Happy new year from M O’Brien!

M O’Brien would like to wish all of its staff, customers and supply chain partners a very happy new year full of happiness and prosperity! Thank you for all your hard work and trust placed in the M O’Brien group of companies. We look forward to welcoming you all back on the 3rd of January […]

M O’Brien Plant Hire achieves Costain blue recognition for Thames Tideway project.

We are really pleased to have been recognised by Costain Group PLC with a Costain Blue award for exceptional performance on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in consecutive quarters. Our fantastic operations team, Plant operators and delivery drivers are very proud of the achievement and we thank them for their team work and enthusiasm that allows M […]

And they’re off!

The vans are packed and the UK Plant aid alliance convoy are on route to Kosice, East Slovakia with vital supplies and humanitarian aid for the People of Ukraine. Our very own james o donnell and Kevin head are leading the opening leg of the journey, Where Phil Hayden MIConstM and Steve Allen will fly in to help them […]

World Mental Health Day 2022

Today is World mental Health Day, an important day for everyone to get involved with. The campaign provides us an opportunity to come together and start the conversation around mental health and wellbeing. Sadly those working in the construction industry are three times more likely to be affected by mental health problems, which can often […]

M O’Brien signs new and updated Supply Chain Sustainability School Plant charter

The Supply Chain Sustainability School (the School) is leading the way for the UK’s built environment to drastically reduce onsite emissions of air that are harmful to human health and the planet, such that they will reach net zero by 2040 and contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals 3, 11 and 13. The School’s Plant Group […]

Monthly recognition award – September

This months recognition award goes to Sheila O’Connor, from M O’Brien Civil Engineering’s delivery team. Sheila has been working on the Riverlinx project and coordinating the site logistics for the excavation of the shaft works undertaken by the team. Sheila has liaised with our in house transport team as well as our supply chain in […]

M O’Brien ready’s to embark on Aid Alliance convoy.

We are delighted to become a member of the Plant & Hire Aid alliance, set up by like minded companies within the plant sector who have formed an alliance to provide aid and support to the people of Ukraine. We will be taking part in a convoy from the 16th to 19th of October, transporting […]

Caterpillars Next generation Dozer range, Explained!

Having taken delivery of a large number of the Next Generation Caterpillar dozer’s this week, it seems like as good a time as any to explain the changes to Cat’s new numbering system for its new Dozer lineup. Initially, Cat dozers were named with letter modifiers to differentiate machines that existed within the same size […]

Monthly recognition award – August

This months recognition award goes to Stuart McCabe from M O’Brien Plant Hire’s service department. We received overwhelming praise from one of our valued clients for Stuarts approach to maintaining excellent service levels, and ensuring machinery uptime on this unique and complex project. The service team play a vital role in delivering consistently high standards across our […]