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Ashtead Plant Hire Co & Subsidiary groups Health & Safety Innovations in products and services in the hire industry Kevin Haycock CMIOSH AIEMA
Who we are Ashtead Plant Hire Co Ltd - Part of Ashtead Group plc The UK’s second largest Plant, Tool and Equipment Hire Company Second largest rental company by revenue in the US The world’s largest equipment rental company listed on the FTSE 100 Ashtead Group - £1,635 million Turnover Sunbelt - $2,189 million Turnover A-Plant – £268 million Turnover Financial Stability Investment Capability
Integrated Management Systems –Compliant with International Standard ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007, + EVE ISO Event Sustainable Management. –Only rental company in Europe to achieve this across all locations Health, Safety and Environmental Culture –Integrate H,S & E into our DNA –Lead the industry in H,S & E and exceed H,S & E requirements Driven by an A-Plant Board Member, Douglas McLuckie –Supported by an H,S & E Team of 11 Continually work in partnership with OPERC on initiatives such as reducing HAV in the industry –Asif Latief, A-Plant Marketing Director – President and member of OPERC executive board All Delivery Vehicles are Chapter 8 Compliant Monthly Onsite Service Engineer / Foreman’s meetings Monthly Toolbox Talks –HAV, Slips, Trips and Falls, Safe Loading and Unloading, Manual Handling, Dust Representation at multiple industry EHS forums. Health And Safety
Product Range and Offering Range, depth and quality of equipment unrivalled
Recent Acquisitions Meva Formwork Systems UK rental business will be operated under our Leada Acrow division to complement and enhance our existing formwork stock Seen as a market-leading supplier and manufacturer of formwork solutions throughout the world Fairview Lifting Gear Services (FLG) Four-location lifting business operating in the South East and East Anglia Enhances our lifting & handling equipment offering and expertise Will continue to operate as FLG Services
Recent Acquisitions PSS Hire The UK & Ireland’s leading specialist supplier to the utility industry Expands our existing Trenchless Technology expertise, product offering and depot network Eve Trakway The market leader in the events and temporary access markets Products include temporary roadways, walkways, pitch coverings and pedestrian and vehicle bridges, together with crowd control barrier systems, traffic management, security and lighting solutions
Eve – Events Market Temporary Roadways Barriers Fencing Ground Protection Pedestrian Walkways Temporary Bridges Event Lighting EVE products being held at A-Plant depots
Trenchless Technology, Utilities & Pipework Complete range of “No-Dig” equipment available for hire Cobra Rodding Equipment Electro Fusion Equipment Butt Fusion Equipment Pipe Coil Trailers Pipe Pushing Machines Pipe Bursting Machines Cable Detection Equipment Diesel Powered Trailer Winches Large Diameter Pipe Fusion Equipment Vacuum Excavation More PSS depots opening soon
Survey Optical Levels Digital Levels Laser Levels Dual Grade Lasers Pipe Lasers Reflectorless Total Stations Robotic Total Stations GPS Kits, Base and Rover Measuring Scanning Detection More survey depots in the very near future
A-Plant Lux Traffic Control & Management UK’s market leader in the portable traffic signals industry 2, 3, 4-way configurations Cableless Traffic Lights Variable Message Signs Traffic Separators & Traffic Cones Crowd Control Barriers Chapter 8 Signing, Lighting & Guarding Class 1 or Class 2 signs Complete Traffic Control & Management Service Advanced Site Surveys & Design Installation and De-Installation Site Maintenance On-Site Personnel Complete Liaison with Local Authorities
Tools Power Tools Portable Air Conditioning & Heating Materials Handling Cutting, Sawing, Grinding Lifting & Handling Confined Space & Hazardous Environments Manchester City Centre Tool Hire Express depots coming soon
Innovative products; Auto Tool Hire Unit – A-Store Auto tool hire unit – Rebranded to A-Store Instant access to all the tools you need No need for paperwork No waiting for equipment to arrive or to be collected Whilst reducing your carbon footprint A-Plant has launched the Auto Tool Hire Unit – an unmanned, fully automated cabin which is designed to be located at customers’ sites to provide instant access to a range of tools and other equipment The Auto Tool Hire Unit offers the most efficient and environmentally friendly way of accessing equipment in even the remote and rural of areas.
The Power Cube is a portable power store Containing: Lead acid batteries The Power Cube is designed to: Deliver 33kWhrs of power Run silently Reduce dependency on diesel generators The Power Cube benefits: Significant savings on diesel fuel bills Reduction in generator refuelling Reduction in CO 2 Zero noise Online energy monitoring Innovative products; Power Cube A Low Emission Power Solution
Innovative products; Tier 4 compliant equipment A-Plant Stage IIIB / Tier 4 Engines Our Stage IIIB / Tier 4 compliant telehandlers utilise the award-winning JCB EcoMAX engine and meets the legislation without the use of bulky diesel particulate filters (DPF’s), or exhaust after treatment oils. The engines have significantly reduced diesel engine emissions to minimise the effect on public health and the environment. Utilising ultra-clean technology, these machines are far more efficient than ever before. There is a requirement on some customer sites to only use Stage IIIB / Tier 4 compliant equipment and at A-Plant we offer telehandlers of various sizes (7m, 9.5m, 10.5m, 12.5m, 14m and 17m models) which already meet this demanding legislation.
Innovative products; Eco-Plus Site Cabins A-Plant Eco-Plus Site Cabins A-Plant Eco-Plus Site Cabins are produced to a super high specification bespoke design, and can lead to annual cost savings of over £19,000, with savings of over 190,000 litres of water and over 43,000 kW/h of energy on a typical site. A-Plant’s Eco-Plus Site Cabins can be double stacked and linked and can be used for any number of applications, including offices, canteens, drying rooms, toilet blocks, meeting rooms and shower areas. The Eco-Plus Site Cabins are designed to operate at the lowest cost, often less than “standard” units. They incorporate a multitude of energy saving devices, including: Non-concussive taps (reduces water usage) Waterless urinals Dual flush toilets Low energy lighting Passive infra-red sensors to ensure lights are switched off Door closers to prevent heat loss Oil-filled radiators for heat retention and longevity
Innovative products. Groundhog Eco units 12v A-Plant Groundhog Static Welfare Accommodation Units These lightweight and robust units meet HSE requirements and provide on-site welfare solutions in one compact, cost effective package. The units are suitable for accommodating up to eight people, which provides a pleasant and safe working environment, ideal for contractors. The unit has received an A Rated - 24 energy performance asset rating, which indicates the energy efficiency of the building fabric, heating, cooling and lighting systems and ventilation making it exceptionally eco-friendly. The units are spacious, pleasant and well-equipped inside and out, and include forklift pockets and rounded corner posts complete with ISO locking plates.
Added Value A-Trak Uses GPRS Technology Provides internet tracking and telematics information Equipment remains in contact with servers 24 hours per day 365 days per year Proactive Asset Management reporting –Idle time –Usage time –Ignition On/Off times –Location tracking –Virtual ring fence zones for added security –Customised usage and movement alerts –Monitoring environmental impact
Customer Training Solutions At A-Plant we understand that many of our customers are looking for support in this area - that's why we've invested substantially in setting up our Customer Training Solutions Centre based in Nottingham along with 19 Centres of Excellence at convenient locations around the country Able to provide training at customer sites A-Plant is an accredited City & Guilds, LANTRA, NPORS, IPAF and PASMA training provider A-Plant provides training in the following areas; Mobile Access Traffic Management and Control Transport and Mobile Plant Equipment and Site Safety Health and Safety
Recent Fleet investment 2014; £100 million in investment so far including: £35 million in JCB products £15 million in powered access equipment £6 million Dumpers £2 million Power Generation products £1 million Power Cube models Extending range of equipment through both acquisitions and extensions in product offering. 2013; over £100 million A-Plant
We have the scale, scope and stability Market leader in each of the product areas offered Extensive experience in providing bespoke solutions Supplier to all the major contractors Aligning ourselves to major contractors forms a core part of our strategy Financial stability and ability to invest further Demonstrate innovative methods of working A true one stop sustainable solution Summary