Reader's tip: ToolBUSINESS+HIRE gives builders a boost

BUILDERS, handimen and constuction labourers are notoriously full of clever tips to make the work go smoother, and here at ToolBUSINESS+HIRE towers we always love hearing your tricks of the trade.

So naturally we were very flattered when one enterprising reader emailed in to show us his brand new painting and decorating tool was none other than... well... us!

"As you probably know, when fitting skirting boards it's a good idea to slide something underneath them to keep them raised a little so you don't paint the floor when painting them later," said Jim Greening.

Phil has sights on charity runs for Alzheimer’s

MORRIS Site Machinery’s well-travelled International Business Director, Phil Winnington, will once again pull on his running shoes to clock up the miles for his annual charity challenge.

This year Phil’s 5 a Day will see him run 5k on five consecutive days at different locations across the country in aid of Alzheimer’s Society, Morris & Company’s chosen charity for their 150th anniversary, with friends and colleagues joining in to help raise funds and awareness.

GAP’s supply contribution awarded by major customer

GAP HIRE Solutions has won the Best Contribution by Supply Chain Award from Welsh Water, one of GAP’s major accounts, after being nominated by the company itself for its collaborative work with their Capital Delivery Alliance.

SMT GB appoints Collins Plant Sales Ltd as its new utility equipment dealer

WITH its headquarters located in Ripley Derbyshire, Collins Plant Sales Ltd has been appointed as SMT GB’s utility equipment dealer covering Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire with immediate effect.  

Collins Plant Sales Ltd is a newly formed division of Collins Earthworks Group which has been established with the specific aim of marketing the Volvo range of utility equipment. This will include compact excavators from 1.5 to 9.0 tonnes, compact wheeled loaders up to 1m³ capacity and tandem rollers.

Sleator Plant secures multi-million-pound dumper deal

NORTHERN Ireland-based Sleator Plant, a specialist capital equipment provider to the construction and materials handing sectors, has secured a million-pound deal with CP Hire to add 95 Mecalac site dumpers (85 ROPS models, 10 cabbed units) to its fleet in 2019.

Set to be rented by site professionals across the British Isles, this move will not only considerably expand their fleet size, but also increase the availability of the latest dumper models and equipment technologies.

MHM Plant expands stockist network

MHM PLANT, the supplier of power generation, solar-hybrid-generators, fuel storage, lighting towers, engine drive welders and product related accessories, is expanding its stockist network following the appointment of three firms, each authorised to market the full range of MHM products.

GAP Group exceeds £300,000 donation milestone

SINCE its formation in 2015, GAP Group’s Charitable Foundation, GAP Giving, has donated over £300,000 to 356 different charities across the UK and further afield.

Established in 1969 by Gordon Anderson, philanthropy has always been an important part of GAP’s family business story. GAP Giving has embedded these ideals and beliefs even further in the company’s culture, distributing a percentage of the company’s profits to various charities each year.

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