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We Have A New Komatsu Excavator For Hire!
Our new Komatsu Excavator has a rounded profile with minimal protrusions at both the front and the rear. Its short tail swing radius is perfect for work in tight spaces whilst keeping a wide working range. The engine is EU Stage IIIB/EPA Tier 4 interim certified making it the perfect machine for the use in built up locations with emission restrictions. Along with the standard equipment the Komatsu PC138-10 Excavator also incorporates a rear camera, 3 meter dipper arm, large upper structure...
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Hitachi 870 Excavator Goes Out for Hire
John F Hunt Plant Hire helps with the £80m regeneration of the infamous Mardyke Estate in Essex by providing access to the biggest machine in the John F Hunt Hire fleet, the Hitachi 870 Excavator. The Hitachi 870 Long Reach Excavator, was hired out in Rainham to assist with the demolition of the high rise blocks which made up the notorious Mardyke Estate. The 1960’s built tower blocks, housing over four thousand residents at one stage, became run down and a dangerous area...
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More Plant Hire Equipment to Add to Our Hire Centres!
Due to increased demand John F Hunt Hire Centres have placed orders for additional Plant Hire Equipment to the value of £2m with a number of leading manufacturers. The Plant Hire Equipment will be arriving over the coming weeks and include the following items. 26 x Kubota Excavators 10 x Manitou Tele Handlers 10 x Thwaites Dumpers 6 x Bomag Rollers 6 x Doosan Compressors For more on our Plant Hire Equipment click here, or alternatively you can contact us here.
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New Komatsu Excavators added to the John F Hunt Plant Hire Fleet
John F Hunt has recently taken delivery of 4 new PC210-10 Komatsu Excavators fitted with the latest specification engines, to meet increasing customer and site demands. The powerful and fuel efficient engines deliver 123KW / 165HP and are EU Stage IIIB/EPA Tier 4 interim certified.  The SAA6D107E-2 engine is turbo charged, featuring direct fuel injection, air-to-air after cooling and cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR). The Komatsu Excavator is environmentally friendly, and features variable speed matching of the engine and hydraulic pump,...
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Ground Works at Queen Park Rangers
John F Hunt's  Plant Hire division is currently supplying excavators and dump trucks to assist on the overhaul of the QPR playing ground at Loftus Road. The ground has been stripped and works are nearly completed on the excavation of the playing surface to provide a first class playing ground ahead of the new season kick off in August  
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John F Hunt Acquires New Volvo DD14 and DD25w
John F Hunt Volvo Double RollersJohn F Hunt Hire Centre, located in London and Essex is happy to announce that we have recently partnered with Volvo’s independent utility dealer Capital Plant Solutions to purchase two DD14 and four DD25w double drum rollers. In total John F Hunt has purchased six Volvo rollers which will be available for hire in all our hire centre outlets in Greater London and Essex. Specifications of the rollers are as follows: The Volvo DD25w double drum roller weighs...
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John F Hunt: Integrated Management System Through ISO 14001/ BS OHSAS 18001
John F Hunt Hire Services, incorporating Hire Centres, Plant Hire, Power Services and Thameside Lifting, is pleased to announce that we have achieved registration to ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental) and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health & Safety).  The above registrations have been developed to comply with the ISO 9001:2008 (Quality) registration awarded to Hire Services in October 2012 to facilitate an Integrated Management System. The establishment of these systems has enabled our Hire Services division to review all of our business and...
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John F Hunt Environmental Monitoring Developments
Creating Partnerships John F Hunt Ltd, the holding company of the John F Hunt Group are pleased to announce it has acquired a majority stake in Asbestos Consultants Europe Limited (ACE), formally trading as ACEPSI, specialists in all asbestos related areas and services including environmental monitoring. ACE hold full UKAS accreditation for asbestos inspection and testing.  This allows asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition surveys, air monitoring including 4 stage clearance and bulk sample analysis, which identifies asbestos in materials to be carried...
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