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Imports of construction equipment show significant upturn

THE Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has highlighted stats showing that imports and exports of construction equipment in the first quarter of 2022 recorded 'very high'...

HCMUK appointed UK dealer for KTEG products

HITACHI Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has confirmed it has been appointed the exclusive UK dealer for KTEG products. KTEG's offering ranges from systems for demolition...

CDE marks milestone year by strengthening manufacturing capacity

SAND and aggregate wet processing solutions specialist, CDE, has revealed plans to mark its 30th anniversary this year by strengthening its manufacturing capabilities and...

Sandvik appoints new president for mobile crushing and screening

SANDVIK has appointed Peter Unelind as president of the firm's Mobile Crushers and Screens division. Peter joined Sandvik in 2013 and was formerly VP, operations...

Terex expansion plans set to bring major jobs boost

TEREX has announced it is finalising plans for a new investment at its Ballymoney fabrications facility in Northern Ireland which will create 60 new...

CITB confirms Scottish investment to attract and retain new workers

CITB has announced it is investing £3 million into Scottish construction to support people at the beginning of their careers and increase job retention. The...

Terex Finlay announces global rebrand to ‘update and refresh’ its image

TEREX Finlay has announced a rebrand of the business to 'update and refresh its image based on its traditional core values and future strategies'. The...

Rokbak adds to US dealer network

MOTHERWELL-based articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak is expanding its North American presence even further after signing up a new dealer to service customers across Kansas...

Trio of new members elected to SPOA executive committee

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has announced that James Currie, Gary Robertson and Robin Bryant have all been elected to the trade body's...

Miller appoints new finance director

MILLER Ground-breaking has appointed Leigh Dobson as the company's new finance director, succeeding Chris Parkin who is retiring after 24 years with the firm. Leigh...

MHM Group expands operations into Scotland

THE MHM Group has announced an expansion of its operations into Scotland for the first time after acquiring a site near Glasgow. The company, which...

Volvo ramps up sustainability drive with investment in electric excavator manufacturer

VOLVO Construction Equipment has strengthened its sustainability aspirations by investing in Dutch firm Limach, a manufacturer of electric excavators for the domestic market. The majority...

IPAF to make rental market reports free for members

SELECTED members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) will be eligible to claim a free version of the federation’s Global Powered Access Rental...

Sandvik to acquire mining business of Schenck Process Group

SANDVIK has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the mining-related business of Schenck Process Group (SP Mining). SP Mining is a global provider...

SPOA to hold open meeting for Scottish lifting sector

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is urging businesses in the lifting sector to attend an open meeting in Dunblane on May 24. The event...

Kubota UK appoints new division manager for construction

KUBOTA UK has appointed Rob White as divisional manager, construction, for the UK and Ireland. Rob, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the...

JCB launches new platform to ‘transform’ the way customers buy equipment

JCB has announced the launch of a new online marketplace tipped to 'transform' the way customers can buy equipment. The new store - https://machinestore.jcb.com/ -...

Scotland sees huge rise in Q1 construction equipment sales

SALES of construction equipment in Scotland rose by more than 23% in the first three months of this year compared to the same period...

Scottish business honoured at Doosan dealer conference

DOOSAN has hailed the success of its European dealer conference, which was held earlier this month in Barcelona under the theme of UNITE 2022. The...

Blue Scotland appointed MDS dealer

BLUE Machinery (Scotland) has been appointed as the MDS distributor for Scotland and the north east of England. As part of an introduction to...

Volvo reports ‘steady’ Q1 performance as Chinese market declines

VOLVO Construction Equipment has reported a 'modest' increase in net sales for Q1, 2022 in all areas outside of Asia. However, the manufacturer said...

Compaction equipment specialist appoints new UK MD

BOMAG has announced the appointment of a new managing director in the UK as the compaction equipment manufacturer launches new products built specifically for...

Rokbak ramps up expansion plans with new dealer appointment

MOTHERWELL-headquartered articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak has stepped up its global expansion plans with the appointment of a new North American dealer. ProSource Machinery will represent...

Sawmill and renewables firm announces £250,000 investment in machinery

GMG Energy has announced an investment of £250,000 in plant machinery to build on its 'strong growth' over the past five years. Operating on a...

Liebherr turnover increases 12.6% despite price rises and supply chain ‘bottlenecks’

THE Liebherr Group has announced turnover rose 12.6% in 2021 to €11,639 million. Net profit for the year was €545 million - a value...

Mecalac announces appointment of new UK general manager

MECALAC Construction Equipment UK has appointed Heath Davies as general manager with immediate effect. He brings insight from time spent at companies including Jaguar Land...

Spring Statement ‘did not deliver’ for plant industry

THE construction plant sector has reacted with dismay to the lack of relief given to the industry in the Spring Statement issued by UK...

Finning acquires hydraulic services specialist Hydraquip

FINNING has completed the acquisition of Hydraquip, a provider of mobile hydraulic services. Hydraquip offers nationwide coverage for hose replacement, assembly and fitting, oil replenishment,...

Police Scotland launches new system following rise in plant and fuel thefts

A new system aimed at tackling the rise in thefts from construction sites has been launched by Police Scotland and Neighbourhood Watch Scotland. The new...

Attachments business appoints hire and transport manager

WORSLEY Plant has appointed Joe Brand as the company's new hire and transport manager. Having started his career as an apprentice scaffolder, Joe progressed to...

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