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Buying New Plant Machinery – HSE Guidelines

20th April, 2018

  When working in the plant or construction industry, the health and safety of your personnel is always a critical consideration when buying new machinery. It is easy to quote a general directive, but implementation can be a task. To make matters of such significance easier and more efficient the […]

Micro Trenching – Is it the Way Forward?

18th December, 2017

Micro trenching is a dry method of cutting trenches to install utilities. Narrow trenches can be made, strict to measurements, through concrete, asphalt or other material constructions. Micro trenching enables civil engineering contractors to cut trenches with a single device such as a wheel saw. Also referred to as “narrow […]

Are You and Your Team Up to Date with your Training Certification?

16th October, 2017

Whether you are hiring new plant operators or already have experienced operators, competent and safe operation is crucial to maintaining an efficient and safe working environment. MTS Plant provide Lantra Award operator training for novices as well as experienced operators. We provide professional, reliable and high quality operator training for […]

Material Handling in Rough Terrain with Bobcat Tracked Loaders

20th September, 2017

Bobcat tracked loaders are highly versatile machines that have been designed specifically for high performance on rough terrain. Utilising these machines for materials handling in tough environments can increase your team’s productivity especially during winter months or when working with poor ground conditions. Whether you are hiring or buying at […]

Clear Overgrowth & Bush with Ease using the Bobcat Mulcher

16th June, 2017

The Bobcat Mulcher is a powerful attachment for a skid steer loader that effortlessly and quickly clears overgrowth, bush, dense foliage and small trees. The Mulcher is an efficient alternative to the time-consuming and labour intensive task of clearing such areas manually. This attachment can tackle large scale expansive sites […]

Are Doorway Diggers the Way Forward?

27th April, 2017

Mini diggers, mini excavators or doorway diggers, are compact machines employed at construction sites for heavy digging tasks. Compact enough to pass through doorways, these excavators are mini versions of their heavier brotherhood. Usage of doorway diggers has increased, especially in urban areas, where space constraints are common. Benefits of […]

Do More with Bobcat Attachments

3rd April, 2017

Bobcat loaders are employed for digging earth, breaking concrete, and hauling, moving and storing materials, at construction sites or farming grounds. With efficient attachments, a Bobcat loader can be a versatile piece of equipment capable of handling multiple tasks. An experienced and reliable Bobcat attachments provider can help you derive […]

Roads & Highway Equipment

23rd March, 2017

Repairing our highways is a never ending task, or so it seems. Extreme weather and increasing amounts of traffic mean that roads need repairing, resurfacing or building all the time. Fortunately, we have the machines to do so! Keeping Our Roads Roadworthy First of all, we have the excavators. These […]

Skidsteer Maintenance Tips

22nd February, 2017

Maintaining any type of vehicle or machinery is essential to prolonging its lifespan, protecting your investment and optimising its performance. And the good news is that there are a few pieces of advice you can follow to keep your valuable equipment in excellent condition. Basic Skidsteer Maintenance Whenever you intend […]

Operator Training Courses

24th January, 2017

Proper training provides plant operators with vital experience, allowing them to manage machinery safely and effectively. With the courses offered by MTS, it is possible for SMBs to bring their staff up to speed with the latest equipment, allowing them to make full use of all the features and functions […]

Wearing the Right Workwear for your Job

16th December, 2016

Depending on the job you are doing, you will need different workwear to protect you from the hazards in your place of work. For example, you may need a protective helmet, fire retardant garments, boots or eye protection to reduce the risks associated with your work to acceptable levels. Work […]

Different Industries Need Different Machines

25th November, 2016

There is a wide variety of plant machinery available these days, and it’s just as well, because there is an equally wide variety of industries which need to use, buy or hire these machines. What are Plant Machines? Plant machinery covers all sorts of machinery, including excavators, telehandlers, loaders and […]

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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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