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IPS consumables go mobile
UK-based replacement parts specialist IPS is launching a mobile consumables store. The company already runs a nationwide fleet of spare parts vans, serving the plant hire and access rental sector
Speedy running ahead of steam
UK rental company to see big increase in profits compared to previous year, along with increased revenues
Ashtead Technology appoints UK director
Brett Lestrange to head up UK operations, bringing more than 25 years’ experience to the role
Safety first for Swedish rental company
Byggmaskiner-Gruppen works alongside MCS and Swedish Rental Association to implement QR codes on machines labels, providing safety information on its products
Ashtead Group rises
Revenues and EBITDA increase during financial year first quarter, with Sunbelt and A-Plant enjoying successful period
GB output falls again
Although still at “relatively high level”, quarterly and monthly construction output slides again
Weak UK performance
Purchasing managers’ index shows worst performance in a year, with fears of soft patch ahead
JMS expands potential with Titan
UK-based JMS has taken delivery of a MEC Titan Boom. The 60-S, which has a capacity up to 1,350kg, a maximum height of 18.3m and a horizontal outreach of up to 14.6m.
Tobroco-Giant opens UK office
First location in UK for Netherlands-based company to include showroom, workshop and parts department
HSS profits fall in first half of year
Branch closures and changes to operating model contributes to an almost halving of EBITDA to £17.1 million for first half of 2017, says HSS
BSS invests in Snorkel scissors
30-unit order for Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts made by UK hire company – a division of Travis Perkins
National Flooring Equipment appoints UK manager
Nick White to take over as country manager for the UK and Ireland, bringing extensive knowledge to the table
UK equipment sales rise
A 6% year-on-year increase in UK equipment sales recorded for first six months, according to CEA
CEA appoints first honorary president
David Bell, director at JCB, begins role at UK’s Construction Equipment Association, bringing wealth of experience
CPA appoints training and safety manager
Rob Squires to take on the role following stint as training manager at National Demolition Group
GB output stumbles
Growth of 1.1% in first quarter turns to 1.3% fall in second, according to Office for National Statistics
CCTV Versalift sales
Versalift UK has delivered two new ETL36-F (E6) Euro 6 van mounted platforms to Richards CCTV, a specialist provider of integrated digital security solutions  
Star meets high standards
UK-based Star Platforms has achieved ISO 14001 2015 accreditation, an internationally recognised standard for Environmental Management Systems
Aggreko rental revenues up
Solid European market aids growth, while Australia Pacific falls marginally
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