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Hyundai models specified for landmark project

HYUNDAI machines are proving their worth at the landmark Hinkley Point C project, the UK’s first new nuclear power station in a generation. Once complete,...

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...

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...

Doosan celebrates double award joy

Doosan Infracore Europe's crawler excavators have won awards in the 2020 EquipmentWatch Lowest Cost of Ownership and Highest Retained Value Awards

Falkirk hirer in £6 million investment

LOMOND Plant Hire has invested in a new fleet of JCB machines worth more than £6 million to support its expansion – including some...

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...

‘Powerful yet compact’ Takeuchi launched

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

Manufacturer launches telematics offer for excavators

MECALAC Construction Equipment UK has announced a new telematics promotion across its portfolio of MCR, MWR, MTX and 15MC excavators. Until 17 October this year, construction...

Kubota unveils ‘market leading’ midi excavator

KUBOTA has announced the launch of its KX080-4a2 midi excavator. Described by the manufacturer as being capable of the 'same reliable performance as previous models',...

Argyll contractor snaps up first Volvo excavator

AN Argyll-based civil engineering and quarry specialist has snapped up its first ever Volvo excavator in the form of the 30-tonne EC300E. A&L McCrae of...

Teenage operator lands dream job with Scots firm

A teenage operator has landed his dream job and got behind the controls of the new JCB X-Series excavator. 17-year-old Blair Hughes has wanted to...

New features boost Doosan fuel efficiency

DOOSAN has introduced a new super long reach version of its DX225LC-5 crawler excavator. Featuring 8.5m boom and 6.2m arm components, the DX225SLR-5 model has been...

Network Rail uses Komatsu excavator on Lockerbie project

WORK has been completed on a Network Rail project to regrade a slope above a railway line near Lockerbie. The organisation said that the works...

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...

Kobelco hoping for narrow advantage

A “super-narrow” 20-tonne SK210SNLC-10 excavator has been launched by Kobelco for the Alpine market. The new model differs from the conventional SK210LC-10 via a narrower undercarriage,...

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...

New Hitachi wheeled digger the ‘perfect fit’ for tight spaces

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has unveiled a new short-tail wheeled excavator in the form of the ZX135W-7. The machine has a compact 360-degree...

A Walk in the forest

MOLSON Young Plant Sales has taken the first Kobelco SK140SRLC L -5 High Walker excavator in stock in the UK. The factory-built machine has been...

Hitachi demolition digger set for bauma debut

HITACHI has vowed to introduce the ZX400MC-7 excavator at this year’s bauma exhibition. The multi-carrier model is based on a Hitachi ZX350LC-7 standard digger, with...

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...

Kobelco charging ahead with lithium-ion battery powered hybrid

KOBELCO has introduced what the manufacturer claims is the world's first lithium-ion battery powered hybrid excavator. The new 20-tonne SK210HLC-10's  large lithium-ion battery allows a...

Chris Knight appointed Yanmar dealer for northern Scotland

CHRIS Knight Plant Sales has been appointed a dealer for Yanmar's crawler excavators in northern Scotland. The Nairn-based business will cover the geographical area...

JCB machines involved in storm clear-up operation

Diggers help avoid "catastrophic flooding" in Lake District A fleet of JCB machines were drafted in to help prevent "catastrophic flooding" caused by Storm Desmond...

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...

Doosan extends the reach of demolition excavator range

DOOSAN has added to its high reach demolition excavator range with the launch of the new DX530DM model. The move follows the launch earlier this...

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...

Perfectly Able: firm buys first Hyundai HX900 L in Europe

TAYLOR & Braithwaite has sold the first Hyundai HX900 L crawler excavator in Europe to demolition and decommissioning specialist ABLE UK. The 90 tonne machine...

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...

Demand should be high for ‘competitive machine’

Dan Gilkes reports on JCB's new JZ141 reduced tailswing tracked excavator JCB has launched a 15-tonne reduced-swing crawler excavator that requires no DPF, no AdBlue...

Sany ‘blown away’ by customer response to exhibition debut

SANY UK & Ireland used its debut appearance at the recent Executive Hire Show to mark the first official showing of two of the...