Day: November 18, 2015

Identity of financial backers for the £315m Circuit of Wales project could be known within weeks
Business, Law & Money

Identity of financial backers for the £315m Circuit of Wales project could be known within weeks

The company behind the project, the Heads of the Valleys Development Company (HOTVDC) has also confirmed that Martin Whitaker has been appointed chief executive of …

A-Plant continues fleet expansion
Products

A-Plant continues fleet expansion

A-Plant has added 400 new items of equipment to its fleet, including products manufactured by Bobcat and Thwaites. Machines worth almost £0.8m have been purchased …

STIHL TO HELP BUDDING YOUNG FORESTERS
Products

STIHL TO HELP BUDDING YOUNG FORESTERS

The company that pioneered the world’s first chainsaw is joining forces with the Forestry Commission to help train the next generation of foresters. STIHL has …

JCB Power Products acquires Broadcrown
Products

JCB Power Products acquires Broadcrown

JCB Power Products has acquired the business and assets of Broadcrown Ltd, a UK producer of diesel generators. Established in 1976, Broadcrown has a 29,000 …

YHC rolls with Bomag
Products

YHC rolls with Bomag

Yeovil-based YHC Hire Solutions has taken delivery of 30 new Bomag Dash-5 light tandem rollers, supplied by dealer CBL. The machines, finished in the hirer’s …

The consequence of a scaffolding collapse – three injured, one seriously
Facilities Management

The consequence of a scaffolding collapse – three injured, one seriously

Working from height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries in the UK. In the first of a four-part series, David Thomas reflects …

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR LOCAL SUPPLIERS AS PUBLIC SECTOR CONTRACTS FOR NEXT YEAR AND BEYOND ARE RELEASED
Business, Law & Money

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR LOCAL SUPPLIERS AS PUBLIC SECTOR CONTRACTS FOR NEXT YEAR AND BEYOND ARE RELEASED

Millstream Associates announce 28%* rise in UK public sector notices supplying Christmas related services, requirements and products   Local authorities across the UK are preparing …

Steel piling specialists engineer growth plan with support from Clydesdale Bank
Civil Engineering

Steel piling specialists engineer growth plan with support from Clydesdale Bank

An engineering firm that is helping to deliver some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects is on track to grow following a management buyout supported …

AJC site manager scoops national construction award
Developers

AJC site manager scoops national construction award

Site manager, Paul Evans, has been named as the winner of a national award, for his role in the Chapelton development, being built just five …