MEWP Hire Cost and What to Consider Beforehand

MEWP hire cost and what to consider beforehand

When considering a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform, sometimes referred to as Cherry Picker) there are a lot of things for you to take into consideration. Can you do it any other way without using a MEWP / cherry picker hire solution? How high do you need to go? How many people will be working…

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Plant and Tool Hire Jobs & Social Media

Plant and Tool Hire Jobs & Social Media

When you think about plant and tool hire jobs you do not often associate them with social media. More often than not what comes to mind is someone in dirty work gear operating heavy plant equipment or someone in a warehouse full of tools and equipment. So how does social media play a part in all this?…

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What’s needed for a forklift engineer job?

What’s needed for a forklift engineer job?

At Embark Recruitment, we are experts in recruitment in the plant & tool hire industry. This can range from HGV driver roles to office-based depot managers. One of the main job roles that we cover is service engineers. Service engineers visit clients to resolve functional problems in machinery by making assessments and resolving issues. Within…

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Construction boom assists plant and tool hire jobs market

Construction boom assists plant and tool hire jobs market

The plant and tool hire jobs market is heavily entwined with the construction industry but what do the latest forecasts mean for people looking to get employment in the plant and tool hire industry? The results look quite promising due to the fact the construction industry seems to finally be shrugging off the Brexit fears. Markit/CIPS, the…

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Safety Measures in Construction Site Operations are Critical

Safety measures in construction site operations are critical

Safety in the workplace. We all know about it and when the next safety briefing comes up we all groan inwardly thinking there is always something better we could be doing with our time but in actual fact these boring briefings and information sessions help towards saving hundreds if not thousands of injuries from occurring each year.  When you…

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What Makes a Good CV?

What makes a good CV?

When it comes to selling yourself there’s nothing better than having a nicely crafted CV to set the expectation and leave any potential employer wanting more, but what exactly can you do to set yourself apart from the rest? Make it easy to read When you look through hundreds of CV’s per day there is…

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Sunny Rorecast for UK Construction in 2017

Sunny forecast for UK construction in 2017

December saw the fastest growth in almost 12 months, according to a survey, but the weaker pound has increased the costs of materials to a 5 and a half year high. The positive report from CIPS/Markit came a day after a strong survey from the manufacturing sector, showing a 2 and a half year high.…

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UK HGV Driver Shortages

UK HGV driver shortages

With most job vacancies heavily oversubscribed, it may be surprising to discover that there’s one well-paid career suffering serious shortages. According to the Road Haulage Association (RHA), there are currently tens of thousands of driving vacancies across the UK. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett states “We are short of between 45,000 and 50,000 drivers and the…

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Maintenance Keeps Plant Hire Jobs Safe and Sound

Maintenance keeps plant hire jobs safe and sound

A discussion paper from the Construction Plant-hire Association recommends that people working in plant hire jobs should liaise with long-term customers on the issue of planned maintenance of machinery, to keep it in good working order throughout longer contracts. The CPA’s Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group has published the 62-page document for feedback, and the…

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