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GAP reports ‘record’ profits as turnover breaks £200 million barrier

GAP Group has reported 'record' profits and a turnover in excess of £200 million in the company's most recent financial figures. The firm achieved a...

JCB boss backs Brexit

JCB chairman Lord Bamford has written to all the firm's UK employees and pensioners, telling them he will be voting for the UK to...

Reaching for the top

LOWMAC Recycling has taken delivery of the first compact, long-reach Terex-Fuchs MHL250E materials handler to be sold in this country. The versatile wheeled machine is...

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,...

Lomond Plant invests £13 million in 250-machine deal

FALKIRK-based Lomond Plant has snapped up more than 250 JCB machines in a deal worth over £13 million. The haul includes 18 brand new JCB 220X...

Construction sector poised for major benchmarking study on mental wellbeing

THE Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and Building Mental Health have teamed up with Safer Highways to announce a major exercise to understand where the...

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...
ScotPlant 2014

ScotPlant 2014 is in the books

ScotPlant 2014 - another successful trade show at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, witnessed magnificent machine debuts and the usual flurry of big-money deals,...

Scotland’s construction industry to begin phased restart approach

NICOLA Sturgeon has announced that construction is to be permitted to begin its phased approach to restarting next week (May 28) as part of...

£5.5m machine deal ‘ticks the right boxes’ for Lomond Plant

FALKIRK-based Lomond Plant has snapped up 98 new JCB machines in a £5.5 million swoop to aid the firm's expansion plans. The order includes 18 new 13-tonne JS131...

Breedon’s £2.2 million asphalt plant formally opened

BREEDON Aggregates' new asphalt plant at Daviot Quarry near Inverness has been officially opened. Fergus Ewing MSP, Scotland’s Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism, did...

Stadium project helps Jarvie get to the Heart of the matter

JARVIE Plant has supplied a range of equipment for the project to build a new main stand for Heart of Midlothian Football Club. The construction of...

Finning joins defence support group bid consortium

FINNING, the UK and Ireland Caterpillar dealer, has joined the newly formed Defence Equipment Services Limited’s (DESL) bid to acquire the Defence Support Group...

Nixon Hire seals £9 million telehandler investment

NIXON Hire has invested in a fleet of JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth almost £9 million. The plant and equipment hire firm will...

105 JCB machines on board stricken ship

105 JCB machines are stuck on board the stricken cargo ship, the Hoegh Osaka, which has been grounded in The Solent. These include 50-tonne and...

JCB announces end of coronavirus-related short time working

JCB has announced it is ending short time working at its UK factories, which had been put in place due to anticipated component shortages from...

Speedy outlines powered access green fuel switch

SPEEDY has revealed it has become the first national hire provider to switch to fuelling powered access machinery with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as...

Hyundai unveils new A-series wheel loader

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment Europe has launched the HL975A CVT wheel loader, the manufacturer's first one that combines the benefits of a traditional automatic transmission and...

Streamlined CITB to stop direct delivery of training

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced it is to stop direct delivery of training as part of a series of “really tough decisions”...
ScotPlant 2018

Cat dealer to make welcome ScotPlant return as new avenue starts to take shape

PREPARATIONS for ScotPlant 2020 are heating up, with several new and returning exhibitors joining established names in signing up for the most important event...

Compact Volvos are ‘Taylor-made’ for Fife firm

A Glenrothes-based groundworks specialist has confirmed he's sticking with Volvo compact excavators, having switched to the manufacturer a year ago. Brian Taylor, proprietor of B...

SPOA seeks Scottish Government answers over reopening of sites

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has written to the Scottish Government seeking answers to why the construction industry north of the border is...

‘Revolutionary’ pothole fixer arrives in the Highlands

JCB’s new pothole fixer recently arrived in the Highlands as part of a nationwide mission to fix Britain’s roads. The company launched the JCB...

£2.75 million JCB deal boosts Jarvie Plant expansion

Jarvie Plant Group has snapped up more than 50 JCB machines at a cost of £2.75 million. The new models have been bought to aid the...
Rob Oliver CEA CEO

CEA highlights reasons for optimism in 2021

ROB Oliver, chief executive of the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), has ended 2020 by delivering a positive message for the plant sector. Despite the challenges...

Start your engines for ScotPlant 2016

WORLD class machines from around the world have started arriving at Ingliston for ScotPlant 2016. Conditions for the build-up couldn't be better, with blue skies...
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Sellars market: Scots dealer appointed for Kato Imer brand

MACHINERY dealer Sellars Agriculture is making its first foray into the construction market after being awarded the exclusive Scottish dealership for the Kato Imer range...

Home comforts for Terex Trucks at ScotPlant 2018

TEREX Trucks will be hoping home advantage pays off when the firm arrives at ScotPlant with its Motherwell-built TA400 and TA300 articulated haulers. The haulers...

Great weather for ducks – but crowds still flock to Plantworx 2019

ORGANISERS of the rain-soaked Plantworx 2019 exhibition have revealed the show was a 'great success' despite yet again being cursed with unseasonably bad weather. The...

Transport Secretary outlines Heathrow expansion benefits

MILLER UK recently welcomed Chris Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, to its north east manufacturing facility to discuss the benefits of the...
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