The Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group was formed to produce good practice guidance on plant safety-based subjects and is managed and chaired by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) on behalf of the construction and allied sectors. The plant safety group have published several publications on various topics, produced through subject-specific …Read More »
CPA’s Team ‘Alas Smith and Brown’ prepare for the CPA Lighthouse Club John O’Groats to Land’s End Run
The 8th Lighthouse Run is taking place this weekend (15th – 17th October). The event, which is being sponsored by CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) as part of the association’s 75-year anniversary celebrations, consists of a drive from John O’Groats to Land’s End, in six stages over two days following a …Read More »
Following last year’s successful event CPA is busy finalising this year’s CPA Plant Conference which will take place on Wednesday 9th November 2016 at Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre, near St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The conference, held in association with CanTrack, will be covering many key issues and hot topics that are …Read More »
Suck it and See – CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) talks about the use of Suction and Vacuum Excavators.
Suction and Vacuum excavators are increasingly being used for excavating around buried services, but safe use is essential, says CPA’s Peter Brown. Suction and Vacuum Excavators have become prolific items of plant in recent years and particularly suited to carry out excavations around buried services and other sensitive areas where …Read More »
On the 15th June 2016 at Vertikal Days cranes and access equipment exhibition (Haydock Park, Merseyside, UK) the CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association), in association with CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), hosted the 4th annual ‘Stars of the Future’ plant mechanic apprenticeship awards presentation, in an all-star ceremony full of young …Read More »
CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) helps The Vintage Excavator Trust rescue a 1957 54RB excavator!
The CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and in recognition of its history the CPA have made a donation to the Vintage Excavator Trust. The donation went towards the cost of the transportation of a 1957 Ruston Bucyrus excavator from the now closed Snibston Discovery …Read More »
CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) has announced that the 4th annual Stars of the Future Plant Mechanic Apprentice Awards will be held at Vertikal Days exhibition, Haydock Park on Wednesday 15th June 2016. Hosting the awards and talking about his experiences is none other than Nicolas Hamilton, a racing driver in …Read More »
The CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) will be exhibiting at the EHS for the 10th year running (10th & 11th February, Ricoh Arena, Coventry) and will be celebrating its 75th anniversary. The CPA will be holding an ‘Open Meeting’ at the show on the morning of Wednesday 10thFebruary (11.00 am to …Read More »
CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) is once again exhibiting at Plantworx at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, Leicestershire UK (2nd -4th June 2015). CPA is planning a number of small round table briefings and workshops on the stand covering topics including Operator Competence; BIM, Mobile IT, Medical Fitness Drugs & Alcohol and the Public …Read More »
Construction Plant-hire Association Hold Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group ‘Outreach Meeting at the Executive Hire Show
The CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) will be exhibiting at the EHS (Executive Hire Show) for the 9th year running (11th & 12th February, Ricoh Arena, Coventry). The association will be promoting its ‘Stars of the Future’ which is an award scheme, now in its third year, for trainees in the …Read More »