Transport and Concrete Plant news - April 2019

Date: 16/04/2019

New FORS Gold and ULEZ Compliant Vehicles

Our transport team have taken delivery of two new vehicles continuing our 5 year vehicle replacement programme:

  • The Skip Loader is an 18 ton Volvo FL, Euro VI with Hyva lifting equipment. It has a five camera system giving us a full 360 degree view as well as a driver facing camera and side scanner protection system for pedestrians or cyclists, making this a fully FORS Gold compliant vehicle.
  • Our new tipper is a 32ton Volvo FMX Tipper, Euro VI with a Steel Thompsons Body. This vehicle is also fitted with the same camera and scanner system.

Concrete Plant News

We have had another record month for our new concrete plant with 6,500 cubic metres recorded.

Staff Motorcycle Racing

We are proud to support our staff in the following motorcycle racing championships:

  • Paul Williams, one of our Transport Planners and his son Jayden compete for the Mid Sussex Motocross Club. Paul is currently leading the VMX Championship after the second round and Jayden is currently lying 14th in the Junior 65's.
  • Roddy Taylor, our Transport Manager also competed in round No1 of the Thunder sport Super Twins Championship at Brand Hatch on the Indie circuit 30th and 31st March, finishing 6th in the final race. Roddy’s experience as a mechanical engineer allowed him to build and prepare his own bike based on a Suzuki SV650cc twin cylinder bike. Round two is at Snetterton in Norfolk 27th and 28th April.

Skip Hunk of the Month

We are excited to announce that Matt Hales, a skip driver from our Reading office has been selected as this month's 'Skip Hunk of the Month' in Skip Hire magazine. Matt talks to Skip Hire Magazine about what he enjoys most about his job and what he likes to do in his spare time.

Six a Side Football

Anyone interested in playing regularly in six a side football between drivers, office and workshop staff every Tuesday at 7pm at Frogmore School should contact Roddy Taylor or Anthony Brown the bulker driver. Cost is £3 per player.

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