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Buying versus renting plant and construction equipment

For new or smaller businesses, the cost of plant and construction equipment is often prohibitive.  Especially when you’re just starting out, plant and equipment don’t come cheap. It’s all about cash flow in those early years. You have to tread carefully before...

Millennials and the Construction Sharing Economy

Millennials and the Construction Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy has many synonymous names, often being referred to as the collaborative economy, gig economy, access economy, and on-demand economy. Regardless of terminology, the Sharing Economy is here to stay and will experience significant growth in the near...

Plant Utilisation

Plant Utilisation

Plant often sits idle for up to 70% of the time (that's only 30% utilisation!).  This is wasted capital and these assets could be working for you more of the time - in shutdown periods, waiting periods, nights and weekends.  Increased utilisation means...

UK Annual Construction Expenditure

UK Annual Construction Expenditure

Construction contributes over £90 billion to the UK Economy per year, 6.7% of the total.  UK construction is the powerhouse of the economy providing new and updated infrastructure across the country by building new housing, utilities networks, transport,...

Global Construction Market

Global Construction Market

The Global construction market is forecast to increase from  $8.5 trillion expenditure in 2016 to $12 trillion in 2025 (source: Global Construction 2025) .  Even in conservative terms, that equates to $600 billion per year in Plant usage or Plant Hire....

Shareplant uses leading Satmo tracking technology

Shareplant uses leading Satmo tracking technology

Shareplant is now able to offer an equipment tracking service as part of its integrated plant sharing platform.  By partnering with Satmo, as UK based tracking technology partner, Shareplant now offers tracking and utilisation management services as part of its...

Shareplant teams with CheckedSafe

Shareplant teams with CheckedSafe

Shareplant Ltd has teamed with the industry leading vehicle compliance company, CheckedSafe Ltd.  Using CheckedSafe technology, Shareplant now offers a fully integrated and DVSA compliant equipment checking system based on mobile technology, allowing Hirers to...