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Loading shovel shows a touch of glass in Alloa

A new Volvo loading shovel has made its way to O-I Manufacturing's Devilla silica sand quarry, based at Bogside near Alloa. O-I is a giant in...

Worsley Plant increases Scottish focus

WORSLEY Plant has announced plans to increase the firm's focus in Scotland this summer ahead of appearances at both the Turriff Show and Black Isle...

Innovation holds the key for CRS

A Northern Ireland-based designer and manufacturer of bespoke recycling solutions has revealed that the Scottish market is becoming increasingly important to its global expansion...

Materials solution gives Edinburgh facility a sporting chance

AGGREGATE Industries has announced that it has supplied more than 15,000 tonnes of aggregates and specialist sand and 1,100 sqm of commercial hard landscaping to...

Open for business: scores of visitors attend Blue Scotland’s waste recycling events

MORE than 100 people attended Blue Scotland's waste recycling open days, featuring live demonstrations of some of the firm's most impressive machines. Visitors to the...

Edinburgh event is seventh heaven for Terex Finlay

Terex Finlay will be demonstrating seven new machines in Edinburgh in June as part of the manufacturer's international open days. The crushing, screening and conveying models have...

Plans lodged for abandoned Ayrshire coal mine

PLANS have been submitted for the restoration of an ex-coal mine in East Ayrshire. Banks Mining has put forward the proposal for the Spireslack site,...

Doosan double for Breedon in Scotland

Breedon Group's Scottish operations have been boosted by the addition of two new Doosan Stage IV wheel loaders. The DL550-5 and DL450-5 have been put...

Blue to showcase hat-trick of machines at CQMS

BLUE Machinery Ireland, part of Blue Group, will have a trio of Terex EvoQuip machines on display at this year’s CQMS, the largest construction and quarrying machinery...

Material handler shows its metal in Grangemouth

EARLY indications suggest the first ever Liebherr-Great Britain machine purchased by a long-running Grangemouth scrap metal specialist has exceeded expectations. Foundry Steels, which has been in...

Sandvik to highlight “compact and high quality” crusher at CQMS

Sandvik will be showing off one of its best-selling cone crushers at CQMS in Ireland next month. The event - Ireland's largest show for the...

Firm in seventh heaven with new purchases

TILLICOULTRY Quarries has taken delivery of six Volvo 20 tonne L120H loading shovels and an A30G articulated hauler as part of the firm's continued...

New screening machine HAAS star power

MATPRO has supplied a new, leading edge HAAS screening machine to one of the largest, independent commercial waste management companies in Scotland. Hamilton Waste and...

SCG’s newest recruit hopes to make a Mark

SCG Supplies has appointed Mark Wemyss as the firm's new area sales manager for Scotland and the north of England. Mark, who spent over a...

Firms must consider a future of sustainable construction

David Kinloch, business development executive at CDE Global, discusses new ways to approach construction waste and recycling restrictions COUNCILS all over the UK are becoming...

Dow Waste Management cleans up with new machine

CUMBERNAULD-based Dow Waste Management purchased an F Series 721FXR waste wheel loader from Case, through their Scottish dealer Hodge Plant, at this year's ScotPlant...

Blue sky thinking

BLUE Scotland has recently made a "game-changing" move to much larger premises in Stirling. The company has taken over a three-and-a-half acre site at Broadleys...

Getting to know…Stephen Grieve

NINE years ago Stephen Grieve sold his car for £5000 and invested the money in spare parts for the construction industry. The rest, as...

Breedon given the all-clear over Hope takeover

THE Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared Breedon Aggregates’ £336 million acquisition of Hope Construction Materials. The takeover had been delayed after the CMA...

Breedon hints at future acquisitions

BREEDON Aggregates said the business is “confident” of meeting 2016 market expectations after announcing its unaudited interim results for the six months ending 30...

Bespoke system boosts North Ayrshire waste and recycling specialist

Lowmac Waste & Recycling has reportedly achieved "excellent results" from a bespoke BlueMAC materials remediation system. The North Ayrshire-based firm turned to Blue Machinery Scotland and its sister...

New Doosan machine proves its worth in Lerwick

A new Doosan DL450-5 wheel loader has been purchased by Tulloch Developments and is proving its worth loading and stockpiling materials at the Staney Hill quarry...

BlueMAC expands its global presence

BlueMAC Manufacturing has branched out by appointing SKALA Australasia Pty Ltd as the exclusive distributor of the firm's products in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific...

Breedon’s Hope acquisition still on track

BREEDON Aggregates may avoid an in-depth investigation into its proposed £336 million acquisition of Hope Construction Materials after agreeing to divest 14 ready-mix concrete...

To Infinity and beyond

CDE is showing off a new range of patented Infinity screens in Munich at the bauma trade show. The company said the development of the Infinity...

Breedon still Hope-ful over acquisition

Breedon Aggregates remain confident of completing the acquisition of Hope Materials despite concerns raised by the Competition and Markets Authority in relation to 27...

CDE investment results in major jobs boost

MATERIALS washing company CDE has revealed details of a £6.8 million investment that will create over 100 jobs in the next six years. CDE described...

Versatile wash plant boosts Breedon quarry

BREEDON Aggregates has taken delivery of a new Terex Aggresand 165 wash plant, which is producing a range of aggregates and concrete sand at their...

Sound pedigree: Volvos put to work at Fife quarry

Patersons purchases trio of new articulated haulers PATERSONS Quarries has snapped up three new Volvo articulated haulers thanks to positive experiences in the past and...

Screening bucket saves time and money in the Highlands

A REMU screening bucket from Worsley Plant has helped Wyvis Plant & Power Ltd to save time, money and the environment in the hydroelectric...