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Makinex gets highly commended from A-Plant

Makinex were very happy to be awarded Highly Commended at the A-Plant Innovation Week, held in early July. Makinex General Manager Paul Weaver travelled from Sydney Australia to the UK to present our award winning Powered Hand Truck  Over 300 companies applied to to have their products reviewed and just 30 companies were chosen, Makinex …

Congratulations to our winners

We’ve just had a great few days at the Executive Hire Show in Coventry. During the show we gave away some Makinex money vouchers, and drew winners twice a day. We are happy to announce the winners as Craig Brenchley from Knight & Brenchley Ltd Terry Downing from Ashtead Plant Hire Bill Leaver from Hire …

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Concrete Cutters and Corer Drillers need water!

No water means no concrete cutting! John Ford Concreting were frustrated with not being able to get a constant pressure water supply for their concrete cutting services when they landed on site. Makinex introduced them to their constant pressure portable water supply unit, the Hose2Go which solved this frustration. Water was difficult to access when …

Why suppress concrete dust when cutting or core drilling?

Why suppressing concrete dust is important Would I be right in assuming that many concrete cutters and core drillers reading this would feel dust is simply part of the game when doing your job? If it is, I’m sure you’re not alone. Yet for me, it’s the potential life-threatening implications of concrete dust (Silica) that …

Increase workplace efficiency with the Powered Hand Truck!

Discover how Central Steel Build overcame their lifting challenge… Overview Central Steel Build is a steel building manufacturer who design and build facilities across a diverse range of residential and commercial applications. These include domestic sheds and garages and offices through to rural and aviation building solutions. The materials Central Steel Build use to build …

Makinex are finalists in Optus My Business Award

Makinex Construction Products has been shortlisted for the prestigious Optus My Business Awards.   Makinex Construction Products has been shortlisted as a finalist to win the awards in the Innovator of the year category at the 2017 Optus My Business Awards, the premier event of the year for SMEs.   Founded in 2004, Makinex offers …

Take the pressure out of Pressure Washing

Spring is in the air and for many of us that means doing the big pressure washing jobs around the house. Some of the jobs which maybe on your list are cleaning mildew from the fence and pressure washing the driveway. If these jobs aren’t on your list, they’re definitely on mine! Whenever I have big …

Congratulations! 10 years for Paul Weaver

A huge congratulations to Paul Weaver our MD and Co Founder who today is celebrating 10 years with Makinex. Paul joined the Makinex team in the very early stages of the business when it was called Work Smart Equipment, seeing the business through changes, product launches and a growing team. Paul has been instrumental in …

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How to choose the right generator for construction?

A key question you must address when working out your generator requirements is, what do I need the power for? This includes your small tools right up to your big, power hungry tools. If you don’t take the time to work this out, then you can be left short of power. Without power, you can’t do …

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