Discovering Sustainable and Practical Hire Opportunities

Previous Posts - June 2021

Smiths sees benefits

Smiths sees benefits

16 June 2021

Smiths Equipment Hire reports growing demand for green machinery as the technology becomes more cost-effective and practical in terms of customer benefits. 

“We’ve seen…

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Solar system

Solar system

15 June 2021

One of the key requirements of new eco-friendly solutions is that they need to be practical as well as technologically efficient. Quick setup is one of the attributes of a new solar-powered LE…

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Follow the science

Follow the science

14 June 2021

Major procedural shifts and step changes in regulations are often adopted first at the top of the industry pyramid and then move down along the supply chain. We’ve seen this previously w…

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Husqvarna ups the PACE

Husqvarna ups the PACE

11 June 2021

Having issued a number of teaser announcements on social media and other platforms in recent weeks, Husqvarna Construction Products has unveiled the first cordless power tool on a new battery…

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Emissions on track for HS2

Emissions on track for HS2

11 June 2021

While it has both passionate advocates and fervent critics, there’s no denying that the HS2 high-speed rail project is illustrating the role that new construction techniques, including s…

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Hilti’s circular focus

Hilti’s circular focus

9 June 2021

Given Hilti’s thorough understanding and comprehensive approach to previous industry challenges like HAV (hand arm vibration) and construction dust, it’s not surprising that the ma…

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GAP Group’s green plans

GAP Group’s green plans

9 June 2021

There's a challenge surrounding any new technological shift. Some end users will embrace it eagerly straight away while others will wait, perhaps because of price consideration or wariness, an…

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Welcome to Site-Eco!

Welcome to Site-Eco!

8 June 2021

The need to protect the planet from global warming has been described as the defining issue of our generation. What will this mean for the hire industry? 

The UK will set ambitious…

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Sunbelt’s strategy for sustainability

Sunbelt’s strategy for sustainability

8 June 2021

As the market leader in the UK hire industry, Sunbelt Rentals believes that it has a duty to take the lead in the issue of sustainability. I sat down with CEO Andy Wright for a wide-ranging co…

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Altrad Belle steps up to the plate

Altrad Belle steps up to the plate

8 June 2021

A key point that quickly arises in any discussion about choosing sustainable equipment is that there is often no single best solution. Like most hire applications, what’s appropriate dep…

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Sustainable Speedy

Sustainable Speedy

8 June 2021

What does being green or eco-friendly really mean? That’s what Speedy’s Andy Connor believes hirers should be asking generally regarding their own operations, products from supplie…

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“Change brings more opportunities”

“Change brings more opportunities”

8 June 2021

MHM Plant knows well the challenges that the road towards net zero carbon represents, having re-hired and sold diesel and petrol equipment including lighting towers and generators since its fo…

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