The CPA’s Plant Conference 2014 (October 23rd, Wyboston Lakes Cambridgeshire) was a great success, with plenty of attendees and a host of top level speakers. It may have been some time since the CPA last held an industry-wide conference, but the substantial list of attendees at this year’s event clearly …Read More »
Construction Plant-hire Association has launched a new guidance document – “Ground Conditions for Construction Plant”. Failure of the ground on which construction plant stands and moves is a frequent cause of minor incidents and near misses on sites, together with a significant number of serious injuries and fatalities. In addition …Read More »
‘The Future of Construction Plant Hire’ conference 2014 – Peter Hansford Government Chief Construction Adviser confirmed as a guest speaker.
Planning and organising is in full swing for the CPA Plant Conference, in association with JCB, which will take place on 23 October 2014 at Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre, near St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The purpose of the Conference is to become the principal point of discussion for construction plant issues in the …Read More »
The next generation of construction apprentices are recognised every year at the National Construction College Apprentice Awards – this year a CPA’s (Construction Plant-hire Association) ‘Stars of the Future’ Award Winner, Thomas Hughes, won the overall Apprentice of the Year at the NCC (East) Awards. Thomas Hughes, 22, a Volvo …Read More »
A new document from the CPA’s (Construction Plant-hire Association) Safety Publication Series has been published – The Good Practice Guide for ‘Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’. The new ‘ Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’ has been prepared to provide clarity …Read More »
In 2013, the CPA’s (Construction Plant-hire Association) Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group published a revised guidance intended to help industry reduce the risk of accident and injury when working with telehandlers. Additional new guidance on suspended loads on the ‘Safe Use of Telehandlers in Construction’ has been written to give clarification on …Read More »