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Scotland welcomes its first Euro 6 Scania truck

THE Malcolm Group has become Scotland's first operator of a Euro 6 Scania truck with the addition of a G 450 LA6x2/2MNA tractor unit...

Trailer range is a ‘step’ in the right direction

A new generation of tri-axle step frame trailers, designed to carry a wide range of machines whilst maintaining a flat deck, has been hailed...

New step frame trailer opens highway to the future

ANDOVER Trailers has supplied a heavy-duty step frame trailer to Todds Highway Maintenance to transport road planers to sites across the north of England. The new four-axle,...

Variety is the spice of life

A Mercedes-Benz Unimog that helped keep roads open during extreme weather is now trimming roadside hedges and verges in the same locations for Highland...

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...

GAP launch new vehicle hire service

National hiring firm, GAP Hire Solutions, has announced the launch of a new Vehicle Hire division. With ambitious expansion plans for 2015, the branch is...
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Hope invests £3.6m in Mercedes-Benz trucks

HOPE Construction Materials has added 36 new Mercedes-Benz trucks to its concrete mixer fleet. The Arocs 3236 8x4 B11 4-axle mixer trucks, each equipped with a...

A-Plant doubles down on new investment

A-Plant has invested over £1 million in a new transport fleet capable of double stacking accommodation units on customer sites. The investment aims to help...

Liebherr in the mix for 50 years

LIEBHERR is celebrating 50 years of producing truck mixers for concrete transport. The fifth generation of truck mixer is now in production, with the manufacturer...

AB2000 hits the road with new van deal

AB2000 is replacing more than half of its 50-strong van fleet with new vehicles from Fraikin. The deal is said to mark the first time...

Lochgilphead contractor snaps up bespoke tri-axle step frame trailer

LOCHGILPHEAD-based contractor D.A. MacDonald has taken delivery of its first ever Andover Trailers tri-axle step frame. The bespoke-built beavertail step frame has a gross weight...

Family business extends its reach

LONG-RUNNING Dumbarton-based haulier Galt Transport has extended its reach with the purchase of four new Scania R-series trucks. The new additions comprise of two artic R490...

Livingston business in the black with new Citan Sport

A Livingston-based civil engineering firm has found the "ideal" vehicle to help carry tools and equipment onto rough construction sites. Drew Matthews has purchased a...

Raising the Barr

SOFT drinks giant AG Barr has commissioned nine new tractor units from Mercedes-Benz dealer, Western Commercial, in a bid to “future proof” its transport. The...

Arrivals help Galt ‘reach’ out to customers

Galt buys first Palfinger cranes of their type in the United Kingdom Two Scania R490 6x4 tractor units equipped with Palfinger PK88002EH cranes, the first...

Vinyl-wrapped Scania marks 70 years of Galt Transport

GALT Transport has marked 70 years in business with the unveiling of a specially designed truck. The Dumbarton haulier confirmed the vinyl-wrapped Scania R490 features a...

Bathgate haulage firm crowned king of the road

BATHGATE-based haulage firm D&J Sibbald has scooped a prestigious award at the Transport News Scottish Rewards event, held recently in Glasgow. The family-run business took the ‘Scottish...
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BAA calls for ‘idiotic’ EU directive to be postponed

THE British Aggregates Association has asked the Department for Transport to postpone a new EU directive before lives are lost. The Large Goods Vehicle Driver...

New trailer steps up to the plate

A Paisley-based haulage contractor has extended its long-running relationship with Andover Trailers by snapping up a new tri-axle step frame model. Family-run Truck Plant Services has been...
In 2012, Shrewsbury's Gareth Thomas lifted the Young European Truck Driver trophy to secure his place at that year's European final.

Young drivers gearing up for success

SCANIA’S Young European Truck Driver competition is returning for a sixth time in 2014. Aimed at promoting the highest standards of driving and...
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Young engineer swaps Rio for Rutherglen!

BRAZIL may be gripped by World Cup fever right now - but one Scotland TranServ graduate has swapped Rio for Rutherglen and the samba...

Road workers trial new wearable tech

AMEY highway engineers have been testing out new wearable technology, which has been designed to reduce risks to drivers and lone workers by detecting...
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