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

Ashtead’s half-year surge

Ashtead’s half-year surge

7 December 2021

Ashtead Group, the parent of Sunbelt Rentals which operates in the US, Canada and the UK, has shown that it has maintained its strong performance in its results for the half year and second qu…

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How old’s your Takeuchi?

How old’s your Takeuchi?

6 December 2021

As part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations, Takeuchi UK is seeking out its oldest working machine in the UK and Ireland.

The Takeuchi UK operation was established in 1996 and some mach…

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Ready for the flood?

Ready for the flood?

6 December 2021

To coincide with the recent Flood Action Week initiative, the Environment Agency has suggested that many people are unprepared to deal with such emergency incidents.

That would suggest a…

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Sunbelt cabin design makes EcoSense

Sunbelt cabin design makes EcoSense

3 December 2021

Balfour Beatty, in collaboration with Sunbelt Rentals, has introduced a sustainable site cabin design which also has neurodiverse features to help address issues faced by people with visual im…

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Protecting your plant and equipment

Protecting your plant and equipment

2 December 2021

It’s estimated that plant theft costs the construction industry £800mm a year, let alone the man-hours wasted investigating crimes, repairing damage and sorting paperwork. So takin…

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Bespoke truck for KSS

Bespoke truck for KSS

2 December 2021

Essex-based tool and plant hirer KSS Hire has taken delivery of a new 26-tonne plant body from Andover Trailers, joining a larger 32-tonne Andover build supplied in 2018 for its six-strong mix…

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Alide’s award double

Alide’s award double

1 December 2021

Alide Hire Services has added to its 40th anniversary celebrations this year by having recently won two awards for the quality of its operations. 

The company was successful in both…

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