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Hill Engineering appoints dealer for Spain and Portugal

ATTACHMENTS manufacturer Hill Engineering has announced the appointment of Cohidrex as exclusive dealer for the full range of Hill products to be sold in...

Attachments specialist appoints new aftersales manager

WORSLEY Plant has appointed Callum Poole to the newly created role of aftersales manager. The attachments business revealed that Callum arrives with a wealth of...

Landmark e-commerce site for excavator attachments launched

GROUNDFORCE has launched what the company said is believed to be the first e-commerce site for excavator attachments in the UK. The site allows customers...

Sibbald joins Liebherr as mobile and crawler crane sales manager

LIEBHERR-Great Britain has appointed Lyle Sibbald as sales manager for Scotland and the north of England, where he will be responsible for sales of...

Doosan agrees exclusive supply agreement with Tobroco-Giant

DOOSAN Infracore Europe has confirmed it has signed an exclusive supply agreement with Netherlands-based compact wheel loader specialist Tobroco-Giant. Under the agreement, selected models will...

Hitachi appoints new product support manager for Scotland

HITACHI Construction Machinery (UK) has appointed Iain McDowall as product support manager for Scotland. He has worked within the plant hire sector for a decade...

Red letter day for Yanmar Compact Equipment

YANMAR Compact Equipment has revealed it has adopted a Premium Red paint colour across all its machines globally. Premium Red machines were first introduced onto...

Blue appointed Doosan dealer for north west England and north Wales

DOOSAN Infracore Europe has appointed Blue Machinery (Central) as its new authorised dealer for north west England and north Wales. As the new Doosan dealer,...

Hyundai to ramp up production with €150m investment

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment has announced it is investing €150 million in its Ulsan factory in South Korea with the aim of increasing production at...

Construction Scotland updates Site Operating Guidance following Omicron emergence

CONSTRUCTION Scotland has reviewed and made several changes to its Site Operating Guidance designed to help companies comply with new regulations following the emergence...

Scottish Construction Leadership Forum outlines ‘steady progress’ on Recovery Plan

THE Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) has revealed it has made 'steady progress' on its Recovery Plan. Looking back over 2021, the organisation believes there...

Molson founding director steps down after record year for the business

MOLSON Group has announced that founding director Jonathan Wilson is stepping down from his role as joint group MD after 26 years, following a...

Mecalac adds to UK dealer network

MECALAC has appointed a new dealer to its UK and Ireland distribution network. Leicestershire-based Cooks Midlands Ltd will be responsible for retailing Mecalac’s excavator portfolio...

Research highlights extent of migrant worker exodus from UK construction industry

A new CITB report has revealed the number of migrant workers in the UK construction industry fell by 8.3% in 2020. The Migration in UK Construction...

Scottish construction employers to play key role in apprenticeships review

SCOTTISH construction employers are being urged to come forward to help lead a review of apprenticeships in the industry to ensure skills and qualifications...

Yanmar dealer expands territory following ‘impressive’ 12 months

YANMAR has announced that Ben Burgess has expanded its territory across the East Midlands following a successful year as part of the Yanmar Compact...

Hyundai and Doosan to compete under ‘genuine tie-up’

AN intermediary holding company, called Hyundai Genuine, has been established following the purchase in August of Doosan Infracore by Hyundai Heavy Industries Group. Doosan Infracore...

Rokbak enjoys early success in North American market following rebranding

ROKBAK has hailed a 'strong' sales start in North America following the firm's recent rebranding from Terex Trucks, revealing that orders for the RA30...

MHM Group sees 60% rise in employee numbers

GENERATOR specialist MHM Group has revealed the business has seen a 60% increase in staff over the past two years. The company said it has...

SANY ramps up recruitment drive ahead of ‘very busy’ 2022

SANY Scotland has announced it is recruiting a number of new regional sales managers across Scotland, beginning with Eric Reid who will be responsible...

Steelwrist and Demarec announce cooperation agreement

DEMAREC and Steelwrist have signed a cooperation agreement for Steelwrist SQ full automatic work tool adaptors for Demarec products and SQ quick couplers. Steelwrist said...

Rokbak MD hails opportunity for Scottish manufacturers to make a ‘real difference’ in tackling...

ROKBAK MD Paul Douglas urged Scottish manufacturers to embrace more sustainable operations during his keynote address at a National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) conference. The...

Low carbon innovation hire centre officially opens

SPEEDY has opened a new innovation centre in Milton Keynes, described as an 'industry first' low carbon facility that will showcase net zero equipment...

Time to invest in a greener future

LOC Hire founder and MD Dan Wharton has created a new company within the group called ECOHire, which vows to deliver the most environmentally...

Climate change issues are hotting up for plant sector

“YOU don’t want to be the first in, but you certainly don’t want to be the last out.” Those are the words of Mark Anderson,...

New dealers aim to make Rototilt the ‘brand of choice’

ROTOTILT’S expansion plans in Scotland have gathered pace with the appointment of two new dealers. Dumfries and Galloway-based Solway Machinery Sales and Crowmec, located in...

Employers urged to have their say on plant standards review

CITB is urging employers to participate in a review of plant short duration training standards and grant support. A review is being carried out by...

Tillicoultry Quarries completes purchase of four new sites from CEMEX

TILLICOULTRY Quarries has confirmed it has finalised the purchase of four new concrete plant site locations from CEMEX, located at Perth, Dundee, Cardenden and...

Trade association appoints new chairman

TRADE body Hire Association Europe Event Hire Association (HAE EHA) has appointed Neil Bravery, MD of SHC Hire Centres, as chairman of the main...

Advance Construction Scotland switches to biofuel

ADVANCE Construction Scotland has announced that its entire haulage fleet is now powered by green biofuel. It comes as part of the Bellshill-based civil engineering...

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