Latest News archives

Latest News

Syrinx is showcasing new technology and demonstrating its newest features at the EHS.

November 27, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 8:59 am

From single user start-ups to large multi-depot companies, Syrinx is the hire management solution of choice. Syrinx offers intuitive usability, extensive reporting facilities and seamlessly integrates with all leading accounts systems. Over 8000 Syrinx users worldwide save hours of time each day and increase business efficiency by having instant access to all their essential data and processes.

At the EHS Syrinx is showcasing new technology and demonstrating its newest features. With the introduction of their new hire and sales online ordering system which seamlessly and fully integrates with Syrinx and enables orders to be processed 24/7.

Syrinx is showcasing new technology and demonstrating its newest features at the EHS

If you are looking to drive and improve productivity Syrinx has an additional range of tools that can help – such as the recently launched Syrinx Driver App. Whether drivers are in the yard or on the road the Syrinx Driver App transforms your business by allowing you to send jobs directly to their Android smart phone or tablet device. The App provides drivers with accurate and detailed information for all of their jobs and no requirements for paper based notes, meaning less effort and greater efficiency. When each job is complete the details are automatically uploaded into Syrinx allowing your office based staff real time access to the status of the job. They can then see signed proof of deliveries, job notes and any photos the driver has taken.  Syrinx Driver App also has support for VOSA, IPAF, HAE and custom checks which are processed via the App and automatically fed back into Syrinx. Syrinx Driver App integrates with TomTom’s Webfleet routing and telematics solution giving drivers one touch access to the most efficient route to their next job, saving time and money.

For further information call Higher Concept Software  on 0118 956 9577, email, and make sure you visit the company on stand C125 at the Executive Hire Show 2016

The Executive Hire Show 2016 will take place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry on 10th & 11th February.  Visitor registration is now open and it’s FREE!  Miss it and you’ll be missing out.

A Colour Change for Yanmar Excavators!

November 25, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 10:17 am

A&Y Equipment are the importer for Yanmar construction equipment, Ammann and Rammax compaction and excavator attachments together with Prinoth and Cormidi tracked dumpers for the UK and Ireland.

Products available for the Tool Hire customer start with vibrating plates, rammers, 500kg tracked dumpers and micro excavators. From there the range increases in size to be able to meet any demand from the plant hire sector.  The Yanmar excavators have had a colour change this year, from green to black cabs so all the cabbed excavators will have the new black design.

The Yanmar excavators have had a colour change this year, from green to black cabs so all the cabbed excavators will have the new black design.

Showing at the forth coming Executive Hire Show will be a range of Yanmar excavators including the SV08 micro 690kg  model, SV18 mini 1835 kg model, the VIO10 mini zero tailswing 1220kg excavator, the VIO17 mini 1765kg zero tailswing excavator  and the SV26 2875kg mini excavator. These excavators have uprated specifications from the old models including two speed travel, full flow sharing hydraulic system, hammer circuit with proportional control, more power, long dipper arm, and lower maintenance and fuel costs. With the hire rates still struggling these features go a long way to making the numbers stack up not forgetting all Yanmar Excavators come with a 3 year warranty!

Also on the A&Y stand will be the ARX12 Ammann Roller, ACR60 Ammann Rammer, APF1033, APF1240, APR2220 Ammann Plates and the C85 and C6.50 Cormidi Tracked Dumpers.

The Executive Hire Show 2016 will take place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry on 10th & 11th February.  Visitor registration is now open and it’s FREE!  Miss it and you’ll be missing out.





McCloskey International Launches Fuel Hubs Portable fuel storage tanks at the EHS

November 24, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 12:12 pm

At the Executive Hire Show McCloskey International will be showcasing a new product line for – Fuel Hubs – which are on-site fuel storage tanks in eight sizes from 450L to 10000L. The Show will be the product launch into the European market.

McCloskey International Launches Fuel Hubs Portable fuel storage tanks at the EHS

In response to customer demand, McCloskey has introduced its Fuel Hub products – secure, environmentally friendly, transportable bunded tanks that allow for fast, efficient re-fueling at work sites around the world. Fuel Hubs contribute to a site’s productivity with quick and efficient re-fuelling. The new Fuel Hub is available in 8 sizes with capacities ranging from 450L to 10000L, bringing convenience to of customers who value their time in the field.

Perfect for use in a broad range of industries and on any terrain, the Fuel Hub boasts features to suit the unique needs of each project. Connections for multiple equipment use are available, as well as provisions for pumps & bund alarms. A full line of accessories are available for the Fuel Hubs, including flow meters, tank alarms, pumps, nozzles, hoses, reels and tank level gauges.

McCloskey’s Fuel Hub All Terrain Tank features an easily removable inner tank and outer lid for maintenance, cleaning and quick bund area viewing as well as primary and secondary manway access for speedy fuel connections. A pitched outer lid protects against material build up and allows for immediate rain regress. The Fuel Hub is certified to be lifted when full*, and features bidirectional forklift pockets, internal baffles and galvanized lifting eyes to ensure safe and easy handling. Space efficient, the Fuel Hub can stack inside of shipping containers and across truck beds, and can be stacked 2 high when full and 3 high when empty.

Register now for your Free Fast Track Entry Tickets to the event.


Husqvarna providing a complete range for the hire industry!

November 23, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 10:17 am

Husqvarna Construction Products is a major supplier of products and diamond tools to hire companies all over the UK and will once again the company will be exhibiting at the Executive Hire Show in 2016.

The focus for the 2016 show will be dust suppression as well as showcasing new and existing products.

New products.
Husqvarna VARI-CUT™ is a new family of diamond blades for power cutters, masonry saws and small floor saws. VARI- CUT™ blades have excellent performance say Husqvarna and deliver high cutting speeds with good service life in frequent all-round use. This product family will be shown at the EHS with three versions available for cutting in different materials.

Husqvarna will also be introducing newly updated trollies the KV 760 and KV 970/1260. These compact cutting trolleys, specifically designed to fit Husqvarna petrol power cutters, make it easy to cut in straight lines and close to kerbstones, while reducing strain on the operator. The trolleys now come with a 13.3 litre pressurised water tank and 3 meter hose that connects to the water nozzle on the blade guard. This new feature enables the water flow to continue even when working with the cutter out of the trolley.

The focus on the Husqvarna stand at the EHS 2016 Show will be dust suppression

Husqvarna construction products
No more dust – meaning safer and cleaner working environments. Dust and its hazard to workers health is a topical issue within the construction industry. With this in mind Husqvarna will be presenting its innovative product features and accessories that provide exceptional dust control when cutting, drilling and grinding, helping to create cleaner and safer working conditions on site. These include wet cutting solutions with our water tanks and trolleys that work with Husqvarna power cutters and drilling equipment as well as a dust collection unit that can be used with power cutters, drilling equipment and surface preparation. Included with this will be our K 3000 power cutter that can be used for both dry and wet cutting, producing minimal dust when used with Husqvarna dust suppression accessories.
Firm favourites.
As well as new products Husqvarna will also be exhibiting some of its most popular products for the hire industry. These include the K 760 OilGuard, designed with the hire industry in mind, this machine is equipped with an optical detection system which identifies whether the oil type is correct. If it detects an incorrect oil mix the machine will automatically shut down to idle, alerting the operator. As a result this means lower repair costs and reduced downtime.

This machine also has all the features of the standard K 760 model, enhanced power to weight ratio, improved ergonomics and start-ability as well as low vibrations (less than 2.5 m/s²). Drilling equipment like the DM 220 will be on display, this drill motor provides the user with greater precision due to its level guiding system. Lightweight floor saws like the FS 400 LV will also be on the stand, this machine has excellent weight distribution and low vibrations.

With its vast range of knowledge and experience, Husqvarna say it can provide visitors with a range of equipment and diamond tools ideal for hire. Visit the Husqvarna team on stand C105 in February 2016.

Euro Towers Celebrating 25 years of successful business at the EHS!

November 19, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 9:29 am

For 25 years Euro Towers has successfully manufactured and supplied mobile aluminium towers and low level access equipment worldwide with a real focus on customer service and a manufacturing quality which  Euro Towers report is second to none.

Offering a wide range of high quality UK Manufactured products, including the Euro range of 3T and AGR Mobile Access Towers, Stairwell Access, High Clearance, Folding Units, Podiums as well as some specialized access solutions to suit the requirements of the UK hire industry.

Euro Towers Celebrating 25 years of successful business at the EHS!

Supplying special applications that require the use of a mobile tower, Euro Towers also offer a range of specialized tower frames that include Goalpost, Cantilevers, Walkthrough and Double Double, all of which can be used in conjunction with standard tower stock.

Euro Towers will be exhibiting new products at the show, a new addition to the popular Stepfold podium range, the Stepfold 500, offering a very handy platform level of 0.5m and the new Stepfold 3, offering a much required platform level of 2m.

On show will also be new accessories to support the ongoing hire of products in relation to current health and safety standards, in particular the new Tilt’N’Go Anti-Surf safety pack that includes a specially designed castor / leg configuration that is an alternative option for all low level folding units and podiums.

Euro Towers MD and former chairman of PASMA and the PASMA technical committee, Roger Verallo will be available to discuss the latest industry standards and revisions along with the company’s  sales and marketing team that will be on hand to offer advice and free promotional material to support the ongoing hire and sale of the euro product range.

Euro Towers has said that there will be some tasty give always on the stand (C20) along with some special offers on all products.

Executive Hire Show 2016 at the Ricoh Arena Coventry 10th & 11th February 2016.  Visitor registration is now open and it’s free!


Probst becomes exclusive distributor of the ALMI block cutters.

November 17, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 1:09 pm

The companies ALMI and Probst have entered into a strategic partnership. Effective immediately, Probst is taking over as the exclusive worldwide distributor of ALMI products. These will feature the Probst logo and the “Made by ALMI” label.

Probst becomes exclusive distributor of the ALMI block cutters.

Both companies have enjoyed great success for decades in the road building and civil engineering, garden and landscaping, and structural engineering fields. By distributing the ALMI products through the established worldwide distribution channels of Probst, ALMI will be able to focus even more strongly on production and development.

Since the ALMI block cutters have already been part of the Probst product portfolio for over 30 years, Probst already has extensive “ALMI know-how”. The shared core values of the companies are an ideal basis for a successful partnership. Both owner-managed companies are distinguished by their quality, innovation, reliability and an broad service offering including an extensive spare parts

Probst will be at the 2016 Executive Hire Show at the Ricoh Arena, 10th & 11th February with brand new ALMI products. Watch this space details coming soon.

Register now for your Free Fast Track Entry Tickets to the event.

Award Win for EHS Exhibitor Morris Site Machinery.

November 16, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 11:50 am

The manufacturer and distributor of the UK’s first solar powered lighting tower is celebrating after securing an industry accolade for its ongoing commitment to innovation.

Morris Site Machinery’s eco-efficient SMC Solar-2 lighting has secured the Innovation Award at The Speedy Suppliers Awards 2015, which is dedicated to celebrating innovation by major manufacturing and supply companies across the country.

Award Win for Morris Site Machinery

The UK’s first solar-powered lighting tower, the SMC Solar-2 was recognised by the judges for its environmental credentials, which include 100% fuel savings, zero carbon and noise emissions, and minimal service requirements. The lighting tower, which took three years of research and development to produce, is an industry first, and whilst the product itself is completely eco-efficient, the production and manufacture also uses sustainable practices.

Phil Winnington, Managing Director of Morris Site Machinery, explained: “We are absolutely delighted to be recognised by Speedy for the SMC Solar-2, and proud to be leading the way in innovation.

“Working with our key customers and suppliers, we developed the tower to meet the ever-changing needs of the market, and the product is testament to our continuous investment to develop world-class products, which ultimately enable our customers to always stay one step ahead.”

In addition to its sustainable qualities, the tower light can achieve an indefinite run status, subject to quality of day light and based on 8-10 hours of operation within 24 hours.  Since the lighting tower was launched, it has received positive feedback from British and international markets, with interest from industries such as film and television, security and construction.

Phil continued: “Many eco-products compromise reliability and lifespan, but this is absolutely not the case with the SMC Solar-2, which not only operates eight times longer than hybrid models, but can generate carbon savings of up to 3,000kg per year, equating to approximately £7,400 in maintenance and fuel costs.

“With more suppliers and contractors looking to improve their environmental impact and many contracts calling for greener practices, the Solar-2 means customers can rest assured the product meets industry demand for a truly sustainable and low maintenance tower, with the same great quality they’ve come to expect.”

Visit Morris Site Machinery and see the new Solar Lighting Tower at the Executive Hire Show 2016 Ricoh Arena Coventry 10th & 11th February.  

Registration is now open.

ECO Solar Hybrid Tower – new from Shindaiwa.

November 13, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 11:10 am

The brand new ECO Solar Hybrid lighting tower from Shindaiwa is coming to the Executive Hire Show 2016!  

The brand new ECO Solar Hybrid lighting tower from Shindaiwa is coming to the Executive Hire Show 2016!

According to Shindaiwa, the new lighting tower is a genuinely sustainable product, giving up to £300.00 of fuel saving per month in comparison with conventional lighting towers. Using an average of 1.46 litres of fuel per day the new machine gives you a running time of up to 60 days .  The unit is totally self contained and requires no external charging as some solar lighting towers do. Full aluminium body panels and a galvanised chassis offers total protection against corrosion even in the most harshest of environments and a major weight saving over similar products.

Shindaiwa managing director Andy Munford said, “ We are delighted with the new lighting tower’s outstanding performance!  It offers Solar power and diesel hybrid technology using energy from the sun – this in turn reduces carbon emissions, fossil fuel consumption  and air pollution.  It’s ideal for the rental market and we are looking forward to showing the full benefits of the lighting tower to hire professionals visiting the EHS in February.”

EHS 2016 at the Ricoh Arena Coventry 10th & 11th February.  Registration is now open for the Executive Hire Show 2016 -






Makita’s New AVT HM1812 Electric Breaker

November 12, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 2:44 pm

Makita once again leaps to the head of the performance league table for mighty 32kg electric breakers with the new HM1812 which will feature on the Makita stand the EHS in February 2016.  According to Makitai it sets best-in-class standards with a 60% increase in impact energy at 73 joules and a 25% reduction in vibration to just 6.5m/s².

It is a decade since the Makita HM1810 dramatically altered the heavy breaker arena with AVT, the patented Anti Vibration Technology.  This used counterweight vibration damping in a giant electric breaker to slash the HAV risks whilst dramatically improving impact performance.

Makita’s New AVT HM1812 Electric Breaker at the Executive Hire Show.

The HM1812 introduces a new vibration damping system that effectively separates the impact generation from the motor housing, once again cutting vibration ratings and produces a remarkable 4 hours 43 minutes of useable work time to reach the Exposure Limit Value.

The HM1812 generates a 60% increase in impact energy to a class leading 72.8 joules with 870 impacts per minute driving the 1 ¼ “ AF Hex steel point for maximum productivity. This breaker is powered by a 2000w 240v motor (1700w in 110v version) that gives this powerful performer a low 107 dB(A) sound power rating. The Makita Soft-Start function is incorporated allowing maximum power to be ramped up on full depression of the trigger.  This limits torque reaction to the powerful motor to ensure that the operator keeps full control. The soft no-load function cuts motor impact if the motor is running but the point is not pressed to the ground and this too effectively reduces vibration. The operator is further protected by the soft-grip handles whilst the ‘top mounted’ heavy duty switch further limits the operators’ hand fatigue.

The new Makita HM1812 sets new standards in performance and safety with more joules of impact energy with a lower vibration rating and 15% more daily run time than the nearest competitor in this product sector.  Added to this class-winning specification is the reduction in weight to just 31.3kg. It can be fitted to a new hammer trolley for total convenience and can also be fitted with a new dust extraction attachment.  The Makita AVT HM1812 electric breaker will become the specified product for the construction industry and specifically to the hire sector.

The Executive Hire Show 2016 will take place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry on 10th & 11th February.  Visitor registration is now open and it’s FREE!  Miss it and you’ll be missing out.

BOMAG will showcase its range of hand guided compaction equipment at the 2016 EHS.

November 11, 2015

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 8:43 am

BOMAG (GB) has today announced its plans for the 10th annual EHS Show. A supporter of the show for the last 5 years BOMAG will use its 2016 stand to showcase its range of hand guided compaction equipment.

BOMAG will showcase its range of hand guided compaction equipment at the 2016 EHS.

BOMAG plates, reversible plates, single drum rollers and tampers are available in 34 models capable of tackling the toughest jobs. Emphasis will be placed on the choice of fuel used as the hand guided range uses a mix of engines powered by petrol, diesel or gas. Gas powered tampers produce zero emissions making them ideal for work in deep trenches or indoors.

BOMAG products are renowned for their reliability and durability making them ideal machines for the rigours of the hire industry. And a nationwide dealer network provides local sales, service and parts support in all corners of the UK.

All 34 models are designed and manufactured by BOMAG and for peace of mind they come with 3-2-1 warranty. BOMAG Finance offers a choice of HP and leasing options matching outgoings to income.

The Executive Hire Show 2016 will take place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry on 10th & 11th February.  Visitor registration is now open and it’s FREE!  Miss it and you’ll be missing out.

Older Posts »