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Opportunity knocks for Scottish plant companies

David Jarvie, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners Association and business development director at Jarvie Plant Group, tells Project Plant that …

Groundbreaking developments in earthmoving technology

Earlier this year, when the Construction News Award for Commercial Innovation of the Year went to Miller UK, the company’s hydraulic breaker was thrust …

Firms must consider a future of sustainable construction

David Kinloch, business development executive at CDE Global, discusses new ways to approach construction waste and recycling restrictions COUNCILS all over the …

The sound of success

Mark Williamson, sales and marketing director at PH Media Group, looks at how plant hire firms can harness the power of on-hold marketing to boost sales and …

Emissions possible

Is regulation misalignment hindering long-term equipment development? Six months ago, Greater London construction sites dominated the national media agenda …

New blood vital to the SPOA

Jim Houstoun, Past President of  the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), currently involved with training for members, explains why the organisation …

Chasing the correct revenue

All businesses want to grow, but is the most suitable measurement of success increased revenue? Mark Anderson, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners …

The components that make the wheels turn

Graham Bow, committee member of the Scottish Plant Owners Association, takes a look at some of the changes within the plant industry in recent years and tells …

The key to enhanced security

Neil Winfield, Kubota Business Development Manager – Construction, discusses the much-debated issue of machine security, outlining what Kubota is doing to …

Adding value through aesthetics

The aesthetic appearance of construction machinery is immediately recognisable, but to a casual observer the technical thought-process that influences their …

Qualified operator shortage leaves plant owners suffering

By Fraser Dykes, Vice President of the Scottish Plant Owners Association and Director at AMD Contract Services Ltd, who says action must be taken now to …

Don’t get caught out by emissions law

The new Euro 6 emissions legislation makes it essential for firms to consider the environmental impact of their fleet. Northgate Vehicle Hire’s UK Technical …

Why the future looks bright for plant hire

Dave Irons of Embark Recruitment, who specialise in recruiting for the tool and plant hire sector, evaluates the industry’s prospects for the next 12 months …