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Here you'll find the latest news from Collett, from Heavy Haulage and Heavy Lift Projects, news from the Marine & Consulting Teams and stories to shout about.

Faymonville Additions to the Fleet

Faymonville Joins the Fleet

We’ve added two new Faymonville trailers to our fleet, one 2 axle MegaMAX and one 3 axle MultiMAX and they're already hard at work moving across the company.

Training4Transport Now Offer Van Smart Training

Van Smart Training

Designed to reduce work related road risks and improve safety standards, Van Smart is a Transport for London (TfL) backed driver training programme.

Littlebrook on the Move

Littlebrook on the Move

Collett were once again approached by Drax Power Ltd, this time to facilitate the relocation of nine 185Tonne transformers as a result of Littlebrook Power Station D’s closure.

Expansion of our Grangemouth Depot

Expansion of our Grangemouth Depot

We've expanded our portside Grangemouth Scottish Depot increasing our total area of operation to 6 acres ideal for the handling of project cargo.

Aero Engineering Show

Advanced Engineering Show

We had a fantastic time at the Birmingham NEC at the Advanced Engineering Show, thank you to everyone who came to chat to us on stand N10 and we'll see you again in 2017!

New Weighbridge at Our Halifax Depot

New Weighbridge Installed

In response to the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations, which came into force in July 2016, we’ve invested in a new weighbridge at our Head Office in Halifax.

Team Collett Complete the Leeds 10K!

Team Collett Complete the Leeds 10K!

On Sunday 10th July David Collett, along with his daughter Eve and son Jacob, took to the streets of Leeds to take part in the annual 10K run in order to raise money for The Haven.

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

In October we headed to the 10th annual Halifax Business Awards and for the second time we were delighted to be named as Innovator of the Year!

Central London with 87 Tonnes

Central London with 87Te

It’s been a busy weekend for the Collett Team as we hit the road and headed to the Capital with 87Tonnes of steel plate girder from specialist structural steel fabricators, William Hare.

New Heavy Lift Skidding System

New Heavy Lift Lightweight Skidding System

We’ve added a new, lightweight, 200Te capacity Jacking and Skidding system to our collection, ideal for relocating industrial machinery and components in confined spaces.

New Escort Driver Training Gets Underway

Escort Driver Training

The City & Guilds Certificate of Competence in Abnormal Loads Escort Driver training proves a popular addition to our Training 4 Transport programme!

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Collett & Sons partners up with Leeds Beckett University Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme (KTP) to net business and drive high profile engagement. 

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide Published

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide

The guidelines will help address the problem of trailers tipping over, which has happened even though the operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

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