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Midlands JCB opens for business with a focus on growth

Midlands JCB opens for business with a focus on growth

It was announced earlier this week that a new JCB dealership for key areas of the Midlands has been created to harness huge growth opportunities in the region. Midlands JCB has bought three depots owned by Gunn JCB in Smethwick, Stoke-on-Trent, and Hereford as part of the move. The change in ownership is a crucial...

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Proud to support women in construction: Dorset’s Wyatt Homes marks International Women’s Day

Proud to support women in construction: Dorset’s Wyatt Homes marks International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day (March 8th), Poole based Wyatt Homes is highlighting the achievements of one of its employees, Alexandra Negoita. Alexandra, 27, a Solent University graduate in Architectural Technology and Design, is forging a career as an Assistant Technical Co-ordinator in the traditionally male-dominated construction industry. According to the Office for National Statistics,...

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Doosan

DOOSAN set to reveal new venture in DEVELON showcase.

The industry giant Doosan have been around for over 100 years, offering a range of services they have always offered a sense of innovation and forward thinking. Starting out in Korea, the brand has gone on to be a globally recognised force in the market. After being acquired by Hyundai, the company has planned a...

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Colas Ltd appoint Reconomy as UK waste management partner

Colas Ltd appoint Reconomy as UK waste management partner

COLAS, a world leader in the construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure, has announced the appointment of Reconomy as its exclusive waste management partner in the UK. The decision to appoint Reconomy, and consolidate Colas’ waste management to a single supplier, follows a successful trial on the company’s National Highways Area 9 contract. This high-profile...

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Protecting vulnerable road users: Can you put a price on life or reputation?

Protecting vulnerable road users: Can you put a price on life or reputation?

By Andy Brooke, CLOCS Programme Director WITH nearly four times as many construction-related fatalities outside the hoarding compared to inside, it is clear there is still much work for our industry to do to reduce the risk to Vulnerable Road Users (VRUs). HGVs are disproportionately involved in collisions with VRUs, typically comprising around just 5%...

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Willshee’s secures five-year deal with global cement brand

Willshee’s secures five-year deal with global cement brand

MIDLANDS-BASED Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has secured a multi-year contract to supply carbon offset fuel to one of the UK’s leading cement works, trading under the brand Lafarge Cement, and owned by Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group – a global supplier of innovative green solutions to the construction industry. The site is in...

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Scott Bros supports Teesside Family Foundation community allotment project

Scott Bros supports Teesside Family Foundation community allotment project

SCOTT BROS provided a grab lorry free of charge to support Teesside Family Foundation’s project to create community allotment plots to be used by pupils at Middlesbrough’s Discovery Special Academy. The charity, which has enlisted the help of several local businesses involved in the construction industry, has succeeded in levelling the overgrown site, generating a...

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Aggregate Industries supports sustainability with electronic ticketing solution from PODFather

Aggregate Industries supports sustainability with electronic ticketing solution from PODFather

AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES, supplier of materials to the construction and infrastructure industries, is supporting its commitment to sustainability by reducing its carbon footprint thanks to the introduction of specialist software from PODFather.  PODFather’s electronic ticketing solution, currently deployed across Aggregate Industries’ concrete products division, is helping the team to track vehicle movement, issue customer ETA notifications and...

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A triumphant return for Hydroscand

A triumphant return for Hydroscand

AFTER two years, Hydroscand are hugely excited to be exhibiting again at Hillhead 2022 in June.They will be at Stand PB8, where they will be promoting their HoseExpress mobile hose service and showcasing hoses and products for the quarrying, construction and recycling industries, including: High pressure hydraulic hoses, High temperature hoses, Fuel hoses, Thermoplastic hoses,...

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Bigger and better…Hillhead returns for its 40th year

Bigger and better…Hillhead returns for its 40th year

SHOWCASING some of the newest and best in quarrying, construction and recycling machinery, Hillhead, the biggest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world, is finally back. The 2022 show, due to run 21 – 23 June, is a triumphant return to form as the expo show marks its 40th year, and promises to be...

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