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New Cat wheel loaders launched

CATERPILLAR has revealed that its new 980 and 982 XE wheel loaders are up to 10% more productive when compared to the previous 980M...

Blackwood snaps up bespoke Andover plant bodies

KILMARNOCK-based Blackwood Plant Hire has purchased the firm's first bespoke plant bodies from Andover Trailers. Mounted to two 32-tonne 8x2 Scania G450 chassis, the deal...

CICV Forum welcomes appointment of new Construction Leadership Forum chair

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has welcomed the new chair of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) - Scottish Government minister Ivan McKee. At...

Hire company recognised for ESG strategy

CONSTRUCTION equipment hirer Speedy has announced the business has been recognised as an 'industry leader' in Environmental Social Governance (ESG) practices by the Institutional...

Falkirk hire specialist says YES to SANY mini diggers

FALKIRK-based Your Equipment Solutions (YES) has snapped up a fleet of new SANY mini excavators following a period of increased demand. The tool and plant...

JCB launches £70,000 NSPCC charity appeal

JCB is embarking on an ambitious fundraising drive for the NSPCC with the launch of a £70,000 appeal. The JCB NSPCC Platinum Jubilee Appeal will...

Safety features help earn site dumper award win

JCB is celebrating after the safety benefits of the manufacturer's smallest site dumper were honoured at the Hire Awards of Excellence 2021. The JCB 1T-2...

Mental health programme ‘surpasses expectations’

BUILDING Mental Health, the CITB and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity have published a report detailing the social value of their initiative to train...

Firm fined £700,000 after fatal dumper truck accident

BAM Nuttall Limited has been fined £700,000 after an employee lost his life after being run over by a six-tonne dumper truck. Inverness Sheriff Court...

Mini excavator supports World War II crash site dig

A Kubota mini excavator is helping to support an archaeological dig at a World War II crash site. Supplied by Northern Ireland-based dealer DA Forgie,...

New Kobelco ‘more than holds its own’ in 20-tonne market

KOBELCO has announced the launch of the new SK210LC-11 and SK210NLC-11 (narrow undercarriage variant) excavators to its portfolio. The next generation machines follow Kobelco’s Performance...

New research forecasts UK will need extra 217,000 construction workers by 2025

THE UK construction industry will require 217,000 additional workers by 2025 to keep up with demand, new research has predicted. The CITB said construction has...

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