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 curved Box jack readying the … Read More

Mental Health awareness week, Be kind.

Mental health awareness week

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 your organisation does not have … Read More

Ashvale Haulage launches Podfather paperless ticketing system

Muck away and Haulage

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 that we can capture all … Read More

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