Norton Clipper launches mini masonry saw to boost summer sales

NORTON Clipper has introduced an all new masonry saw to its range, promoting safer and smarter working, in order to help distributors to boost sales throughout the summer months.

In 2016, over 30 million work days were lost in the UK due to musculoskeletal problems. With heavy and unequal lifting, incorrect posture stance, long hours, repetitive tasks and heavy tool belts affecting the health of builders and landscapers up and down the country, lower back pain is becoming a leading cause of lost workdays and disability in the UK.

'EU deal is essential to boosting growth', says FMB

The Government must bring an end to the threat of ‘no deal’ and give clarity to UK businesses by securing a new deal with the EU, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), in response to the Construction PMI data released today.

The data shows construction output has contracted again in August for the fourth month in a row, and new orders fell at the fastest pace for over 10 years.

HAE membership gives diamond blades business a cutting edge

THE UK construction industry brings in billions of pounds of new work every month. The sector relies on tool and equipment hire companies to deliver the kit needed to undertake these projects, so how can suppliers gain a competitive edge in such an important marketplace?

Ecoline+ hits the mark at Watford FC

PITCHMARK'S Ecoline+ has become the line marking paint of choice for FA Premier League club Watford FC.

The demand for using a premium paint at the Vicarage Road stadium led to trials last season, since when Pitchmark have been further developing Ecoline+. Watford FC became the first to use the improved formula at the opening game of the season against Brighton and Hove Albion in August this year.

MSM's lighting tour hits the road with eco emphasis

LOOK-ahead hirers and buyers preparing for the lighting season can see the latest in reliable eco-friendly equipment as Morris Site Machinery’s ‘Towers on Tour’ hits the road.

The annual roadshow travels all over the country to showcase its growing SMC lighting tower range giving practical demonstrations during personalised visits to customers.

Morris Site Machinery’s knowledgeable sales team will spotlight the latest innovations to help fleets meet environmental concerns on energy use, emissions and noise.

Master Lock launches the ultimate corrosion and cut resistant brass padlock

MASTER Lock has launched a robust new combination padlock, perfect for high security day-to-day use.

Generally used for storage units, sheds, gates or vans, the Master Lock M1177EURD is made of a durable solid brass body for superior corrosion resistance, whilst the octagonal boron-carbide shackle with shrouded cover makes it highly resilient from attack. This high-performance padlock adds to the existing Master Lock Excell® range offering a high level of weatherability and security for applications in outdoor, corrosive and caustic environments.

Electric JCB digger in full production

JCB has made manufacturing history by going into full production with the construction industry’s first fully electric mini excavator – with more than 50 machines already delivered.

The 19C-1E models - JCB’s first-ever electric diggers - are now coming off the assembly line at JCB Compact Products in Cheadle, Staffordshire, with orders rolling in from customers from across Europe and North America.

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.

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