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Mini excavators

CESAR milestone for Doosan mini

A Doosan mini-excavator has become the 250,000th CESAR marked machine in the UK. The CESAR Scheme is owned by the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) and …

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 …

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 …

Mind the GAP: Glasgow hirer becomes leading Kubota customer

GLASGOW-based GAP Hire Solutions will become Kubota’s largest construction customer in the world after the manufacturer became its sole supplier …

New compact excavator is “just right” for Bankfoot contractor

SMOOTH controls, machine stability and quality of build were cited as the main reasons behind Bonthrone Building & Groundworks Contractors’ decision …

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. …

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. …

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 …

Innovation “essential” in crowded compact market

JCB has added four new models to its new generation compact excavator range. Featuring operating weights of 4.8-5.7 tonnes, the midis are available in …

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, …