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Volvo CE sees sales rise by over a third due to “increased market demand”

Increased demand in most major markets has seen Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) report an increase in net sales of over a third in the second quarter …

JCB records “robust” financial results for 2016

JCB has reported a 34% rise in earnings for 2016 despite a dip in the global construction equipment market. The manufacturer said it had “defied …

Kubota’s marketing team to the ‘four’

KUBOTA UK has strengthened its UK marketing team with a raft of new appointments. Caroline Brown has joined as marketing executive while Shannon O’Connor, …

Doosan dealership is “tremendous opportunity” for Castle Douglas firm

James Gordon Ltd has been appointed Doosan dealer for the south west and Borders regions of Scotland and the county of Cumbria. The Castle Douglas-based firm, …

Goosen to become Bell Equipment’s next CEO

LEON Goosen has been named chief executive officer designate to succeed Gary Bell upon his planned retirement at manufacturing giant Bell Equipment. Goosen …

UK exports of plant equipment reach highest level since 2015

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment has reached its highest level since 2015, according to the latest report from the Construction Equipment …

Management buyout at Blackwood

TOM Blackwood, owner of Stewarton-based Blackwood Plant Hire, has sold the business in a management buyout. The Herald newspaper has reported that Mr …

Mecalac announces senior appointments

Mecalac has made two key appointments with Paul Kimberlin being named head of sales and Ben Agar as regional business manager for central and southern Europe. …

Doosan Bobcat appoints new EMEA president

ALVARO Pacini has been named the new president of Doosan Bobcat’s Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. He will be responsible for the …

New operations director for Worsley Plant

ADRIAN Nixon has been promoted to the role of operations director at Worsley Plant. He initially joined the firm in 2004 as service engineer for crushing and …