M O’Brien group leads the way with new Dual View Dumper order

M O’Brien group is pleased to announce that its plant division Willow hire is among the first companies to have secured its order of new Neuson Dual View dumper’s. A revolutionary new design to reduce blind spots and prevent accidents. The new innovation from Wacker Neuson features a drivers seat and console that can swivel within the cab to allow … Read More

M O’Brien Group Awarded Silver status with Supply Chain Sustainability School

We are delighted to announce that this week we have achieved Silver status from Supply chain sustainability school, and we believe that it shows the commitment we have to improving sustainability within the construction industry The Supply Chain Sustainability School, whose leadership includes key people from Bam Nuttall, Skanska, Vinci and Morgan Sindall, was founded to provide practical support for businesses within … Read More

The Halo! Our latest safety innovation for People and Plant Interface

In our industry we know that people plant interface is one of the highest risk environments for our workforce. We work hard to implement safe systems of work and to train personnel to recognise the segregation required when working around plant and machinery. We have red zone training for this and it is quite effective and uses colour visual learning, … Read More

M O’Brien Plant Gains RISQS accreditation

M O’Brien has recently passed the audit for full RISQS accreditation, with 5 stars. (cue smug grin) The auditors were impressed with M O’Brien Plant Hire’s ever developing management system and how it manages its operators across the operation. Good feedback was also given on the specification of the machinery M O’Brien Plant has on the fleet, with all of … Read More

M O’Brien Plant gets Hitachi expansion for 2018

M O’Brien Plant hire has secured its order of 50 new Hitachi excavators for 2018 as part of its fleet expansion programme. The order sees a range of new Dash 6 tier 4 final excavators being delivered through December and January, increasing the firms percentage of tier 4 machinery to 70%. With the Goal to have 90% of the fleet … Read More

LB Silica Provides vital support for WWFC

When M O’Brien Group’s Sand Quarry based in Heath & Reach, heard about Woburn and Wavendon’s plans to re-establish football in the abandoned sports pitch next door, it was motivated to do its part in the community and help turn the facility around. The challenge was considerable when local grassroots football club, Woburn & Wavendon FC, looked to re-establish Bryant’s … Read More

Dumptruck fleet boosted by new Finning Delivery

As part of M O’Brien Plant hires continuous fleet renewal program we have just taken delivery of another batch of Cat 730C Dumptrucks from Finning UK. Dumptrucks are an area that is currently being invested in heavily by M O’Brien plant hire as the muck shifting industry continues to go from strength to strength. The Cat 730C impressed us for … Read More

M O’Brien Group Of companies Acquires Lowery Demolition LTD

The M O’Brien group is pleased to announce that it has come to an agreement to purchase a majority shareholding of Lowery Demolition. The prestigious demolition firm which has been completing prestigious demolition projects since 1983 will be a solid addition to the M O’Brien group of companies. Having achieved great success through the contracting arm of the group, Skyland … Read More

M O’Brien Group of companies Acquires LB Silica Sand LTD

In a deal that has been kept under wraps for the past few months, details have now been finalised on the deal that will see the M O’Brien Group take over LB Silica Sand LTD including the companies quarry operation in Heath and Reach.   LB Silica sand is an international supplier and is very fortunate that the sand has … Read More