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On the levers with Lana

The plant industry has been male dominated since the digger was first invented. Slowly but surely more and more women have been coming into the business and this is to be warmly welcomed. To see how one lady expertly works the levers was Darren Scully When I was a young …

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Between a rock & a hard place

In one of the toughest working environments possible quarry equipment has to deliver day after day, around the clock. This is our selection of the top ten new products in the demanding market. Although quarries are often among the toughest of working environments imaginable, when it comes to the plant …

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Bobcat is expanding in the Czech Republic

The company is opening its European headquarters in Dobříš. In total, it has invested almost 3 billion CZK and employs 1,400 people. Doosan Bobcat EMEA today announced the opening of its headquarters for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), marking a further expansion in the Czech Republic. As part …

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The Executive Hire Show 2020 kicks off to a great start!

The tool, equipment and compact plant hire industry continues to go from strength to strength following reports from the organisers of the Executive Hire Show 2020 (5-6 February Ricoh Arena, Coventry).  During the annual exhibitor ‘Kick-Off’ meeting, at the Show’s established home at the Ricoh Arena, which took place on …

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Mecalac launches ‘buy now, pay 2020’ sales initiative

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK has announced a seasonal sales initiative, for site dumpers, compaction rollers and backhoe loaders, in conjunction with Mecalac Financial Solutions, to make purchasing state-of-the-art site equipment simple, accessible and hassle-free.  For all Mecalac models ordered and delivered before 16 December 2019, the customer can freeze repayment …

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