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Darren Bennet

Biggleswade (Great Britain), February 2019 We are deeply saddened to have to announce the recent sudden and premature passing of Liebherr-Great Britain National Account Manager Darren Bennet. Darren was a loyal Liebherr – Great Britain ambassador for over 28 years, forging strong relationships with the business’s customer base and making …

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No show for JCB at Bauma

JCB has confirmed that it will not be attending the Bauma trade show in Munich this year. This year the event takes place in the week of the 8thApril, a week after the UK is set to leave the EU. JCB owner Lord Bamford has long been a vocal supporter …

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LAND & WATER SUPPORTS AGENDA 21 ON THE OXFORD CANAL

Award-winning civil and environmental engineering company, Land & Water, is dedicated to safeguarding and improving environments for future generations to enjoy. As a part of this commitment, Land & Water is supporting the restoration of Agenda 21, a residential mooring site alongside the Oxford Canal towpath, situated three miles north …

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Manitou UK New Dealer Appointments

Manitou UK is pleased to announce a number of new dealer appointments as part of its constant review of the dealer network. Chandlers Farm Equipment Ltd Chandlers Farm Equipment Ltd is a well-established Massey Fergusson and Fendt dealer. The company will take on the Manitou Agricultural product range at its Belton, Horncastle, Spilsby, …

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Leading Southwest construction machinery hire company Plantforce Rentals has agreed to acquire the assets and staff from Hawk Plant (UK) Limited associated with the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset

Plant hire giant Hawk Plant (UK) Limited have recently fallen into administration due to the group’s low cashflow which had possibly been impacted by a number of historical problematic contracts and a delay in the commencement of anticipated projects.  Plantforce have agreed to step in and take over the affected …

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Marubeni-Komatsu announces partnership with Topcon

Topcon Positioning GB and Ireland is partnering with Marubeni-Komatsu, the sole UK distributor of Komatsu construction and mining equipment, to provide machine control technology. The deal means Marubeni-Komatsu customers will now have access to the full range of Topcon machine control systems, which feature sophisticated technology to allow for a …

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KDM Appoints Rally Star As Brand Ambassador

One of the UK and Ireland’s leading equipment rental specialists has appointed a top world rally driver as its brand ambassador for 2019. KDM Hire has partnered with Dungannon-born rally star Kris Meeke in his quest to challenge for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) title. The Cookstown-based company is …

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TRITECH BUYS NEW BSP RADIO-CONTROLLED PILING RIG

Tritech Ground Engineering, part of the larger A E Yates group of companies, has recently taken delivery of the UK’s first radio-controlled BSP JX-8 piling rig mounted on a low ground pressure JCB JS200 crawler carrier. Tritech Ground Engineering was formed to supply a variety of piling services to the …

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