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CPA Survey Indicates that Plant Operation is a Top Five Occupation in Construction But Recruitment Remains a Key Challenge for Plant Hire Companies

The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has completed a major research project to examine the supply and demand of plant operatives across the construction industry. The study engaged CPA members UK-wide, as well as training providers and contractors. A key purpose of the report was to gain clarity over the number …

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Volvo A60H pulls out all the stops for CEMEX UK

The very first Volvo A60H articulated hauler to be sold in Great Britain was delivered to CEMEX UK during November last year and has been pulling out all the stops at the company’s Halkyn Quarry, Calderdale, Flintshire. Previewed for the first time at Hillhead 2016, the 55 tonne capacity hauler …

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Engcon’s ‘Brilliant’ Big Dig Day in the Snow

Seventy five intrepid digger enthusiasts braved the Beast from the East to have a go with tiltrotator equipped excavators at an open day in Tewkesbury, Gloucester, recently. Tiltrotator digger attachments are virtually standard in Scandinavia and have grown exponentially in the UK over the last 12 months. Their popularity is …

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