M O’Brien Plant Hire to be first to receive New JCB E-Tech Telehandlers.
Supply chain sustainability school partner M O’Brien is fully committed to more environmentally friendly construction sites across the UK. With an already impressive fleet of equipment utilising the latest emission standard engines, Hybrid technology and electric powered machinery. That commitment is now furthered with the order of JCB’s brand new fully electric compact telehandler the […]
M O’Brien shortlisted for Highways England blue star award for use of technology in RAMS.
Being a business that is always looking to innovate and make our works safer and more efficient, we’ve been recognised by our client BMJV and Highways England for our work to simplify Risk assessment, method statements and implement technology to make them a more interactive experience for the team on the ground. Through our recently […]
M O’Brien Group secures Earthworks package for Werrington Grade separation scheme
The M O’Brien group’s growing earthworks division has secured its position to play a key role in the major engineering scheme in Werrington, just north of Peterborough by Morgan Sindall. The project will improve the rail capacity of the East Coast Main line and features a number of engineering challenges such as the UK’s first […]
M O’Brien Group of companies sign up to Supply chain sustainability school plant charter
The M O’Brien Group are pleased to be among the first organisations to sign up to the Supply chain sustainability schools new Plant Charter. The Plant Group has been working on how the sector can collaborate to reduce both air quality emissions that lead to local health impacts and the global effects of carbon emissions […]
M O’Brien Group graduates to become Partner of the Supply chain Sustainability School!
Having been a member of the supply chain sustainability school since 2017, M O’Brien group has officially become a partner of the school. Using the schools vast library or resources for the past few years to improve the business in terms of sustainability and stay at the forefront of our fast developing industry, it is […]
Mental Health awareness week, Be kind.
It’s Mental Health awareness week, and the effects of social distancing are going to be harder on some than others, so take the time to check on your colleagues and friends. Likewise, reach out to your nearest Mental health first aider if you feel you need to talk to someone, be kind to yourself. If […]
Ashvale Haulage launches Podfather paperless ticketing system
Ashvale haulage, the Haulage and waste management division of the M O’Brien group of companies has made the decision to implement Podfathers paperless ticketing system to plan and manage the movements of its 70 strong fleet of tipper lorries. Working on some of the most prestigious infrastructure projects in the UK, it is very important […]
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 […]
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 […]
New wave of Scania’s with improved vision arrive at Ashvale Haulage.
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 […]