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What's a crane operator and how do I be one?	Guide 4 days ago

What's a crane operator and how do I be one?

The UK construction sector is a thriving industry, estimated to be worth more than £64.7 billion to the economy annually. Crane operators are vital to the industry because they have the skills employers need to perform heavy lifting on worksites. But what is a crane operator? And how do you become one?
What's a forklift driver and how do I be one? Guide 1 week ago

What's a forklift driver and how do I be one?

If you want a career in the UK construction industry, then becoming a forklift truck driver is a great way to gain entry to the sector. Forklift trucks are ubiquitous on building sites, and there’s a lot of demand for people who can drive them. By becoming a forklift truck driver, you’ll join the 2.2 million people already employed in the UK construction industry.
JCB's destined for Diggerland News 2 weeks ago

JCB's destined for Diggerland

JCB is getting ready to make its grand appearance at Diggerland, a host of construction themed theme parks throughout Kent, Devon, Durham, and Yorkshire. With them, they’re bringing 24 JCB 134 skid steer loaders to open up a new test-driving experience for all the park’s attendants.
Guide 2 weeks ago

What's a plant manager and how do I be one?

If you’re looking to get into the £64.7 billion construction industry - a sector that employs more than 2.2 million people - then you will no doubt have come across the role of “plant manager.” But what exactly is a plant manager? And how do you become one?
How to write a plant Machinery advert… Advice 2 weeks ago

How to write a plant machinery advert…

It's important to put time into writing an advert to sell your plant machinery because a good advert can help you sell your equipment faster and get more money. Clear and high-quality photos are critical, however so is the text to describe the machinery in your ad. Here's our guide to help you write the perfect advert...
Review 2 weeks ago

JCB JS130 Tracked Excavator review

Following a long legacy of expert tracked excavator designs, the JCB JS130 LC includes technological and performance improvements, that the manufacturer has been perfecting for 48 years. This excavator has been designed and tested to offer improvements to productivity, without compromise. We take a closer look at the JCB JS130 LC, to see what JCB has learned over the past five decades, and how they’ve implemented it in their latest machine.
What job can I get to work with plant machinery? Guide 3 weeks ago

What job can I get to work with plant machinery?

Many people looking to get into the construction sector want to work with heavy plant or machinery. What’s more, the UK’s £64.7 billion construction industry needs people with the skills to pilot large vehicles. But what jobs are available?
4 ways to sell your plant equipment fast... Advice 3 weeks ago

4 ways to sell your plant equipment fast...

Are you sitting on a pile of money without even knowing? We don’t want you to miss out so we’ve created some top tips on how to make money from your old machinery.
Feature 4 weeks ago

Who invented JCB?

JCB is a well know brand-name across the world, it is so widely known, there is actually a dictionary definition for the word “JCB” synonymous with the diggers that they produce. While most people know what a JCB is, many are unaware of the founder Joseph Bamford whose name is on machines on construction sites around the world.
Our Guide to Getting a Construction Apprenticeship	Guide 1 month ago

Our Guide to Getting a Construction Apprenticeship

A construction apprenticeship is a job in the construction industry with training. An employer takes you on at less than the market rate and, in exchange, provides you with the skills you need to perform tasks while on the job. Read more about what one is and how to get one here...
Guide 5 months ago

5 Reasons Why Working In Construction is the Best!

Looking for a new career? Have you ever considered working in construction? When you are ready for a change in career, construction should be something that surfaces in your mind. It's one of those industries that is open to anyone looking for it, and it doesn't discriminate against anyone who is interested!
JCB adds new features to Fastrac 4000 Series News 6 months ago

JCB adds new features to Fastrac 4000 Series

JCB has added some optional features to its JCB Fastrac 4000 Series. The new options will allow farmers and contractors to equip their machines for non-agricultural applications. The machines will line-up at the 2019 LAMMA show alongside farm-spec versions of the 175-235hp Series and 306-348hp 8000 Series.