MPH adds to fleet.

Modern Plant has recently added new Weightlifter trailers to the existing haulage fleet.  Managing Director, Mick Tarrant, stated “we are pleased to update some of our trailers with new Weightlifter trailers. Historically they have proved relaiable units for MPH and the investment represents good value for money. The trailers have a net 29.5 tonne haulage capacity are an important part of our haulage business both for contract haulage and to assist in the supply chain for MPH contract civils works.”


John TarrantMPH adds to fleet.
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MPH and Finnings

MPH was pleased to take delivery of two new Caterpillar excavators from Finnings earlier in the summer.   The two excavators: a 20 tonne 320  and a 13 tonne 313 were supplied as replacements for two excavators.  Finnings assisted MPH in securing the most suitable machines based on workloads.  Mick Tarrant the MPH managing Director commented. “MPH has always had a policy of  rotating machines and vehicles to ensure equipment is up-to-date and fitted with latest safety equipment.  This results in safer working environments, lower down time, less repair costs and more efficiency across our sites. We are very happy with the Cats which are industry leaders and the service from Finnings. That’s why we have been customers for over 50  years.”

Website: Finnings

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MPH external works – cofferdam for foul pumping station

MPH contracts team have constructed a cofferdam as part of the temporary works for the installation of a foul pumping station.  The excavation is approx 8 meters deep and the team can been seen installing the steel reinforcing for the supporting walls, prior to installation of the two tanks which sit side by side.

John TarrantMPH external works – cofferdam for foul pumping station
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Team work.

Team work is an important part of everyday life at Modern Plant and this is a good example of two excavators (21t and 15t) recently added to the plant fleet and mini excavators working on a 8m cofferdam for the installation of underground pumping station.  The haulage fleet is assisting with the muck away.

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Installation of Triton attenuation tank.

MPH has extensive experience installing attenuation tanksIMG_0195 but has used the Triton system for the first time on a job in the Cambridge area. The system is a viable alternative to the traditional crate-box system.

Mick Tarrant (MPH Managing Director) Commented:  “the Triton system was simple and cost effective to install and we believe has created better value for our client”






John TarrantInstallation of Triton attenuation tank.
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MPH is hiring

MPH is looking for ground-workers and machine drivers to work in Rugby, and surrounding areas dependent on current contracts.   Reasonable rates paid dependent on experience and skills. CSCS and CPCS cards labour and machine qualifications required.

If interested please call office 01788 565186  or email: with a short CV or contact details.


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Modern Plant awarded FORS Bronze accreditation.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators.   It  is an industry-led accreditation scheme that aims to promote road freight as a safe and sustainable mode of transportation in a way that supports economic growth and environmental targets whilst helping to improve our quality of life.

Richard Tarrant, MPH transport manager said.  “I would like to thank the team for their efforts to ensure MPH has been accredited with FORS Bronze status.  This reaffirms to the outside world the standard we know MPH fleet has been operating at for a long time.  The team will now immediately push on to attaining the Silver accreditation”

Click for a copy of MPH accreditation certificate:
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Click for FORS Website for more information.




John TarrantModern Plant awarded FORS Bronze accreditation.
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