M O’Brien stay safe with XWatch

Operating over 600 items of plant and equipment, M O’Brien Plant Hire, part of the M O’Brien Group prides itself in offering their customers market leading earthmoving, demolition and material handling solutions. To meet with the increasing demands from the industry over safety concerns, O’Brien have turned to leading technology experts XWatch Safety Systems for the installation of their XW4 … Read More

Welcome Back! Safe start briefings for return to work.

In addition to various Welcome back schemes implemented by our clients on a number of projects across the U.K we at M O’Brien Group have included the use of the Hazard awareness school in our own welcome back package situated on the M27 Smart motorway project developed in collaboration with the BMJV team. The aim of the hazard school is … Read More

M O’Brien Plant Hire to be first to receive New JCB E-Tech Telehandlers.

Supply chain sustainability school partner M O’Brien is fully committed to more environmentally friendly construction sites across the UK. With an already impressive fleet of equipment utilising the latest emission standard engines, Hybrid technology and electric powered machinery. That commitment is now furthered with the order of JCB’s brand new fully electric compact telehandler the 525-60E. The new 525-60E compact … Read More

First Stage 5 Kobelco SK140’s delivered to HS2 projects.

SK140 excavator from M O'Brien Plant Hire

Like most weeks of the year, at M O’Brien Plant Hire we have been taking delivery of the latest plant and machinery to hit the market. This week alone we have taken delivery of new Hitachi ZX225-6 excavators, Cat D4 Dozers, Hitachi ZX135 specialist tunnelling machines, but the most notable is the new Kobelco SK140-7 excavators. The SK140-7 is Kobelco’s … Read More

PWDR Safety stand down

We had a great day on Friday attending the Costain PWDR safety stand down. With most major sporting events cancelled this weekend, we had our own game and gave the people working on the project including those based in the office a chance to operate our Fully electric mini excavator. During the day we were able to demonstrate a few … Read More

M O’Brien invests in Engcon Tiltrotators for hire fleet.

Engcon Tiltrotate

Leading Plant hire firm M O’Brien Plant Hire has now incorporated into its fleet a number of Engcon Tiltrotator’s to accompany both 14 and tonne excavators. The particular emphasis has been placed on the more versatile 14 tonne wheeled excavators which are ideally suited to smart motorway upgrade projects. The innovative tool allows free range of motion at the bucket … Read More

Tier 5 Kobelco machinery rolls in for M O’Brien Plant Hire.

35t excavator hire

We have now taken delivery of the first wave of SK350 and SK300 Tier 5 kobelco excavators. With a large amount of our customers targeting a reduction in carbon emissions produced on their project, we ensure that this is taken into account when purchasing equipment so that we can support our customers in all their goals including; productivity, safety and … Read More