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Strike a light

National equipment and crane hire firm Hewden, has expanded its specialist lighting tower business with the addition of three new sustainable solutions, designed to minimise fuel consumption and CO₂ emissions, whilst dramatically reducing running costs for customers. The new models entering Hewden’s portfolio include the Trime X-Eco, the Generac VT Hybrid and the Generac VB9 Eco lighting towers. Kumar Bhamidipati, Director, Asset & Procurement at Hewden believes the investment acts as a testament to Hewden’s commitment to deliver sustainable hire equipment, in particular through the use of hybrid power sources.…

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Hewden goes big on small excavators

National equipment and crane hire firm Hewden, has expanded its offering to small businesses and tradespeople with the addition of 120 micro excavators (JCB 8008 CTS), a compact machine capable of high performance in restricted areas, such as within buildings and in rear gardens. The latest investment opens up new markets for Hewden, as the micro excavators are easy to use and popular amongst redevelopers, landscapers, grounds-care operators and DIY enthusiasts. With exceptional legroom and no changeover switches to confuse the user, anyone can become a proficient and safe operator…

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Genie casts security spell at Hewden

In the latest in a series of significant investments, national equipment and crane hire firm Hewden, has taken receipt of 30 new Genie® GTH™-2506 compact telehandlers. Available for hire nationwide, each machine is equipped with the latest Trackunit™ Track & Trace device, a fleet management system that provides advanced telemetry such as; hour-meter reporting, location tracking and machine utilisation rates. It also provides substantial security benefits such as geo-fencing, motion alarms and remote machine disabling. Providing a lifting height of up to 5.79 m (19 ft), a lifting capacity of…

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Hewden raises the stakes

National equipment hire firm, Hewden has completed the purchase of lifting and materials handling company Interlift as it seeks to further expand its rental capabilities. The strategic acquisition is part of Hewden’s customer centric approach to further products and services in key markets including; construction, industrial and events. Interlift is a regional operator with depots in Middlesbrough, Hull and Glasgow. It provides a range of lifting products and accessories including; hoists, lifting straps, shackles, beam and plate clamps, height safety and man riding equipment. The range is complementary to Hewden’s…

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Hewden looks to the future

30 kilometre tall buildings with spaceports, driverless vehicles and mini-cities in the sky. These are just a few of the things we can expect to see in 2045, according to a new report from equipment hire giant, Hewden. Hewden’s ‘2045: Constructing the Future’ report, developed by renowned futurologist, Ian Pearson was launched today to coincide with the date Marty McFly and Dr Emmett Brown time-travelled to in the ‘80s blockbuster movie, Back to the Future II. The report takes a look at what the UK might look like in another…

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Miller scoops award

Earthmoving attachments solutions provider, Miller UK Ltd, has been recognised by Hewden for its continual product development and innovative design solutions. Miller picked up the Supplier Innovation Award at Hewden’s second annual charity golf day at Mottram Hall in Cheshire recently after developing a number of impressive solutions for its hydraulic breaker for the leading rental solution provider. These developments included an automated lubrication system and bespoke head bracket, which is designed to allow the mounting of Miller breakers to both Caterpillar and JCB machines across Hewden’s excavator fleet. Miller…

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Hewden wins RoSPA gold

Rental giant has been recognised for its commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, picking up a Gold Medal at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015. Hewden was the only rental firm recognised with a Gold Medal, which is issued to a select few companies across multiple industries that demonstrate ‘Gold level standards’ for a minimum of five consecutive years. Hewden has now achieved seven consecutive years. Susan Shardlow, Risk and Compliance Director at Hewden, said: “As a business we work tirelessly to ensure the health and safety of…

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