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Contractors World UK & Ireland
2011 Volume 2 Issue 1
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 • Seddon and Viaduct Housing Partnership building for the future.

 • GT Access Takes UKs First 15 m Hinowa Booms
 • Snorkel UK Appoints PLP Lift Trucks As Regional Dealer
 • A-Plant to Merge Lion Trackhire and Eve under New Name
 • Lendlease have renewed their framework agreement with Human Recognition Systems.
 • RPS Appointed for GWR Exeter Depot Expansion




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On Top Of The World

Those watching the skies around the south side of the River Thames in London recently may have been surprised to see GGR’s compact mini crane being lifted to an incredible height of 283 metres onto the roof of The Shard — making it the highest ever compact crane in Britain.

The 6 tonne capacity Unic URW-706 mini spider crane was dismantled into two and lifted by a Terex Comedil tower crane onto the 87th floor of the building which is due to be completed later this year.

Economy - Business - Regulations

Sharp Fall Expected for Construction in 2012

New Entrants Essential if Green Deal to Work

The Business Of Health & Safety

KPMG: Autumn Statement 2011
Government’s National Infrastructure Plan to enhance UK’s competitiveness

Plant Theft costing UK Construction Industry over 800 Million a YearPlant Theft costing UK Construction Industry over £800 Million a Year

New website for JCB Insurance Services


2012 Challenging Year for Contractors


Felixstowe Dock Development

London - Tunnelling to start in less than 100 days

Cannock - Modified telehandler for Biffa’s new ‘Super’ Anaerobic Digestion facility

London - Nationwide Platforms at centre stage of striking Covent Garden PR stunt

LaFarge Quarrymen quit

Mendips: ADTs and shovels for Keltson Sparkes Group

Wolverhampton - Five Doosans for JPE

Scotland - James Jamieson Construction takes 13 Cats from Finning

Precast units speed up development

100+ year old quarry company invests in new loader and moves into paving

When an aggregate supplier has been established for over 100 years, they acquire a vast knowledge in how to maximise efficiencies in producing and delivering a product whose value can fluctuate alarmingly in a construction market going through challenging times. John Wainwright & Co Ltd is one such company.


JCB adds top-of-the-range telescopic handler and more

Smaller loaders from Volvo ready for every terrain

The Volvo PL3005D advanced pipelayer

Two new booms coming from Snorkel

ArcGen Hilta to introduce new LED tower


A Contractors World exclusive article - proud to be a media partner with the Plantworx event

PLANTWORX - shaping the show and how demonstrations are key.

A Contractors World exclusive article - proud to be a media partner with the Plantworx event

Despite the usual quiet time for business over the Christmas and New Year periods, the PLANTWORX team remained busy developing the event and selling exhibition space. With just sixteen months to go until the inaugural event takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire (14-16 May 2013) the show’s organisers had their work cut out for them over the festive season, and whilst enjoying the odd mince pie or two, shaping the event and its zones remained priority!


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