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Telehandlers

Distributor takes a roll of the Dieci

A&Y Equipment has announced it has secured a deal to become the UK importer for Dieci construction equipment. Dieci is an Italian-based manufacturer known …

Stone specialist at the double with new model

THE UK’s first new Bobcat TL38.70HF Agri telehandler has been leading a double life! The machine has been put to work at both a quarry processing plant …

Rotating telehandlers represent “new era”

MANITOU has added two new rotating telehandlers for high-rise construction work to its portfolio – the MRT 3050 and MRT 2470. The MRT 3050 has been …

A-Plant places £55 million JCB order

JCB has secured a landmark deal with equipment rental company A-Plant worth over £55 million. The manufacturer has received an order for more than 1,200 …

Silverstone-bound Loadalls set for life in the fast lane

  A FLEET of JCB Loadalls are poised to play a starring role at this year’s British Grand Prix. Fourteen 531-70 telehandlers will provide four days …

Telehandler hits the heights on Scottish Power project

SCOTLAND’S largest rotating telehandler is reaching new heights on Scottish Power’s South West Scotland Renewables Connections Project in New …

Huge telehandler order expands Nixon’s reach

JCB is celebrating an order worth almost £9 million for the sale of more than 160 Loadall telehandlers to Nixon Hire. The new fleet spans the four metre …

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 …

Capitol gains for JCB Loadall

A JCB Loadall has played a crucial role in the Christmas celebrations at Capitol Hill in Washington. A JCB 507-42 Loadall telehandler helped with the …

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 …

And the Oscar for best lifting goes to…

YOU might not automatically associate the Oscars with heavy construction machinery – but a JCB Loadall telehandler played a starring role at the biggest …

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 …

Boom time for UPA as firm buys platforms

UNITED Powered Access (UPA) has bought three new Manitou 280TJ telescopic boom platforms as part of the firm’s growth plans. UPA supplies access …

Job with a view

A hillside residential development near Edinburgh has provided a stunning location for the first Bobcat T35130S 13 metre telehandler in the UK. West …

£4.5m deal extends GAP’s telehandler fleet

GAP Hire Solutions has invested in more than 100 new telehandlers in a multi-million pound deal. The deal, in conjunction with JCB and Manitou, is worth more …

Another string to Manitou’s Bow

THE popularity of Manitou telescopic loaders has been a real success story of 2015, according to the firm. The latest plant hire company to invest in the …

EVO generation machines hit marketplace

Bobcat has launched the new EVO generation of Stage IIIB/Tier 4 interim rotary telescopic handlers, which the firm says is providing a step forward in the …

MJ Barrett seals telehandler deal

STRUCTURAL steelwork and cladding contractor MJ Barrett Constructions has expanded its telescopic handler fleet with the addition of JCB machines. The …

Nixon Hire seals £9 million telehandler investment

NIXON Hire has invested in a fleet of JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth almost £9 million. The plant and equipment hire firm will take delivery …

Morris Leslie confirms lucrative telehandler deal

MORRIS Leslie Plant Hire has confirmed an order for 140 Manitou MT telehandlers – taking the order to 250 in the past 12 months. The new order consists …

Company fined after worker hit by concrete beam

CONSTRUCTION company M&J Ballantyne has been fined after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a concrete beam that fell from a …

Scottish firm help complete Tower of London memorial

Morris Leslie, the national plant hire company specialising in event management, assisted with the remembrance poppies installation at the Tower of London. The …

One Call Hire agrees £5 million JCB deal

ONE Call Hire has bought 90 fuel saving JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth £5 million. The investment includes JCB 535-95, 540-140 and 540-170 …

A-Plant’s investment trail continues

A-PLANT has continued to invest in its hire fleet by making an additional £3 million investment in telehandlers manufactured by Manitou. The new …

New models complete the set

WACKER Neuson has launched two new telehandlers – the TH408 and TH522. The series, which now comprise four compact models, are described as being …

Pontchâteau plant produces 20,000th Bobcat telehandler

THE Pontchâteau plant in Loire Atlantique in France has just manufactured its 20,000th Bobcat telehandler. The plant produces all the Bobcat telehandlers for …

New safety guidance on telehandlers published

THE CPA has published additional guidance to help reduce the risks when working with telehandlers. The new guidance on suspended loads on the ‘Safe Use of …

Major milestone for plant hire firm

PLANT Hire UK has invested £11 million in more than 200 new telehandlers – a deal which marks a significant milestone for the growing firm. The …

On the Hunt for the ideal telehandlers

HUNTLEY Plant have identified that their customers in Scotland and the North of England have a demand for a wide variety of telehandlers for specific handling …

Taking productivity to new heights

The latest upgrades to Bobcat’s largest telehandlers feature improved load chart performance and a host of control and safety features BOBCAT has …