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CITE 2016 – A huge success for Onsite Hire

We thoroughly enjoyed our first exhibition as Onsite Hire along with our friends from Echo Barrier. The CITE and Infrarail show took place at the Excel in London from 12-14 April. We made lots of new connections and were able to show off some of our new products. Peter Wilson from Echo Barrier, the amazing […]

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UNVEILING: Six new products added to our portfolio

At Onsite Hire we are always looking for new and innovative products to add to our range, increasing our offering to our customers. Our product development team have been working hard; scouring the world for the best new inventions and, designing some of our own, to help make your lives easier and safer. We are […]

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The Welfare Van – what it is and why you need one

An employer has a duty of care to their employees, and even more so when they are working outside or at night. In the hire / construction industry, many rail and road maintenance projects happen overnight when they are at their least busy. Workers can find themselves outside in all weathers, working overnight in the […]

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Onsite Hire at CITE UK 2016

The team at Onsite Hire are thrilled to announce they will be exhibiting at this year’s Civil Infrastructure & Technology Exhibition (CITE), taking place at the Excel in London between 12-14 April. The exhibition is being run in parallel alongside the famous Infrarail exhibition and we are hoping to make the most of the opportunity […]

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Noise Problems in construction: The Solutions Available in 2016

The problem of noise in construction really came to the fore in 2015. It’s expected to continue in the same vein in 2016. Throughout 2015 we saw more and more examples of organisations considering their impact on local people and on employees when it comes to excess noise. Big names such as Balfour Beatty have […]

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Driving in a Winter wonderland

When the weather turns, being on the road can become a challenge. Treacherous conditions lead all sorts of problems for those who make a living on our highways, from safety to getting the job done on time. With winter well and truly here, we have pulled together our top tips for being on the road […]

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Hire v purchase

When it comes to equipment and plant, there are two options available. Hire or buy. There are many advantages to hiring your equipment as opposed to buying them. Here we look at what they are: Cashflow There’s no beating around the bush. Hiring the equipment you need for the duration you need it is much […]

The importance of apprentices and trainees

Apprentices and trainees can bring more to a business than an extra pair of hands. They can also offer up fresh ideas, a new surge of enthusiasm and – most importantly – a succession plan. The latter has never been more important in the construction industry, where a huge skills gap has resulted in a […]

Construction sector skills gap

Construction is undoubtedly a top priority growth area for the UK. And right now everyone wants a slice of the action – with an abundance of housing schemes and infrastructure upgrades helping to boost the economy. Here at Onsite Hire, where we are inundated with requests for bespoke equipment solutions – we are only too […]