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Plant Hire Equipment
The majority of the new Plant Hire Equipment for our John F Hunt Hire Centres was delivered to our depot in Grays, Essex over the first quarter of 2014. We had been extremely short of plant equipment due to increased demand, so no sooner had the new machines landed, they were hired out immediately. Our New Plant Hire Equipment includes:
  • 31 x Kubota Excavators with sizes ranging from 0.8t to 8.0t, incorporating the Kubota Anti-Theft System. These machines are supplied with the...
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Reid Porta Gantry Hire
Thameside Lifting, part of the John F Hunt Group, have just invested in a small size Reid Porta Gantry to add to its vast stock of hire equipment. Mick Hood, Thameside’s Manager says ‘there has always been an issue in squeezing the larger standard size gantry’s into tight spaces. With very few small sized gantries available in any of the different hire companies across the South of England, this little ‘gem’ has been a valuable asset’. With a working load capacity of...
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Cutting Concrete at Vauxhall Station
The Vauxhall Station project began in July 2014 and is still running. The project comprised of the formation of a new 8mtr Ø elevator shaft for the new ‘step free’ access project. The removal of the 2mtr thick reinforced concrete slab had to be removed by non-percussive methods as this was being carried out directly adjacent to a “live” station. Using diamond drilling methods a separation cut was made around the perimeter, and various grouting holes were prepared to enable the tunneling...
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John F Hunt compete at the Little Britain Challenge Cup & Polypipe Regatta
The 2014 Little Britain Challenge Cup took place in Cowes from the 4th to the 7th of September. Little Britain raises money through the Challenge and donates funds to sailing charities each year, helping disadvantaged and disabled people experience the delights of being out on the water. The John F Hunt crew on the 46ft Gran Soleil “Belladonna” included Andy Salter, Bruce Diffey, Tony Swanwick, Mick Blizzard and Lesley Ager with invited guests: Charles Horne (Grosvenor), George Axson (M3), Paul Isaacs (Generator...
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