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Case appoints new UK dealer

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the appointment of a new UK dealer Northern Ireland based Cowan Bros will offer a full range of Case machines, together with...

GAP secures top event equipment prize

GAP Hire Solutions is celebrating after winning the SafeHire Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year accolade at the Hire Awards of Excellence 2019. Iain Anderson,...

Wacker Neuson dumper deployed to Sellafield

HIRE giant A-Plant has deployed its first six-tonne Dual View dumper from Wacker Neuson to Sellafield. The swivel skip dumper has been designed to improve...

Hyundai announces new European MD and unveils Bauma plans

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) has announced the appointment of Jongho Chun as managing director. The former head of marketing divisions at HCE's Korean...

Having a blast: ADT hailed after quarry milestone

A Bell B40D ADT has chalked up a major milestone after hauling over one million tonnes of limestone in just over two years. Alf Kitching,...
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Scots first for demolition gong

KILSYTH based Hunter Demolition has bulldozed its way to the top award at this year's World Demolition Summit in Amsterdam. The company beat off rivals...

A-Plant recognised for apprenticeship commitment

A-Plant has cemented its status as one of the nation's top apprenticeship employers. The hire giant, who currently have 166 apprentices, was named in the Top...

Hyundai debutants are A-ok at bauma 2019

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment Europe has introduced its first A-series excavators and wheel loaders at bauma 2019. The manufacturer said the 22-ton HX220A L and the...

JCB secures preliminary injunction against Manitou in patent case

JCB has revealed it has been granted a preliminary injunction by a French court against Manitou, ordering the firm to stop producing telehandlers featuring...

Caterpillar introduces new aggregate handler

CATERPILLAR has introduced a new handler designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. The new 990K aggregates handler is capable of offering as...

Drew Graham chooses Hyundai for forestry tasks

DREW Graham Contracting bought three Hyundai R210LC-9 excavators to aid their work in forests in the North of Scotland. The machines were supplied by Young...

Bells bought to make the earth move

Fifteen new Bell Equipment B30E ADTs have been bought by L Lynch Plant Hire & Haulage to help fulfil recently won earthwork projects.
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‘Tried and tested’ jaw crusher added to Dem-Master fleet

BATHGATE-headquartered Dem-Master Demolition has added a new Sandvik QJ341 tracked jaw crusher to its fleet – with the machine immediately being deployed to help...

WM Donald opts for GKD system on new excavator

THE latest addition to WM Donald's fleet is a 40-tonne Doosan DX80LC excavator, bought from Balgownie. The Netherley-based civils and construction contractor has had the machine...

A-Plant looks to drive up standards after retaining FORS Gold status

A-PLANT has revealed it has retained its Gold Status with Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The hire specialist said this is under the new Standard...

Coronavirus to impact construction supply chain

BUILD UK and CECA have warned of the potential impact on the construction supply chain amidst the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) global pandemic. The organisations have made...

Charity vows to support construction sector during Coronavirus pandemic

The Lighthouse Club has reassured the sector that it is still fully operational, despite the impact caused by the Coronavirus pandemic

‘Unprecedented’ participation in online plant auctions during lockdown

RITCHIE Bros. has revealed that Internet bidding for heavy plant equipment has increased during the Covid-19 period. The firm is currently holding all of its...

Launch of Liberty: welfare unit specialist opens first Scottish base

WELFARE unit specialist Liberty Guard has launched a new depot in Dunfermline as part of its UK-wide expansion strategy. The Yorkshire-headquartered business revealed the first...

Chancellor confirms changes to furlough scheme

UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed that, from August, employers will have to start sharing the cost of the furlough scheme. While the scheme will...

Bobcat introduces pressure water attachment for loaders

BOBCAT has launched a new pressure washer attachment for its range of loaders. The manufacturer said it is the first to offer this kind of...

Molson Young to focus on Ammann compaction kit after ending Bomag dealership

MOLSON Young Plant Sales has announced it is switching to Ammann in a move which will bring to an end a 17-year relationship with...

Draft recovery plan for Scotland’s construction industry launched

A draft recovery plan for Scotland's construction industry has been launched by the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF). The blueprint, which has been created collaboratively...

Yanmar launches next generation tracked carrier

YANMAR Compact Equipment EMEA has added the C50R-5A tracked carrier to its portfolio. The next generation machine is said to feature a 'unique' undercarriage that excels...

Firms urged to act fast to benefit from tax relief on new machines

COMPANIES have been urged to act quickly in order to benefit from a temporary tax relief for the purchase of plant and equipment. Currently the...

Nominations sought for CPA Stars of the Future Awards 2021

NOMINATIONS are now being sought for the Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future apprentice and trainee awards for 2021. Six national titles are...
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Volvo increases sales in final quarter of 2020

VOLVO Construction Equipment increased sales by 6% in Q4 of 2020 following 'improved activity' in most markets. The manufacturer said the order book was up by...

GAP announces new four-year Scottish Water deal

GLASGOW-headquartered GAP Hire Solutions has announced an extension of its relationship with Scottish Water after agreeing a new four-year deal in respect of managed...

Barclays issues scams warning to construction SMEs

BARCLAYS has issued a warning to the construction and property sector after new data revealed that scams targeting businesses increased by almost a third...

CITB looks for senior construction figure to help shape future skills in Scotland

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced it has a Nation Council chair vacancy for Scotland. The organisation revealed it is looking for a...
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