News - 2016
UK rental specialist A-Plant has acquired Lion Trackhire for a total consideration of £38m and will merge the business with Eve, which it bought three years ago.
At the North West regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 A-Plant, was crowned as Large Employer of the Year Award for organisations in Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire. The awards recognise excellence in businesses that grow their own talent through apprenticeships and the apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces.
Eve, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the events industry, is celebrating after being crowned the ‘Events Services Supplier of the Year’ for Scotland. The company received the esteemed accolade at The Drum Scottish Events Awards 2016 held in association with Events Scotland and the only awards dedicated to celebrating the creative events sector north of the border.
Eve has invested in new modular trench crossings that provide customers with a system that can be rapidly deployed across any terrain. The specially engineered range of Trench Crossings have been designed to Eurocode Load Model 3 and come complete with their Design Certificate. Constructed from galvanised steel, the crossings can withstand loads up to 80 tonnes.
Eve has played an ace with the launch of Pontoons into its vast hire fleet. The robust floating and certified systems are used to provide access over any type of water, whether inland or at sea.
Eve, the UK’s leading supplier of temporary access systems, has expanded its footprint in the south by increasing the equipment storage capacity of its flagship Service Centre in Wimbledon and its satellite facility in Thurrock, East London.
A-Plant, part of FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc has embarked on a journey to upgrade its extranet and deliver a new technologically advanced customer portal. The company has committed to invest over £2 million in new technologies that will help keep it at the forefront of the hire industry.
Eve, the UK’s leading supplier of temporary access systems, has announced plans to celebrate its 50 year anniversary throughout 2016.
Eve has won the Best Fencing / Crowd Barrier Company award at the fifth annual Event Production Awards held at the prestigious Lancaster Hotel in London on 12th February.