Ainscough selects new generation Valla crane

Machinery moving and installation specialist Ainscough Industrial Services has taken delivery of a new generation 21t Manitex Valla 210R  crane – the very first to come off the production line. The industrial crane was sold to Ainscough Industrial Services by Manitex Valla Cranes’ UK and Ireland distributor, Hird. It is one of the first machines […]

09/11/2021 - 15:13 pm

Getting rental right

Rental accounts for around four in every five aerial lift sales worldwide. Dan Jenkins examines how equipment manufacturers are addressing such an important market – and explores how rental companies are adapting their fleet mix to meet changing customer needs. Globally, the MEWP rental fleet hit a major milestone last year when it reached 1.5 […]

10/11/2020 - 14:49 pm

Oil & Steel names Hird as new UK distributor

Oil & Steel has appointed Hird Ltd as the new Oil & Steel distributor for the UK market. Hird has more than 35 years of experience in renting and selling machinery and equipment for materials lifting and moving and working at height. The company’s expertise and experience in the minicrane rental sector has contributed to […]

23/08/2020 - 13:16 pm

Hird expands with new West Midlands depot

UK minicranes, glass lifting and powered access hire specialist, Hird has expanded its network by opening of a new depot in the West Midlands. The company’s Western Operational Hub on the Hayes Trading Estate in Halesowen, West Midlands, will offer a full range of minicranes, glass lifting equipment, access platforms and training courses. It fills […]

03/08/2020 - 18:31 pm

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LHI June 2022

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