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First Yanmar SV120 sold in the UK

THE first Yanmar SV120 sold in the UK has been snapped up by GDR Sales and will be used for riverbank maintenance, flailing and...

JCB shows off Stage V reduced swing X-Series digger

JCB has unveiled the first Stage V reduced swing model in the firm's X-Series crawler excavator portfolio. The 245XR will take its place in the...

Doosan unveils new heavy duty excavator to handle ‘most abrasive’ of tasks

DOOSAN has announced the launch of its new 25-tonne DX245NHD-7 crawler excavator. Described by the manufacturer as being designed for the 'most abrasive' of applications,...

‘Slimmed-down’ Hyundai model tackles residential task

THE first Hyundai HX210A crawler excavator in the UK has been sold to Darlington-based contractor C G Robinson. The 20-tonne class digger was sold by...

Spider excavators used on £5m Network Rail project

NETWORK Rail brought spider excavators on board its recently completed project to protect the West Coast mainline from landslips. The line, which runs from Glasgow...

First Hyundai HX85A in the UK enters service

THE first 8.5-tonne class Hyundai HX85A midi excavator in the UK has gone to Yorkshire-based N G Plant, featuring a striking green livery. It was...

Operator hails first Hitachi ZX130-7 in Europe

The machine was bought by groundworks and infrastructure contractor MV Kelly, which has snapped up more than 3,000 Hitachi excavators over the years. The company...

Double wheeled excavator launch for Doosan

DOOSAN has announced the launch of two new Stage V wheeled excavators in the form of the DX140W-7 and DX160W-7 models. The manufacturer said the...

Hitachi ’empowers’ customers with new medium excavators

HITACHI has announced that owners and operators have been put 'at the heart' of the design for its latest Zaxis-7 medium excavators: the ZX210-7,...

Cat confirms double wheeled excavator launch

CATERPILLAR has launched two new wheeled excavators. The Cat M319 boasts a short front-end design and tail swing to aid work in confined areas. Described...

Doosan launches new 23-tonne crawler excavator

DOOSAN has announced the launch of its first new generation medium-sized Stage V-compliant excavators. The 23-tonne DX225LC-7 is also the first Doosan digger of this...

New Kobelco ‘more than holds its own’ in 20-tonne market

KOBELCO has announced the launch of the new SK210LC-11 and SK210NLC-11 (narrow undercarriage variant) excavators to its portfolio. The next generation machines follow Kobelco’s Performance...

Training specialist snaps up SANY 14-tonner

SIBBALD Training has added a new SANY SY135C excavator to its fleet of training machines. The firm provides specialised training and assessments to a wide...

Hyundai aiming high with launch of new A-Series wheeled excavators

HYUNDAI has launched a new range of A-Series wheeled excavators, boasting EU Stage V diesel engines. The four machines, with operating weights of 14-23...

Glasgow firm appointed new Sunward dealer

GLASGOW-based Hoist & Access Services has been appointed as the sole Scottish distributor for Sunward excavators. The business, which has specialised over the years in...

Takeuchi dealer marks record excavator deal

OBAN-based dealer Argyll Engineers recently completed its largest ever Takeuchi deal after selling four brand new excavators to long-standing customer TSL Contractors. The haul includes...

Buckhurst invests £2.5 million in new Hyundai machines

BUCKHURST Plant Hire has purchased a fleet of new Hyundai excavators as part of a £2.5 million investment in upgrading the company’s machines during...

Latest Kobelco models offer ‘new generation in excavator performance and design’

KOBELCO has added two new models to its excavator portfolio in the 50-tonne class. The all-new SK500LC-11 and larger SK530LC-11 are described by the manufacturer...

Liebherr adds to Generation 8 excavator range

LIEBHERR has unveiled the latest addition to its Generation 8 family in the shape of the R 928 crawler excavator. Positioned between the R 926...

SANY 50-tonner set for Fife decommissioning project

THE first SANY SY500H 50-tonne excavator sold in the UK is to be put to work on an oil rig decommissioning project in Methil,...

Malcolm adds to excavator fleet

THE Malcolm Group has snapped up six new Volvo excavators as part of the firm's annual fleet renewal programme. The machines - ranging from 22...

Kobelco debuts new Short Radius excavator

KOBELCO has launched the SK380SRLC - the manufacturer's largest Short Radius (SR) excavator - into the 38-tonne segment. Weighing in at over 36 tonnes, the machine...

Edinburgh groundworks specialist makes landmark machine purchase

EDINBURGH-based groundworks contractor Keystone Construction has become the first UK firm to buy a Cat 308 excavator with the Cat TiltRotate system (TRS) fitted to...

Hydrema confirms significant upgrades to wheeled excavator range

HYDREMA has announced 'extensive upgrades' to its MX G series of wheeled excavators, designed to increase power and torque. The upgrades apply to the entire...

Hirer fits machine guidance system to new minis

LYNCH Plant Hire has snapped up five new Takeuchi mini excavators which have been fitted with GKD machine guidance safety technology. GKD Technologies has...

New Komatsu midi builds on ‘solid foundations’

KOMATSU has revealed its new PC88MR-11 midi excavator builds on the foundations of the PC88MR-10, with new features designed to boost productivity and reduce...

Liebherr and Leica mark ‘world first’

THE first Liebherr excavator in the world with a factory-fitted Leica machine control system has gone into service in the UK. An R 934 G8...

Komatsu advances electric excavator ambitions

KOMATSU has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra for the supply of Proterra’s  battery systems with the aim of having Komatsu electrify its small...

Doosan marks 200,000 excavators milestone in China

DOOSAN Infracore has revealed the business has surpassed the 200,000 unit mark in the production of excavators in China. Doosan's Chinese subsidiary, DICC (Doosan Infracore...

Muir of Ord contractor extends 56-year JCB partnership

MUIR of Ord-based contractor and plant hire firm D & I Bain has snapped up a new JCB 150X HD - further cementing a...