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01 Jun 2020

Sunbelt Rentals Officially Launches in the UK & Ireland

Today marks the official launch of Sunbelt Rentals in the UK and Ireland.

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29 May 2020

Investment in Innovative Solar Lighting Towers

Sunbelt Rentals Rail has made a £400K investment in new solar lighting towers.

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31 May 2020

Gender Pay Report 2019

A-Plant is the leading plant, tool and specialist equipment rental company in the UK, employing a workforce of over 3,700 employees. Having an engaged and diverse workforce is critical to the continued success of our business – and to achieve this we recognize that our culture must allow all people to feel valued and motivated to fulfil their potential.

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02 Apr 2020

Never Underestimate the Importance of Our 'Lumps of Metal'

These unprecedented circumstances we now find ourselves in have taught me to look at our equipment in a new way.  After nine years in the industry I’ve often found myself struggling to write interesting descriptions of and stories about hydraulic excavator attachments.

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04 Mar 2020

A-Plant to Rebrand as Sunbelt Rentals

A-Plant, the largest equipment rental company in the UK announces its plans to rebrand as Sunbelt Rentals. This change brings all A-Plant’s brands under one banner and aligns it with the other operating businesses of Ashtead Group plc which trade successfully under the Sunbelt Rentals brand in the United States and Canada.

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21 Apr 2020

Sunbelt Rentals Picks Up Prestigious RoSPA Award for the Ninth Consecutive Year

Sunbelt Rentals has once again been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). After another year of excellent health and safety performance, we received our ninth RoSPA Gold Medal Award.

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02 Mar 2020

A-Plant Appoints Andy Wright as CEO

A-Plant, the UK’s leading equipment rental company has announced that Andy Wright has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

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06 Feb 2020

Sunbelt Rentals Awarded Five Year Contract with Story Contracting

Sunbelt Rentals has been awarded a five-year contract with award-winning infrastructure supplier Story Contracting, which provides construction, civil engineering and rail solutions across England and Scotland.

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