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Electric forklift brings green benefits to HS2 construction site

As construction of HS2 gets underway, and the company sets out to do so in as sustainable a way as possible, main works civils contractor Skanska Costain Strabag Joint Venture has been trialling the use of an...

Rhomberg Sersa’s Swiss Army Knife

Writer: Grahame Taylor - Rail Engineer Magazine Catching up with Europe’s materials handling When someone who has had over forty years in the railway industry says...

HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma Industrial Services, which will  in future be the sole distributor of HAKI modular scaffolding systems...

North East rail workers support NHS with donations of PPE

Operations staff working for Network Rail in the North East are doing their bit to support the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis by donating spare personal protective equipment (PPE) to staff at Hexham General Hospital.

New helmet screen provides face protection and inhibits the spread of Covid-19 for wearers of hard hats

Workwear and PPE manufacturer Portwest has reacted to the current COVID-19 pandemic by releasing a low-cost yet effective face screen that will attach to regular hard hats and protect wearers from fluids and splashes.

From awkward to straightforward

Rhomberg Sersa’s in-line excavator comes out of the mines to sort out the Railway’s ‘difficult list’ Imagine, if you will, a single-track terminus platform. To one side is a platform surface with expensive block...

Safer surveying through automation

Reducing the safety risks our workforces are exposed to is vital, and there have been many initiatives to keep railway workers safe from harm. Of course, the best way of doing this is by...

Mechan to ship first order to the Americas

UK rail depot equipment specialist Mechan is preparing to ship its first order to the Americas.

VolkerRail’s on-track tamping contract renewed by Network Rail

In support of the contract, VolkerRail said that it will continue to invest in new specialist plant and will be introducing new tamping machines in 2019 and 2020.

Quattro Group buys plant specialists AB 2000

AB 2000 was established in 1995 and has a turnover of approximately £30 million.

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