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New guide advises plant operators on use of technology to improve safety

BRIGADE Electronics has unveiled a new plant operators guide to help improve efficiency and safety on sites. The free resource offers information on how operators...

Speedy in ‘industry first’ eco hybrid lighting tower offering

SPEEDY has announced the launch of what the firm has described as the industry’s first plug-in hybrid outdoor lighting tower to the market following...

Plant sector’s stars of the future honoured at live event

THE winners of the Construction Plant-hire Association's (CPA) Stars of the Future Awards have been announced. In one of the industry’s first live events following...

‘Slimmed-down’ Hyundai model tackles residential task

THE first Hyundai HX210A crawler excavator in the UK has been sold to Darlington-based contractor C G Robinson. The 20-tonne class digger was sold by...

Platinum accolade for attachments manufacturer

HILL Engineering has been recognised as one of Ireland's best managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme. The attachments manufacturer, based in...

A-Trax appoints design engineer after experiencing ‘considerable growth’

CRAWLER track system manufacturer A-Trax has announced the appointment of George Michalopoulos to the role of design engineer. The business revealed it has seen 'considerable...

JCB’s ERF fleet to go under the hammer after notching up 15 million miles

JCB has announced that the firm's fleet of ERF trucks is being retired after travelling the equivalent of almost 600 times around the world. The...

Transparent bucket innovation scoops two top awards

DOOSAN has announced that its wheel loader 'Transparent Bucket' system has won two awards at the international Matexpo Exhibition held in Kortrijk, Belgium. The product...

Mecalac appoints new regional business manager for UK and Ireland

MECALAC has appointed Mike Poxon as regional business manager for the UK and Ireland. With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction equipment sector,...

Brokk launches ‘plug-and-play’ boom solution

BROKK has announced the launch of the Brokk Pedestal Boom, described as a 'compact, stationary' breaker boom system for the mining and aggregates industry. The...

Spider excavators used on £5m Network Rail project

NETWORK Rail brought spider excavators on board its recently completed project to protect the West Coast mainline from landslips. The line, which runs from Glasgow...

CITB earns sector backing for levy proposals

CITB has announced that construction employers have backed its levy proposals to support skills and training by way of the consensus process. 66% of the...

‘Hard-hitting’ film released to help prevent construction suicides

A poignant new video has been released to highlight the issue of suicides in the UK and Ireland construction sector. Almost 500 construction workers take...

Edinburgh firm adds to fleet with five new SANY mini diggers

EDINBURGH-based Glenevin Construction has snapped up five new SANY SY18C mini excavators. Founded in 2013 by Shaun Devlin, Glenevin specialises in utilities, civil engineering, traffic...

‘Soaring’ demand creates 100 new jobs at JCB

JCB has announced it is to recruit 100 new welders for its Staffordshire factories following a 'soaring' demand for its products. The recruitment drive is...

Vital equipment airlifted in to iconic funicular railway project

HHH Equipment has revealed its role in the supply of vital equipment to contractors involved in the work to strengthen and reinstate the iconic...

‘Mole’ brought on board for tunnelling project in Highlands

NETWORK Rail has tunnelled 33 metres under the Lynebeg railway as part of advance works for the A9 dualling between Tomatin to Moy. It comes...

BHP and Caterpillar to develop zero-emissions mining trucks

BHP and Caterpillar are teaming up to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites to reduce emissions. The move is the result of over 12...

CVT design offers fuel-saving opportunities on new Doosan loader

AS part of Doosan's DL-7 series, the manufacturer has unveiled the new DL420CVT-7 Stage V-compliant wheel loader equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Boasting...

Metso Outotec appoints Duo Group to provide aggregates solutions in the UK

METSO Outotec has appointed Duo Group as a distributor for the firm's aggregates solutions in the UK. The deal covers the current aggregate business serviced...

Bobcat unveils Stage V version of E57W

BOBCAT has announced that a new Stage V-compliant version of the 6-tonne E57W wheeled excavator is now available. The model is powered by a Bobcat...

Finning virtual event to showcase new machines and technology

CAT dealer Finning UK & Ireland has announced a new online event featuring product demonstrations, networking opportunities and panel discussions on key sector issues. FINROCK21...

Kubota looks to drive down emissions with double machine launch

KUBOTA has added to its Smart Energy Solutions range with the launch of an LPG-powered mini digger and a fully electric track dumper. The new...

JCB reveals high-spec site dumper deal

JCB has announced that an agricultural and groundworks contractor has bought the highest specification JCB site dumper ever ordered in Northern Ireland. The new Stage...

Mecalac confirms double tiltrotator launch

MECALAC has unveiled its new MR50 and MR60 tiltrotators and dedicated grading buckets, available for the manufacturer's crawler and wheeled excavators fitted with the...

First Hyundai HX85A in the UK enters service

THE first 8.5-tonne class Hyundai HX85A midi excavator in the UK has gone to Yorkshire-based N G Plant, featuring a striking green livery. It was...

Speedy opens two new Scottish service centres

SPEEDY has announced the opening of two new regional service centres in Scotland in 'key arterial routes' into Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Designed to help local...

Sunbelt training academy secures City & Guilds approval

SUNBELT Rentals has confirmed the company’s Safety and Communications Training Academy has been approved to deliver City & Guilds 6160 qualifications for confined space...

Liebherr ADTs won’t have far to travel for upcoming task

THE company that placed the country's largest order for Liebherr’s new articulated dump trucks will be using the vehicles on the expansion of Liebherr's...

GAP shows support for CESAR ECV Scheme

GAP Hire Solutions has added to its green credentials by fitting the CESAR ECV Scheme to all new ride on plant purchased from October...
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