PWDR Safety stand down

We had a great day on Friday attending the Costain PWDR safety stand down. With most major sporting events cancelled this weekend, we had our own game and gave the people working on the project including those based in the office a chance to operate our Fully electric mini excavator. During the day we were able to demonstrate a few … Read More

Tier 5 Kobelco machinery rolls in for M O’Brien Plant Hire

We have now taken delivery of the first wave of SK350 and SK300 Tier 5 kobelco excavators. With a large amount of our customers targeting a reduction in carbon emissions produced on their project, we ensure that this is taken into account when purchasing equipment so that we can support our customers in all their goals including; productivity, safety and … Read More

New wave of Scania’s with improved vision arrive at Ashvale Haulage.

Scania P410 XT tipper lorry for hire

M O’Brien groups haulage division Ashvale Haulage have today taken delivery of their first 10 Scania P410 XT tipper lorries. The ever expanding Fors Gold accredited haulage firm have ordered the extra tippers to meet the extra demand presented by its successful customers. Always seeking to raise the bar, Ashvale decided to move away from its usual standard P410 style … Read More

M O’Brien group breaks ground on M27 Smart motorway scheme with an M O’Brien Earthworks and Skyland Drainage package win.

M O'Brien Earthworks

The M O’Brien Earthworks division is proud to announce it has today started work on the 25km motorway earthworks package as part of the M27 smart motorways upgrade scheme being overseen by the joint venture of Bam Nuttall and Morgan Sindall. The contract award marks the second large package secured by the earthworks division during 2019, the first being the … Read More

M O’Brien “wears it Pink” for October

In support of Breast cancer awareness month this October M O’Brien plant has swapped out its well known orange logos for pink on one of its JCB 3CX’s with the aim of raising money for the charity Breast cancer care. All earnings accumulates by the pink machine during the month of October will be donated to the charity, which supports … Read More

M O’Brien at Demo Expo 2019

M O’Brien group had a very successful week exhibiting at this years Demo Expo. Hosted by the National Federation of Demolition contractors Demo expo is the UK’s biggest demolition event spread over the course of 3 days in Hertfordshire. M O’Brien group was well represented by both M O’Brien Plant Hire and Willow hire, showcasing both Demolition specific and earthworks … Read More

M O’Brien Supports VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier Luton Dart Construction skills hub to support training of local people.

M O’Brien is proud to support the Luton DART Construction Skills Hub, delivered in partnership by VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier and Luton Council. Funded by the Construction Skills Fund – provided by the Department for Education (DfE), and administered and implemented by CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) – this innovative initiative is one of twenty-six on-site Construction Skills Hubs across England. The aim … Read More

M O’Brien attends See the light safety event

We had a fantastic day last week in Weston Supermare showcasing our Machinery at Fhoss Technology Ltd‘s See the light event. We had one of our Hitachi ZX140W/6 Wheeled excavators on display to highlight the effectiveness of our Halo exclusion zone system and how well it pairs up with our 360 degree camera system. Industry Leaders and safety directors from … Read More

M O’Brien invest in vacuum excavation technology for plant fleet.

M O’Brien Plant hire are pleased to announce the delivery of their first vacuum excavator from RSP suction excavators. With vacuum excavation technology improving all the time, we are now able to minimise the risk of cable and utility strikes using this improved technology as opposed to traditional digging methods. We see this as a big step in the right … Read More