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11/02/2019
The Hodge Story

Hodge plant Ltd. Continues to grow and develop each year with further acquisitions to its dealer profile, which gives us the unique flexibility to offer greater market value for a wide range of construction and civil engineering needs.
The company offer the following services from our Glasgow and Nairn offices and are actively developing future service and sales operations.
• Operated General Plant Hire up to 150 items of various plant. Excavators 13 – 50tonne.
• Bulk Earthworks and land remediation with resources in house including Dozers D6 – D9
o Excavators up to and including 50Tonne
o Articulated Dump Trucks Up to 30 Tonne Capacity
o Graders and grading capability
o Loading shovels up to 30tonne
• Contract Crushing & Screening Services from 1,000tonne upwards.
o Extensive Mobile crushing fleet.
• Infrastructure maintenance Haul Roads, for Forestry, Windfarms,
• Aggregate supply from our Duneaton Quarry (Glasgow /Lanarkshire area only)
• Surveying & Ground Modelling Services
• Lifting Solutions, Bespoke Specific Tailored Material Handling Solutions.
o Lifting Solutions with our Rough Terrain Heavy lift and Rotational telehandlers.
o Loads up to 45 Tonne
o Lifting and personnel - work platform Reach & Access up to 45 Metres.
• Heavy haulage.
o Capacities up to 100Tonne.
o As experts in providing safe on time transport, logistics and project management for our own clients and operations for our own specialised equipment - we have in house an experienced team of professionals that understand the needs and expectations of our own projects and client customers. This knowledge experience underpins our expertise to overcome the hourly challenges involved in delivering on time, and on budget and above all safely.


Contract Crushing / Recycling.
We specialise in Contract Crushing. Our fleet of Portable Crushing Plants can accommodate the client’s specific aggregate specifications.
Working with your or our specialist blasting contractors who carry out all our shot firing, we can tailor a scheme to suit, your contract needs including overburden strips to expose the rock head and provide blasting to cater for the aggregate volumes required. We can then mobilise crushing and screening trains to produce aggregates to the required specification.
We bring the mobile crushing and screening equipment right to your site with our own transport catering for loads in excess of 100 tons. Our company coordinates and will tailor a production strategy with you to provide the materials that you need to fit your specific application.
Quality and Quantity Delivered - Our loading shovels are fitted with calibrated Loadmaster 8000i X payload system in our Case wheeled loaders for accurate loading of vehicles so accurate printed haul tickets can be supplied in the absence of weigh bridges.
Bulk Earthworks We have all your site preparation, reinstatement and earth work requirements covered with an extensive range of earth moving equipment and experienced, qualified operators. Land clearing and vegetation removal, landfill and site remediation are all part of our site preparation services. We can help you with the most convenient and cost-effective way to have your site cleared and prepared for construction platforms. At Hodge Plant, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail when it comes to site preparation and reinstatement. We ensure that your site is restored in such a way as to sympathetically reinstate the land surface, to promote rapid regeneration and prevention of soil erosion. Every effort is made to minimize the disturbance of surrounding vegetation and any visual impact, by creating landforms comparable with the adjacent landscape. With Hodge Plant, you can rest assured that your rehabilitated site will comply with all legislative requirements and be aesthetically acceptable to the wider community and the long-term environment
Surveying We offer surveying solutions with our external surveying consultant who provides all our surveying & engineering needs. Operating a conventional and fixed wing drones which collects all the relevant information, in much more detail than conventional surveying. Using aerial surveys this omits any risks and hazards associated to placing engineers in the quarry environment. All data collected is processed using CAD and LSS, to provide volumetric information, for commercial returns and geotechnical designs.

 

 


Hodge in three words - Confident Consistent Capability. As a company, we offer the client comfort that service and backup will be available 24/7 from our Central and Northern offices, which allows ease of coverage over the Scottish territories, thus resulting swift response times to any client’s requirements which is achieved because we are Main dealer for Case Construction, Magni, TGB, Dynapac and Kinshofer equipment. The component working parts of our business coupled with our comprehensive preventative maintenance programs which includes brake testing of our tyred earthmoving equipment because client safety above all is our licence to operate How do we accomplish this simple by utilising our own extensive modern workshops - supported by our in-house welding, painting facilities.
Hodge controls the process which it defines as “Consistent Capability”.
Mechanical breakdowns will happen, and to minimize their impact Hodge brings to every work site and operation an extensive inventory of spare parts and equipment, to enable onsite repairs to be carried out as swiftly and efficiently as possible because at the end of the day we understand uptime and production generate profit for clients and project alike.
We also stock an extensive selection of spare parts for our crushing and screening equipment at our head office and work shop so that we never have to rely on a parts supplier to meet client schedules.
We run a fleet of fully equipped mobile workshops combined with on-board telematics solutions, with leading edge technology which allows our technicians to effectively carry out operations on our and client machine, even remotely to determine solutions before we arrive on site, so whatever the eventuality we will have your machine resource fully functional with the minimum amount of downtime. Time after all is money –
Where else can you get the “Hodge Consistent Capability” to meet todays’ challenging client schedules and delivery deadlines.

 



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