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Eagle makes flying start to 2017

Eagle Plant Hire has started 2017 on a high, placing orders for 21 new Kubota mini-excavators from Young Plant Sales and 12 new rammers from Murray...

Molson adds Kobelco mini excavators to Scottish portfolio

MOLSON Young Plant Sales has started the New Year by announcing the addition of Kobelco mini excavators to its portfolio. The company described the move...

CASE offers glimpse of new mini-excavator innovation

CASE Construction Equipment has offered the first glimpse of its expanded mini-excavator offering. The CNH Industrial Capital Markets Day event, held in Miami Beach, Florida,...

Takeuchi set to dig deep for construction charity

TAKEUCHI will be raising funds for the construction charity the Lighthouse Club over the course of three days at Plantworx 2023. As part of the...

First Bobcat E10e minis roll off the production line

Bobcat revealed that the first E10e zero tail swing 1 tonne electric mini-excavators have rolled off the production line at the their compact equipment plant.

Mini excavator supports World War II crash site dig

A Kubota mini excavator is helping to support an archaeological dig at a World War II crash site. Supplied by Northern Ireland-based dealer DA Forgie,...

Landmark Kubota sale brings welcome boost for charity

SHELLPLANT has surpassed 5,000 Kubota mini-excavator sales - and delivered a welcome boost for charity in the process. The Northamptonshire-based company has been partnered with...

Bobcat launches new finance scheme for mini-excavators

BOBCAT has launched a new Agility scheme for purchasing mini-excavators. Under the programme, buyers of Bobcat mini-diggers are offered a new 0% finance plan lasting...

JCB Finance makes charity pledge to mark 50th birthday

JCB Finance has announced plans to raise £50,000 for the NSPCC to mark 50 years in business. The lender to the UK’s construction and agricultural...

Built to last: JCB in new 3.5-t offering

Dan Gilkes tests out the new 35Z-1 zero tailswing mini excavator, which is tipped to appeal to customers globally WITH more than 15,000 sales a...

UK exhibition outing for new Bobcat electric mini

THE new Bobcat E19e two-tonne electric mini-excavator will be showcased for the first time in the UK at the upcoming Executive Hire Show in...

CESAR milestone for Doosan mini

A Doosan mini-excavator has become the 250,000th CESAR marked machine in the UK. The CESAR Scheme is owned by the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) and...

Takeuchi adds new six tonne option to portfolio

TAKEUCHI has launched the new six tonne TB257FR, combining side-to-side (STS) offset boom with the near zero tail swing. The option joins the eight tonne...

Doosan confirms double mini-excavator launch

DOOSAN has unveiled two new Stage V-compliant mini-excavators. The 2.8-tonne DX27Z-7 and 3.9-tonne DX35Z-7 are said to provide a larger working range than the previous...

Award-winning operator gives new Takeuchi the thumbs up

TAKEUCHI'S new TB395W wheeled excavator was put through its paces for three days at the recent Plantworx exhibition by Owen Mays, who won the...

Electric digger deal ramps up hirer’s plans for sustainable solutions

JCB has revealed details of its largest fleet deal to date for its new electric mini excavator. A-Plant has invested more than £350,000 in ten 19C-1E...

Falkirk hire specialist says YES to SANY mini diggers

FALKIRK-based Your Equipment Solutions (YES) has snapped up a fleet of new SANY mini excavators following a period of increased demand. The tool and plant...

Bobcat unveils two-tonne electric mini-excavator

BOBCAT has officially launched a new two-tonne mini-excavator at bauma 2022. The E19e – an electric version of Bobcat’s E19 internal-combustion (IC) model – offers...

Yanmar unveils next-gen electric work machine prototype with enhanced force control

YANMAR has unveiled a prototype of a next generation electric work machine featuring advanced force control at the Construction DX Challenge 2023 in Japan. Developed...

Beauly business opts for compact digger/tiltrotator combination

G Simpson (Builders) Ltd of Beauly, near Inverness, has bought a zero swing Volvo ECR25D compact excavator and paired it with an Engcon tiltrotator. The...

Caterpillar launches two new mini excavator models

CATERPILLAR has unveiled the new four-tonne Cat 304 and five-tonne Cat 305 CR next generation mini hydraulic excavators. The manufacturer said the machines deliver more...

New SANY electric excavator catches the eye at Executive Hire Show

SANY UK & Ireland has hailed the level of interest shown in the firm's new electric mini-excavator, which was unveiled for the first time...

Worth the wait: Highlands firm opts for first Volvo

A Kingussie-based plant hire firm has splashed out on its first ever Volvo compact excavator. Reid Plant Hire has taken delivery of a a zero swing...

Komatsu adds to MR-5 range of mini-excavators

THE new Komatsu PC24MR‐5 mini-excavator has been added to the manufacturer's MR‐5 range. Described as being 'powerful and versatile', and boasting the latest EU Stage...

Getting to know… Geoff Smith

KUBOTA is this year celebrating its 25th anniversary as the UK and Ireland’s ‘number one supplier’ of mini-excavators. A whole year of activities to...

Expanding hire business continues Kubota investment

PLANT and tool hire specialist FTH Hire Group has ordered 24 new Kubota mini-excavators from dealer Lister Wilder. The haul - a combination of one,...

Charging forward with electric mini

Dan Gilkes tests out the new JCB 19C-1E electric mini excavator.

Mini digger raffle raises over £20,000 for charity

MORE than £20,000 has been raised for charity in a raffle to win a mini excavator. Derby-based Bobcat dealer, Butler Reynolds, has announced the winner...

Doosan offers glimpse of electric future at bauma 2022

DOOSAN is showcasing the new DX20ZE two-tonne electric mini-excavator at bauma this week. Due for full launch next year, the model will be the first...

Sunward expands UK dealer network

LC International, formerly known Langham Contracting, has been added to the Sunward dealer network. The company, based in Rochester, Kent, will look after Kent, south...