GAP Group is ready to shed some light on winter working with an initial 60 units from Italy. The company added nearly 400 lighting towers last year and now has more than 2,000 in the hire fleet.
The sale of Volvo Construction Equipment’s UK dealership has been concluded and the business has started trading under its new banner of Services Machinery & Trucks Ltd.
A north-east crane hirer has been fined £60,000 following an incident that left a worker with a fractured skull and other injuries. 'This incident could have proved fatal,' said a safety expert.
Banks Renewables has promised local firms will get priority when bidding for contracts if it wins final approval for a 22-turbine wind farm. Proposals for Lethans Wind Farm will now go to the Scottish Government.
Overhead power cables on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow railway line will be live for testing in the coming weeks as work continues on the electrification of the 46-mile route. Testing is due to start September 2.
I & H Brown goes on site this month to begin initial enabling works at a former paper mill in Fife. It includes excavating, crushing and screening 5,000 cub. metres of concrete slabs and foundations.
The aerial platform industry has failed to learn the lessons of previous fatal accidents according to a safety expert. The number of fatalities decreased slightly last year over 2015.
NWH Group has appointed John McCormick chairman and says his experience of strategy and acquisition will be “invaluable” in its expansion plans. He has been involved with the business since 2012.
The ‘sold out’ signs have gone up for the annual event that puts suppliers face to face with public sector buyers and decision makers. Exhibitors will include Breedon Group, Balfour Beatty and GAP Group.