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Top 10 Weird and Wonderful Buildings From Around The World

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 29th June 2017

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1.Kansas City Library - Missouri, USA: This building is technically the central library parking garage, and is commonly known as The Community Bookshelf. It is quite literally an enormous wall decorated with popular literature. It runs along the south wall of the library’s car park. The spines of each book are about 25ft by 9ft. The choices of the book titles were chosen by the Kansas City readers and include: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, The Lord of the Rings by J.P.R. Tolkien, and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Source: (Segd) 2.‘House Attack’ – Vienna, Austria: The main…

Breaking News: Telehandler Used In Bank Raid

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 13th July 2017

Dramatic footage of thieves using a Bobcat telehandler to rip a cash machine have been released earlier today by Leicestershire Police Force. Watch the full video here.  The thieves made off with the cash machine after causing immense destruction to the building. Police are seeking anyone who might have information about the incidence as they are currently making enquiries. Witnesses are asked to quote "Incident 45 on the 10th of July" when calling non-emergency number 101. Locals have spoken of the incident stating that: "It's a disgusting and brazen crime that will have a financial impact in the whole town centre."…

Snow is on its way

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 5th December 2017

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Today  the Met office has issued Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice for the following Areas from 00:05 this Friday the 8th of December to Saturday the 9th of December 2017: North West England South West England East Midlands England SW Scotland, Lothian Borders Wales West Midlands Grampian Northern Ireland Yellow warnings explain that snow showers are expected and become increasingly frequent over the areas mentioned. This varies to 2 – 5 cm of snow being likely for some and 10 – 20 cm of snow possible over high ground mainly Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Icy surfaces are also…

Taking stock in December – Ready for 2018

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Whilst we appreciate our customers and are grateful for their business in 2017, December has always been time for us to look inwards and take stock of our processes and relationships. The aim is to ensure we come out of the Christmas Holidays and into the New Year even more capable to cater for our customers varied requirements. That includes confirming our ability to hire out equipment all over the UK. Culturally we have a great working environment at PAL Hire, where we are all aware that our actions have a direct impact on the success of the company. More…

How far has modern Plant Machinery come?

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 5th January 2018

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Modern machinery as we know it has come a long way. Necessity being the mother of invention has enabled the ability for the completion of bigger civil engineering projects. From the construction of canals, roads, through to railways and modern motorways, the need to deliver projects on time and on budget has driven change. The nation’s infrastructure bears testament to the numerous changes in civil engineering and how mechanisation has improved projects. It is hard to think that the construction of Egypt’s pyramids occurred about four thousand years ago, yet it was only in the past 200 years that mechanisation…

Crash-Tested MASS Barriers

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 22nd January 2018

M.A.S.S. (Multi Application Safety System) barriers have a number of benefits for street works safety. As a flexible solution to crash safety, MASS Barriers are streets ahead with a range of options proven to assist in the road safety of vehicles, pedestrians and road workers. Key features Range of high visibility safety colours Linking system Vehicle roll-on-roll-off stability Crash tested to full T2 W5 levels Non-permanent fixing – no drilling or coring necessary Speedy installation, assembly and repositioning All rounds safety for workers, drivers and pedestrians Relatively lightweight for easy transportation and storage Unit adaptations to accommodate rotations through 180°

Road Runner Self-Weighted Barrier

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 22nd January 2018

The Road Runner Self-Weighted Barrier offers a speedy, safe and extremely robust way to create temporary flow paths, barriers and delineation systems. One of its special features is a design which allows easy transportation for installation or removal, yet offers extremely robust protection against high impact.

Diesel Fuel used in the Plant and Equipment we Hire

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Diesel Fuel used in the Plant and Equipment we Hire

Red diesel makes up over 15% of total diesel use in the UK (1), the cost of standard road going diesel engine oil intended for road use has a duty rate of 57.9p per litre (ppl). Gas oil or standard diesel available on the forecourt is entitled to a rebate of 46.8ppl giving the total taxable rate of 11.14ppl. If the reduced rate costs around £2.4 billion a year in revenue. Spend any time with the figures you get an understanding of the size of the marketplace for fuel in the UK and why it is important to prevent illegal…

Saving Time On Hiring Plant and Machinery and What that Means?

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Saving Time On Hiring Plant and Machinery and What that Means?

Next Day Delivery of plant and machinery on site is needed if you need to solve problems quickly. This article discusses the reason for such a service. PAL Hire provides next day delivery on a range of core products. Subject to terms, availability and geographic location we can get equipment to your site within 24 hours. Sometimes it is not easy to ensure that you get the kit you need, even when the work you need completing is routine. But there may be times when you have an emergency and you have short notice to get kit on site. Having…