Plant News

IPAF creates safety pro membership category

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has created a new type of membership, the Safety Professional member category, for individuals in health & safety or related supervisory roles within powered access or wider end-use sectors.

Kier Highways introduces 'no idling' policy

Following yesterday’s news that Kier has been trialling HVO fuel and signed the Plant Commitment Charter, today we learn that all Kier Highways depots and work compounds have been designated ‘no idle zones’.

Kier tries HVO, signs charter

Latest company to try using hydrotreated vegetable oil instead of diesel oil to power its construction machinery is Kier.

Battery-powered dust suppression

The Ecotech Rotary Atomiser is being marketed as the UK’s first battery powered, zero emissions dust suppression misting system.

Takeuchi offers Engcon Ready option

Japanese excavator manufacturer Takeuchi has begun collaborating with Swedish quick-hitch and tiltrotator manufacturer Engcon to offer factory-installed and integrated solutions.
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