News for Tool Hire, Equipment Hire & Plant Hire and Rental Professionals

Don’t fear the R-word

Don’t fear the R-word

4 July 2022

The main reason I launched this blog two years was to create a record of the tool hire industry in unprecedented times as Covid-19 took hold. And I can’t help feeling a sense of dé…

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Phoenix expands machine sales site

Phoenix expands machine sales site

4 July 2022

Phoenix Hire and Sales has opened a new 8,000 sq ft workshop facility at its dedicated machinery sales depot in Newport. 

The company is Yanmar Compact Equipment’s official de…

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Stalwart Barrus MD to retire next year

Stalwart Barrus MD to retire next year

1 July 2022

The Board of EP Barrus has announced that managing director Robert Muir will retire from his position in December 2023 after 32 years with the company, including eleven as MD.

He joined…

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Sany makes show debut

Sany makes show debut

1 July 2022

Sany UK & Ireland exhibited at Hillhead for the first time last week. The manufacturer has been arousing interest in its plant and machinery recently because of the five-year warranty it o…

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In the picture with MCS

In the picture with MCS

1 July 2022

A common source of frustration for hirers serving busy construction sites is trying to keep track of the many pieces of equipment that might be on hire in different places. 

MCS has…

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Stuart Power’s events success

Stuart Power’s events success

29 June 2022

Following the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions earlier this year, the events industry was expected to bounce back strongly and that has certainly been the experience of Stuart Power, th…

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Speedy’s digital chief

Speedy’s digital chief

28 June 2022

Speedy has appointed Paul Jackson as its chief digital officer as the business moves to develop its online strategy further. He previously held the same position at IKEA for the UK & Irela…

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Chippindale goes large in Leeds

Chippindale goes large in Leeds

28 June 2022

Chippindale Plant has expanded its site accommodation business with a new 'super depot' at its Leeds headquarters.

The equipment hirer and supplier, which employs more than 120 staff and…

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