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Cat’s next generation

Cat says its Next Generation 36-ton size class excavators – the 336 and 336 GC – increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The company says the new excavators offer unique combinations of features designed to match contractors’ productivity and cost …

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Hillhead sells out

What promises to be the biggest Hillhead show to date with 525 companies booked into it, Hillhead 2018 has sold out all exhibition space. The organisers say the event will be 10% larger than ever before, easily surpassing the 476 exhibitors that attended in 2016. Show director Richard Bradbury explained: …

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JCB’s in pole position

JCB is in pole position to play a vital role supporting Williams Martini Racing, as the team tours the top European Formula One circuits. A convoy of JCB machinery has left Staffordshire on a 9,000-mile summer road trip to help the JCB-sponsored team in the build-up to race days including …

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L.Lynch relocates to Hemel Hempstead

L.Lynch Plant Hire and Haulage Ltd, one of the UK’s leading plant hire companies, has announced it has moved into a new head office at Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead to accommodate future company growth, expanding its premises from 103,000 square feet to 208,000 square feet at the new location. The …

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GKD Technologies show SensorSafe Rail Range at Rail Live exhibition, which will include brand new safety features

GKD Technologies design, develop and produce height, slew and load safety control systems for Road Rail vehicles (RRV’s) and general construction equipment such as excavators. The company will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Rail Live exhibition 20–21 June 2018, Quinton Rail Technology Centre, Warwickshire, showing the very latest in related …

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Ten new fourteen-tonne Volvos for Thomas Plant

Thomas Plant Hire Ltd of Holywell, Flintshire, has opted for ten new Volvo EC140E crawler excavators, thanks to the performance of two wheeled machines purchased last year. These are the first Volvo crawler excavators to join Thomas Plant Hire’s extensive and varied plant fleet, although the company did purchase a …

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