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Yanmar CEE launches all-new SV60 midi-excavator

Following its global reveal at this year’s INTERMAT exhibition, Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE) has announced the roll-out of its SV60 midi-excavator across the UK and Ireland. From August, the new model will be available to order through authorised dealers nationwide.   Combining sector-leading technology and future-proof innovation to deliver …

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GAP Hire Solutions underlines tool hire credentials

GAP Hire Solutions, the UK’s largest independent and family-owned equipment rental company, has partnered with Hilti to kick start a tools awareness campaign called ‘Trust Our Tools’.   Having operated tools since 1987, GAP continue to show ongoing commitment to be a leading tool hirer in the UK. The collaboration …

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Volvo package for Stoke Plant Hire Ltd

Coventry-based Stoke Plant Hire Ltd has taken delivery of a 40-tonne Volvo EC380E in mass excavation configuration with an A30G articulated hauler on order for a long-term hire contract at a sand and aggregates quarry on the outskirts of Burton upon Trent. The new 40-tonne excavator has been specified with …

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“It’s the personal touch that counts!…”

.. so says plant hirer and ground working contractor Graham J Irvine of Peebles, in the Scottish Borders, as he takes delivery of his first new Volvo EC140E excavator. The family-run business comprising Graham, his wife Sheila and eldest son Steven has been in operation since 1979 when Graham started …

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RJT Excavations Ltd adds Volvo 30 & 40 tonne trucks

RJT Excavations Ltd of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders has added three Volvo A30G and, for the first time, two A40G articulated haulers to its predominantly Volvo branded plant fleet. These most recent addition to RJT Excavations’ fleet come hot on the heels of a thirty-eight tonne EC380E and a …

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MILLER AND TRU7 GROUP A COLOURFUL PARTNERSHIP

Owner of the TRU7 Group, Guy Nicholls has a long and illustrious reputation in the plant hire industry and two years after selling his telehandler business, he’s back in the plant hire market. The TRU 7 Group has a 100 strong workforce with skills in value engineering, operations management, highways …

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Four new Volvo loading shovels for Hills Quarry Products Ltd

Four new Volvo loading shovels for Hills Quarry Products Ltd

Hills Quarry Products Ltd of Swindon, Wiltshire, has added four new Volvo loading shovels L150H to its plant fleet as it embarks on new sand and gravel extraction projects in the Thames Valley. “We’ve been operating Volvo equipment for a good many years and, in particular, the L150 model since …

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Marubeni-Komatsu introduces the new WA100M-8 Compact Wheel Loader

Efficiency – Reliability – Versatility The new Komatsu WA100M‐8 Compact Wheel Loader proposes new and improved features. It provides effortless and low‐cost operations with a powerful EU Stage IV engine and the proven Komatsu Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, a new ergonomic design, a high level of standard specifications and …

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Selwood and Finning announce fleet and service partnership

Leading plant hire specialist Selwood has sealed a major new strategic partnership with Finning UK & Ireland that will see the business add Caterpillar machines to its fleet for the first time in its history. The ongoing partnership has seen the first order placed for four Cat 313FL GC and …

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Towers on Tour: Successful Summer Lighting Tour Returns

SMC TL90 with Halo Lamp Head from Morris Site Machinery

Hirers and buyers looking for the latest in lighting can trial a range of reliable lighting solutions on their doorstep with Morris Site Machinery’s popular ‘Towers on Tour’ roadshow this summer. Following on from the success of last year’s tour, Morris Site Machinery’s sales team are hitting the road with …

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Palfinger produces its first crawler cranes

Austrian manufacturer Palfinger has developed a new crane mounted on a crawler chassis. Three models of the Palfinger crawler crane (PCC) will be available, with around 50 to 115 tonne-metres load moment. The crane can operate on gradients of up to 60% and, as they are 40cm narrower than a conventional …

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JB Construction 1 Pick ‘n Mix machines include Hyundai

Birmingham based JB Construction 1 has recently taken delivery of a host of new excavators; dumpers and rollers as they continue to lay the foundations of new Aldi stores throughout England and Wales. As with all great businesses, JB Construction 1 started from humble beginnings – when Jas ‘Billy’ Singh …

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FALCON SWOOPS FOR FLEET OF JCB GENERATORS

The UK’s largest tower crane supplier has invested in a fleet of JCB generators with an order for 18 units. Falcon Tower Crane Services Ltd is buying a fleet of JCB’s new rental generators, including G100RS, G150RS and G200RS offering power outputs of 100kVA, 150kVA and 200kVA. The company has …

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