Construction Index Features

Sun February 16 2020

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The Select breakaway

A new plant hire company has been spun out of Laing O’Rourke’s Select division. Phil Bishop reports

Let there be light

Phil Bishop explores developments in temporary lighting towers for construction sites and finds a dynamic market

From Lavendon to Loxam

Wayne Smith managing director of Nationwide Platforms, tells Jim Simpson about the transition from Lavendon to Loxam.

Turning around HSS

Phil Bishop looks at some of the challenges facing the new chief executive of HSS

Why diesel is still king

Despite the Volkswagen scandal effectively rubbishing diesel’s green credentials the diesel engine is – and will remain – the dominant power source for construction equipment. Alex Woodrow explains why