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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.

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According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), construction dust is not just a nuisance. It can seriously damage your health and some types can eventually even kill.

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Brightlights, a division of A-Plant, is a specialist provider of a wide range of modern, mobile lighting equipment for hire to the events and industrial sectors.

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Since A-Plant acquired Mather+Stuart last year there has been a period of rapid growth, more than £2million has been invested in new equipment and the fleet has more than doubled in size to a massive 1,800 generators. Find out more with this interesting visual on Mather+Stuart Power Solutions.

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We’ve all seen the clusters of accommodation units on construction sites – forming the temporary headquarters and welfare facilities for site staff and operatives. What we don’t necessarily realise is the background work that goes into creating these contractors’ villages.

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