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GAP leads the way with Kubota KX027-4

GAP Hire Solutions, one of the world’s largest fleet customers for Kubota mini excavators, has shown its intent to continue to offer its customers market leading machinery innovation by purchasing over 100 new Kubota KX027-4 excavators in 2017.  Kubota is now GAP’s sole supplier of excavators up to 8 tonne. …

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First Volvo L260H goes to Lightwater Quarries Ltd

The first recently introduced Volvo L260H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain has been delivered to Lightwater Quarries Ltd, North Stainley, near Ripon. As the Ripon-based aggregates business increases its production to around 600,000 tonnes per annum, Lightwater Quarries Ltd identified the need to go larger with its …

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Engcon, the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators – the hydraulic wrist accessory that improves the efficiency, profitability and safety for 1 to 33 metric tonne excavators – has expanded its production facilities in Poland to meet demand. Engcon had barely finished celebrating the opening of its new factory in Strömsund, …

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New Komatsu machine fleet for Hawk Group Training Centre

Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are to partner with the Hawk Group to supply a brand-new fleet of Komatsu construction equipment to work at Hawk’s Safety and Training centre based in  Shropshire. In addition to their plant hire business, Hawk are a leading provider of plant training in the UK delivering over 5,000 …

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Don’t skip the safety with brand new Dumper Advance – the latest member of the SiteZone proximity warning family

A variant of the successful SiteZone system, Dumper Advance has been specially developed for use on forward tipping dumpers to meet anti-collision safety needs on working sites. Proximity warning specialist SiteZone Safety has launched Dumper Advance to prevent collisions between forward tipping dumpers and site workers. Inspired by client feedback, …

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