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Hillhead 2018 sets new attendance record!

THE current spell of gloriously hot weather saw unprecedented crowds descend on Hillhead 2018, which took place over three days last week at Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, in Derbyshire. According to the official figures, a record-breaking 19,687 unique visitors attended this year’s event, surpassing the show’s previous highest attendance …

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99 Volvos for Chepstow Plant

Chepstow Plant International has placed an order with Volvo dealer SMT GB for 99 machines for its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. Volvo construction machinery now accounts for nearly two thirds of Chepstow Plant’s fleet. The latest order includes: 20 excavators ranging from the EC250E to the EC480E (25- 50 …

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Terex Trucks expands stateside

With the predicted growth in the US and Canadian construction industries, Terex Trucks is strengthening its presence and investing in these key markets. This year, the US construction industry is expected to grow by 5%, owing to positive trends in housing and large-scale infrastructure projects. It is also predicted that …

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AB 2000 joins Quattro Group family

Quattro Group announced today that it has acquired AB 2000, the Glasgow-based plant specialist in a multi-million pound deal. Since its incorporation in 1995, AB 2000 has grown to be Scotland’s largest privately-owned hirer of operated plant and equipment, with a turnover of approximately £30 million. As such a significant …

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“I’m well impressed!”

So says Gavin Milven, proprietor of G A Milven Plant Hire of Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, as he takes delivery of his new Volvo EC140E excavator. Taking delivery of his new fourteen-tonne charge reunites Gavin Milven with the Volvo brand. “It was back in 2006 when I decided to venture …

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