Day: November 11, 2015

Long established Heming Group creates new jobs and expands into plumbing services
Facilities Management

Long established Heming Group creates new jobs and expands into plumbing services

Family owned Heming Group, which has been trading for nearly 50 years from its Cotswolds base, has announced an expansion drive with a move into …

L-BOXX transport case system:  Keeps tools and accessories close at hand during transport
Products

L-BOXX transport case system: Keeps tools and accessories close at hand during transport

To support fast and efficient working, FLEX has now replaced the existing “Box on Box” transport case system with the proven L-BOXX. The familiar system …

Makita adds new products to extensive accessory range
Products

Makita adds new products to extensive accessory range

Rugged mains/cordless LED work-light Carbide reciprocating saw blades for wood and metal Diamond hole-saw set, 6-25mm, with water feed Makita continues to expand their accessory …

Travis Perkins Managed Services backs SME Paint 360 and its ‘added value’ business model
Products

Travis Perkins Managed Services backs SME Paint 360 and its ‘added value’ business model

Managed Services, part of Travis Perkins plc, which provides maintenance materials and supply chain planning for public sector organisations, has chosen to work with Paint …

Overhead gantries demolished for Manchester smart motorway upgrade
Civil Engineering

Overhead gantries demolished for Manchester smart motorway upgrade

Three overhead gantries are due to be removed from the M62 near Rochdale during the next 4 weekends as part of a major project to …

Ofwat: Regulation needed to protect against ‘market abuse’
Civil Engineering

Ofwat: Regulation needed to protect against ‘market abuse’

Regulatory protections will be needed to protect customers from potential abuse from “substantial market power” in the transition to water market competition, Ofwat has said. …

TfL warns Heathrow expansion could bring London to a halt
Civil Engineering

TfL warns Heathrow expansion could bring London to a halt

Transport for London’s analysis of the transport implications of a third runway at Heathrow raise the prospect of the capital grinding to a halt. Road …

Komatsu takes over Lehnhoff
Products

Komatsu takes over Lehnhoff

Japanese plant manufacturer Komatsu has acquired Lehnhoff Hartstahl, German producer of automatic quick coupler systems for excavator attachments. The Lehnoff family that owns the Variolock …

Speedy sees sales fall and losses rise
Products

Speedy sees sales fall and losses rise

Plant and tool hire group Speedy has posted an £11.4m pre-tax loss for the half-year after spending £14.2m to turn the business around. For the …

Homes School aims to fill the green void amid government cuts
Business, Law & Money

Homes School aims to fill the green void amid government cuts

The government has slashed green regulation since taking power this year, with residential sustainability hit particularly hard. But given the UK’s ambitious targets for both …