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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.

Renew Holdings to buy QTS Group for £80m

QTS managing director Alan McLeish said that the transaction will provide opportunities to expand the company's market share.

PLANTWORX trade show announces venue and dates for 2019

The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has announced a new venue and dates for the next biennial trade show PLANTWORX. In 2019, the live showcase event for construction equipment, plant, tools & services will be held at the East of England Arena...

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Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff...

Transport for London to extend use of RISQS supplier qualification scheme

Transport for London (TfL) has extended its use of rail-industry body RSSB’s Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS), which will now be...

BTP praised for cracking down on County Lines gangs

Priti Patel MP, the Home Secretary, has praised the impact of a nationwide crackdown on county lines drug dealing by forces including...

First large HS2 structure starts to come together

Components for one of the first large structures to be built as part of the HS2 high-speed rail project have arrived on...

GTR staff cover over 800 miles for NHS

To raise cash for NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients, a group of railway workers has cycled, walked and jogged...