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  • Mini Diggers: Small machines with huge possibilities

    Mini Diggers: Small machines with huge possibilities

    Since its invention over 60 years ago, the Mini Digger, also known as a Mini Excavator, or Compact Excavator, has revolutionised the world of excavation. It has enabled the speeding up of excavation projects in confined environments, otherwise inaccessible to most plant equipment. As such, they are a popular piece …Read More »
  • Ensuring Operational Excellence: The Critical Role of Plant Machinery Servicing

    Ensuring Operational Excellence: The Critical Role of Plant Machinery Servicing

    Just like a car, plant machinery must be regularly serviced to maintain its functionality and safety. While some operators may be tempted to skimp on servicing, you should never do this as poorly maintained machinery poses a lot of risks, both physical and financial, for all involved. Let’s go through …Read More »
  • Ground Protection Mats for Construction and Events

    Ground Protection Mats for Construction and Events

    They say nobody likes a stick-in-the-mud. And for sure, nobody likes being a stick-in-the-mud either; unfortunately, this is literally what can happen when you don’t have appropriate ground protection in place on uneven ground at construction sites or temporary event car parks. While it may be tempting to use makeshift equipment …Read More »
  • Benefits of Buying Second-Hand Plant Equipment

    Benefits of Buying Second-Hand Plant Equipment

    On occasions when facilities and worksites need to purchase plant equipment outright, the capital cost of new machinery can be crippling to the point of making it unviable. The obvious answer is to look at purchasing second-hand plant equipment, but how can one be assured of quality? This is where …Read More »
  • Post-Flooding Recovery Steps: Essential Flood Recovery Equipment You Need & What To Do

    Post-Flooding Recovery Steps: Essential Flood Recovery Equipment You Need & What To Do

    Flooding is an unfortunate and unpleasant situation that can strike homes and businesses without warning, leaving a trail of devastation behind. Fortunately, however, with the right equipment and know-how, businesses and homes can recover, indeed, Power Plant Hire has experience in hiring out flood recovery equipment, and has amassed a …Read More »
  • Heater Rental — What’s the best option for your facility or worksite

    Heater Rental — What’s the best option for your facility or worksite

    As the days get colder, you can’t afford to neglect the heating conditions of your facility or worksite. Not only does it impact employee (and visitor) health and comfort, but low-temperature conditions can play havoc with materials on your worksite too. Purchasing and installing a heater for your worksite may …Read More »
  • The benefits of lighting towers for facilities and construction sites

    The benefits of lighting towers for facilities and construction sites

    Whether it’s a facility, arena, infrastructure project, or construction site, portable lighting towers offer unbeatable flexibility and value for money versus fixed lighting units (which often simply aren’t practical for such sites). No wonder more and more companies are choosing to hire them. In this article we’ll explain why lighting …Read More »
  • Mastering Excavator Safety: Essential Tips for Efficient and Harm-Free Operation

    Mastering Excavator Safety: Essential Tips for Efficient and Harm-Free Operation

    Excavators are highly versatile, and powerful pieces of plant equipment. Hiring in a digger can transform your operation and a job that might take weeks using manual labour can be reduced to days or even less. However, misused, diggers and JCBs can cause a lot of damage and harm (or …Read More »
  • Telehandlers Vs Forklifts — A look at the advantages and disadvantages of both

    Telehandlers Vs Forklifts — A look at the advantages and disadvantages of both

    At Power Plant Hire, we often get queries from customers asking as to whether a telehandler or forklift might be best suited to a job they have planned. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this, and there are several factors that we need to explore before recommending whether or not a …Read More »
  • The Advantages of Access Equipment Hire for Your Facility

    The Advantages of Access Equipment Hire for Your Facility

    Purchasing access equipment is a costly outlay for facilities, especially when they don’t even need to use the equipment for long periods of time. That’s why hiring access equipment rather than purchasing it outright is fast becoming a popular alternative for businesses across Ireland. There are plenty of advantages to …Read More »
  • SafeHire Accreditation: What it is and how it benefits customers

    SafeHire Accreditation: What it is and how it benefits customers

    Did you know that Power Plant Hire was only the second company in Ireland to achieve SafeHire accreditation? In fact, to this day it is one of only five companies with the accreditation in all of Ireland. We’re proud of this and are committed to continually updating and improving our …Read More »
  • How plant equipment hire can make your garden renovation easier

    How plant equipment hire can make your garden renovation easier

    Many of us dream of a garden sculpted to perfection, be it perfectly flat, adorned with perfectly shaped flower beds and devoid of tree stumps. Or rather than flat, perhaps you’d prefer a garden marked by gentle slopes leading down to an alluring little pond. What puts off many people, …Read More »
  • The Advantages of Forklift Hire for Facilities

    The Advantages of Forklift Hire for Facilities

    Buying a forklift is a substantial commitment for any facility. Not only does it require a significant cash outlay, but it also locks you into one forklift model for several years, demanding careful consideration. Furthermore, it entails ongoing costs and responsibilities. This is why many facilities are now opting for …Read More »
  • A Brief History of Robotic Mowers

    A Brief History of Robotic Mowers

    Power Plant is proud to be an official Irish stockist of the Husqvarna range of robotic mowers. Making lawn maintenance easier for Facility Managers and homeowners alike, Husqvarna is the leader in automated lawn mower technology, having introduced the world’s first robotic lawnmower back in 1995. Their story is an …Read More »
  • CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS

    CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS

    Thank you to our staff, customers and suppliers for your continued support during 2022. We wish you all a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas with your loved ones. We will be closed for Christmas at 5.30pm on Thursday 22nd December. We look forward to seeing you in the new year—reopening …Read More »
  • POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD

    POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD

    POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD POWER PLANT HIRE Here at Power Plant Hire we have booms and lifts for hire of all types whatever your powered access hire requirement. From a low level indoor scissor lift to a diesel boom for working in excess of 20 meters high like the Manitou …Read More »
  • CONCRETE FINISHING EQUIPMENT

    CONCRETE FINISHING EQUIPMENT

    CONCRETE FINISHING EQUIPMENT – FOR SALE OR HIRE CONCRETE FINISHING EQUIPMENTVisit Power Plant Hire for a full range of concrete finishing equipment for sale or hire. Brands include MARSHALLTOWN, BETON TROWEL, KRAFT & many more. – Bull Float – Fresno Blade – Big Blue Blade – Herron Brush Soft – Hard …Read More »
  • CONCRETE IMPRINT ROLLER – NOW AVAILABLE FOR HIRE

    CONCRETE IMPRINT ROLLER – NOW AVAILABLE FOR HIRE

    CONCRETE IMPRINT ROLLER – NOW AVAILABLE FOR HIRE A recent addition to Power Plant Hire’s fleet, the Concrete Imprint Roller is now available for Hire. Call us on 053 9235003 for details.  Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA Automower® WEXFORD TESTIMONIAL

    HUSQVARNA Automower® WEXFORD TESTIMONIAL

    HUSQVARNA Automower® WEXFORD TESTIMONIAL Forget everything you know about lawn care. Discover the better way to a better lawn. Keeping your lawn healthy can be a lot of hard work. The Husqvarna Automower® isn’t just a lawnmower. It’s a robotic concept that does the work for you — without your …Read More »
  • HEAT FOR HIRE POWER PLANT HIRE WEXFORD

    HEAT FOR HIRE POWER PLANT HIRE WEXFORD

    HEAT FOR HIRE POWER PLANT HIRE WEXFORD The last few Heaters available for Hire from Power Plant Hire. . This “Hotgun” spot space heater has the ability to heat the air with its highly efficient combustion system, and a conversion rate from fuel to energy of nearly 100%. The Hotgun …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE COVID 19 MEASURES 2021

    POWER PLANT HIRE COVID 19 MEASURES 2021

    8th January 2021   To all our Customers,   In accordance with Government guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic we will be closed to the general public from close of business on Friday 8th January at 5pm until further notice.   We are no longer able to provide new …Read More »
  • JOHN POWER SNR RIP

    JOHN POWER SNR RIP

    JOHN POWER SNR RIP Power Plant Hire will be closed tomorrow Thursday 26th November 2020 owing to the death of our dear father John Power, Carrig, Bree, Enniscorthy, Wexford. Dad is pictured below last December with two long time colleagues and friends, Jimmy Broaders on the left and Mick Breen …Read More »
  • INTRODUCING PROBST VACUUM LIFTER

    INTRODUCING PROBST VACUUM LIFTER

    Introducing the Probst Vacuum Power Handy VPH 150 at Power Plant Hire The VPH 150 is a flexible and powerful hand operated laying device for dense products, such as granite or high quality concrete elements up to 150 kg weight.  Features: Vacuum pump unit with manometer and suction force indicator, …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE RE-OPEN

    POWER PLANT HIRE RE-OPEN

    To all our Customers, Thank you for your support during these difficult times. Power Plant Hire re-open on Monday 18th May for the first time since 27th March. We will be strictly observing all HSE guidance on Coronavirus and we are fully committed to the safety of our employees, customers and their …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE CORONAVIRUS MEASURES

    POWER PLANT HIRE CORONAVIRUS MEASURES

    To all our Customers,   Thank you for your support during these difficult times. We have stayed fully operational as long as possible, while strictly observing all HSE guidance on Coronavirus as we know the important role that equipment hire plays in the local communities that we serve. However, we …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE CONTINUES TO STAY OPEN DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

    POWER PLANT HIRE CONTINUES TO STAY OPEN DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

      Power Plant Hire is continuing to stay open for business. We are adhering to the HSE guidelines during this outbreak and are taking additional measures in the interests of staff and customer welfare. 1. Only one person is allowed into the Hire Office at a time. 2. Only one …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING CORONAVIRUS COVID 19

    POWER PLANT HIRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING CORONAVIRUS COVID 19

  • HUSQVARNA Automower® Wexford Roadshow

    HUSQVARNA Automower® Wexford Roadshow

    HUSQVARNA Automower® Wexford Roadshow Forget everything you know about lawn care. Discover the better way to a better lawn. Keeping your lawn healthy can be a lot of hard work. The Husqvarna Automower® isn’t just a lawnmower. It’s a robotic concept that does the work for you — without your …Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA WEXFORD – POWER PLANT HIRE

    HUSQVARNA WEXFORD – POWER PLANT HIRE

    HUSQVARNA WEXFORD – POWER PLANT HIRE Husqvarna Wexford – Power Plant Hire, our upgraded Husqvarna Centre Wexford Showroom is getting the finishing touches and will be completed soon and stocked with the full range of Husqvarna Forest and Garden, Construction and Forestry products.The Showroom will include dedicated area’s for Husqvarna …Read More »
  • KRANZLE POWER WASHERS WEXFORD

    KRANZLE POWER WASHERS WEXFORD

    KRANZLE POWER WASHERS WEXFORD kranzle-pressure-washers-wexford-power-plant-hire If you want a high quality power washer or pressure washer, look no further than Kranzle who make some of the best and most popular power washers and other cleaning equipment on the market. COLD AND HOT WATER CLEANERS We supply the full range of Kranzle …Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD HUSQVARNA BATTERY SERIES

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD HUSQVARNA BATTERY SERIES

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD HUSQVARNA BATTERY SERIES Get more done with the Husqvarna Battery Series Gone are the days of disturbing the surroundings with your work. The machines in the Husqvarna Battery Series open up a whole new world of possibilities for you to get the work done – both outdoors …Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD – Husqvarna Automower®

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD – Husqvarna Automower®

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD – Husqvarna Automower® Forget everything you know about lawn care. Discover the better way to a better lawn. Keeping your lawn healthy can be a lot of hard work. The Husqvarna Automower® isn’t just a lawnmower. It’s a robotic concept that does the work for you — …Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD POWER PLANT HIRE

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD POWER PLANT HIRE

    HUSQVARNA CENTRE WEXFORD POWER PLANT HIRE Power Plant Hire is a 100% Wexford family owned and run business. At our Husqvarna Centre Wexford Power Plant Hire in Enniscorthy we offer a large range of quality Husqvarna Forest, Husqvarna Garden Equipment, Husqvarna Automower®, Husqvarna Construction and Husqvarna accessories. We stock a …Read More »
  • Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed

    Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed

    Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed The Hire Association of Europe (HAE) ompleted our annual SafeHire Audit on the 18th of January and we successfully retained the SafeHire quality mark certification. The HAE is a European body for the development of the hire and rental industry. SafeHire is a programme which recognises …Read More »
  • PLANT SALES WEXFORD – POWER PLANT HIRE

    PLANT SALES WEXFORD – POWER PLANT HIRE

    Part of Power Plant Hire’s unified approach is that we sell what we hire. It is not only new plant and tools that we will sell but also quality used items. All Plant Sales items are direct from our own hire fleet and often will be still within manufacturers warranty. …Read More »
  • HUSQVARNA OPEN DAY – 6TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    HUSQVARNA OPEN DAY – 6TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    HUSQVARNA OPEN DAY – 6TH SEPTEMBER 2018 power-plant-hire-husqvarna-open-day We are hosting a Husqvarna Open Day this Thursday 6th September on the Dublin Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Husqvarna Construction will be doing demonstrations and there will be offers on the day with 10% off selected Husqvarna Construction, Garden and Forest product. …Read More »
  • FORKLIFT HIRE WEXFORD

    FORKLIFT HIRE WEXFORD

    FORKLIFT HIRE WEXFORD BY POWER PLANT HIRE For Forklift Hire Power Plant Hire Wexford are the No 1 Hire company in the South East of Ireland serving the counties of Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare and south Dublin. Our Forklift Hire range extends from battery pallet trucks to battery forklifts, diesel forklifts and lpg forklifts …Read More »
  • CHERRY PICKER HIRE

    CHERRY PICKER HIRE

    For Cherry Picker Hire Power Plant Hire are the No 1 Powered Access Hire company in the South East of Ireland serving the counties of Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare and south Dublin. Our Cherry Picker Hire range extends from the Haulotte HT23RTJPRO above a 23 Metre Telescopic Boom fitted …Read More »
  • €coMerit ACCREDITATION

    €coMerit ACCREDITATION

    We have recently achieved €coMerit Accreditation, a three-year environmental certification, backed by the Environmental Protection Agency that demonstrates our commitment to sustainability. €coMerit has been designed specifically with SME’s in mind. Large companies often have a dedicated Environmental Manager and can afford the luxury of an ISO 14001 environmental certification. Smaller …Read More »
  • POWER PLANT HIRE JOIN ACCESS LINK

    POWER PLANT HIRE JOIN ACCESS LINK

      Power Plant Hire can now supply machines to our customers through all parts of Ireland and the UK courtesy of our membership with the Access Link. Access Link is an association of regional powered access companies, who together, provide their customers with national coverage with only one point of contact. …Read More »
  • ⚠️ POWER PLANT HIRE CLOSURE NOTICE ⚠️

    ⚠️ POWER PLANT HIRE CLOSURE NOTICE ⚠️

    Due to the status red weather warning and in the interest of the safety of our customers and staff, Power Plant Hire will close from today 1st March at 12 Noon until Monday 5th March 2018 at 8.30am. Please stay tuned to our social media sites for further updates.#stormemma #beastfromtheeastRead More »
  • GROUND GUARDS HIRE

    GROUND GUARDS HIRE

    For Plant, Tool and Powered Access Hire in Wexford, Wicklow and the south east of Ireland Power Plant Hire are the number 1 choice with the widest range of Hire Equipment and the greatest fleet size to ensure availability. As part of our commitment to being the number 1 Powered …Read More »
  • POWERED ACCESS HIRE

    POWERED ACCESS HIRE

    For Powered Access Hire in Wexford, Wicklow and the south east of Ireland Power Plant Hire are the number 1 choice with the widest range of Powered Access Hire Equipment and the greatest fleet size to ensure availability. As part of our commitment to being the number 1 Powered Access …Read More »
  • PLANT HIRE WEXFORD

    PLANT HIRE WEXFORD

      Plant Hire Wexford For Plant Hire in Wexford, Power Plant Hire are the number 1 choice with the widest range of Plant Hire Equipment and the greatest fleet size to ensure availability. As part of our commitment to being the number 1 Plant Hire company in Wexford we are continually …Read More »
  • POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD

    POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD

    POWERED ACCESS HIRE WEXFORD For Powered Access Hire in Wexford, Power Plant Hire are the number 1 choice with the widest range of Powered Access Hire Equipment and the greatest fleet size to ensure availability. As part of our commitment to being the number 1 Powered Access Hire company in …Read More »
  • 2017 HAE Hire Awards of Excellence Finalist

    2017 HAE Hire Awards of Excellence Finalist

    2017 HAE Hire Awards of Excellence Finalist We are delighted to be included on the shortlist for Hire Company of the Year at The Hire Association Europe 2017 Hire Awards of Excellence and are now really looking forward to next Saturday nights event to be held at London’s Grosvenor House …Read More »
  • New Husqvarna Automower in Wexford from Power Plant Hire

    New Husqvarna Automower in Wexford from Power Plant Hire

    New Husqvarna Automower in Wexford from Power Plant Hire. Husqvarna — the world leader in robotic mowers for the past two decades — unveils yet another robotic mower to its portfolio. The latest Automower® is developed for users looking for an ultra-silent, intelligent and connected mower that quickly and efficiently manages …Read More »
  • Power Plant Hire shortlisted in the 2017 HAE Hire Awards of Excellence

    Power Plant Hire shortlisted in the 2017 HAE Hire Awards of Excellence

    We are delighted to be included on the shortlist for Hire Company of the Year at The Hire Association Europe 2017 Hire Awards of Excellence to be held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Saturday 22nd April 2017. Independently judged, the Hire Awards of Excellence acknowledge the successes of hirers …Read More »
  • Powered Access Hire Fleet Additions

    Powered Access Hire Fleet Additions

    Power Plant Hire Wexford make Powered Access Hire Fleet Addition’s During 2016 we made significant additions to our Powered Access Fleet. The additions included; New Haulotte Optimum 8 Scissor Lifts New Haulotte Compact 10 N Scissor Lifts New Haulotte Compact 12 Scissor Lifts New Haulotte Star 10 Mast Booms New Haulotte …Read More »
  • Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed

    Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed

    Power Plant Hire SafeHire Certification Renewed During 2016 we successfully retained the SafeHire quality mark certification. The certificate was awarded by the Hire Association Europe (HAE) – a European body for the development of the hire and rental industry. The accreditation was awarded following an inspection which included a detailed …Read More »
  • Enniscorthy NCT Centre being extended

    Enniscorthy NCT Centre being extended

    Enniscorthy NCT Centre being extended The Enniscorthy NCT Centre on the Old Dublin Road is adding a new lane. Construction has recently commenced on the new lane and will be completed before the year end. The above picture shows our Genie GS3268 Diesel Scissors Lift and our Manitou 1030 Tele …Read More »
  • New Haulotte Star 10 Mast Boom

    New Haulotte Star 10 Mast Boom

    New Haulotte Star 10 Mast Boom We have recently added a new Haulotte Star 10 Mast Boom to our hire fleet. The Haulotte Star 10 self propelled vertical mast has a 10m working height and a 3.1m outreach. The Star 10 is very compact with a narrow turning radius and is ideal for …Read More »
  • New Greenmech Arborist 150 Wood Chipper

    New Greenmech Arborist 150 Wood Chipper

    New Greenmech Arborist 150 Wood Chipper We have recently added a new Greenmech Arborist 150 to our hire fleet. The popular Arborist 150 is a simple-to-use and cost-effective road tow chipper . Part of GreenMech’s much-admired Arborist range, the Arborist 150 has been particularly designed for disposal of waste brash, as …Read More »