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Geared up by success

A leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers is fuelling its growth after investing £1.4m in its industry-leading fleet of Scania trucks to increase operational efficiency and customer service. 

Mobile Mini, which has a network of 15 branches nationwide, from Glasgow to Southampton, has taken delivery of eight new Scania trucks.  The new additional vehicles, which take its fleet to a total of 60, represent a major upgrade to the Company’s existing fleet of lorry-mounted loader crane vehicles, the largest of its kind in the UK.

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Further success in the east for Mick George Ltd

Only last month it was revealed that construction specialist Mick George Ltd had acquired fourteen new sites in the Eastern region of the country, as the business seeks to further strengthen its broad contracting operation.

Having already landed two high-profile demolition contracts in the area, the organisations Earthworks provision appears to be achieving similar traction. 

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Reduce costs with Bull’s fire protection asset management service

With housebuilders and construction companies constantly needing to find ways to reduce costs during site projects, an asset management service has never been so important.   

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, is enhancing the customer experience through its asset management service, which allows housebuilders and construction companies to maximise the use of their fire protection equipment.

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Using drone technology for inventory management

Every year, companies carry out expensive and time consuming inventories within their warehouses and outside storage areas.

These inventories require a huge mobilisation of material and human resources, which often involves stopping onsite activity. This can have a detrimental impact on a company’s business.

Our drone inventory management process has been designed to automate inventories with very little human intervention. As a result of our efficient workflow process, we can save our clients a lot of money while also producing the digital inventory data very quickly and in various formats that haven’t been available until now.

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CISRS partners with providers to offer subsidised CPD courses

The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) is marking the first anniversary of the introduction of CPD courses for scaffolders by running a number of subsidised courses across the UK. 

CISRS has reached an agreement with a number of training providers that will enable them to deliver the CPD programme at only £50 per head – a price reduction in excess of 80%. A total of 13 courses will be delivered between June and August, allowing for up to 156 scaffolders to take advantage of this offer. 

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