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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 …

Impressive haul: Volvo marks machine milestone

THE Swedish factory that produced Volvo’s first ever articulated hauler recently made the manufacturer’s 75,000th one. Volvo Construction Equipment …

Takeuchi hybrid machines let firms go green

TAKEUCHI has launched two new hybrid alternatives to diesel-only mini excavators. The manufacturer’s most popular 1.6 tonne TB216 is now available as a …

New Hyundai model helps carry the load

HYUNDAI has expanded its range of wheeled loaders with the introduction of the HL965. The new machine has an operating weight of 20,100 kg and is powered  by …

Kobelco charging ahead with lithium-ion battery powered hybrid

KOBELCO has introduced what the manufacturer claims is the world’s first lithium-ion battery powered hybrid excavator. The new 20-tonne …

Tiltrotators take a grip of UK market

KINSHOFER recently launched the NOX-Tiltrotator Series 3, which has been described by the firm as “one of the most advanced products ever to be attached …

Huge crush: SCG Supplies lands Tesab dealership

SCG Supplies has secured a deal to become Scottish distributors for Northern Ireland-based crushing specialist Tesab. The firm, which recently relocated from a …

Atlas Copco looks to generate more flexibility

ATLAS Copco has added four new models to its QES portable generator range. The QES 250, 325, 400 and 500 are all Stage 3A emission compliant and are available …

New Bobcat attachment makes the cut

BOBCAT has added to its forestry cutter attachment range with the launch of the FRC150ST for use on the firm’s smaller skid-steer and compact tracked …

Teamwork pays off for landmark excavator

THE “highest and most versatile high-reach excavator in the UK” has proved its worth in the demolition of Tottenham Hotspur’s White Hart Lane …

Mulch ado about something

CATERPILLAR has unveiled the new D3K2 mulcher, which the firm says combines the “solid foundation” of the D3K2 dozer with the “ruggedly …

Bell announces launch of new E-series ADT

Bell Equipment UK has announced the launch of its new mid-range E-series machine, the B40E. The B40E succeeds Bell Equipment’s D-series model and boasts …

It’s all in the Wrist

A lifelong love of diggers and a desire to start his own business led Alan Gow to purchase his first machine – a used JCB 3CX – at the age of 19. Now, as …

“You definitely get what you pay for”

AN Aberdeenshire groundworks firm has paid tribute to the quality of Takeuchi excavators, which have helped the firm carry out a number of challenging tasks …

New MD has hit the Ground running

THE new managing director of ground engineering and equipment specialist Groundforce UK has told Project Plant he has “absolute optimism” about the …

Doosan launches new mini-excavator

Doosan has launched the new DX17Z mini-excavator, which is “ideal” for rental and urban construction sites with limited space, the company has claimed. The …

Kubota to show off environmentally-friendly mini

KUBOTA is set to launch what it claims to be the “most eco-friendly mini excavator on the market in its category”. The 4-tonne KX042-4 will be …

Mobile crane purchase is a Plus point for Falkirk firm

A Falkirk-based family business has been singing the praises of Liebherr cranes after purchasing its third machine from the manufacturer. Horizon Reinforcing …

Latest Volvo machines set for Alloa event

VOLVO are giving visitors the opportunity to test drive a range of machines at a special event in Alloa on March 24 and 25. Registered attendees to the …

Steelwrist unveils new Powertilt solution

Tiltrotator manufacturer Steelwrist is to launch a new Powertilt with front pin lock technology, in co-operation with Parker/Powertilt AG. The Steelwrist …

JCB aims to become major player in powered access sector

JCB has entered the powered access market for the first time, vowing to become a major player in the $8 billion sector. Project Plant attended the launch of …

Eagle makes flying start to 2017

Eagle Plant Hire has started 2017 on a high, placing orders for 21 new Kubota mini-excavators from Young Plant Sales and 12 new rammers from Murray Plant. …

5.5 tonner adds new dimension for Perth hirer

PERTH-based plant hire and contractor C D Mercer has added a 5.5 tonne Volvo EC55C to its fleet, having previously cross-hired the model and been impressed …

New telehandler range gives Bobcat customers a lift

BOBCAT has unveiled a new range of rigid frame telehandlers for the construction and rental sectors with maximum lifting capacities between 2.6 and 4.1 tonnes …

A&Y set for double debut

A&Y Equipment will use next month’s Executive Hire Show to launch two new models into the UK market – the Yanmar ViO12 zero tail swing …

£5.5m machine deal ‘ticks the right boxes’ for Lomond Plant

FALKIRK-based Lomond Plant has snapped up 98 new JCB machines in a £5.5 million swoop to aid the firm’s expansion plans. The order includes 18 new …

Groundbreaking developments in earthmoving technology

Earlier this year, when the Construction News Award for Commercial Innovation of the Year went to Miller UK, the company’s hydraulic breaker was thrust …

Attention to detail pays off for Highland firm

INVERNESS-based Highland Hammer Hire is seeing out the year with a bang, having recently wrapped up a “brilliant” deal for multiple attachments …