Dylan Garton

NEW – EMMA Safety Footwear Added to the Hultafors Group PPE Portfolio

EMMA Safety Footwear Added to the Hultafors Group

As customer demands for accreditation, safety, quality and value increase, the Hultafors Group continues to stay one step ahead of the competition. The Hultafors Group’s PPE portfolio already includes market-leading tools, workwear and protective wear brands such as Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear and Toe Guard safety footwear, Hellberg Safety and Hultafors Tools. The acquisition of EMMA Safety Footwear considerably enhances …

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Makita DUR368AZ Brushless Brush Cutter – A Cut Above

Makita DUR368AZ Brushless Brush Cutter

Leading power tools manufacturer Makita, has added to its impressive range of cordless outdoor machinery with a new twin 18 Volt Brushless Brush Cutter designed to suit the needs of commercial operators and landscapers looking for a high powered, quiet and easy-to-use brush cutter. The DUR368AZ Brushless LXT Brush Cutter is a cordless machine powered by two 18V Li-ion batteries. The advanced …

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Makita Expands CXT Range with 12v WR100DZ Ratchet Wrench

Makita WR100DZ Ratchet Wrench 12v

Makita’s new cordless ratchet wrench is a versatile, compact and lightweight tool suitable for use across a wide range of applications and ideal for accessing tight spaces. With a number of innovative features included, the WR100DZ has been designed to ensure optimum efficiency and operator productivity. The WR100DZ ratchet wrench utilises Makita’s CXT Compact eXtreme Technology (CXT), making this an …

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Plane Sailing – Makita DKP181 18V Brushless LXT Planer

Makita DKP181 Planer

Makita has launched an exciting new range of products, including the DKP181 18V Brushless LXT Planer (82mm). Combining the speed and capacity of a corded planer with the convenience of cordless, the tool is part of Makita’s expanding 18V series, the world’s largest cordless product line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion battery. With a 12,000rpm brushless motor providing power equal to …

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Snickers LITEWork Working Clothes for the Summer

Snickers MidLayer Jacket

The innovative new quick-drying fabrics in this lightweight workwear make them a must for the summer months. A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers NEW LITEWork clothing can help you keep your cool when you’re working in sunny, warm and humid environments. The ergonomic, body-mapping Trousers, Shirts, Shorts, mid-layer …

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Break-in News! Ford TRANSIT Owners Watch This

More tool theft frustration for van owners and once again the problem is so much worse for Ford Transit owners who don’t enjoy strong security features. Ford Custom and Ford Transit (MK8) are falling prey to a weakness where a hole can be made in the side load door and loads of new attacks are happening. Our friends at Sussex …

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Makita DRV250Z

Leading power tool manufacturer Makita has added two new rivet guns to its power tool range. The DRV150Z and DRV250Z include Makita’s innovative LXT battery technology and brushless motor for maximum efficiency. The DRV150Z and DRV250Z are both powered by Makita’s 18V LXT batteries, which offer industry-leading run times and charge times, improving on-site efficiency. LXT means that the DRV150Z and …

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Scaffold Configuration: Does My Project Need a Bespoke Design?

Building construction site with scaffolding

Scaffold design is a complex and often painstaking business, involving a fairly weighty set of calculations intended to demonstrate the strength and stability (or otherwise) of the proposed structure. It is a matter of legal compliance that all scaffolds have to be able to demonstrate they conform to minimum standards, which in practice sounds as if there is no option …

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Makita’s Latest Addition to its Radio Range – DMR115 Job Site Radio

Makita DMR115 Job Site Radio

Makita has launched the latest addition to its radio range, with the DMR115 Job Site Radio. With Bluetooth functionality and a light weight of 4.8-5.5kg, it is the perfect companion for construction workers. The new DMR115 Job Site Radio is a robust and simple to use DAB/DAB+ radio. IP65 rated, it has a highly durable design with elastomer bumpers to …

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Working with Pipelife Easy-Lay PB Barrier Pipe

In the final part of our sponsored Pipelife series, we look at the Easy-Lay push-fit polybutylene barrier pipe. Suitable for all hot and cold plumbing and central heating systems. It can be used in both sealed and open vented systems and has been designed to withstand constant pressure at high temperatures. The combination of low thermal conductivity and high corrosion …

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