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Case unveils new material handling crawler excavator

THERE'S a new addition to the Case D Series range of crawler excavators - the CX290D, which the firm says has been specifically designed for...

X marks the spot for groundworks contractor

JCB has announced that Bell Contracting has placed one of the first major fleet orders for the manufacturer's 140X crawler excavators. The move is part...

Island life is a breeze for new Volvo EC220E

A visit to Sweden led to one of Arran's largest employers purchasing a new 22 tonne Volvo EC220E crawler excavator. The machine has been delivered...

Scots projects help plant firm extend its reach

LONG-reach excavator specialist WM Plant Hire has recently added a new CAT 390F, which boasts a staggering reach of 30 metres, to its fleet.  The...

Family business extends fleet with new Doosan machines

NEW Doosan crawler excavators and a wheel loader have been snapped up by Inverurie-based Miller Plant for the busy Aberdeenshire market. Supplied by Balgownie Ltd,...

First Cat 311F LRR in Europe purchased

CONSTRUCTION services company and groundworks specialist, Carey London Limited, has expanded its fleet with 17 new Cat machines from Finning, including Europe’s first two Cat 311F...

Strong Case for more machines

MORRIS Leslie Plant Hire Ltd is expanding its fleet with 30 new Case crawler excavators in the 13 tonne to 21 tonne class. The company...

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...

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...

SANY excavators smash into Scottish demolition sector

SANY excavators are set to enter the Scottish demolition sector after a long-standing asbestos removal and demolition contractor snapped up a 22 tonne machine. Chamic Industrial...

A world first for Highland groundworks specialist

FINNING UK & Ireland have worked with Scottish groundworks specialist John Mackay Ltd to produce the world’s first low ground pressure (LGP) Cat 312 Hydraulic...
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Quarry role for Hyundai excavator

A Hyundai R480LC-9A, supplied by Cumbria-based Taylor and Braithwaite, caught the eye of Thompsons Plant Hire when Managing Director Kevin Thompson saw it in action...

Cat unveils latest Next Generation excavators

CATERPILLAR has debuted its latest excavators – the Next Generation 330 and 330 GC. The 30-ton (27.2-tonne) size class excavators are described by the manufacturer...

5.5 tonner adds new dimension for Perth hirer

PERTH-based plant hire and contractor C D Mercer has added a 5.5 tonne Volvo EC55C to its fleet, having previously cross-hired the model and...

Volvo excavator becomes the “optimum tool” in Burnside’s arsenal

THE proprietor of Burnside Plant & Piling Contractors has decided to splash out on the firm's first Volvo excavator after seeing the machine in action...

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...

Bespoke Volvo snapped up by Lockerbie contractor

A bespoke 16-tonne Volvo EC160E has been purchased by Lockerbie contractor Scott Young & Sons. The machine has been equipped with a two-piece boom, Steelwrist X20...

Wheels are in motion at waste management site

A waste management specialist has added a Hyundai HL940 wheel loader and a R125LCR-9A crawler excavator to its fleet to carry out challenging tasks...

New Hyundai HX140 L set for ScotPlant

HYUNDAI has confirmed that Young Plant will exhibit the new HX140 L at this year's ScotPlant. The machine is said to provide up to 10 percent better fuel...
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Aberdeen contractors snap up 52 tonne excavator

ABERDEEN-based David Smith Contractors Ltd has purchased a new Doosan DX530LC-3 52 tonne crawler excavator from Balgownie Ltd, based at Inverurie. The Stage IIIB compliant...

New factory-installed options for SVAB and Steelwrist on Doosan wheeled excavators

  MANUFACTURER Doosan has launched new factory-installed SVAB/Steelwrist options for its wheeled excavator range. Doosan Smart Solutions is introducing a range of factory-fitted options and attachments...

Highland caravan site keeps the noise down with new Volvo

A stunning holiday site in the Scottish Highlands is benefiting from a new Volvo ECR58D reduced swing radius compact excavator. Far from the hustle and...
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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...

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...

JCB develop remote-controlled excavator

JCB has developed a remotely-operated excavator for one of the UK’s leading demolition specialists. Birmingham-based Coleman & Company has purchased the bespoke 21-tonne excavator that...

Aiming high: SANY in huge Scots investment

SANY is investing heavily in the Scottish construction equipment market and has outlined ambitious plans to become  the top supplier of excavators in the...

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...

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...

Cat in double Next Gen excavator launch

THE new Cat 317 and 317 GC 17t class Next Gen excavators have been launched. The manufacturer said the machines boast improved machine performance, increased efficiencies...

Kirkcaldy firm in full swing with new Volvo

A Kirkcaldy-based plant hire firm has "reacquainted" itself with Volvo after snapping up a new ECR235E reduced swing radius excavator. James Penman Plant Hire is...
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