Scottish Plant Owners Association

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Gordon Durno has been crowned the winner of the Scottish Plant Operator Challenge, following a closely fought competition at Errol Airfield. The competition, organised by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and sponsored by Morris Leslie Plant Hire, Blackwood Plant Hire, Balgownie, JCB, Tyg

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Organisers of The Scottish Plant Operator Challenge, Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and sponsors Morris Leslie Plant Hire, Blackwood Plant Hire, Balgownie, JCB and Kubota, are delighted with the response of plant operators across Scotland signing up for the competition which takes place at

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The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is to press ahead with hosting the Scottish heat of the UK Plant Operator of The Year 2023 after the competition was suddenly cancelled last week. The organisation joined with sponsors of the Scottish heat to share their "incredible disappointment" t

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The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), Scot JCB and CITB have collaborated to upgrade the machinery used for the Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship at CITB’s National Construction College at Inchinnan. In the last couple of years, the relationship and collaboration between the SPOA and CITB

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The president of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) Callum Mackintosh has been recognised for his outstanding track record of leadership at the prestigious Trade Association Forum Awards. In March 2021, Callum became the youngest-ever President of the SPOA across its 70-year history, and s

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Members of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) came together earlier this month at its annual dinner and raised £9,500 for the Aitken White Memorial Trust. The Aitken White Memorial Trust, named after two former Secretaries of the SPOA, James Aitken and Campbell White, was established

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Deklyn Feather and Andrew Manson have been recognised as Apprentices of the Year 2022/2023 by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA). The announcement was made at the trade association’s annual dinner held earlier this month.

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13-year-old Jay Currie has become one of the youngest trained articulated dump truck drivers in the UK, after gaining his Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) ADT (articulated dump truck) Red Card. The schoolboy from Cullen follows in his brother Jamie’s footsteps, who became the younge

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The first Women in Plant event, organised by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), has been hailed a success. The event, which sold out in advance, took place earlier in October at the Cromlix Hotel in Dunblane. It was an open forum for all women in the plant industry.

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The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is organising an event designed to bring women in the plant industry together. The Women in Plant event, which is free to attend and takes place on October 4th at the Cromlix Hotel in Dunblane, is designed to be an open forum where female plant operators

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The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is calling on plant owners to take advantage of the financial incentives on offer and consider taking on an apprentice and help secure the future of the industry. Funding is in place for plant owners to access, including an Apprenticeship Grant of up to &

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