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2nd December 2020 - Select buy world’s first electric crawler crane

Laing O’Rourke’s specialist trading business Select will be the first business in the UK to take delivery of the world’s first battery powered crawler crane, which was launched yesterday as part of Liebherr’s world premiere.

24th November 2020 - Select training academy at Hinkley Point C

Since August Select Training Academy has provided dynamic training courses at the Hinkley Point C (HPC) construction project on the north coast of Somerset, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low-carbon electricity for around six million homes.

14th October 2020 - Select Plant Hire partners with MachineMax to digitalise their fleet

As part of their digital transformation strategy, Select Plant Hire has partnered with MachineMax to develop data technology that improves the productivity of its on-site equipment.

Select opens the doors to its Grimsby depot

Select Plant Hire's Grimsby depot will host a recruitment open day, with activities for all the family on Saturday 21 July, 10am-2pm. 

Select unveils 'high driver' visibility tippers as fleet continues 100% CLOCS safety compliance

Select Plant, part of the Laing O’Rourke group, completed the fitting vulnerable road user safety equipment to its entire fleet of large goods vehicles (LGVs) earlier in the year,and has unveiled the first of its new fleet of tippers, which have been custom modified to include additional glass panels in the passenger doors to aid driver visibility.   

Select & Atkins deliver new Salford City Council school in just 22 weeks

Select Building Solutions, working in partnership with Atkins and Servaccomm, have handed over a new primary school in Salford, Greater Manchester, just 22 weeks after work commenced on the brownfield site.

Select Technical Services shortlisted for International Innovation Award

The Select Technical Services team has been shortlisted for the Product/Equipment Innovation of the Year at the International Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards 2014.

Select rises to London emissions challenge with UK’s greenest fleet 

Sustained investment in one of the UK’s youngest and greenest construction hire fleets has given Select Plant the opportunity to claim prime rental position in the UK, as strict new controls will see old equipment banned from London projects.

Select strengthens heavy lift capabilities with 14th Liebherr crane arrival

Select Plant Hire has further strengthened its heavy lift capabilities with the arrival of a Liebherr LTM 1200 200t mobile telescopic unit, marking its 14th crane delivery in the past 12 months.

Savvy cyclists learn lorry lessons

The New Cancer Centre at the Guy’s project in London was the latest location for a HGV / Cyclist Awareness Safety event, highlighting the dangers of large goods vehicles (LGVs) in busy urban environments.

Select LGV trial offers benefits to vunerable road users

A prototype Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) currently under evaluation by Select Plant in London, and featuring safety features that help protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists, has been enthusiastically received at a road safety conference organised by Transport for London.

Press release - New Select plant fleet helps sites breathe easier

Select Plant, one of the UK’s leading suppliers and operators of heavy construction equipment, has extended its hire fleet with new excavators and geotechnical equipment featuring the UK’s most environmentally friendly engines.