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Plantworx exhibition to get new home from 2019

PLANTWORX is moving to the new location of the East of England Arena and Events Centre (EEAEC), Peterborough, in 2019. The biennial trade event has been held …

Industry gears up for ScotPlant 2018

THE construction equipment sector is on the road to ScotPlant 2018. Final preparations are underway for the trade event, which returns to the Royal Highland …

Innovation is “part of JCB’s DNA”

Project Plant editor Gary Moug recently visited a JCB factory in Uttoxeter to see the manufacturer’s latest excavator developments. Afterwards, he spoke …

As good as gold: Taylor & Braithwaite mark 50 years in business

TODAY, Cumbria-based Taylor & Braithwaite services the north of England and Scotland, with a Hyundai excavator dealership for the north of England and …

A clean sweep for Siltbuster

WATER treatment specialist Siltbuster has created a new system to dispose of sweeper waste on construction sites. The Sweeper Tip works by separating solid …

Steelwrist adds to portfolio

TILTROTATOR manufacturer Steelwrist has expanded its portfolio with the launch of sweepers, which are optimised for work with excavators. The …

Marubeni-Komatsu makes it a double with new machine launch

MARUBENI-Komatsu has launched two new products in the shape of the PC80MR-5 midi excavator and the PC228US-11 short tail excavator. The PC80MR‐5, designed …

Hodge plans to “transform” Magni brand in Scotland

HODGE Plant has been appointed exclusive dealer in Scotland for telehandler giant Magni UK. Hamilton-based Hodge will promote the Magni brand north of the …

Kobelco targets European demolition market with new models

KOBELCO has unveiled two new machines for the European demolition market featuring the manufacturer’s NEXT system. The SK400DLC-10 and SK550DLC-10 have …

Volvo targets rigid hauler sector with Motherwell-built range

VOLVO Construction Equipment is to enter the rigid hauler market with its own four-model range of machines, manufactured in Motherwell. As a result, the …

New units pave the way for road success

A road planing business has become the first in the UK to utilise the new Cat PM620 cold planers. DP Cold Planing has taken delivery of the new …

G-Series loaders make a Case for design excellence

CASE Construction Equipment has scooped a top design award for its G-Series wheel loaders. The manufacturer picked up the Good Design Award in the industrial …

New Liebherr machines poised for Intermat 2018

LIEBHERR has confirmed it will showcase a number of new products at this year’s Intermat exhibition in Paris. Machines on display will include the …

Manufacturer unveils line-up for Executive Hire Show 2018

JCB has announced that some of the first site dumpers to roll off the new production line at the manufacturer’s Staffordshire HQ will be on show at …

Machine deals give access hire firm a massive lift

BELLSHILL-based Active Access has been ‘lifted’ by the purchase of 50 JCB Access electric scissors. Stewart Plant Sales (a Scot JCB group company) …

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 …

“A machine-and-a-half”

A Steelwrist tiltrotator has journeyed to the Orkney Islands where it will be put to work on a range of demanding projects. Biggings-based Eoin Muir Plant Hire …

Blade of glory

JCB Attachments has launched two new product ranges for the construction industry. These include a new series of bladed buckets – purpose-built for the …

Bobcat attachments enjoy a day at the beach

A number of Bobcat attachments were recently put through their paces at a customer event on Blackpool beach. Norwest Plant, the authorised Bobcat and Doosan …

Customised cranes fly high on Crossing project

BRIMMOND Group supplied three customised Effer compact cranes with bespoke hydraulic power units for the top of each of the new Queensferry Crossing’s three …

Demand should be high for ‘competitive machine’

Dan Gilkes reports on JCB’s new JZ141 reduced tailswing tracked excavator JCB has launched a 15-tonne reduced-swing crawler excavator that requires no …

Seven metre Bobcat to give users a lift

BOBCAT has unveiled the newest addition to its telehandler range – the TL30.70. With a maximum lift capacity of three tonnes and lift height of almost …

UK equipment sales up 6% so far this year

CONSTRUCTION equipment sales in the UK increased by 6% in the first nine months of 2017 when compared with the same period last year, according to new …

“Rugged and durable” wheel loader strengthens Kubota range

Kubota UK has unveiled its new R082 wheel loader, which the manufacturer claims has been designed with the optimum balance of “size, power and …

Piling equipment specialist launches new attachments business

PILETEC has announced the launch of a dedicated attachments business. The piling equipment specialist said there is increasing demand for multi-purpose …

JCB celebrates 40-year Loadall milestone

JCB has celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Loadall telescopic handler, having sold more than 220,000 machines since the initial launch in October 1977. …

10-tonne machine helps Stonehaven hirer find a niche

A Stonehaven plant hirer has been singing the praises of the firm’s new 10-tonne JCB 100C-1 excavator. A Scott Plant Hire bought the machine to help with …

Jarvie kit above par at summer events

WHAT do golf’s Open Championship, Glasgow’s TRNSMT Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe have in common? All three events included equipment hired from …

Case unveils its largest excavator

CASE has announced it will launch the firm’s new “best in class” CX750D excavator at the Steinexpo exhibition in Germany. The Tier 4 Final …

Doosan has all angles covered

A host of new features have been announced for Doosan Bobcat EMEA’s range of ADTs.     A standard feature is an angle limitation system, which the firm …

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