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Bunton takes control with new range of machines

BRADFORD-based plant hire firm, R Bunton Ltd, recently became the Northern UK dealer for Turkish manufacturer, Hidromek. Hidromek offers a range of backhoe …

Firm in seventh heaven with new purchases

TILLICOULTRY Quarries has taken delivery of six Volvo 20 tonne L120H loading shovels and an A30G articulated hauler as part of the firm’s continued …

We’ll drink to that

A fleet of Liebherr machines have been proving their worth on a challenging Scottish Water project. Scottish Water has started work on a 13-mile-long …

Wheeled machine set to “plug specific gap” in hire market

AN Inverness firm has has taken delivery of the first two Volvo EW60E compact wheeled excavators to be sold in Britain. Supplied by CS Machinery Sales, …

Jarvie looks on the bright side with new investment

JARVIE Plant Group is all set for winter after making a significant investment in tower light technology. The Grangemouth-based hire specialist has snapped …

Ardent and JCB seal £40 million equipment order

PLANT giants Ardent Hire Solutions is buying 700 JCB machines in a deal worth more than £40 million. The Middlesex-headquartered firm is purchasing Loadall …

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 …

Sunward aims to create Scottish dealer network

THE UK distributor for a major Chinese equipment manufacturer is searching for Scottish-based dealers as part of an expansion into the European market. Sunward …

The Wright stuff

Project Plant’s Fraser Rummens meets the Scottish demolition contractor benefiting from the first Hyundai HX140 L excavator in Europe GREENOCK-based …

Kubota enjoys last laugh with historic milestone

When mini-excavators were first introduced to the British market in the 1970s, some scoffed at the concept. As Kubota celebrates its 50,000th excavator sale in …

Three and easy for new tracked carrier

KUBOTA says its new tracked carrier is set to “raise the bar” thanks to a three-way tip capability. The KC250H-4 has been described by the …

30-tonne crawler has “tremendous impact” at Caithness quarry

A Caithness firm has snapped up a Doosan DX300LC-5 30 tonne crawler excavator for use at the company’s stone quarry at Barrock near Thurso. Gordon …

Kubota’s ‘Gold-Digger’ set to benefit charity

Kubota UK has donated its special edition ‘Gold Digger’ to The Lighthouse Club charity, where it will be auctioned off. The gold painted Kubota KX-71 mini …

Tool firm purchases a trio of Volvos

Midlothian-based Basic Tool Hire Ltd purchased three Volvo EC18Ds this year, following an enquiry on Volvo Construction Equipment’s website. The enquiry was …

Miller UK teams up with Malcolm on Scottish jobs

DRAINAGE works carried out for schools and hospitals across Scotland have benefited from Miller UK equipment. The works have been completed by Malcolm …

Landmark JCB Hydradig deal placed

THE JCB Hydradig will be making its UK debut at ScotPlant 2016 – and the firm has confirmed an order for 50 of the wheeled excavators has already been …

To Infinity and beyond

CDE is showing off a new range of patented Infinity screens in Munich at the bauma trade show. The company said the development of the Infinity screening …

Case unveils new material handling crawler excavator

THERE’S a new addition to the Case D Series range of crawler excavators – the CX290D, which the firm says has been specifically designed for …

Emissions possible

Is regulation misalignment hindering long-term equipment development? Six months ago, Greater London construction sites dominated the national media agenda …

Sewer solution proves anything but a Drag

GROUNDFORCE’S new 10m Drag Box extension helped Morrison Construction complete a sewer improvement project as part of Scottish Water’s investment …

JCB reaches production milestone

JCB is celebrating the production of its 200,000th Loadall telehandler. First manufactured in 1977, the JCB Loadall “revolutionised” the handling of …

Size matters as Bell previews new B60E

Bell Equipment will be previewing the latest addition to their E-Series, the B60E, at Hillhead 2016. The B60E is “a 4×4 with full articulation steering …

Terex adds two new site dumpers to fleet

TEREX Construction has announced new model additions to its portfolio of heavy-duty site dumpers. The TA9S and TA9SP both feature nine tonne payloads and …

PSS adds all terrain vehicles for harshest conditions

PSS Hire has added a new range of all terrain vehicles to its fleet offering in a bid to help utilities firms or their contractors complete work in …

New Hyundai HX140 L set for ScotPlant

HYUNDAI has confirmed that Young Plant will exhibit the new HX140 L at this year’s ScotPlant. The machine is said to provide up to 10 percent better …

TDL looking to make a big impact

TDL Equipment plans to make a big impact at ScotPlant this year, having joined forces with Terex Trucks and taken their biggest stand to date. Designed, …

Glut of new JCB models geared up for Scottish debuts

A series of brand new JCB models will make their first appearances in Scotland at ScotPlant 2016. As part of an extensive line-up of 25 machines on its stand, …

Sound pedigree: Volvos put to work at Fife quarry

Patersons purchases trio of new articulated haulers PATERSONS Quarries has snapped up three new Volvo articulated haulers thanks to positive experiences in the …

DX235LC-5 joins next generation of excavators

Doosan’s latest machine aims to take market by storm with more “power, robustness and agility” Doosan has launched the new DX-235LC-5 crawler …

Latest Doosan excavator ‘sets new benchmark’

DOOSAN has launched a new 14-tonne crawler excavator which the firm says sets a “new benchmark” for this class of machine. The DX140LC-5 offers a …