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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...

Komatsu Europe launches new sorting and demolition grapple range

KOMATSU Europe has unveiled the all-new sorting and demolition grapple range. All grapples in the range come equipped as standard with a load control valve...

Scottish hauler manufacturer looks to increase French connections

SCOTTISH articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak has announced plans to take part in France's premier construction machinery roadshow Le Dig Tour for the first time...

Chippindale Plant sets sights on growth with new e-commerce offering

FOLLOWING its 75th anniversary last month, Chippindale Hire & Sales has launched an online sales platform in a bid to help establish the firm...

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...

Tillicoultry Quarries director announces retirement

TILLICOULTRY Quarries director Joe Hadnum has retired after 28 years with the business and over five decades in the quarrying sector. The firm said Joe's...

ScotPlant 2024 in pictures – Part Five

TODAY is Part Five of our look back at ScotPlant 2024 in pictures, starting with an image of the Scot JCB Operator Challenge. JCB...

Volvo Product Carbon Footprint reports aim to boost customers’ environmental goals

VOLVO CE has announced it is publishing its Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) reports, which provide data to help customers understand their complete emissions and...

ScotPlant 2024 in pictures – Part Four

PART Four of our look back at ScotPlant 2024 features a wide range of equipment and innovations, from excavators and cranes through to trucks...

Metso launches new Lokotrack diesel-electric crushers

METSO has announced the launch of its first diesel-electric Lokotrack EC range units. All the process functions of the range are electric, reducing the use...

Speedy Hire recognised for health and safety commitment

SPEEDY Hire's health and safety credentials have been recognised with the President’s Award by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The accolade...

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 2024 in pictures – Part Three

PART Three of ScotPlant 2024 in pictures features more sensational images from the biggest weekend of the year for Scotland’s construction equipment industry. Today’s gallery...

Bobcat gears up to showcase new products at Hillhead 2024

BOBCAT will be showing a number of new products at Hillhead 2024 including the Super Compact TL25.60 telehandler, T86 compact track loader, and S650...

Recycled aggregates volumes reach ‘record high’

NEW research has found that the amount of construction aggregates from recycled and secondary sources in Britain has reached an all-time high, as producers...

ScotPlant 2024 in pictures – Part Two

CONTINUING our look back at the recent ScotPlant 2024 exhibition, here are some more fabulous pictures of a weekend that will live long in...

23-tonne Volvo EC230 Electric excavator set for UK public debut

SMT will use Hillhead 2024 to launch the new 23-tonne Volvo EC230 Electric excavator to the UK market. The model is Volvo CE’s first fully...

Hillhead visitors to get ‘sneak peek’ of new Bison 220R in working demo

EvoQuip has announced plans to run live working demonstrations of the new Bison 220R jaw crusher at next month's Hillhead exhibition. The machine boasts an...

Develon launches expanded digital platform

DEVELON has unveiled the latest iteration of its fleet management system - MY DEVELON: a new digital platform for managing construction equipment. “Using the MY...

ScotPlant 2024 in pictures – Part One

TWO weeks on from ScotPlant 2024, the incredible event remains fresh in the memory. Over the next fortnight, we’re going to be reminiscing about...

JCB searches for UK’s top excavator operator

JCB is searching for the UK’s best tracked excavator operator - with the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas up...

Finning calls on dealer network to supply machines to rebuild Ukraine infrastructure

FINNING has supported the delivery of more than 80 fully Cat certified machines to Ukraine to help rebuild the country's infrastructure and facilities. The Cat equipment...

Latest SANY models set for exhibition showcase

SANY UK is taking a 'larger and more prominent' stand location at Hillhead 2024, in front of the quarry face demonstration zone. The firm's static...

HD Hyundai vows to ‘go large’ at Hillhead 2024

HD Hyundai has announced plans to launch its biggest Stage V crawler excavators to date at this year's Hillhead show. The 80-tonne HX800A L and...

Finning identifies significant potential operational savings for minerals supplier

FINNING UK & Ireland has revealed how it completed an 18-month consultancy for Imerys UK at its Cornwall site, which has initially identified potential...

CPA Conference to focus on shaping the future of the hire sector

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has announced the CPA Conference 2024 will be hosted on Thursday November 7 with the theme of ‘Shaping the...

Volvo supplies Swedish Armed Forces with wheel loaders

VOLVO CE has secured a multi-year deal to supply wheel loaders to Sweden's Armed Forces. Through Volvo dealer Swecon, the firm has secured an order...

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...

SPOA celebrates busiest ScotPlant to date

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has announced it welcomed over 1,000 visitors to its expanded stand at ScotPlant 2024, making it by far...

Rototilt to launch ‘state-of-the-art’ robotic welding facility

TILTROTATOR specialist Rototilt has announced it is investing in the future by expanding its factory in Vindeln, Sweden. The plans includes the development of a...