Spring Statement a good step forward, says FTA

The FTA has welcomed the government's ambitions for infrastructure and transport expressed in March’s Spring Statement,

ALARM survey rings bell for local road condition

The latest ALARM survey has been published which highlights the shocking state of Britain’s roads.

Closing the industry age gap is vital for hiring in the future

Attracting a younger generation to the tool, plant and equipment hire sector is set to be a bigger challenge to businesses than Brexit.

Benefits of Vehicle Tracking for Construction Contractors

The challenges of running a construction company come at you from every angle. Luckily, technologies such as real-time vehicle tracking can help.

Cost of new CAZ could be significant for business, says FTA

FTA warns of impact to business, as Leeds City Council consults on plans for a new Clean Air Zone.

GPS helps track down biometric timesheet device stolen from construction site

Donseed’s biometric time and attendance device came to the rescue last week as ECL Civil Engineering were quickly able to recover their device.

Building Safety Group reports 13% increase in LOLER non-compliances

The Building Safety Group has reported a 13% increase in the number of LOLER Regulation non-compliances.

Alcohol and drugs – time for the industry to adopt official legislation?

While drugs and alcohol testing are legislated for in certain sectors, there is no legal obligation for the construction industry.

The changing face of plant hire

At the CPA Annual General Meeting in October, Brian Jones was elected as President of the Association.