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The new FREE publication by UK Plant Operators…

Welcome to the new bi monthly FREE publication from UK Plant Operators, every edition bursting with content for you the operator,   Every other month we will be focusing on popular topics including Technology, Major Projects, Health & Safety, Training, Latest Products, Owner Operators, Employment, and Know How.  O and of …

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Groundbreaking business for Midlands-based construction company

Mud, muck and machines: the stratospheric growth of Collins Earthworks, the UK construction company that has gone from strength to strength in recent years, thanks largely to its ever-growing fleet of Volvo Construction Equipment units. Collins Earthworks prepares the ground for two massive distribution centers on a former green-field site …

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Didcot power station: Search resumes after demolition

Search efforts for three men killed in the Didcot power station collapse have resumed after the remainder of the boiler house was demolished. A remote demolition brought down the decommissioned site at about 06:00 BST in a unique operation using remote-controlled robots. Ken Cresswell, 57, and John Shaw, 61, and …

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Boothferry Bridge reopened after digger gets stuck.

Boothferry Bridge has now reopened following an earlier incident in which a lorry reportedly caught the bridge as it was travelling. The road was closed in both directions following the incident, which happened at about 8.30am this morning. Humberside Police attended the scene. Photographer Sean Stewart, who was at the …

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Volvo Construction Equipment

Year 10 engineering students visit Volvo Construction Equipment GB headquarters On 23 June students from Swavesey Village College visited Volvo Construction Equipment in Duxford as the final part of the project set by the company for the students to design and build a model articulated hauler. Adrian Collen, Technical Support …

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Ripping Up the UK

Back at the start of July 2015 at a charity night to celebrate the people who had raised funds for SNAP (Special Needs Adventure Playground) a charity for children with special needs! I couldn’t help my mind ticking away at how I could help  this fantastic cause, it kept going …

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