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LOOKING BACK 2019: May the Force be with you

Seeking a plant hire company that truly understands the importance of operator training and investing in new equipment, Darren Scully pays a visit to...

“PRODUCT SUPPORT IS KEY …”

Is the opinion of father and son team, Phil and William O’Rourke, proprietors of Portsmouth based O’Rourke Infrastructure Services Ltd (OIS) as they take...

“I’m sticking with Volvo…..”

Is the sentiment of Robbie Tough, Managing Director of R Tough Plant Hire Ltd, Carluke, Lanarkshire, as he takes delivery of a brand new...

AUTO PILOTS: WHAT DO CUSTOMERS WANT FROM AUTOMATION?

Automation technology is advancing, but what features do customers actually want? In this article Volvo CE’s Tine Lefebvre, Global Director Connected Services and Koen...

Engcon chosen by independent excavator-operator, Shawn Powell

Shawn Powell started his landscaping and building firm in 2004. In the years since he’s grown his business to a medium-sized firm, with workload...

Are Gen Z’ers the perfect apprentices?

When your company’s workload begins to pile up and you need an extra pair of hands on a project, there are a few avenues...

Volvo Construction Equipment sees sales up 27% in 2018

Supported by a fourth quarter that saw sales up 21% and deliveries increase by 24%, Volvo Construction Equipment ended its strongest year ever buoyed...

Weather warning for employers: Be ready for winter staff issues

 Howes Percival answers six common questions on managing bad weather in the workplace   With Met Office weather warnings in place this week, Paula Bailey from...

“They’re good, robust machines…”

Is the verdict of Holmes Plant and Construction Ltd as a further seven Volvo compact excavators are delivered form SMT GB’s utility dealer, Contractors...

Capital expenditure surges at GAP Group

Capital expenditure on plant, tools and equipment for the first eight months of GAP Group’s trading year has surged to £58m, representing an increase...

Banks Mining invests in second Komatsu PC3000-6 excavatorfor new Bradley surface mine

Excavator rebuilt, fully tested and readied for work in under a week  UK surface mining firm Banks Mining has returned to KMG Warrington for a...

MILLER UK Employees Celebrate 40 years of Innovation

MILLER UK - DRIVEN BY INNOVATION MILLER UK Employees Celebrate 40 years of Innovation To celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary, and its accomplishments, Keith Miller chairman...

Buying & Selling at Auction Like a Professional PART #2

Selling at Auction With the world markets for new and used construction equipment, earthmoving and mining machinery being extremely buoyant, demand is ever changing globally,...

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‘Driving Change’ Social Enterprise Goal

Kenny Waste Management Achieves Stage One of its ‘Driving Change’ Social Enterprise Goal Recruits for 20 New Roles, 17 for Adults from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Manchester’s largest...

Breedon Group invests in new CDE wet processing recycling plant

Breedon Group, one of the UK’s leading producers and suppliers of bulk aggregates, has invested in a new CDE wet processing recycling plant for...

Waste not want not! New Hyundai investment for Reston Waste Management

Reston Waste Management, a South West London skip hire and waste collection business, rose from humble beginnings: back in 2001 Andrew Reston, supported by...

Introducing the CR300H Hybrid Concrete Crusher

Dragon Equipment is the first plant manufacturer to launch a compact hybrid crusher that is not only powerful enough for the toughest of jobs,...

Demolition Dragon

Imagine taking an 85-tonne Hitachi ZX890-6 and transforming it into a 170-tonne demolisher. Such a machine exists, as Steven Vale discovers. CALLED the KMC 1200S,...