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No-Deal Brexit and Contingency Plans

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 20th March 2019

No-Deal Brexit and Contingency Plans

29th March 2019, the date on which the UK could leave the EU with a no-deal Brexit. From day one, political and economic commentators have warned that a no-deal Brexit, also known as a hard Brexit, is the worst possible outcome for the UK. However, the closer we come to that date, and with no deal being secured, now is the time to prepare or action contingency plans. Even though the construction industry, and the wider economy, has experienced growth, the economic uncertainty surrounding a post-Brexit UK could impact day-to-day business operations if measures are not put in place. Brexit…

Saving Time On Hiring Plant and Machinery and What that Means?

Relevance: 75%      Posted on: 12th April 2019

Saving Time On Hiring Plant and Machinery and What that Means?

Next Day Delivery of plant and machinery on site is needed if you need to solve problems quickly. This article discusses the reason for such a service. PAL Hire provides next day delivery on a range of core products. Subject to terms, availability and geographic location we can get equipment to your site within 24 hours. Sometimes it is not easy to ensure that you get the kit you need, even when the work you need completing is routine. But there may be times when you have an emergency and you have short notice to get kit on site. Having…

Protect Yourself Against Crime

Relevance: 75%      Posted on: 12th February 2019

Protect Yourself Against Crime

In January 2019, there were a staggering twelve (12) thefts of plant and machinery on construction sites across the UK – one every three days. This recent spike in crime has caused the CPA to send all members the following documentation to help protect sites: General Advice Leaflet. Survey Equipment Advice Leaflet. Notification Form. All completed forms must be sent to PANIU, which is then circulated to other police forces and may help recover the stolen equipment. Stopping Crime Completely stopping crime is futile. The value of equipment on a construction site makes it a hotbed for criminal gangs to…

Multiple Products Supplier – Toilets to Generators

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 1st May 2019

Multiple Products Supplier - Toilets to Generators

Following last week’s article “Are You Using a Multiple Products Supplier?”, this week’s article focuses on a construction scenario brought to us by one of our clients. Our client was being supplied with toilets as they came to PAL Hire via our toilets specific website, Top Toilets. Satisfied with our price and service, the client was very much a repeat customer, but at the time they didn’t know we were a single site, multiple products supplier. For several months, alongside hiring toilets from PAL Hire, the client was hiring generators from another company and welfare cabins staff from a third…

400CFM Compressor

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 3rd May 2019

400CFM Compressor

The 400CFM Compressor is ideal for multi-tool construction work, blast cleaning, and factory standby duties. 400CFM Compressors boast useful features including a protected, easy to read control panel and a torsion bar suspension system for great road handling. These compressors are for hire and offer easy towing ability to industrial and urban locations and are ideal for powering drifter drill rigs in quarrying projects.

Plant, Machinery, Tools and Equipment Security

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 3rd June 2019

Plant, Machinery, Tools and Equipment Security

Security of plant, equipment, machinery or tools on a building sites or a medium to large construction site is a concern. Loss of tools is inconvenient and whilst a good insurance policy will replace tools, the down time affects your ability to keep a project on target for completion. Regardless of the type of equipment that is stolen these are not faceless crimes. In this article we discuss the problem of theft of machinery, plant, tools and equipment. What are the pitfalls, the consequences of such issues and discover ways to combat risk of theft. More importantly how to combat…

Augers

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 28th March 2019

Augers

Augers are used in construction, fencing, and landscaping. The drive unit can have a range of augers fitted ranging from 150mm to 1000mm and extensions can be added to achieve deeper digging depths. Standard dig depth without an extension is 1.2m. With an extension, digging depth can reach up to 3m. Augers can drill into the majority of ground conditions. If you require augers for drilling into rocks, sandstone, concrete, or similar harder grounds, more powerful units and specially adapted augers are available.

Donating Food to Our Local Food Bank

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Donating Food to Our Local Food Bank

“We want to do something for our local community.” Explained Dan Daintry during a meeting “…all charities are important, but what is affecting our local community” he continued as he briefed me. Dan has been a director of PAL Hire Ltd for 12 years and seen the ebb and flow of life that business brings. One thing that has always remained true is the way the company is poised to look after its staff. There are countless stories of where Dan and his co-director Sam Snelson have really gone the extra mile for their team. That is normal for most…

Chapter 8 – More Than Just Barriers

Relevance: 25%      Posted on: 11th April 2019

Chapter 8 - More Than Just Barriers

One of the myths of the construction industry is that Chapter 8 is the name of the plastic barriers placed around temporary road works to protect the public. Chapter 8 is not the name of the barriers. Chapter 8 is the name of the guidelines that should be followed when completing temporary road works. The DfT (Department for Transport) has released a comprehensive guide known as the Traffic Signs Manual, in which Chapter 8 is split into two parts: Part 1: Road Works and Temporary Situations – Design: Guidance for the design of temporary traffic management arrangements which should be…

Scissor Lifts From £85 Per week with Same Day or Next Day Delivery

Relevance: 25%      Posted on: 1st April 2019

Scissor Lifts From £85 Per week with Same Day or Next Day Delivery

April has started with no foolery from PAL Hire. Our commercial customers are discovering that it is now possible to have a 1932 Electric Scissor Lift delivered either next day or even on the same day for £85* The 1932 Electric Scissor lift has 7.8m Working Height, is powered by electricity (clue in the title) and is perfect for internal safe working at height situations. Compact in size these popular lifts, offer great turning radius, non-marking wheels and are easy to operate safely. Operators will require a PAL Card (powered access licence) as issued by the International Powered Access Federation…