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Tillicoultry Quarries director announces retirement

TILLICOULTRY Quarries director Joe Hadnum has retired after 28 years with the business and over five decades in the quarrying sector. The firm said Joe's...

Rototilt to launch ‘state-of-the-art’ robotic welding facility

TILTROTATOR specialist Rototilt has announced it is investing in the future by expanding its factory in Vindeln, Sweden. The plans includes the development of a...

Lloyd Ltd appointed to Mecalac dealer network

MECALAC has appointed Lloyd Ltd to its UK and Ireland dealer network. Headquartered in Carlisle, but with dealerships on both sides of the border, the...

Xwatch Safety Solutions merges with Hexagon AB

Xwatch Safety Solutions has been acquired by Hexagon, a specialist in digital reality solutions. This move has been described as representing a 'significant milestone' in...

Molson expands Thwaites dealership in Scotland

MOLSON Group is expanding its Thwaites dumpers dealership to now include the Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders regions. Following on from Molson's appointment earlier...

Hill Engineering appoints new head of commercial

HILL Engineering has appointed Alex Holmes, a former McLaren global network development manager, as head of commercial. He joins the County Down-based business after eight...

Develon hails ‘very successful’ debut year for new branding

DEVELON, formerly known as Doosan Construction Equipment, has hailed a 'very successful' debut year in Europe and worldwide. Derived from the words ‘Develop’ and ‘Onwards’,...

Plantforce confirms changes to executive leadership team

HIRE specialist Plantforce has announced changes to its executive leadership team, with former COO Sam Mercer becoming CEO and founder Claire Trott moving into...

Volvo looks to maintain momentum during ‘tougher times’ for the market

VOLVO CE has reported that sales across all regions either decreased or remained flat in Q1 this year, in line with the 'expected market...

Gordons appointed Develon dealer for the whole of Scotland

DEVELON has appointed Castle Douglas-based James Gordon Ltd (Gordons) as the company’s authorised dealer for the whole of Scotland. Gordons was already the dealer for...

MacGregor Industrial Supplies acquires Balgownie business and assets

15 jobs have been saved after MacGregor Industrial Supplies Limited acquired Balgownie Limited and Balgownie Rentals Limited, which had entered administration last month. Joint administrators...

Metso UK dealer ‘exceedingly happy’ with progress one year on

ONE year since being appointed as Metso Lokotrack distributors in the UK, McHale Plant Sales has hailed the early impact the partnership has had. The...

Metso dealer strengthens UK management team

METSO distributor McHale Plant Sales has bolstered its UK management team with the appointment of James Cliffe to head its operations in Tamworth and...

New HRN MD has sights set on doubling business

NEW HRN Group managing director Mark Proudfoot has revealed his aim is to double the firm's sales figures within a five-year period. Mark recently made...

Brandon Hire Station announces new senior leadership team

TOOLS and equipment supplier Brandon Hire Station has announced a new senior leadership team. The team has been recruited by Mark Hamilton, who joined the...

Aggregate Industries invests £9m in new asphalt plant

AGGREGATE Industries has opened a new asphalt plant as part of a £9 million investment. The Cauldon plant in the Staffordshire Moorlands is based next...

31 Scottish companies join major contracts for grounds equipment and security

SCOTLAND Excel has launched two multi-million-pound frameworks that will support Scottish councils in delivering essential construction and transport services. The grounds and plant equipment framework...

CEA chief executive departs after almost three years

THE Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has revealed Suneeta Johal has left the organisation after almost three years as chief executive. As the trade body embarks...

Jobs lost as Balgownie enters administration

NORTH of Scotland equipment specialists Balgownie Limited and Balgownie Rentals Limited have been placed in administration, resulting in 24 immediate redundancies. Richard Bathgate and Graeme...

Sunward adds to UK dealer network with double appointment

SUNWARD has added two dealers to its UK network in the form of Crowmec, based in Insch, Aberdeenshire, and Golf and Turf Equipment in...

Attachments manufacturer appoints new head of operations

ATTACHMENTS manufacturer Hill Engineering has announced the appointment of Mark Leathem as head of operations. Mark has 14 years’ experience in engineering, most recently with...

35 jobs go as Fife plant hire business enters liquidation

KIRKCALDY-based James Penman (Plant Hire) Limited has entered liquidation, resulting in 35 employees being made redundant. Callum Carmichael and Michelle Elliot of FRP Advisory have...

JCB Academy proud of latest Ofsted report

THE JCB Academy has achieved a 'Good' rating from government inspectors in its latest Ofsted report. JCB said the Rocester-based school, which has 810 students,...

Manitou Group delivers ‘historical revenue record’

MANITOU Group has posted a record revenue for the 2023 financial year and its highest level of recurring operating profit in 15 years. Net sales...

Budget brings some ‘potential positive news’ for plant sector

THE Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has welcomed some 'potential positive news' for the construction equipment sector in the Spring Budget. After continued representations from the...

Powerscreen officially opens new global HQ

POWERSCREEN has unveiled its new global HQ in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Under the theme ‘Built to Last’, the facility was revealed to local stakeholders including...

TDL appointed SANY dealer in north west England

SANY Heavy Machinery UK has appointed TDL Equipment to cover sales, service and parts in the north west of England. TDL, which will be based...

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) appoints new president and CEO

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) has appointed Francesco Quaranta as its new president and CEO. From April 1, he will replace Takaharu Ikeda, who will continue...

Field and Forest named central Scotland dealers for Yanmar CE

YANMAR Compact Equipment EMEA has appointed Field and Forest as its dealer for central Scotland. The partnership is designed to expand Scottish customers’ access to...

Develon opens new European training facility

DEVELON has opened its new European training centre at Allonnes close to Nantes in the west of France. The facility is designed to provide dedicated...