According to HSE, there are 80,000 construction workers in the UK who suffer from work-related bad health each year, with 64,000 of these suffering non-fatal injuries. In 2016/2017, there were 30 construction-related deaths.
These statistics prove that accidents occur every day in the construction industry and while they can’t be completely ... Read More
In simple terms, boom and bust refers to a cycle of economic expansion and contraction that continues to occur. In today’s capitalist economy, this is unavoidable. During the ‘boom’ period, jobs are in high supply and investors see an increase in returns. Conversely, with a subsequent ‘bust’ comes a shrink ... Read More
The image of a lorry driver is changing. No longer simply the preserve of big, burly blokes, increasing numbers of women are coming through the ranks – and we’re delighted to have one of them on board.
Rachel Woodward, ... Read More
Once you’ve decided that a container will be the best solution for your onsite storage, how and where you choose to place it is necessary to ensure that it is both safe and easy to use.
Where to Place a Container?
You don’t want to choose an area that has overhead obstruction ... Read More
2018 has brought some fantastic growth for Mobile Mini, it’s been an exciting 12 months filled with achievements so here’s a whistle-stop tour of what we’ve been up to.
In January we launched our flagship branch in Gravesend. Our largest branch yet, the site is perfectly placed to serve London ... Read More
Farrah manages the teams that are on hand to help with your storage container and site accommodation enquiries.
The sales team based at Mobile Mini’s headquarters in Stockton-on-Tees, are busy on the phones all day helping to find the right unit for every need, with the support team upstairs just a ... Read More
The UK construction industry is always growing, and despite a slight fall in the summer of 2018, as forecasted by the Construction Products Association, 2019 is set to see a 2.3% rise and a further 1.9% increase the year after. Thanks to recent intelligence reports, we now have an in-depth ... Read More
The UK is coming to a standstill when it comes to recruiting HGV drivers.
At the end of last year, Road Haulage Association chief executive Richard Burnett warned that the
haulage industry faced a shortage of up to 50,000 drivers – and the resulting impact on the economy
could be catastrophic.
To combat this, ... Read More
The container village on Gateshead’s Quayside is one of the newest additions to the banks of the River Tyne. By The River Brew Co is an “independent container community” that contains a collection of 15 independent food vendors selling everything from pizza to oysters, as well as the more upmarket ... Read More
According to research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Building, in the UK around £400 million a year is lost in the construction industry due to vandalism and theft. Having a safe and secure storage solution is the only answer to this ongoing problem.
Why are building sites targets for ... Read More