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Miller Lighthouse Charity buckets

New Miller buckets to raise awareness of Lighthouse Construction Charity

ATTACHMENTS specialist Miller UK will launch four of its most popular heavy duty buckets at Hillhead 2024, which have been branded with the Lighthouse...
Rokbak West Africa dealership

Rokbak targets thriving West African mining sector after confirming new dealership

MOTHERWELL-based Rokbak is set to strengthen its presence in West Africa after teaming up with local dealer Heavy Machinery Dealership (HMD). HMD will help bring...
Sunbelt Rentals hydrogen innovation

Hydrogen journey underpins commitment to brighter, greener future

Phil Parker, CEO of Sunbelt Rentals UK & Ireland, provides an update on the company’s journey with hydrogen The topic of hydrogen as a sustainable...
Tenstar simulator SPOA

SPOA to create new role to address sector skills shortages

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has announced plans to recruit a skills and training lead to help tackle skills shortages and promote careers...

Takeuchi UK appoints new MD

TAKEUCHI UK has appointed Daisuke Yanagisawa, better known as Yana, as the company's new managing director. Yana has spent the last 12 months as assistant...

Troon quarry benefits from three new Cat machines

MATERIALS supplier Hillhouse Group has invested in three new Cat machines following a fleet production study by Finning UK & Ireland to increase production...

Energy secretary sees progress of JCB’s hydrogen engine innovation

UK energy secretary Claire Coutinho MP has visited JCB to see the progress being made by the manufacturer on decarbonisation using hydrogen combustion engine...

SPOA Women in Plant group promotes PPE for female workers

THE Women in Plant (WiP) group of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has teamed up with high-vis workwear supplier Leo Workwear to promote...

Blackwood Plant Hire scoops top European rental award

KILMARNOCK-based Blackwood Plant Hire is celebrating after being named Small and Mid-Sized Rental Company of the Year at the European Rental Awards in Lisbon,...

ScotPlant exhibitors hail ‘best construction equipment show in the UK’

SCOTPLANT 2024 exhibitors have taken to social media over the past week with phenomenal comments about the event, which more than cemented its status...

Sun sets on ‘fantastic’ ScotPlant 2024

THE sun has set on ScotPlant 2024 after two amazing days which showcased the very best of the Scottish plant industry. Huge crowds gathered at...

ScotPlant 2024 gets off to a Red Hot start!

SCOTPLANT 2024 got off to a sensational start at the sun-kissed Royal Highland Centre as huge crowds enjoyed standout machines, unparalleled networking opportunities, and...

Scotland’s plant sector set to put on spectacular showcase at ScotPlant 2024

THE wait is almost over. The stage is set for ScotPlant 2024, as more than 200 exhibitors prepare to put on a spectacular showcase...

Blue to unveil concrete batching plant at ScotPlant 2024

BLUE Machinery (Scotland) Ltd has been confirmed as authorised distributors for the full range of SEMIX concrete batching solutions across Scotland and the north...

Industry gears up for biggest ever ScotPlant

SCOTPLANT 2024 is shaping up to be the biggest event in the show’s 25+ year history, with more than 200 exhibitors set to make...

Environmental focus pays off for AMD Contract Services

DUMFRIES-based AMD Contract Services is reaping the rewards after investing heavily in equipment and personnel to capitalise on the increasing number of environmental projects...

XCMG models tipped to flourish in Scotland

MOLSON Group is confident that XCMG machines will soon become a regular fixture on construction sites throughout Scotland after the firm was awarded distribution...

New HRN MD has sights set on doubling business

NEW HRN Group managing director Mark Proudfoot has revealed his aim is to double the firm's sales figures within a five-year period. Mark recently made...

Getting to know…Gail McEwen

Gail McEwen is director and lead trainer at Setting Out For Construction. She was recently named as co-chair of the new SPOA Women in...

Scottish depot ramps up PQS Survey’s growth plans

SURVEY and safety equipment specialist PQS Survey is gearing up for further growth after opening the firm’s first Scottish branch in Glasgow. The independent firm,...

SPOA ‘overwhelmed by positive feedback’ to new Tenstar simulator

THE new Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) Tenstar simulator and bespoke trailer is set to feature prominently on the organisation's stand at ScotPlant, having...

Diamond days for Liebherr at ScotPlant 2024

LIEBHERR will arrive at ScotPlant in celebratory mood as it continues to mark its 75th anniversary, bringing with it a line-up that will showcase...

Genuine parts ensure articulated hauler quality and uptime

Articulated haulers excel at navigating challenging terrain while transporting heavy loads, making them indispensable in construction, mining and infrastructure projects. However, the integrity of...

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...

Qualifier for Scottish Plant Operator Challenge 2024 to take place during ScotPlant

ORGANISERS have announced that the qualifier for this year's Scottish Plant Operator Challenge (SPOC) will take place during ScotPlant 2024. The qualifier will be hosted...

Mecalac unveils ‘world-first’ electric six-tonne dumper

MECALAC has unveiled what it describes as the first 100% electric six-tonne dumper in the world. The all-new eMDX is said to mark a 'major...

Jobs lost as Balgownie enters administration

NORTH of Scotland equipment specialists Balgownie Limited and Balgownie Rentals Limited have been placed in administration, resulting in 24 immediate redundancies. Richard Bathgate and Graeme...

Steelwrist unveils third generation tiltrotators at Hamburg event

STEELWRIST launched its third generation of tiltrotators at a special event at the manufacturer's new facility in Hamburg. A new product category was also introduced as...

Make it a double: Forsyth of Denny takes delivery of new mobile cranes

FORSYTH of Denny has taken delivery of two new Liebherr cranes in the form of the LTM 1060-3.1 and LTM 1090-4.2. These are the initial...

Molson and Lighthouse charity to team up for mental health talks at ScotPlant 2024

MOLSON Group will be teaming up with the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity for a series of mental health talks during ScotPlant 2024. Two daily presentations...