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Plantforce Rentals tackle safety issues head-on with new ‘highly spec’d’ Hyundai wheeled excavator

Plantforce Rentals is a leading construction equipment rental company headquartered in Somerset, with additional depots across the West Country and the Midlands.  The company owns a fleet of 93 Hyundai machines ranging from 6 tonnes up to 52 tonnes, which include loading shovels, crawler, and wheeled excavators.   Plantforce has recently added …

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AFI achieves British Safety Council Distinction Award

The AFI group of companies has been presented with an International Safety Award for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work. One of the UK’s leading powered access specialists, AFI group of companies has won an International Safety Award with Distinction from the British …

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Safety first at Molson Group

The UK’s largest independent equipment dealer, Molson Group is awarded SafeContractor accreditation. With sites across the UK, Molson Group has had a year of rapid growth throughout 2018 and into 2019.  This fast-paced growth has been by investment in the internal infrastructure of the Group ranging from IT systems through …

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GAP attains new international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management

GAP has successfully achieved certification to the first international standard for Occupational Health and Safety ISO 45001 2018, replacing its existing OHSAS 18001 certification. By achieving ISO 45001, GAP continues to demonstrate its organisational resilience through proactive risk prevention, innovation and continual improvement. By meeting the new requirements, GAP demonstrates …

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M&M Demolition clean up quickly onsite with the addition of OilQuick

M&M Demolition carry out demolition and enabling works across all sectors, undertaking projects throughout the UK from private individuals to large multinational companies. As a member of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) M&M take their onsite health and safety responsibilities very seriously. Having just completed another successful site …

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Design Refinements for New Cat® Articulated Trucks Address Operator Safety and Convenience, Enhanced Control, and Powertrain Advances

Three new Cat® articulated trucks—730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735—have been extensively redesigned, enhancing the field-proven features and performance of their C-Series predecessors (730C2, 730C2 EJ, and 735C) with new operator stations—including innovative new controls, transmission-protection features, new hoist-assist system, advanced traction control system, new stability-assist system, and a fuel …

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