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Serious and important things you need to know about aggregates

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 4th October 2016

Serious and important things you need to know about aggregates

Facts that start with the Hoover Dam? In the Hoover Dam, there is so much concrete that it was put in in stages and 582 miles of pipes were used to cool it – otherwise it would have taken 125 years to set it! Also, there’s so much concrete there, there’s enough to build a motorway that’s two lanes wide from New York to San Francisco. The word ‘concrete’ comes from the Latin word ‘concretus’ which, loosely, translates to ‘grow together’ and was named by the Romans. Concrete is the most used material in the entire world, with about 20 billion tons…

Monsoon in Manchester: months worth of rain in one evening

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 14th September 2016

Monsoon in Manchester: months worth of rain in one evening

All across Manchester and the surrounding areas, thunder and lightning hit with a vengeance. Months of rain fell in a matter of hours causing mass flooding, and that was just the beginning of the weather nightmare that occurred - and the City match being cancelled was the least of everyone’s worries. In the city centre of Manchester, trams were drawn to a halt and Market Street resembled somewhat of a shallow lake. Stores such as Harvey Nichols were victims of the flood and staff were seen swishing through the ground floor of the building. source: manchestereveningnews.co.uk The Arndale staff were…

Four Tool Compressor

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 3rd May 2019

Four Tool Compressor

The Four Tool Compressor is a versatile rotary screw compressor suitable for all outdoor applications, including sand blasting, pavement breaking, and general air tool use. This efficient compressor's heavy duty four cylinder engine is combined with an energy saving mode to produce more air with less horsepower. Units come standard with easy-to-read control panel, including a push to load switch, and some models can be fitted with after coolers.

2.13m Single Drum Ride on Roller (13T)

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 9th May 2019

2.13m Single Drum Ride on Roller (13T)

The 2.13m Single Drum Ride on Roller (13T)  is an impressive single drum roller with a great output capacity, making it highly efficient on large scale projects, as well as offering cutting edge technology and outstanding productivity. These rollers are suitable for medium to heavy compaction work, such as the compaction of hydraulically bonded materials including crushed rock, gravel, and sand, as well as cohesive soils and rock. These machines are also suitable on dam construction and land fill sites. Features include Bomag Ecomode, automatic force vectoring, and thick lift compaction. The models offered by PAL Hire include the Bomag…

PAL Hire’s Summer Party

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 10th August 2018

PAL Hire’s Summer Party

It’s Friday, August 3rd, 5:30pm. The crowds are gathering. Excitement has reached fever pitch. A year in which we’ve had the Royal Wedding and the World Cup Final, this event would be head and shoulders above everything else. This was PAL Hire’s Summer Extravaganza. For purposes of our blog and social media, I was allowed early access to the area, where the hardworking directors and staff had created a beach area, dining area, and were awaiting equipment that was to be set up.   In my role as blogger, I’ve taken it upon myself to ensure I am as impartial…

Traffic Separators

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 15th January 2016

Traffic Separators

These barriers are designed to create a solid wall for temporary barrier solutions. These traffic separators can be interlocked to give create variable heights based on client requirements. These are perfect when you wish to hire separators which have no gaps in between. For an even more stable solution, water or sand can be added for stability. All our traffic separators are wind tested for safety. We also offer a range of accessories such as boots and gloves to reflective posts and flags. Enquire about our 45 °or 90° turning system which allows areas to be blocked off effectively.

Midibag

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 21st February 2018

Midibag

This format of skip and waste removal has revolutionised the UK waste industry in the past 17 years. Over one million customers have used them to get rid of pretty much everything from old kitchens, bathrooms, piles of garden waste, soil and rubble: you name it and we`ll collect it. This includes small commercial building products. It makes sense. A lot of materials arrive on site in similar bags and are lifted off the delivery truck using a HIAB, forklift or grab. We just reverse the process. But instead of delivering shiny new sand, aggregate or other building materials. We…

Megabag

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 21st February 2018

Megabag

This format of skip and waste removal has revolutionised the UK waste industry in the past 17 years. Over one million customers have used them to get rid of pretty much everything from old kitchens, bathrooms, piles of garden waste, soil and rubble: you name it and we`ll collect it. This includes small commercial building products. It makes sense. A lot of materials arrive on site in similar bags and are lifted off the delivery truck using a HIAB, forklift or grab. We just reverse the process. But instead of delivering shiny new sand, aggregate or other building materials. We…

Skip Bag

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 21st February 2018

Skip Bag

This format of skip and waste removal has revolutionised the UK waste industry in the past 17 years. Over one million customers have used them to get rid of pretty much everything from old kitchens, bathrooms, piles of garden waste, soil and rubble: you name it and we`ll collect it. This includes small commercial building products. It makes sense. A lot of materials arrive on site in similar bags and are lifted off the delivery truck using a HIAB, forklift or grab. We just reverse the process. But instead of delivering shiny new sand, aggregate or other building materials. We…

Cheap Alternative to Skips

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 27th January 2020

Cheap Alternative to Skips

Skip Bags easy to hire cheap to use You may be in the process of cleaning out your office, spring is on its way. And although there may be plenty of winter ahead of us. You are going to need a way of getting rid of those old office fixtures and fittings. Sometimes it is not practical to have a traditional skip outside your office or your premises for a prolonged period of time or you simply want the option of getting your skip out when you need to. You may not be in the position to start your clean…