The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has called for stakeholders from across the industry to come together to tackle the widespread problem of plant operators failing drug and alcohol tests without any impact on their competence cards.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has called for a seven-year timeframe before the UK Government removes the subsidy on red diesel to allow the life cycle of machinery to end and for equipment manufacturers to have the necessary green products in place.
With the consultation deadline fast approaching for businesses to voice their concerns regarding the UK Government's proposal to scrap Red Diesel tax relief, fuel and fleet solutions group Oilfast has compiled an abbreviated consultation form to simplify submissions. Chancellor Rishi Sunak stated in
Specialist plant provider HHH Equipment has named Andy Martin as its new business development manager as part of strategic growth plan for the firm. A newly created position at the company, Andy officially joined HHH Equipment on September 1 with a clear remit to grow the business in the south of Sc
Morris Leslie has sold its modular buildings division to a new company formed by its former employee David Brown. Mr Brown, who developed and grew the Perth-based company's modular buildings and container sales business for 25 years, has formed DB Modular Buildings Ltd, which has now acquired Morris
Plant hire firm has Morris Leslie has started a redundancy process with some of its workforce after feeling the impact of a downturn in the construction sector. The company has its headquarters just outside Perth and operates its plant hire business from 12 locations across the UK.
A collective group of construction trade bodies led by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak to highlight continued concerns around the Treasury’s policy to cut the rebate on red diesel for construction plant machinery.
The different message from the Scottish Government regarding the construction industry compared to the rest of the UK is causing frustration throughout the country, the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has said.