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Folding Engine Crane

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 8th February 2016

The folding engine crane is ideal if you are removing or refitting a car engine.

Mini Spider Crane

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 8th February 2016

Mini Spider Crane

These mini spider cranes replace the need for much larger cranes, so are ideal when you have limited space on your site.

JCB Hydradig – PAL Hire’s Star Product of the Month

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 27th April 2018

JCB Hydradig - PAL Hire's Star Product of the Month

When something new comes onto the market, we don’t know what to think. It’s just a case of trailing and testing to see whether its all its cracked up to be. But when the ‘something new’ is just a re-invented version of something you’ve used hundreds of times before, your decision is likely to be made. Or so we thought. Described by JCB themselves as an “Engineering Masterpiece”, it is no wonder this truly innovative piece of machinery was chosen to be our star product of the week. The Hydradig is a first for visibility, a first for stability, a…

Permits for skip hire and other activities in London

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 13th March 2018

Permits for skip hire and other activities in London

London is vast, everything which goes on in the conurbation containing 33 Borough councils includes vast numbers. As result of its 9,787,426 population there are on average 10 million car trips, over half a million cycle trips and about six million bus passenger journeys (1 source Tfl Mayor’s Code of Conduct for Road Works 2012) – although 6 years old the data is still relevant. As highlighted in the recent weather events our nations roads (no withstanding the capitals) are operating at maximum capacity nearly all the time. That is before we factor Tube Journeys (on average 1.37 billion of…

Manchester – The City of Growth

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 29th May 2019

Manchester - The City of Growth

Manchester, a city currently tormenting the masses with roadworks at every major junction. It’s also a city leading the construction boom being experienced across the North West. As the rest of the country slowly awakes from its slumber, experiencing a 0.4% increase in construction output in February 2019[1], the North West, and Manchester in particular, continues to see an increase in the number of construction projects. Continuing on from a tremendous Aug-Nov 2018, which saw total construction output increase by almost 15% compared to Aug-Nov 2017[2], the market is showing no signs of slowing down with the number of cranes…

Using Plant in Cold Weather

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 24th September 2018

Using Plant in Cold Weather

Operating plant and machinery in winter is the same as running a car. It needs extra love, extra attention, and nurturing through winter. Without TLC, plant and machinery will deteriorate and productivity will considerably decline. This year, the winter months are expected to be even worse than they were last year, with news outlets reporting the UK is set for the "coldest winter in a decade." Before we delve into specifics, it must be stated that site safety is everyone’s responsibility. If you see a potentially unsafe operating condition, such as snow covering a hazard or a frozen lake, it…

Two-Man Forklift Access Cage

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 24th February 2016

Two-Man Forklift Access Cage

The two-man forklift access cage is for use with a crane or forklift truck.

Access Cage

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 1st February 2016

Access Cage

This access cage is used to ensure safe transportation of injured personnel and is suitable for use on a forklift truck or crane.

G60 Boom Lift

Relevance: 3%      Posted on: 28th June 2017

G60 Boom Lift

The G60 is one of our most popular boom lift platforms. It provides a working height up to 20m and an outreach just under 12m. The jib adds manoeuvrability and is capable of accessing heard-to-reach spaces/areas. An onboard generator can also be powered by this boom lift platform. All out platforms come with safety features as nothing is important than a safe worker on the job. The boom can be raised fairly quickly in under 2 minutes. For routine inspections and health checks, an easy swing-out engine tray gives clear and easy access. Features • Maneuverability for hard to reach…

Working Temperatures of Plant

Relevance: 3%      Posted on: 14th January 2019

Working Temperatures of Plant

As a cold weather snap approaches the UK, the Met Office has advised all people residing in England to take appropriate preparation steps. For those operating on construction sites, January, February, and March are the toughest months of a calendar year as the cold weather could force temporary closures. There are several variations when dealing with plant in the winter and any part of a machine may cause it to stop working – we have a look at some of these parts and how you can ensure this does not happen on your site. Fuel The optimum temperature generally depends…