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New excavator takes wind farm by storm

FRASER Maclennan (Contractor) Ltd, based at Dormoch in Sutherland, has bought the company’s first ever Doosan crawler excavator - and the machine has been...

North East contractors fly the Banner for Powerscreen

NORTH East-based contract crushing and screening specialists Banner Contracts have taken delivery of a Powerscreen 1000 Maxtrak cone crusher and six Powerscreen Chieftain 2100...

Network Rail’s profits soar amid record investment

NETWORK Rail spent almost £7 billion improving and expanding Britain’s rail network over the last 12 months. This amounts to almost £20 million a day...

WW2 Cat tractor in poignant Normandy return

Finning customers Andrew Bettney and Paul Marriott are taking a 70-year-old fully operational Cat D8-8R track type tractor back to the scene of its...

Dragon returns to lair with lanes resurfaced

Paisley’s Flaming Dragon has returned to its lair after a week of major resurfacing work on the M8 Whitecart Viaduct. The road construction vehicle worked...

Rail improvements will boost Glasgow Games

SCOTLAND’S railways are being prepared to do their bit to make this summer’s Commonwealth Games a success. Network Rail is undertaking a programme of enhanced...

New Hyundai excavator set for ScotPlant debut

THE latest addition to Hyundai's Robex excavator range will be shown for the first time in the UK at ScotPlant. The R430LC-9A has an operating...

MPA seeks support in battle to solve industry challenges

THE Mineral Products Association, the principal trade association for the quarrying and aggregates industry in Scotland, held its inaugural Parliamentary Reception at the Scottish...

JCB sends fleet to flood zones

JCB reacted to the recent national flood disaster by deploying a £750,000 fleet of machines to help stricken families. The company despatched four of...

Mackenzie Plant to clean up

MACKENZIE Plant has completed the purchase of the Scottish operation of Go Plant in a move which they say will make them Scotland’s largest...

Met helps builders of new bridge stay safe

MET Office forecasts are playing a vital role in keeping the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing road bridge on schedule and construction workers...

GAP in the market for more new purchases

GAP Group approached the end of a record-breaking financial year with total revenue expected to be well over £100 million for the first time...

Atlas Copco goes Dutch with production facility

ATLAS Copco Air & Gas Purification has opened its new production facility in Oosterhout, Holland. The facility will provide custom engineered solutions for air and...

Groundforce aim to become the “supplier of choice” in Scotland

GROUNDFORCE has expanded its operations and coverage across the UK with the opening of two new dedicated hire depots including one in Dyce, Aberdeenshire....

Ladder chiefs welcome guidance

THE Ladder Association has welcomed the decision by the Health & Safety Executive not to change the Work at Height Regulations following HSE’s completion...

Breedon investment a real statement of intent

BREEDON Aggregates has made a major statement of intent with the investment in several top-class machines. They purchased three new Cat AP500E Wheel Asphalt Paving...

Passenger views sought over Queen Street transformation

A public consultation on the proposed £104m transformation of Glasgow's Queen Street Station has been launched. Network Rail has unveiled new designs for how the...

MST Group secures landmark order

MST Group has secured its first major deal since the launch of its construction division with the sale of 17 Kubota KX71-3 mini excavators...
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