August 16 - Ainscough, one of the UK's largest crane hire providers and ALE, a leading heavy transportation and lifting company, have announced an official partnership for UK-based contracts.

The alliance brings together the capabilities of one of the largest fleets of heavy transportation equipment in the world, with one of the largest and most technically advanced mobile crane fleets in the UK, say the two partners, offering a combination of expertise and equipment to the market.

Mark Harries, executive director at ALE commented: "This partnership combines the strengths of two market leaders. We're delighted to be amalgamating our plant, expertise and industry knowledge to offer a complete solution to clients. The quality of service we offer is paramount and this working relationship will provide the best available, without a doubt."

Neil Partridge, managing director at Ainscough adds: "Ainscough and ALE have worked together in the UK for many years, so making the partnership official seemed like the next logical step. By collaborating and combining our expertise, we'll be able to offer clients a seamless, full-service solution. We're excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring."