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New compact cherry picker added to our hire fleet

Another addition to our small truck mounted cherry picker hire fleet is the Ruthman Ecoline R/RS200.  Already popular with our self-drive customers this handy little cherry picker is mounted on a 3.5 tonne chassis so can be driven on a standard driving licence.   This compact cherry picker is mounted on a truck which is […]

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TBR220 a brand-new addition to our fleet

We would like to introduce you to the latest addition to our hire fleet of smaller truck mount cherry pickers. Manufactured by the ever reliable Ruthmann this handy little cherry picker has a working height of up to 22 meters.   Our self-drive cherry picker customers are going to love that it is mounted on […]

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Welcome Ryan Business Development Manager

This month we are very pleased to welcome Ryan Schofield into the Elev8 team.  Ryan joins us as Business Development Manager.  He will look after our clients across England and Wales, with Phil still looking after MEWP hires in Scotland.   Part of Ryan’s role will be visiting our clients to make sure they get […]

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Health & Safety Team complete step stair challenge

Congratulations to Bernie and Kay from our Health & Safety team for completing the 1200+ step stair challenge last weekend.   Bernie & Kay climbed to the top of the staircase in the iconic Cheesegrater building raising funds for Care International.  Care International is a charity that helps women to leave poverty in developing countries. […]

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Big Savings for Elev8 Employees

          Every member of the Elev8 team is now invited to join the Perk Box employee incentive scheme.    Membership gives our employees access to the Perk Box portal which has literally hundreds of vouchers and discounts as well as some other useful incentives.   Vouchers & Discounts You can purchase […]

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Fantastic ISO Audit results!

January seems to be the month for external audits in the Elev8 Office!  As well as our Achilles Audit (which we passed with a 100% score) our quality and environmental management systems were audited against the latest ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 standards.   Here at Elev8 we are committed to delivering a world class […]

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Elev8 Score 100% in Achilles Audit

  There is much excitement this week at Elev8 HQ as the results of our Achilles Verification Audit came in.  This year was only Elev8’s second Achilles Verification audit and we are absolutely delighted to announce that we scored 100% across all areas.   Achilles Category B2 Verification is a very detailed two-day audit.  The […]

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Elev8 win British Steel Supplier Award

There is a lot of excitement this week at Elev8 HQ as our team have been awarded a prestigious 2017 Contractor Shut Down Health & Safety Excellence Award by British Steel.  We were nominated for the award by the central crane team for our part in supplying safe high level access for industrial maintenance during […]

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Elev8 Hire Join Access Link

We are pleased to announce that Elev8 Access Platforms are now members of Access Link.  This is a group of professional powered access companies working together to provide customers with UK wide MEWP hire.   About Access Link   Access Link is made up of over 50 depots run by independent access equipment suppliers across the […]

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Access Platform Hire for High Rise Buildings

Safe access to the outside of high rise buildings can be a challenge when constructing, retrofitting and maintaining tall blocks of flats and high rise apartments. For short duration work such as building cladding cleaning or maintenance a mobile access platform (MEWP) is a safe and efficient way to access high rise buildings.   Experts […]

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Essential Access Platform Safety Factors

Mobile elevating platform safety is essential within the workplace. The machinery must be properly managed and planned, allowing operations to have the correct safety measures in place to ensure safety to onsite workers. The importance of learning about the dangers and risks is essential when using the machinery in order to carry out operations safely. […]

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How tall is the world’s tallest cherry picker? 2017 – Elev8Hire

What is the world’s tallest cherry picker? The tallest cherry picker in the world is arguably the Bronto S112HLA- the largest cherry picker ever built. A monster machine that’s been used to build roller coasters, clean wind turbines and put out fires in skyscrapers, the S112HLA can pluck up to 700kg off the ground and […]

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Elev8 is now an Achilles Verified Supplier

This month Elev8 underwent its first Achilles Verification Audit to join the UVDB Community of suppliers to the Utilities sector.  The audit is focussed on the requirements of the UK utilities industry to ensure suppliers comply with legislation and Utilities company’s corporate governance.   The two-day Category B2 audit is for contractors or suppliers who […]

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New ISO Accreditations Awarded to our Management Systems

     It’s been a busy start of the year for the Elev8 team preparing for our management systems to be audited to against ISO 9001 and ISO14001 standards.  After an audit by The British Accreditation Bureau earlier this week we are very proud to announce that we passed both standards with flying colours.   […]

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Lighting up Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Sheffield Children’s hospital is one of only four stand-alone children’s hospitals in the country, providing specialist care to children all over Yorkshire and the UK.  As part of the hospitals fund raising activities the hospital lights up every Christmas with sponsored snowflakes.   This year the Children’s Hospital has a new wing, and 30 new […]

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