Major construction vehicle manufacturer JCB have applied for planning permission to create a £1.4m extension to their current R&D facilities.
JCB’s pothole fixing machine had a successful demonstration in Cumbria, fixing 56 potholes in a single five-hour shift.
The JCB Hydradig 110W was designed for land drainage and water supply works, but contractors have found that it doubles as a handy farm maintenance too.
The first fully mobile business app for trade professionals has been launched, allowing them to run their businesses entirely from their phones.
A guide for tradespeople has been published by heating and utilities training provider Skills Training Group, according to a report in probuildermag.co.uk.