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23-tonne Volvo EC230 Electric excavator set for UK public debut

SMT will use Hillhead 2024 to launch the new 23-tonne Volvo EC230 Electric excavator to the UK market. The model is Volvo CE’s first fully...

Develon launches 22.5-tonne demolition excavator

DEVELON has unveiled the new 22.5-tonne DX140RDM-7 demolition excavator. Like the three larger models from 31 to 61-tonnes, the machine offers multiple configurations to choose...

Ayrshire civils specialist adds Sunward diggers to fleet

AYRSHIRE civils and quarry operator Loudounhill Contracts has added Sunward diggers to its plant fleet. The Newmilns-based business, which specialises in groundworks and hard landscaping...

JCB unveils largest X Series crawler excavator

JCB has expanded its X Series range of tracked excavators with the unveiling of the largest model yet – the 370X for the 35-40...

Extending the portfolio: Develon now offers four super long reach excavators

DEVELON now offers a range of four different Stage V super long reach excavators from 24.6 to 52.2-tonnes. The line-up comprises the DX225LC-7 SLR, DX300LC-7...

Ramsay and Jackson dig-out open-day with the Takeuchi time challenge

Sponsored content: Ramsay and Jackson are planning a Takeuchi Dig-Out Open Day at their premises in Mauchline and offer a very warm welcome to visitors from Ayrshire and beyond.

Hitachi donates use of digger to develop mountain rescue team’s new base

HITACHI Construction Machinery UK has donated the use of a used ZX130LCN-7 to the Derby Mountain Rescue Team (DMRT) to assist in the development...

Hitachi backs My Name’5 Doddie Foundation with second branded digger

AS sponsors of the Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club, Hitachi Construction Machinery UK has teamed up with Synergy Hire for the second consecutive year to...

Mecalac adds to distributor network with new railroad equipment dealer

MECALAC has announced the appointment of a new national dealer for the manufacturer's range of railroad equipment. Alfreton-headquartered EP Industries will be responsible for retailing...

All aboard: tracked excavator put to work on €65 million rail scheme

AN Irish groundworks and civil engineering business has snapped up a new JCB 245XR tracked excavator to work on a €65 million rail project...

Komatsu 13t-class electric excavator set for 2024 debut

KOMATSU has revealed details of a new all-electric excavator destined for domestic and European markets early in 2024. The 13-ton class PC138E-11 will feature a...

New CASE 20-tonne class excavator is the ‘Essential’ option

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the addition of a second 20-tonne class crawler excavator to its E-Series line- up. The CX210E-S is the 'Essential' alternative...

Komatsu Europe expands wheeled excavator range with double launch

KOMATSU Europe has announced the launch of the new PW168-11 and PW198-11 short-tail wheeled excavators. The models expand the range of options in the 16-20t...

JCB makes history with ‘unique’ tracked excavator

JCB has presented long-standing customer JC Balls & Sons with a bespoke livery X Series tracked excavator to celebrate the firm's 60th anniversary. The milestone...

First foundations dug to mark key milestone in Kobelco Europe relocation plans

KOBELCO Construction Machinery Europe (KCME) is expanding its operations with the relocation of its HQ from Almere to a larger purpose-built facility in Lelystad,...

Groundworks contractor makes it a double with new CASE excavators

KENDAL-based groundworks contractor Andrew Harvey has snapped up a 2.5-tonne CASE CX25D and nine-tonne CX90D, to assist with a broad range of projects around...

Sunward expands UK dealer network

LC International, formerly known Langham Contracting, has been added to the Sunward dealer network. The company, based in Rochester, Kent, will look after Kent, south...

Reaching into the depths: WM Plant excavators support marine contractors

WM Plant Hire’s fleet of long reach excavators, ranging from 8-32m, has maintained its support of marine contractors across Scotland over the past year,...

Liebherr has all its ducks in a row north of the border

LIEBHERR has revealed that its reputation as the ‘go to’ manufacturer for wheeled excavators has been reinforced by a surge in sales to customers...

Demo machines help bridge project team to span new heights

‘SUBSTANTIAL’ demolition machines are being put into action at Balfour Beatty’s ongoing work to replace a section of Kincardine Bridge. The firm is principal contractor...

JCB welcomes probe into excavators imported from China

JCB has announced it welcomes the news that government investigations are underway into alleged dumping of 'subsidised' Chinese excavators in the UK market. Following complaints,...

Liebherr has tunnel vision with new underground excavator

THE Liebherr R 930 Tunnel excavator has been launched. The machine replaces the R 924 Compact Tunnel and is designed to allow 'high-level performance' in...

Civils business concludes CX130E deal at CASE roadshow

WIGAN-based Civils & Construction Solutions has ordered four CASE CX130E crawler excavators from dealer Dennis Barnfield, with the latest order being sealed at the...

Civils and drainage specialist gives thumbs up to next generation Hyundai diggers

CIVILS and drainage specialist Hugh Pearl has upgraded the firm's Hyundai 140LC crawler excavators to the new Hyundai A series equivalent, the HX140AL. Having taken...

Hire firm puts safety first with with new Hyundai HX300AL

DA Johnstone Plant Hire has added a 30-tonne Hyundai HX300AL to its fleet. The family-run business, based in Morpeth in Northumberland, supplies machinery for highways,...

Volvo electric excavators pass the test

PILOT projects and in-house tests by Volvo Construction Equipment have reportedly confirmed the comparable digging power of electric excavators to their diesel counterparts. The ability...

Komatsu ready to launch 20-tonnes class electric excavators to rental market

KOMATSU has announced plans to introduce the PC200LCE-11 and 210LCE-11 models of its 20-tonnes class electric excavators to the rental markets in Europe and...

Komatsu offers 3D machine guidance and payload metering across digger range

KOMATSU has announced that it will offer Smart Construction’s 3D Machine Guidance Kit as a 'simple and flexible' enhancement for a range of standard...

SANY unveils largest machine to enter European market to date

SANY UK has announced the launch of the new Stage V-compliant 78-tonne SY750H crawler excavator. Featuring a Cummins X15 engine and 'enhanced' hydraulic system, the...

Sustainable energy specialist charges ahead with electric digger trial

SUSTAINABLE energy company GRIDSERVE has teamed up with SMT GB to trial the Volvo ECR25 Electric excavator in the construction of its new High...