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New CECA Scotland chair appointed

MARK Bramley of Alness-based Pat Munro has been appointed chair of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Scotland. He succeeds David Ross, MD of George...

Hitachi invests in Scottish operations with new Cumbernauld base

HITACHI Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has announced it is relocating its Scottish depot to a much larger premises to meet demand for product support...

Hitachi offers solution to meet mixed-fleet data demand

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has revealed moves to improve the 'ease and frequency' of which machine data and analysis is accessed. The manufacturer...

Speedy in ‘industry first’ eco hybrid lighting tower offering

SPEEDY has announced the launch of what the firm has described as the industry’s first plug-in hybrid outdoor lighting tower to the market following...

A-Trax appoints design engineer after experiencing ‘considerable growth’

CRAWLER track system manufacturer A-Trax has announced the appointment of George Michalopoulos to the role of design engineer. The business revealed it has seen 'considerable...

Mecalac appoints new regional business manager for UK and Ireland

MECALAC has appointed Mike Poxon as regional business manager for the UK and Ireland. With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction equipment sector,...

GAP completes acquisition of new head office

GAP Group is poised to move into a new head office after completing the acquisition of Citypoint 2 on Tyndrum Street in Glasgow. The hire...

CITB earns sector backing for levy proposals

CITB has announced that construction employers have backed its levy proposals to support skills and training by way of the consensus process. 66% of the...

‘Soaring’ demand creates 100 new jobs at JCB

JCB has announced it is to recruit 100 new welders for its Staffordshire factories following a 'soaring' demand for its products. The recruitment drive is...

Terex Trucks rebrands as Rokbak

ARTICULATED hauler specialist Terex Trucks has announced it has rebranded as Rokbak. The Motherwell-based manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event attended...

Construction Equipment Association appoints new chief executive

SUNEETA Johal has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), succeeding Rob Oliver who will retire from the...

Research shows construction equipment sales remain ‘strong’ in the UK

SALES of construction equipment in the UK remained 'strong' in July at 31% above the levels seen in the same month last year, new...

Metso Outotec appoints Duo Group to provide aggregates solutions in the UK

METSO Outotec has appointed Duo Group as a distributor for the firm's aggregates solutions in the UK. The deal covers the current aggregate business serviced...

Speedy opens two new Scottish service centres

SPEEDY has announced the opening of two new regional service centres in Scotland in 'key arterial routes' into Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Designed to help local...

SANY aiming to be number one in UK

SANY has completed the refurbishment and fit-out of the company’s new UK and Ireland HQ in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. The manufacturer received the keys to the...

Innovation takes centre stage at GGR open day

LIFTING solutions business GGR Group recently welcomed over 300 visitors to its facility in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, to see the company’s latest products and innovations...

Silver service: Takeuchi marks 25 years in UK

TAKEUCHI is celebrating 25 years of operating in the UK this year. The manufacturer began trading in the UK market in 1996 and has...

Hill sets sights on Scottish growth

HILL Engineering’s recently appointed business development manager Andy Martin believes there is huge potential for growth in Scotland for the attachment specialist. Andy, whose career...

Landmark investment leaves Eagle flying high

EAGLE Plant Hire has concluded the company’s largest ever capital expenditure investment after snapping up 19 Kubota excavators in a deal worth over £500,000. The...

CS Machinery Sales joins Avant Tecno dealer network

INVERNESS-based CS Machinery Sales has been appointed a dealer for Avant Tecno, covering the Scottish Highlands. The firm, headed up by directors Angus Innes and...

Speedy outlines powered access green fuel switch

SPEEDY has revealed it has become the first national hire provider to switch to fuelling powered access machinery with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as...

Ritchie Bros to acquire Euro Auctions for £775m

AUCTIONEER Ritchie Bros. has agreed to buy Euro Auctions for an enterprise value of £775 million. Founded in 1998, Euro Auctions conducts heavy equipment auctions...

CASE confirms territory expansions for three UK dealers

CASE Construction Equipment has announced territory expansions for three of its current UK dealers. Riverlea’s territory is expanding to include all of South Wales, Herefordshire,...

Coatbridge base hosts SANY’s first UK & Ireland dealer conference

SANY UK & Ireland recently hosted the firm's first dealer conference at its new UK headquarters in Coatbridge, where those in attendance were told...

Equipment sales in Scotland more than double in first half of 2021

SALES of construction equipment in Scotland for the first half of 2021 were more than double the figures recorded over the same period 12...

Speedy invests £10m to meet demand for four-hour delivery service

SPEEDY has announced a £10 million investment in new products for its four-hour guaranteed delivery promise. The hire giant said the move adds 25,000 new...

Organisation warns of ‘twin perils’ facing UK construction industry

ACTUATE UK has warned of a potential 'winter of discontent' for the construction industry later this year due to a combination of skills shortages...

New CEO of Doosan Infracore Europe appointed

DOOSAN Infracore Europe (DIEU) has appointed Chris (Kwanhee) Jeong as the company’s new CEO. He succeeds Charlie Park, who has returned to work for Doosan...

GAP to digitalise depot workshop operations

GAP Group has announced a partnership with Spartan Solutions to digitise operations across all ten of its divisions. The use of Spartan’s PHALANX mobile solution...

Sandvik and Steelwrist confirm cooperation agreement

SANDVIK and Steelwrist have announced a cooperation for full automatic work tool adaptors for Rammer hydraulic hammers. As demand for fully automatic coupler systems increases,...