-proofing and timber preservation industry is fighting a desperate battle to retain the right to use chemical products that many conservationists claim are useless and can even damage old...

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GTI hitches a lift

GTI Hoists, a newcomer to the hoist rental business, has just installed its first machine – also the first of its kind to be used in the UK. Jim Simpson...

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