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 525-60E. The new 525-60E compact … Read More

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