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Ground contractor opts for a Volvo double

A South Lanarkshire groundwork specialist has snapped up two new Volvo excavators for its contracting and land clearance business. Tarbrax-based MW Groundworks has added a 14-tonne...

‘Powerful yet compact’ Takeuchi launched

Takeuchi has added the 9-tonne TB290-2 Stage V compliant excavator to its range.

Double excavator purchase helps Aberdeen waste management specialist ramp up expansion plans

ABERDEEN-based EIS Waste Services has snapped up two new Doosan DX180LC-5 18-tonne crawler excavators as the firm ramps up capacity at its Gallowhill waste...

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,...

Perthshire firm doubles up on Volvo compacts

ABERFELDY-based D K Plant Hire has bought two Volvo compact excavators for the first time. The Perthshire business took the decision following a demonstration by...

Growing business takes the plunge with 14-tonne digger

A Volvo 14-tonne excavator has been bought by Lanark-based C L Drainage and Fencing as a result of the firm's co-founders' experience with the...

Dundee contractor sings praises of ‘good all-rounder’ Doosan digger

A Dundee-based contractor has landed a number of new contracts since snapping up a new Doosan DX140LC-5 14.4 tonne crawler excavator. DDP Contractors Limited was...

Scots firms opt for Volvo machines

A Blantyre-based contractor has recently added a new package of Volvo excavators to its already extensive fleet of equipment, with plans to add more...

High-walkers rise to demanding forestry challenge

A Dumfries-based forestry ground preparation business has been singing the praises of two Hyundai high-walker crawler excavators utilised on its challenging projects. Carron Valley Plant,...

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,...

SANY appoints new Irish dealer

SLEATOR Plant has announced it has been appointed to the SANY dealer network and will cover the entire island of Ireland. The SANY range of...

A fine Case for the first European Stage V model

The first Case excavator sold in Europe with the new Stage V engine has gone to Civil & Construction Solutions.

New Hydrema wheeled excavator combines speed and strength

HYDREMA has announced the launch of its new MX17 wheeled excavator. Described as featuring the speed of the MX16 combined with the strength and lifting...

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...

Hitting the targets

CATERPILLAR has unveiled its Next Generation 36-ton size class excavators, which it claims offer combinations of features designed to match the productivity and cost...

Orkney contractor opts for a Volvo double

AN Orkney-based groundworks specialist has snapped up two new Volvo excavators. Andrew Sinclair Contractors of Kirkwall has opted to buy an EC140E and an EC200E, replacing a...

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...
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Fuel savings justify costly Cat

WEST of Scotland based William Thompson & Son will be the first in the UK to deploy the Cat 336EL hybrid excavator, which will...

Hyundai to prepare excavators for Engcon tiltrotators

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment Europe and Engcon have announced a collaboration which will see Hyundai prepare their excavators to be 'easily equipped' with an Engcon tiltrotator. The...

Top ten: Ayrshire hirer adds more Volvo excavators to fleet

AN Ayrshire plant hire business has added ten more Volvo excavators to its fleet. K T Montgomery Plant Hire, headquartered in Galston, bought an initial...

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...

The great outdoors

Working alone for eleven hours a day in remote, and sometimes dangerous, locations might not sound like everyone's cup of tea - but John...

Forestry contractor sets the bar high

A Dumfriesshire-based contractor has snapped up eight new Doosan DX160LC-5 HT 16-tonne high track crawler excavators to assist with a number of forestry projects.

Heavyweight digger takes performance up a notch

THE largest excavator in the Volvo Construction Equipment range has made it to the UK after Collins Earthworks snapped up the country's first 104-tonnes...

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...

Volvo machines are ‘Central’ focus in Bonnybridge

BONNYBRIDGE-based Central Demolition has splashed out on the firm's largest ever Volvo loading shovel, the L150H. The machine is part of a new package of...

Aberdeenshire contractor takes a break from tradition

AN Aberdeenshire-based contractor has added two new reduced swing Volvo ECR235Es and an ECR355E to its fleet. Civil engineering and groundworks specialist Nicol of Skene has...

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...
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Fortune-seeking at 4000m

A fleet of five new Hitachi EX3600-6 excavators has been supplied by the Hitachi construction machinery dealer for Kyrgyzstan, Turkuaz Machinery, to work at...

Collaboration pays off for Kobelco

KOBELCO has teamed up with Engcon and Leica Geosystems to produce the manufacturer's first tiltrotator-compatible excavator. Unveiled at bauma, the machine combines 3D Machine Control...
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