J. FFRENCH Plant Hire have signed a deal for one of the largest orders for LiuGong construction equipment ever placed in the UK.
The order will see the delivery of 20 LiuGong machines, which will be supplied by Construction Plant & Machinery Sales (SE) Ltd., over the coming months. This large order also includes the supply of the UK’s first Dressta dozer, a TD15M Extra model.
Grant McGregor of CPMS said, “We are delighted to announce that J. Ffrench Plant Hire have placed this order with us, for what is a comprehensive package of LiuGong machinery, including Dressta bulldozers. After testing the reliability and productivity of the equipment, and seeing first-hand the benefits of the low running costs, we feel Mr Ffrench has been convinced the product will be a valued addition.”
The first five units to be delivered include 1 x 915D 14 tonne class hydraulic excavator, 2 x 922LC 22 tonne class hydraulic excavators, and 1 x 936LC 36 tonne class hydraulic excavator.
The popular 915D model features a four cylinder Cummins Tier 3/Stage IIIA engine, which offers a gross power output of 82kw (112hp), has a maximum digging depth of 5,470 mm and tips the scales at 13,900kg.