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BGF backs Plantforce with £4.7m investment for growth

Plantforce, the largest provider of heavy equipment rentals in the South West, has received a £4.7m growth capital investment from BGF to further scale its operations. The company, whose clients include Kier, Costain, Balfour Beatty and BAM construction groups, will use the funding to support its growth plans in expansion, …

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Haul road heroes

We were invited to JCB recently to test the new mini digger range and as an added bonus, we had a great opportunity to test some Ford Ranger pick-up trucks around Kevin Quarry in the UK’s Midlands area, and here is what we thought! Pick-up trucks have always been a …

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BGF invests £6.3m into Molson construction firm

BGF invests £6.3m into Molson construction firm

Molson Construction Equipment, the UK’s largest distributor of capital equipment, has received a £6.3m investment from BGF to support its growth strategy. Headquartered in Bristol, Molson will use the investment to build a new national parts centre and additional depots across the UK. Founded in 1996 by Jonathan Wilson and …

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Hillhead 2018 sets new attendance record!

According to the official figures, a record-breaking 19,687 unique visitors attended this year’s event, surpassing the show’s previous highest attendance record set in 2005.

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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