CPA

CPA launches good practice guide on hydraulic pressurising activities

The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has launched a good practice guide on the safety aspects of pressurising hydraulic systems using an external energy source...
Optimas Solutions

It takes a tough nut to survive life on the road…

Optimas has worked with a global truck manufacturer on the development of a simple locknut design which reduces vehicle kerb weight while also improving...
CPA Stars of the Future national winners

The UK’s Top Plant Mechanic Apprentices Recognised at CPA Stars of the Future Event

The future of the construction plant industry is in safe hands judging by the exceptional quality of the entrants at this year’s Stars of...
Optimas Range Rover

Optimas supports Jaguar Land Rover to raise funds for NSPCC

Optimas Solutions is proud to announce its on-going support of the Jaguar Land Rover ‘Ride and Drive Event’, which each year raises money for...
ATEX conformity testing

What effect will Brexit have on standards and compliance for hazardous area industries?

Tim Marks represents the AEMT as a member of BSI, IEC, and IECEx standards committees for Explosive Atmospheres and Rotating Electrical Equipment. He looks...
MasterMover

Electric tugs moving offshore

Derbyshire based electric tug manufacturer MasterMover has signed a partnership with offshore lifting specialist Safelift Offshore. Safelift Offshore, based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, will distribute...
EZO Bearings

Japanese bearings find a UK base

British bearing supplier appointed to manage Sapporo UK distributionOxfordshire-based specialist bearings supplier, SMB bearings, has been appointed as the UK’s official distributor of Sapporo...
AMRC and ELWIPS

“Smart” wings offer a composite, economic, eco-friendly solution to the threat posed by icing...

A £1 million-plus project to develop “smart” composite leading edges for aircraft wings with embedded heaters to protect the wings against ice build-up, while...
Svendborg Brakes service tool

New yaw brake lifting and installation tool cuts maintenance in half

Svendborg Brakes, the leading global manufacturer of premium quality caliper brakes has released its yaw brake lifting and installation tool, which aims to improve...
CPA

CPA all set to congratulate the construction plant industry’s most promising apprentices

Preparations are well underway for the Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future event which is taking place on Tuesday 6th June 2017...