05 Dec 2017

Shipping Container Manufacturer: Living in a container Despite the rather gloomy-sounding title, living in a container isn’t some kind of ancient torture, it is a choice that more and more people are making year upon year. By container, we mean a shipping container. And by living in it, we mean when it’s no longer shipping […]

18 Nov 2017
shipping containers

Waste Management Containers: Should you just use ‘standard’ shipping containers? If you’re beginning a new project in waste management without prior experience or opportunity, you’re probably on the search for shipping containers so that you can contain and transfer the waste that you’re likely to be collecting. If you have been looking, you may have […]

18 Oct 2017
shipping containers

How many different shipping containers exist? If you’re looking for new shipping containers, chances are you’ll find it difficult. Not because they’re not easily available but simply because there’s so many to choose from! With such a big range, it can be hard to find the container that’s right for what you need. So, to […]

25 Sep 2017

Intermodal containers versus swap body containers If your business needs to regularly transport cargo, you need to know what type of container is best for you. You need to ask yourself plenty of questions when you’re deciding which is the best option for you. How often do you transport cargo, how many times a week? […]

09 Jun 2017

Why you should use a specialist container supplier. When investing in containers, it is important to make sure that you purchase containers from a company where quality is at the heart of what they do. At YMC container solutions we specialise in creating and designing bespoke containers for any purpose. Each highly trained team at […]

02 Feb 2017
CATS Seals Sands

Thurston Group Limited is pleased to announce the handover of a £3 million Ultrablast blast resistant accommodation building supplied to the CATS Gas Processing Terminal. Engineered and constructed to comply with specific blast and radiant heat design requirements, the project was completed ahead of schedule with zero safety incidents. The official handover of the building […]

11 Mar 2016
Blast Resistant

Blast Resistant accommodation buildings can be seen leaving from the YMC Beverley factory to their new destination at Teeside for BP CATS terminal as part of the contract with Amec Foster Wheeler. The blast resistant portable buildings are designed specifically to maximise the safety of staff in all situations. They also work in protecting equipment […]

11 Mar 2016
Amec Foster Wheeler

The signing of the contract took place at our Horbury, Wakefield offices on Thursday 5 November 2015 between Jonathan Petch, CEO of Thurstons and Luke Murphy of Amec Foster Wheeler. Thurstons are very much looking forward to working with Amec Foster Wheeler and BP in the delivery of this project. Thurston is the largest manufacturer […]

27 Jan 2016

Did you know YMC Containers and Thurston Building Systems (TBS) are both owned by Thurston GROUP. TBS can be found at: http://www.thurstongroup.co.uk/ While YMC focuses on quality containers, TBS centres around prefabricated and modular buildings and cabins. For all your container, cabin and modular needs contact Thurston Group

16 Oct 2015

As you may have noticed we have recently launched our brand new website, we love it and we hope you do too, keep an eye out here for more blog posts in the near future!