New Multi-Purpose Crane For Ainscough Crane Hire

The MPC 44 is extremely versatile thanks to its compact and lightweight construction, low outrigger loadings, light travelling weight, remote operation, precise manoeuvring, 44m main boom and the ability to work in areas with poor ground conditions.
Ainscough Crane Hire Managing Director Robin Richardson, said “Having trialled the MPC 44 last year with an unrivalled combination of compact design, flexible operation and positive customer feedback, this multi-purpose crane compliments our current fleet”.

Currently available at our Maidstone, Bristol, Southampton & Cambridge depots with the balance delivered during February and March.

Are you interested in booking the new MPC 44 or for more information call 0800 272 637

Ainscough Crane Hire Inspiring A New Generation

Ainscough Crane Hire is supporting the CITB Construction Ambassadors Scheme. The Construction Ambassadors programme raises awareness of the industry and the career opportunities that are available to young people, encouraging young people to join the industry.
Photo: left to right shows Amanda Hesketh Resourcing and Retention Manager, Janet Ainsworth Learning and Development Manager, Roland Saltys Heavy Cranes Project Engineer, Joanne Little Contract Lift Manager Plymouth, Gary Dixon QHSE Advisor South, Lynsay Robinson Commercial Manager Heavy Cranes

Ainscough Crane Hire are working with the CITB to motivate young people to join the industry, Ainscough’s ambassadors will go into local colleges and talk to students about their own experiences and help bring to life career pathways for crane operators, hire controllers, depot managers, engineers and encouraging participation in the construction apprenticeship programmes.

Janet Ainsworth Ainscough Crane Hire Learning and Development Manager said “we want to forge closer links between education and construction, with the aim of bringing cranes and construction to the attention of students and apprentices at an early age.”

‘Construction is a unique work environment, attractive, needs varied skillsets, offers great training opportunities along with good prospects and job security’ said Amanda Hesketh Resourcing and Retention Manager.

Ainscough Crane Hire are committed to help inspire the next generation of operators, engineers and aspiring professionals to choose Construction as a career.

Ainscough Crane Hire Gain Five Star Rating

Ainscough Crane Hire is the first lifting services company to be awarded a 5 Star rating by the rail industry. The RISQS Audit is the GB rail industry’s programme that pre-qualifies suppliers to work in the industry. The 5 Star rating demonstrates Ainscough Crane Hire’s uncompromising approach to QHSE and our commitment to being “The Safe Choice” for the rail industry. Ainscough Crane Hire was assessed under the RISQS Audit programme and recognition scheme, run by Achilles.
‘Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme’ (RISQS) has been developed from the GB rail industry’s Link-up scheme and audited by Achilles. The scheme is governed by the newly formed RISQS Board. The 5 star rating is highly reputed and recognises our safety practices.

“I am delighted that Ainscough Crane Hire is the first lifting services company in the country to be awarded five stars. QHSE is embedded in everything we do” Ian Balmforth Ainscough Crane Hire Operations Support Director added: “Being the first lifting services company in the UK to achieve this high 5* star rating is a credit to our team and the specialist knowledge they have developed to support the needs of the rail industry.”

Ainscough Crane Hire Staff Celebrate Service

Ainscough Crane Hire long service employees celebrated combined service of 195 years in their jobs with an exclusive reception at Wrightington Hotel and Country Club – as a thank you for decades of dedicated service.
Photo: left to right shows Alan Broxton (25 years) Hire Desk Assistant at Preston Depot, John Davies (25 years) Crane Operator Heavy Cranes, Ian Balmforth Operations Support Director, Colin Fish (25 years) Hire Controller at Newcastle Depot, Robin Richardson Managing Director, Tony Williams (25 years ) Crane Operator at Cardiff Depot, Joan Broadbent (25 years) Hire Controller at Leeds Depot, Howell Thomas (35 years) Crane Operator at Cardiff Depot, Maggie Langford HR Director.

Joan Broadbent, who started work at Ainscough at the Leeds depot in 1989, said ‘We had a really lovely night, and it is nice to see that Ainscough appreciate what we have done and the dedication we have put in over the years”

The seven long-serving colleagues from across the UK who share 195 years of experience with the company were invited by Ainscough managing director Robin Richardson to attend a dinner reception at the Wrightington Hotel.

“I’ve always loved my job and after working here for all these years the service that Ainscough offer just gets better and better. Ainscough have always given a first class service” said Colin Fish , “it’s nice to feel that what you have done hasn’t gone unnoticed and that they have taken the time and expense to show that”

Ian Watts QHSE Manager, who started in 1979, said “Although I couldn’t make the dinner it is nice to see Ainscough rewarding and recognising employees after the amount of years we have been with the company”

Maggie Langford, Human Resources Director, said: “We’re incredibly proud of our loyal workforce and we always enjoy recognising and celebrating important milestones, like today when our colleagues achieved 25 and 35 years with Ainscough Crane Hire.

“To be celebrating with the team with over 195 years between them is a real testament to the quality and dedication of our employees. Our depots have evolved significantly over the years, but good customer service is, and has always been, central to everything we do at Ainscough Crane Hire.”

Ainscough Crane Hire Receive J Murphy Award

As part of the J Murphy & Sons Ltd Never Harm™ Culture Development Programme, Ainscough Crane Hire and lift supervisor Chris Clark were nominated in the Sub-contractor category in their annual awards scheme. This scheme recognises individuals, project teams, as well as clients and sub- contractors who actively support and promote the award winning Murphy Never Harm™ approach.
Yvonne Bennett, Group Head of the Culture Development Programme, said she was “delighted” to award Ainscough with the winner’s trophy on behalf of J Murphy & Sons Ltd, having beaten stiff industry competition. “The approach and attitude of individuals such as Chris towards safety is paramount in the delivery of successful projects. Sending everyone in our supply chain home safely is all that matters”.

Ainscough lift supervisor Chris Clark, who received an individual nomination for going the extra mile and embracing Murphy’s Never Harm Culture, accepted the award. Photo: left to right shows John Murphy – Managing Director, Derek Gow – Ainscough Commercial Director, Chris Clark – Lift Supervisor, Yvonne Bennett – Group Head of Culture Development Programme and Robin Richardson – Ainscough Managing Director.

Derek Gow commented that “Ainscough are delighted to receive this award, we recognise the importance of Murphy’s unique approach to behavioural safety through their Never Harm™ Programme, it recognises the deep commitment of Ainscough and J Murphy & Sons to promote a Never Harm™ safety culture”.

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