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The key to good concrete

The key to good concrete

Unless you're using a professional company, you may not be used to laying concrete, or indeed, you might be put off from concreting yourself as it can seem like quite a daunting (and often labour intensive) task, especially if it is a large area.  However, with some...

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Reasons plant equipment maintenance matters

Reasons plant equipment maintenance matters

One of the most significant costs to site and construction projects is the cost of plant equipment.  Not only that but it is estimated that maintenance for plant equipment can contribute up to a staggering 40% of your total project overrun costs.  When problems occur...

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Guide to staying safe on-site

Guide to staying safe on-site

Big or small, construction sites can be a dangerous place to work.  From the volume of different tradespeople and variety of work being carried out to the heavy-duty plant equipment and machinery being used – you need to be aware at all times of your surroundings and...

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Plant Hire – Best Practice when on site

Plant Hire – Best Practice when on site

Health and Safety isn’t just another piece of red tape, guidance notes and sets of strong regulations…it’s vital.  It’s what keeps people safe, preventing and most certainly reducing injury and accidents, especially on construction sites.  You want to have complete...

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Keeping your project moving with plant hire services in York

Keeping your project moving with plant hire services in York

Working in construction or on large scale projects requires working to tight deadlines, and we mean working meticulously to these deadlines.  Being prepared and strict planning and scheduling is of the utmost importance.  Knowing when you want and need work carried...

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Differences in Plant Hire Companies

Differences in Plant Hire Companies

Not all hire companies are the same.  Bold statement when you think that most plant hire companies will offer the majority of the same plant equipment and tools, however there are differences between the companies themselves.  At Addplant we like to always think of...

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Creative ways to incorporate portable toilets into your event

Creative ways to incorporate portable toilets into your event

Portable toilets.  The two words that when organising an event, we instantly start to wrack our brains to think of ways we can make these necessities, well, not seem like your average portable toilet.  There are some creative tricks you can do to incorporate your...

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5 Common Misconceptions About Portable Toilets

5 Common Misconceptions About Portable Toilets

The idea of using portable toilets is not something that most of us relish. This is especially true when you’re at a large event. The idea of using a loo that many others have been to is not appealing.   However, how much of the distaste that you feel is...

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4 Ways to Make Your Events More Eco-Friendly

4 Ways to Make Your Events More Eco-Friendly

If you’re throwing a big bash or are organising a corporate event, the impact on the environment is something that you need to consider carefully. You’ll need to provide event toilets, but there is a way to reduce the impact they have on the area.   Eco-friendly...

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Steps on How to Use Portable Toilets

Steps on How to Use Portable Toilets

It might seem a little odd to write about how to use portable toilets. After all, basic mechanics are the same for almost all types of portable toilets.  You step in, close the door, and flush. If the portable toilet has a basin, then you can wash your hands.   If...

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