Discovering Sustainable and Practical Tool Hire and Plant Hire Opportunities

Previous Posts - May 2024

Stacks of energy

Stacks of energy

31 May 2024

LIFOS has introduced the Solar Stack aimed at users who need a source of solar energy that can be connected to a battery pack.

The product comprises nine solar panels supplied in a 1.2m…

Read more

Garic opens the box

Garic opens the box

31 May 2024

Garic was an early specialist in developing and hiring site welfare and management products. Now the company is expanding its operations to meet additional customer requirements arising out of…

Read more

Ford to launch home EV charge system

Ford to launch home EV charge system

30 May 2024

Ford Pro commercial vehicles says it is simplifying electrification for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe with a new all-in-one home charging solution for its electric vans.<…

Read more

Trime gains CPD approval

Trime gains CPD approval

30 May 2024

Trime UK has had its first training course officially accredited by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) training service.

Delivered by the manufacturer’s senior technica…

Read more

Carbon Roadmap

Carbon Roadmap

28 May 2024

Speedy Hire has been accepted into the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, a cross-sector collaboration which aims to facilitate the halving of carbon emissions by 2030 through uniting innovative,…

Read more

Lifos to hold open day

Lifos to hold open day

28 May 2024

Lifos is holding an open day on 13 June at its Telford headquarters to promote its Fort Solar PV battery storage system and related developments.

Hirers are particularly encouraged to a…

Read more

Hillhead gets bigger

Hillhead gets bigger

23 May 2024

New technology and sustainable equipment solutions will be amongst the machinery on display at the Hillhead plant exhibition taking place in Buxton from 25 to 27 June.

The show will have…

Read more

Electric Ford Transit

Electric Ford Transit

22 May 2024

Commercial vehicle brand Ford Pro is launching its new E-Transit Custom one-tonne electric van.

The manufacturer says this electric version supports a driving range up to 209 miles and…

Read more

Mecalac’s French connections

Mecalac’s French connections

22 May 2024

Three battery driven Mecalac machines are being used on a power supply construction project in Annecy, France, to demonstrate how they can be used for sustainable working over a full eight-hou…

Read more

Dumarey’s virtuous circle

Dumarey’s virtuous circle

22 May 2024

Dumarey Flybrid, part of the Dumarey Group which used to be known as Punch, has acquired Time Shift BV of the Netherlands.

Dumarey Flybrid focuses on products for energy storage and mana…

Read more

HS2 on track to save carbon

HS2 on track to save carbon

21 May 2024

HS2 is celebrating the halfway point for its pioneering Thame Valley Viaduct near Aylesbury, one of the longest on the project which will eventually span 880m.

44 out of 72 customised p…

Read more

AFC fuels Niftylift interest

AFC fuels Niftylift interest

20 May 2024

AFC Energy, which specialises in hydrogen power generation technologies, has announced an agreement to supply its S Series fuel cell modules to Niftylift for integration with its mobile elevat…

Read more

Makita’s clean finish

Makita’s clean finish

16 May 2024

Makita UK has added a cordless high pressure washer to its high-performance 40VMax XGT range targeted at professional users.

Delivering a maximum pressure of 11.5 MPa (1167psi), the HW00…

Read more

Green screens

Green screens

15 May 2024

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), whose brands include inspHire software, has added a number of updates to its inspHire Office suite that are designed to promote environmentally friendly ways…

Read more

Robots in tunnels

Robots in tunnels

14 May 2024

A consortium of mechanical and civil engineering, and robotic automation industry leaders, has developed what it describes as the first robotic and AI solution for the installation of mechanic…

Read more

Belts with benefits

Belts with benefits

14 May 2024

Tufftruk reports that its range of Tuffbelt mini conveyors for moving materials on construction sites are proving popular because of their rugged design.

Managing Director Andrew Simpso…

Read more

Trime powers forward

Trime powers forward

13 May 2024

Trime is officially launching a new range of diesel powered generators targeted at the UK and Ireland hire industry.

In addition to its solar hybrid and hybrid models, the new line-up ma…

Read more

Topcon to expand production

Topcon to expand production

10 May 2024

Sustainability is a key feature of a new factory to be built by Topcon Positioning Systems in Germany.

The facility will be built for the company’s Topcon Electronics operation in…

Read more

Stihl opens new HQ

Stihl opens new HQ

8 May 2024

Environmentally friendly characteristics are a feature of Stihl GB’s new headquarters in Camberley.

Named Contra House after the original chainsaw invented by the manufacturer&rsq…

Read more

Concept Bobcat telehandler

Concept Bobcat telehandler

8 May 2024

At the recent Intermat exhibition held in Paris, Bobcat showed a concept electric telehandler powered by liquid-cooled batteries.

The TL25.60e, which is still in development and not yet…

Read more

Long service from Denyo

Long service from Denyo

8 May 2024

On its stand at the recent ScotPlant exhibition in Edinburgh, John F Hunt Power displayed a remarkably long-lived Denyo Eventa generator originally supplied by the Morris Machinery business, w…

Read more

Speedy Hire  gains FT accolade

Speedy Hire gains FT accolade

2 May 2024

Speedy Hire has been named as a Financial Times Europe Climate Leader for the second consecutive year.

This is awarded to companies who are most successfully reducing their core greenhou…

Read more

Rhino in Malvern

Rhino in Malvern

1 May 2024

A mobile machine from Red Rhino Crushers UK has been used to create material used in a display at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival created by a landscape gardener based in the company’s h…

Read more