Construction Plant News

In Construction Plant News (CPN) key decision makers in the industry now have a magazine dedicated to delivering the most comprehensive coverage of all the latest news, products and innovations, and providing all the information they will need. Launched in 2013, its circulation reaches up to 10,000 specifiers from plant hire companies, main contractors and housebuilders, as well as owners, users, manufacturers and suppliers, and, as of 2014, will be moving up to a bi-monthly format with six issues a year.

Everything that these diverse market sectors need to know about materials handling, excavating machinery, security, maintenance and much more is detailed in features, special reports and industry news, along with project case studies, and all the latest health and safety initiatives, and legislation.

Our Consultant Editor, Nick Johnson, utilises more than 30 years of experience in the construction press in providing machine appraisals, technical articles and previews and reviews of the industry’s key exhibitions, including Plantworx, Bauma and Hillhead. Visit the website at:

The Team

Lee Jones

Appointed editor of Construction Plant News in 2013, Lee is able to get to the very heart of the issues that really matter to plant professionals. His considerable b2b journalism experience means he has a keen insight into this diverse and fast paced industry. Lee joined the Hamerville Media Group in 2004 as an editorial assistant after graduating from Cardiff University with a BA in English. He became deputy editor of Professional Builder in 2007 and has worked tirelessly since to bring the most informative and engaging stories to readers.

Consultant Editor
Nick Johnson

Having become very interested in construction equipment as a child, Nick gained an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering whilst working with the Plant and Transport department of a major UK building and civil engineering contractor. When in the construction industry he was employed as a Plant Advisory Engineer evaluating machines for purchase and for use on site. He joined the construction press in 1980 and, having successfully edited leading construction plant and plant hire publications, he brings to Construction Plant News an enviable wealth of knowledge of these specialist sectors together with a real passion for machines.

Regional Sales Executive
Jake Tatum

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