Hiab | Explore Plant and Transport Solutions


We’re Explore: a FORS Gold general and specialist lifting, transport and logistics supplier.
24/7 coverage. 7 depots nationwide. We work with a wide range of industries including construction,
rail and aerospace – and we offer the UK’s most complete HIAB hire and contract lifting solutions.


Explore is the UK’s fastest growing haulage and plant hire business. Working with us means working with a FORS Gold partner who cares about your safety, productivity and quality, with unrivalled 24/7 UK-wide support, seven depots nationwide, and constant investment into raising the standards of the industry. We’re committed to undertaking CPA rules and regulations to deliver the perfect solution to all your lifting requirements.
  • FORS Gold Certified
  • Airside Insurance
  • Achilles Link-Up Approved
  • Specialised In-House PTS-Qualified Operatives
  • Wide Load Exemption Notices Across the UK
  • Complete Route Planning and Escort Vehicles
  • Detailed Pre-Delivery Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Lift Plans
  • ALLMI / CPCS Operators, Lorry Loaders, Slingers and Signallers Available
  • Trained Installation Teams Available
Transport and Lifting:
  • 24/7 Coverage All Over the UK
  • Project Management Available from Start to Finish for all Lifting Requirements
  • Complete Delivery to and from Site
  • The Latest Remote-Controlled HIAB Units
  • Rigid HIABs, Wagon and Drag HIABs, Lowloader HIABs and Articulate HIABs Available
  • All Lifters Follow the Legal Requirements of BS7121 Part 4 and LOLER Current Standards
  • All Operatives Fully Qualified
  • Available for Airside in Aviation
  • Available for Track-Side on Railways
  • Complete Project Management Available for Any Project


Our fully managed lifting logistics are accompanied by complete 24/7 support all across the UK.
HIAB Hire and Haulage
Our HIAB Division’s equipment is the latest manufactured technology in the industry and is maintained to the highest standard. All lifting equipment is remote controlled and computerised with accompanying VSL (Variable Stability Legs), giving us 360° lifting capacity.
Contract Lifting
Place your contract lifting requirements in the safe hands of Explore’s HIAB division with fully qualified and insured professionals. We can project manage any of your lifting requirements, with full site surveys and RAMs packages, allowing us to cover all client requirements.
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