Cumbrian firm expands fleet with new wheel loaders

Stephens Equipment Rental Cat 966k-2

CUMBRIAN-based Stevens Equipment Rental has announced the expansion of its fleet with the acquisition of three Cat K-Series wheel loaders from Finning, the exclusive dealer of Cat equipment in the UK and Ireland. The new machines will help meet the demanding requirements of the short and long term plant hire market.

The company, previously known as Peter Stevens Dumptruck Hire Ltd, usually operates machines aged three years (ten thousand hours) or less and have expertise in supplying equipment that offers high levels of productivity in any application. The new machines are a Cat 966K, Cat 972K and Cat 980K wheel loader.

Russell McLean, Rental Manager at Stevens Equipment Rental, said, “Caterpillar wheel loading sovels are well respected in all market sectors, and as a national / international rental company our customers have a package that includes the reliability of the Caterpillar machines. The nationwide support from Finning and our own service team  ensures we offer our “service you can trust” with or without a long term commitment and just one number to call”.

Gary Huxley, Customer Account Manager at Finning, said, “Not only is Stevens Equipment Rental a well known name in the British plant market, but they have a growing international presence. It’s extremely pleasing to see a growing business like theirs  choose the combined expertise of Finning and the quality of Cat equipment to support the company’s growth.”