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Back in the summer, the A-Plant Preston team found out about the 2019 DIY SOS Big Build for Children In Need, which this year was supporting a local charity, Nightsafe in Blackburn. After meeting with the BBC team and understanding what needed to be done and how important it was, we at A-Plant Preston knew we had to be a part of it. Find out more...

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Expensive equipment such as generators are often the target of theft. They are often stored on trailers to enable easy relocation around site, and so, if the right safety precautions are not taken, they are vulnerable to theft. This blog will cover our top security tips to help reduce the temptation for opportunistic thieves and to protect your site from the negative effects of generator theft.

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Keeping your equipment on hire this Easter can help you avoid unnecessary logistical arrangements and further costs of re-hiring. Whilst many customers off hire concerned with security at their location, we have put together this handy blog on the options to put your mind at ease. Find out more!

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Apprentices play a key role in the plant hire sector, with benefits for both employers and employees alike. Recruiting apprentices enables plant hire companies to create the talent of the future and provide a pool of skilled employees familiar with their equipment and values.

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We are a market leading national specialist of on-site logistics, technical and engineering support to the industrial sector.

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Almost all construction projects require the use of some form of equipment. With so many equipment hire companies in existence - both national and regional - it can prove to be a bit of a minefield selecting the right supplier. We’ve listed below a handful of tips to help you secure the best possible hire to suit your specific needs.

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Across the UK we have 10 dedicated rail service centres. Our rail experience and risk certified teams help our customers every step of the way, from support during the bidding stage, assessing site access points and installation of welfare compounds.

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A-Plant are a leading training provider accredited by a number of professional bodies including IPAF, PASMA, ALLMI, LANTRA and City and Guilds.

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With over 185 service centres nationwide, over 3,600 dedicated employees and 16 market leading divisions providing the widest range of equipment and service solutions, see why A-Plant are market leaders.