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What's a demolition operative and how do I be one? Guide 4 weeks ago

What's a demolition operative and how do I be one?

If you’re looking to get into the UK construction sector - an industry worth more than £64.7 billion - then becoming a demolition operative is an excellent choice. As a demolition operative, you’ll work alongside other construction professionals and have many opportunities to advance your career.
What's a plant mechanic and how do I be one? Guide 1 month ago

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

If you’re looking for a job in the construction industry, then you’ve no doubt come across the role of plant mechanic. Plant mechanics are essential to the UK’s £64.7 billion-per-year construction industry, making up an important part of the 2.2 million-strong workforce employed in the sector. But what is it that they do? And how can you become one?
What's a plant operator and how do I be one? Guide 1 month ago

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

The construction industry is one of the largest sectors of the UK economy, employing 2.2 million people and generating an output of £64.7 billion annually. Right now, there’s a demand for plant operators. But what is a plant operator, and how do you become one?
Insuring Your Owned & Hired-In Plant & Machinery Guide 1 month ago

Insuring Your Owned & Hired-In Plant & Machinery

Without your machinery, you can’t do your job, it’s that simple. None of us can predict what the future holds, but whether you own your own machinery or hire it in, the right insurance will give you the essential cover you require.
What's a plant engineer and how do I be one? Guide 2 months ago

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

The UK construction sector is worth more than £64 billion and employs over 2.2 million people. It’s an enormous industry and an excellent place for many people to find productive and enjoyable employment. Firms in the industry regularly need plant engineers. But what is a plant engineer? And how do you become one? Let’s take a look.
10 JCB facts! Feature 2 months ago

10 JCB facts!

JCB has recently published a series of facts through their JCB Explore page, a site designed to make the company’s history, products, and services more accessible and easily understood by all. Here are ten interesting facts as provided directly by JCB...
What's a crane operator and how do I be one?	Guide 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 months 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 months 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 3 months 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.