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Extend the Life of your Compact Wheel Loader with these 5 Top Tips

16th January, 2019

Wheeled Loaders are a great investment to your business and looking after them should be a top priority. However, misuse of your machine can shorten the life expectancy of parts that can be a costly outlay over time. Damage limitation of your wheeled excavator will not only save you money […]

Ground-breaking News – MTS Plant & Yanmar Have Joined Forces

9th January, 2019

  2019 will see MTS Plant and Yanmar join forces to offer customers an exciting new range of Japanese compact plant machinery with a reputation for quality, reliability and progressive technology. The Yanmar Construction equipment range consists of world-class equipment, proven globally in over 37 countries. The range includes mini, […]

8 Safety Tips When Working in Winter

2nd January, 2019

Do not let the harsh winter obstruct your construction work. Be prepared for the season with the following safety tips. 1. Examine the Work Site for Safety Hazards Inspect the roofs, pathways and structures such as scaffolding and ladders for snow and ice and clear them immediately. Use a mix […]

Scottish Government Consults on Micro Trenching

19th November, 2018

The Scottish Government has recently announced a proposal to evaluate “Micro Trenching” as the way forward and best practice for easy and efficient utility installation. The Government is now keen on creating an efficient system that would facilitate the increased use of Micro Trenching across Scotland’s 33 road authorities in […]

The Construction Industry Back on the Rise

19th September, 2018

  The construction industry has seen a positive change in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, giving a cause for hope and positivity to the Industry. The industry has survived the collapse of the construction giant Carillion and the harsh weather with amazing tenacity, and it is very positive to […]

A Guide to Working Safely in the Heat

20th August, 2018

When you are in the construction industry, each day can bring its own challenges. There are days when you are left to face the hot sun in your heaviest gear doing the most strenuous work. Working in the hot sun can pose a huge health risk. However, you can shield […]

Skid Steer Training – How to Operate a Skid Steer

16th July, 2018

Skid Steer Training – How to Operate a Skid Steer Loader Skidsteer or tracked loaders are highly capable machines ideal for materials handling or operating attachments, so it makes sense that you may want to buy or hire one for your next project. As with any plant machinery however, operating […]

MTS Plant Support Bikescape to Construct New Pump Track

Bikescape specialises in the design, build and maintenance of mountain bike and BMX facilities. They manage and coordinate bespoke and unusual projects start to finish, taking on the consultation and design phase, right through to the build and maintenance.   Founded in 2015, Bikescape is a community-focused organisation aiming to […]

UK Construction Industry Stays Contraction-Hit, Despite a Seemingly Positive April

19th June, 2018

  With construction output recording an increase of 0.5% in April 2018, it brought a ray of sunshine to the UK construction industry, which has recently been witnessing a steady contraction. However, the woes of the industry seem to be far from over. Despite the increase, the statistics from February […]

Compact Excavator – Renting Vs Buying

30th May, 2018

  When you are looking to acquire a new compact excavator, there’s a big decision to make: should you buy a mini excavator or hire one? This decision calls for a lot more than just comparing the costs. Investing in even small equipment like compact excavators is a bid decision. […]

Introducing the new Bobcat R-Series

22nd May, 2018

  2018 will see Bobcat launch the highly anticipated R-Series excavator line in the UK. With five new models (see below) available including two zero tail swing machines this new product launch is sure to attract interest from the market. Bobcat E26 R-Series Bobcat E27 R-Series Bobcat E27z R-Series Bobcat […]

4 Bad Habits to Quit for Mini Excavator Operators & Owners

21st May, 2018

It is crucial to ensure that your mini excavator is ready for the job it’s scheduled for. However, there are certain bad habits that most mini excavator owners and operators succumb to. This can compromise your mini excavator’s performance a great deal and even affect its useful life. Here MTS […]

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Testimonials

Andy Richardson – Wetherby Tool Hire

We have been working with MTS Plant for just over 12 months now and have found their service and support second to none. Vanessa, Jenny, Matt and the team are fantastic and will always go the extra mile to meet our requirements. We have regularly used MTS Plant for Dumper and Excavator hire throughout this period and have found their range of machinery very reliable & of excellent quality. I would 100% recommend MTS Plant Hire.

Mark Dormer – Contracts Manager – Furness Brothers Ltd

We have used MTS Plant for a number of years and have been constantly impressed by the service provided. We work in a quick-moving industry where our requirements for small machine hire can be at short notice and highly varied. MTS Plant manages to keep us supplied with quality machines along with great customer service. We look forward to driving our business forward knowing that we have the resources to satisfy our customers needs without the high expense of owning our own machines.

John Cassidy – Travis Perkins

MTS has been a great company to cross hire small plant in for our customers. The great thing about MTS is the friendly staff who are very committed to making sure Travis Perkins is a priority customer and will move things around in their daily transport too fit urgent orders in. Myself and my team now use Mts as our first point of call as we have confidence in how the business works from the staff to the machines themselves.

Paul Kinsella – Easy Driveways

MTS has arranged for us at times very short notice the most diverse ranges of hire equipment, even nationwide. We first started using MTS a few years ago now an don’t hesitate to call the well mannered and excellently informed staff, We have experienced difficulties when on hire and the response was second to none, from the delivery drivers to the mechanic’s, the professional advice and service we haven’t matched anywhere in my 32 years in construction.

The branch at Leigh is always ready to accommodate our needs and they do it with a cheerful professional manner every time.

News & Events

Yanmar SV18 Excavator Review 2020

MTS Plant’s Matt Watson Reviews The Yanmar SV18 Excavator Yanmar’s SV18 mini excavator has proved our number one mini excavator for the past years running. Popular with utilities contractors, groundworks, and construction businesses the compact, robust and reliable Yanmar SV18 is a great all round machine with class leading reach. […]

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Projects Confirmed – August 2020

In this article, we look at the very latest new projects that have been signed off or begun work throughout the UK. Avant Homes Scotland Gets the Green Light for Constructing 120 Homes in Dundee Dundee City Council has green-lighted planning for the construction of 120 homes in Dundee, Scotland. […]

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How to Choose the Right Excavator for Your Job?

So, you have won a project and it’s time to have all the right equipment in place. Excavators and mini excavators are some of the important construction equipment that every construction company needs. Given the wide range of options to choose from, choosing the right one can prove to be […]

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Megson Utilities invests in state-of-the-art Yanmar canopy excavators

 Megson Utilities invests in state-of-the-art Yanmar canopy excavators Leading utility connections specialist, Megson Utilities, has invested in four new Yanmar SV18 canopy excavators and matching plant trailers. The versatile new models will be used for groundwork applications in utility connection projects across West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. Purchased from […]

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Covid-19 Statement For Customers – 30/03/20

From the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak, the safety and wellbeing of our team members, customers and local communities has always been our number one priority. We have closely followed the Governments advice and have taken appropriate action. Following the Prime Ministers announcement last week, we have taken the decision […]

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