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Massive order boosts Morris Leslie expansion plans

Morris Leslie Plant Hire said it “wasn’t a difficult decision” to invest in 66 new Volvo compact excavators. The firm has also snapped up …

Skye’s the limit for Volvo compact

A long-established Skye-based firm has splashed out on a new Volvo ECR88D reduced swing compact excavator to help with the delivery of larger scale projects. …

Hyundai and CNH form mini-excavator alliance

HYUNDAI Heavy Industries (HHI) and CNH Industrial have agreed an exclusive strategic alliance for the production and development of mini-excavators. The …

A moment to ‘Take’ in 20 years of progress

Takeuchi UK has come a long way since establishing a home in Rochdale, Lancashire in 1996. Gary Moug reports on how the firm has become a major player in the …

New Bobcat compact loader shows its metal

CONCORDE Metals Limited, based at Belvedere in South East London, has continued its preference for the Bobcat brand that dates back to the early 1990s with the …

Get a load of these…

FOUR new D Series small-chassis models are the newest additions to the Cat compact track loader (CTL) and skid-steer loader (SSL) ranges: SSL models 226D and …

‘User-friendly’ model is built for comfort

HITACHI unveiled the new ZX26U-5 mini excavator as part of its new line-up at the recent Intermat event in Paris. Designed to be user-friendly, the Zaxis-5 …

D series compact excavators pack a mighty punch!

EASY to operate, tough and durable, the new EC15D, EC18D and EC20D excavators from Volvo belie their small stature. Featuring a D0.9A Volvo diesel engine, the …

Viby attachment launches compact Hy-Tip

DANISH bucket manufacturer Viby Attachment has launched a new version of its popular Hy-Tip bucket for compact and backhoe loaders. Lighter and smaller than …

Case closed on new compact wheel loaders for Roger Bullivant

Foundation engineering specialist Roger Bullivant has purchased seven Case Construction Equipment 321E, Compact Wheel Loaders. Ordered to replace an aging …

Executive Hire Show launch for new JCB midis

JCB’s new range of midi excavators will be launched to the UK market at the Executive Hire Show as the company prepares to meet a massive growth in demand …

Tickled pink

PROMAC Solutions Limited and Doosan Construction Equipment have jointly donated a Bobcat E14 compact excavator, specially painted in pink, to L Lynch Plant …

Aberdeenshire firm at the double

ROY Cowie LBS Ltd of Banchory, Aberdeenshire has bought two Volvo compact excavators after using ScotPlant as a barometer for current market leading …

Bobcat celebrates one millionth compact loader

CELEBRATIONS to mark production of Bobcat’s one millionth compact loader are underway. For the company that created the compact plant industry in 1958 …

JCB gearing up for market growth

JCB is gearing up for massive growth in the compact excavator market with the launch of a new range of midis. The first three machines being unveiled as part …

A hard act to follow

“I don’t think you’ll find a better balanced machine in its class.” That’s the verdict of Mark Preece, proprietor of MK Preece Excavations when …

Compact Cats reaching out to a whole new audience

Finning Compact dealer Cautrac secures two new customers following demonstrations of exactly what the machines are capable of KELLY Plant Hire and JPB Civil …