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Edinburgh groundworks specialist makes landmark machine purchase

EDINBURGH-based groundworks contractor Keystone Construction has become the first UK firm to buy a Cat 308 excavator with the Cat TiltRotate system (TRS) fitted to...

Hydrema confirms significant upgrades to wheeled excavator range

HYDREMA has announced 'extensive upgrades' to its MX G series of wheeled excavators, designed to increase power and torque. The upgrades apply to the entire...

Hirer fits machine guidance system to new minis

LYNCH Plant Hire has snapped up five new Takeuchi mini excavators which have been fitted with GKD machine guidance safety technology. GKD Technologies has...

New Komatsu midi builds on ‘solid foundations’

KOMATSU has revealed its new PC88MR-11 midi excavator builds on the foundations of the PC88MR-10, with new features designed to boost productivity and reduce...

Liebherr and Leica mark ‘world first’

THE first Liebherr excavator in the world with a factory-fitted Leica machine control system has gone into service in the UK. An R 934 G8...

Komatsu advances electric excavator ambitions

KOMATSU has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra for the supply of Proterra’s  battery systems with the aim of having Komatsu electrify its small...

Doosan marks 200,000 excavators milestone in China

DOOSAN Infracore has revealed the business has surpassed the 200,000 unit mark in the production of excavators in China. Doosan's Chinese subsidiary, DICC (Doosan Infracore...

Muir of Ord contractor extends 56-year JCB partnership

MUIR of Ord-based contractor and plant hire firm D & I Bain has snapped up a new JCB 150X HD - further cementing a...

Dundee contractor sings praises of ‘good all-rounder’ Doosan digger

A Dundee-based contractor has landed a number of new contracts since snapping up a new Doosan DX140LC-5 14.4 tonne crawler excavator. DDP Contractors Limited was...

Doosan unveils new Stage V wheeled excavator

DOOSAN has announced the launch of its new 5 tonne DX57W-7 wheeled excavator. The machine boasts a new Doosan Stage V engine and the manufacturer's latest...

‘Versatile’ Cat next gen wheeled excavator lands

CATERPILLAR has announced the launch of its new M316 next generation wheeled excavator. The manufacturer revealed the machines offer up to 14% more swing torque,...

Hyundai launches ‘great entry’ into the 20t excavator market

HYUNDAI has released its new 22-tonne Stage V HX210AL excavator. The model forms part of Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe’s (HCEE) new A-series machines. The HX210AL has the...

Cat in double Next Gen excavator launch

THE new Cat 317 and 317 GC 17t class Next Gen excavators have been launched. The manufacturer said the machines boast improved machine performance, increased efficiencies...

Aiming high: SANY in huge Scots investment

SANY is investing heavily in the Scottish construction equipment market and has outlined ambitious plans to become  the top supplier of excavators in the...

Doosan extends the reach of demolition excavator range

DOOSAN has added to its high reach demolition excavator range with the launch of the new DX530DM model. The move follows the launch earlier this...

Manufacturer launches telematics offer for excavators

MECALAC Construction Equipment UK has announced a new telematics promotion across its portfolio of MCR, MWR, MTX and 15MC excavators. Until 17 October this year, construction...

Perth business uses new digger to boost Covid Urgent Appeal funds

PERTH-based civil engineering contractor I & H Brown has added a 30-tonne Volvo EC300E to its fleet, with the machine now helping to raise...

Heavyweight digger takes performance up a notch

THE largest excavator in the Volvo Construction Equipment range has made it to the UK after Collins Earthworks snapped up the country's first 104-tonnes...

New Hydrema wheeled excavator combines speed and strength

HYDREMA has announced the launch of its new MX17 wheeled excavator. Described as featuring the speed of the MX16 combined with the strength and lifting...

Double excavator purchase helps Aberdeen waste management specialist ramp up expansion plans

ABERDEEN-based EIS Waste Services has snapped up two new Doosan DX180LC-5 18-tonne crawler excavators as the firm ramps up capacity at its Gallowhill waste...

Doosan launches company’s largest ever excavator

DOOSAN has launched the largest excavator ever manufactured by the company. The DX800LC-7 Stage V compliant 80-tonne crawler excavator is described as having the 'highest hydraulic flow...

Next generation Cat 313 excavator set for the UK market

FINNING is set to welcome the next generation of Cat 313 excavators to the UK later this year. The range features multiple model options and...

Kobelco in double next generation excavator launch

KOBELCO has launched two new excavator models to its portfolio: the multi-purpose ED160BR-7 Blade Runner and the SK140SRL-7, which is a logging specification variant...

JCB develops hydrogen fuelled excavator

JCB has developed the construction industry’s first ever hydrogen powered excavator. The 20-tonne 220X has been undergoing testing at JCB’s quarry proving grounds for more...

Volvo introduces 90-tonne excavator globally

VOLVO CE is launching its new 90-tonne Stage V excavator - the largest in the manufacturer's range - to meet demand from markets with...

Takeuchi goes back to the future with 7-tonner

TAKEUCHI has tipped its new 7-tonne TB370 to be a big hit with plant firms and contractors. The manufacturer highlighted the popularity of the firm’s...

Kobelco hails latest model the ‘obvious choice’ in 12-14t class

KOBELCO has launched the SK130LC-11 excavator in the 12-14 tonne operating class. The manufacturer cited 'precise manufacturing and high-tech design' as helping to set high...

Latest Hyundai excavator boasts EPIC features

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) has launched the latest machine in its A-series range: the HX300AL 30-tonne Stage V-compliant crawler excavator. Described by the manufacturer...

Top ten: Ayrshire hirer adds more Volvo excavators to fleet

AN Ayrshire plant hire business has added ten more Volvo excavators to its fleet. K T Montgomery Plant Hire, headquartered in Galston, bought an initial...

High-walkers rise to demanding forestry challenge

A Dumfries-based forestry ground preparation business has been singing the praises of two Hyundai high-walker crawler excavators utilised on its challenging projects. Carron Valley Plant,...