Lewis Frew and Sandy Coull have been recognised as Apprentices of the Year 2023/2024 by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA). The announcement was made at the trade association’s annual dinner held earlier this month.
As part of Bobcat’s continuous improvement programme based on customer feedback, the company has announced annual updates for the L75 and L85 for model year 2024, allowing owners of the latest versions of these machines to benefit from some of the advanced features that were introduced last y
The Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future Awards 2024 are now open for entries and employers across the industry are invited to recognise and reward their construction plant apprentices and trainees.
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has accepted the resignation of its chief executive Stu McInroy. Stu joined the CPA as chief executive in June 2023 and his resignation will come into effect on 8th March 2024.
Shortly after announcing the acquisition of a Tenstar Simulator as part of its ongoing mission to upskill the industry, the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), with training provider Setting Out For Construction (SOFC), has delivered two courses which have been rated best in class by delegate
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has agreed to provide a total of £90k funding over the next three years to support the work of the National Rural Crime Unit (NRCU) and the National Construction and Agricultural Theft Team (NCATT) in preventing and detecting the theft/fraudulent a
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is set to spearhead the production of much-needed comprehensive industry guidance on bridge strike avoidance in the transportation of plant and equipment. The move follows an industry summit hosted by the SPOA this month which brought together key represe
Ahead of the Autumn Statement being delivered on Wednesday 22nd November, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge the Treasury to work with the construction plant-hire industry to help maintain and grow the sector and ensure it remains a key part o
The many challenges facing the plant-hire industry at a time of ongoing political and economic uncertainty were discussed at the Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Annual Conference held on 9th November. This was the CPA’s eighth annual Conference and the best attended yet with
UK plant hire firm Thomas Plant Hire has acquired Scottish specialist Mulholland Plant Services Ltd. The move will see Mulholland absorbed into the Thomas Plant Hire family and become its number one leading depot north of the border in Polbeth, West Calder.