Anglia Access adds Genie platforms to expanding hire fleet

EAST of England powered access hire specialist Anglia Access Platforms has added two new Genie platforms to its expanding hire fleet.

Authorised Genie distributor Access Platform Sales (APS) has delivered a Genie Z62/40 articulating diesel boom lift and a Genie GS-5390 RT scissor lift.

Makita makes an impact with strong new accessory series

MAKITA has launched its latest accessory series for its impact drivers – Impact Black.

A high durability range suited for professional use, all components can be recognised by a unique black coating designed to prevent rusting and ensure longevity.

The Impact Black range includes 25mm screw bits, 50mm screw bits, and four 50mm magnetic nut setters with a ¼” hex shank in sizes 6mm, 8mm, 10mm and 13mm. The range is completed with two hex to square drive adapters in 3/8” and ½” sizes, as well as a mag bit holder, a sleeve chuck and a screw guide.

CESAR Emissions Compliance Verification (ECV) project set to complete evaluation phase

A JCB Hydradig became the first piece of construction plant to be fitted with the prototype Emissions Compliance Verification (ECV) label.

Fixed alongside the standard “CESAR triangle” this new version of CESAR provides an immediate visual check on compliance backed up by a scannable QR code. The service is specifically aimed at those charged with monitoring compliance with Low Emission Zone requirements.

The new ESAB PAPR helps welders breathe easy

FOR heavy-duty protection from welding fumes and particulates when welding, gouging and grinding, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduced the new ESAB PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) system.

This is suitable to hire to anyone who wishes to protect themselves from welding fumes without having the expenditure of buying.

Genny Hire buys ‘Rig-Safe’ Trime lighting towers

GENNY Hire Limited - the Aberdeen based hirer of power generation, lighting towers and associated equipment - has begun a process to upgrade its fleet of lighting towers with the purchase of ten X-ECO LED sets from Trime UK Limited.

These X-ECO LED units were fitted with Chalwyn valves and spark arresters making them ideally suited for use on refinery, petro-chemical sites and any other environments where 'rig-safe' specifications are a prerequisite.

GAP Hire Solutions handed RoSPA Gold Award for the second year running

GAP Hire Solutions has achieved the prestigious RoSPA Gold Award for the second year running, in recognition of its outstanding achievements and ongoing commitment to raising standards in health and safety.

The internationally renowned RoSPA Awards scheme acknowledges an organisation’s achievements and excellence in health and safety, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

HTL unveils new Oil Cooled Torque Pump

HEADQUARTERED in the UK, HTL Group is delighted to announce a further addition to its ever-growing OEM Controlled Bolting Product Range.

The Oil Cooled Torque Pump eliminates well-known issues associated with continuous operation in harsh ambient temperatures for all industrial bolting sectors; Petro Chemical, Rail, Construction, Oil and Gas etc.  

APS's ‘Gentleman Jim' bows out with last platform sales

ACCESS Platform Sales co-founder Jim Daintith has made his last platform sales before retiring - to long-standing customer Warren Access.

Reflecting his consistent attention to personal service, Jim (pictured above, centre) handed over the Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 Performance IIIS and three Genie scissor lifts in person to Warren Access Directors Michelle and Graeme Warren (also pictured above).

Bureau Veritas calls for greater focus on 'dropped object prevention'

WITH new statistics revealing the stark danger presented by falling objects (an issue which is being amplified by the UK’s increasingly extreme weather) Bureau Veritas is calling on the construction industry to ensure they have a robust dropped object prevention strategy in place.

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