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New Kobelco 14-tonne excavator sets ‘class-defining’ standard

KOBELCO Construction Machinery Europe has unveiled the 14-tonne SK140SRLC-7 excavator. Described as delivering enhanced efficiency and productivity, Kobelco said the model sets a new 'class-defining'...

New arrivals put to work on Scottish housebuilding projects

A 22-tonne EC220E and a 25-tonne EC250E are the latest additions to the plant fleet of Stonehaven civil engineering specialist W M Donald. The firm...

Latest Doosan release completes the ‘family’

THE launch of the 40-tonne DX380LC-7 has completed Doosan’s 30-40 tonne family of Stage V excavators.  The new Stage V machines are said to introduce...

Double excavator purchase to service Stornoway contract

A civil engineering contractor on South Uist in the Outer Hebrides has bought two Volvo EC140E excavators to service a 21km utilities contract on Stornoway. Macaulay...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
Gordon Bow vehicles

Top ten: Volvo deal aids Bow investment plans

GORDON Bow Plant Hire has invested in ten new Volvo EC140E excavators. The deal forms part of a £5 million investment programme for the Broxburn-headquartered...
Bruce Todd excavator

Forestry specialist is on a high

THE latest addition to Bruce Todd Ltd’s fleet has been hard at work in the Scottish Highlands, mounding to prepare a recently harvested area...

Latest Yanmar models added to MTS portfolio

MTS Plant has added the latest models from Yanmar’s 2019 compact portfolio to its hire fleet. The move means operators now have access to the...

Going for gold: eye-catching excavator helps raise funds for charity

A special gold excavator gifted by Kubota UK to GAP Hire Solutions to mark the Glasgow-headquartered firm's 50th anniversary is raising much-needed funds for...

Positive feedback for new Kobelco midi diggers

KOBELCO has announced that customers across Europe have been putting the manufacturer's next-generation SK75SR-7 and SK85MSR-7 midi excavators to work. A number have already been...

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 unveils Stage V 36-tonne crawler excavator

DOOSAN has introduced the new DX350LC-7 Stage V 36-tonne crawler excavator.  The machine is the first Stage V model to feature Doosan’s D-Ecopower technology, which...

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...

B95W added to Yanmar’s demo fleet

YANMAR Compact Equipment Europe has announced an expansion to its demo fleet in the UK and Ireland, with the B95W wheeled excavator now available...

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',...

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...

Borders contractor snaps up package of excavators

JEDBURGH-based RJT Excavations has added four new Volvo excavators to its fleet. The package is comprised of a 40-tonne EC380E coupled to a Trimble groundworks...

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.

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.

‘Powerful yet compact’ Takeuchi launched

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

Safety first for Hitachi

Hitachi excavators are boosting the safety credentials of the A6 dualling project in Northern Ireland.

Thurso firm makes it a double

GOW Groundworks has purchased its second specially converted Volvo EC140E LM excavator. The Thurso-headquartered company takes on general ground works, housing and commercial building projects across...

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...
Heddle-Volvo

Orkney contractor puts faith in Volvo/Steelwrist combination

AN Orkney wind and marine energy civil engineering contractor has opted for its first Volvo/Steelwrist combination. Heddle Construction has taken delivery of a reduced swing...
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