Hiremech Ltd https://www.hiremech.co.uk Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:28:06 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Different types of forklifts – The Ultimate Guide https://www.hiremech.co.uk/different-types-of-forklifts-the-ultimate-guide/ https://www.hiremech.co.uk/different-types-of-forklifts-the-ultimate-guide/#respond Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:08:24 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3810 Forklifts are powerful vehicles designed to move heavy loads around warehouses and construction sites. The wide variety of models can make it difficult to choose which forklift to rent or buy, so we have put together this useful guide to take you through the most popular forklifts available. By providing you with an overview of […]

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Common Questions about Forklifts https://www.hiremech.co.uk/can-electric-forklifts-be-used-in-the-rain/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:46:42 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3687 Can electric forklifts be used in the rain? It depends on whether the forklift has been designed and built for outdoor use. In Europe, forklifts are given an IP (International Protection Marketing) code, which indicates the degree of protection they have from solid matter and liquid penetration. There is also a third IP category, indicating […]

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Hiremech acquired by Briggs Equipment  https://www.hiremech.co.uk/hiremech-acquired-by-briggs-equipment/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:17:23 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3682 As part of its growth strategy, Briggs Equipment has executed a purchase agreement to acquire Hiremech enhancing its coverage and strengthening its presence in London and the South East.  We will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Briggs and will continue to trade under our own name with all current operational contacts remaining in place.  […]

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Skyjack Scissor Lifts – The Ultimate Guide https://www.hiremech.co.uk/skyjack-scissor-lifts/ Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:52:14 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3670 Skyjack have been manufacturing scissor lift work platforms for over 30 years and have developed a reputation for building robust, rugged and reliable machinery which can be used in a wide variety of environments. The company built their foundation upon scissor lifts and their equipment is used across the globe. Still pioneering in the market, […]

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Forklift fails 2018 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/forklift-fails-2018/ Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:29:55 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3650 As long as there are forklifts, there will be fails. Just when the work day seems it couldn’t get worse, there’s someone with a camera phone or a CCTV camera poised to capture the action. Here are some of the best of 2018’s forklift fails. It’s raining boxes Using a forklift to get precariously stacked […]

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Preparing your forklift fleet for the Christmas period https://www.hiremech.co.uk/preparing-your-forklift-fleet/ Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:54:44 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3662   For warehouses and logistics firms, Christmas is usually the busiest time. That means there’s a lot of pressure to get jobs done on time. In that rush, however, safety and proper forklift operation can often fall by the wayside. This can result in accidents, damage, and delays – so it’s obviously much better to […]

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How to maintain your forklift in winter conditions https://www.hiremech.co.uk/how-to-maintain-your-forklift-in-winter-conditions/ Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:27:51 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3641 Winter months in the UK are famously tough, with some experts predicting 2018 to be the coldest winter in over 10 years, including several months of heavy snow. But is your forklift ready for subzero temperatures? Even if you already conduct an organised maintenance program to prepare for freezing conditions, it is still crucial to […]

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Are electric forklifts the future? https://www.hiremech.co.uk/are-electric-forklifts-the-future/ Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:24:24 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3637 For many decades, diesel and gas forklifts have been used to transport heavy material on construction sites in the UK. These forklifts are used by many companies in the building and construction industry, with some buying and others renting them for various jobs. Apart from using diesel or gas forklifts, some companies have opted to […]

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7 most common mistakes in forklift exams https://www.hiremech.co.uk/7-most-common-mistakes-in-forklift-exams/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:31:40 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3624   As with any other exam, preparing for your forklift evaluation can seem extremely daunting. Having your level of knowledge and expertise with a subject being tested in a short time period can feel overwhelming for many, but there are reasons to feel hopeful. Again, as with any other exam, undergoing a successful forklift evaluation […]

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10 most common questions about electric forklifts https://www.hiremech.co.uk/10-most-common-questions-about-electric-forklifts/ Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:29:15 +0000 https://www.hiremech.co.uk/?p=3618 When deciding which type of forklift is the right choice for your needs, it can feel daunting to know how to make the right decision. With so many different styles, shapes, and sizes of forklift on the market, it is important to ensure that you find the type of forklift that is best suited to […]

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