News

  • 18
    May 2018

    AFI Webinar: HSEQ- Hazards associated with the use of MEWPs.

    The AFI Group of Companies has announced its latest HSEQ webinar on May 22nd at 10.30am.The Webinar will be presented by Brian Parker, Business Development Manager, Technical Support, AFI Group....
    AFI Webinar: HSEQ- Hazards associated with the use of MEWPs.
  • 4
    May 2018

    Hampshire Plant & Access machine on site at large scale modern fish farm

    Fish farmers from the Test Valley Trout Group in Romsey carrying out vital ecological works hired the first Manitou 220J stick boom in the UK from Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA)....
    Hampshire Plant & Access machine on site at large scale modern fish farm
  • 28
    March 2018

    AFI Shortlisted In Four HAE Award Categories

    AFI has been shortlisted in four categories of the 2018 Hire Awards of Excellence, organised by the Hire Association of Europe (HAE)....
    AFI Shortlisted In Four HAE Award Categories
  • 27
    March 2018

    AFI To Invest A Further 10m In New Machines

    AFI is making a further £10m investment in new machines across the group during 2018....
    AFI To Invest A Further 10m In New Machines
  • 27
    March 2018

    New Website For Hampshire Plant & Access

    Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) has launched a new website to provide customers with a new look, easy to navigate website with smartphone and tablet friendly functionality....
    New Website For Hampshire Plant & Access
  • 28
    February 2018

    Hampshire Plant & Access Makes Further £1m Investment

    After completing a £1 million investment programme in 2017, Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) is investing another £1 million this year to further update and expand its powered access and plant hire fleet. ...
    Hampshire Plant & Access Makes Further £1m Investment
  • 16
    February 2018

    Wilson Access Truck Mount Puts Council Branding On KCOM Stadium

    A truck mount platform from the Wilson Access fleet helped to put Hull City Council branding in place at the KCOM Stadium – the home of Hull City Football Club and Hull FC Rugby League Club....
    Wilson Access Truck Mount Puts Council  Branding On KCOM Stadium
  • 15
    February 2018

    Hampshire Plant & Access Appoints Sales Director

    Graham Hawkins has been appointed to the newly-created position of Sales Director at Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) in a move which highlights the continued expansion of the company....
    Hampshire Plant & Access Appoints Sales Director
  • 24
    January 2018

    Rapid Platforms Gains FORS Silver Accreditation

    Rapid Platforms has been awarded FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Silver accreditation for its good working practices in the way it operates its powered access machine delivery and service van fleets....
    Rapid Platforms Gains FORS Silver Accreditation
  • 23
    January 2018

    Wilson Access Makes Further Investments

    Wilson Access is extending its track mount fleet by purchasing 14 additional machines, including a 31m Teupen Leo 31T Redline, which has become the largest track mount in the Wilson fleet....
    Wilson Access Makes Further Investments
  • 22
    January 2018

    Rapid Platforms Help Glazing Specialist To Meet Tight Time Frame

    Truck and track mounts from the Rapid Platforms fleet helped contractors to complete glazing inspections and repair work to a tight deadline at an office complex in Bracknell, Berkshire. ...
    Rapid Platforms Help Glazing Specialist To Meet Tight Time Frame
  • 16
    January 2018

    More Companies Tackle Mental Health Issues

    AFI’s decision to make mental health a key theme of an innovation day event it held for construction industry delegates has resulted in a number of companies implementing their own initiatives to combat the problem....
    More Companies Tackle Mental Health Issues
  • 8
    January 2018

    AFI's Training Division Gains Matrix Standard Reaccreditation

    AFI’s Training Division – which was the first in the working at height and safety related training sectors to gain the Matrix Standard – has now gained reaccreditation for the fourth consecutive year. ...
    AFI's Training Division Gains Matrix Standard Reaccreditation
  • 3
    January 2018

    Boom Lift Helps To Safeguard Ancient Monument

    A Niftylift boom lift from the Rapid Platforms fleet has helped to safeguard the future of a 700 year old monument for generations to come....
    Boom Lift Helps To Safeguard Ancient Monument
  • 19
    December 2017

    UTN Training from a customer’s perspective

    What’s it like working with UTN Training? Aerial View spoke to Mark Atkinson, Health & Safety Manager of the Clugston Group, to get his feedback....
    UTN Training from a customer’s perspective
  • 6
    December 2017

    Hampshire Plant & Access Machines On Site At New Distribution Centre

    Contractors carrying out electrical fit out work in a new distribution centre in Southampton have hired scissor lifts and a boom lift from Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA)....
    Hampshire Plant & Access Machines On Site  At New Distribution Centre
  • 29
    November 2017

    AFI Makes Major Fleet Investment

    AFI has made further significant investments in its MEWP fleet by purchasing 24 Dingli scissor lifts and two JLG large boom lifts....
    AFI Makes Major Fleet Investment
  • 16
    November 2017

    AFI Shortlisted For Institute of Customer Service Award

    AFI has been shortlisted in a prestigious award scheme run by the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) to recognise organisations that have implemented successful customer service strategies....
    AFI Shortlisted For Institute of Customer Service Award
  • 1
    November 2017

    AFI Boom Lifts Help Contractors To Complete Hotel Steelwork To Schedule

    Boom lifts from the AFI fleet helped structural steelwork specialists Evadx to complete a steelwork contract on time at a luxury hotel in Cumbria, despite a spate of bad weather....
    AFI Boom Lifts Help Contractors To  Complete Hotel Steelwork To Schedule
  • 18
    October 2017

    Hampshire Plant & Access Completes £1m Investment

    Hampshire Plant & Access has taken delivery of two skid steer loaders to complete a £1 million investment this year to update and expand its powered access and plant hire fleet. ...
    Hampshire Plant & Access Completes £1m Investment