Finning has completed a bespoke installation of an on-site, one-stop hose solution facility at Tillicoultry Quarries, which will see them benefit from fast hose and coupling maintenance to maximise productivity.
JCB has won its biggest-ever deal in the UK after rental firm Morris Leslie Plant Hire placed an order for £87.5 million worth of machines – including a big fleet of 3CX backhoe loaders.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA), Scot JCB and CITB have collaborated to upgrade the machinery used for the Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship at CITB’s National Construction College at Inchinnan. In the last couple of years, the relationship and collaboration between the SPOA and CITB
The president of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) Callum Mackintosh has been recognised for his outstanding track record of leadership at the prestigious Trade Association Forum Awards. In March 2021, Callum became the youngest-ever President of the SPOA across its 70-year history, and s
The world’s first digger, powered by a hydrogen combustion engine, will soon be on UK roads and building sites following recent approval. The UK government has given special dispensation, under a vehicle special order, that allows JCB to test and use its world-first hydrogen-powered backhoe lo
Members of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) came together earlier this month at its annual dinner and raised £9,500 for the Aitken White Memorial Trust. The Aitken White Memorial Trust, named after two former Secretaries of the SPOA, James Aitken and Campbell White, was established
Deklyn Feather and Andrew Manson have been recognised as Apprentices of the Year 2022/2023 by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA). The announcement was made at the trade association’s annual dinner held earlier this month.
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has announced that the CPA Conference 2023 will be hosted on Thursday 9th November 2023 and the theme will be ‘Facing the Challenges in the Plant-hire Sector’.
The search is on for the UK's plant Operator of the Year with £10,000 in prize money up for grabs in a dedicated all-day festival of construction.
Civil engineering and groundworks contractor Kilmac has recently taken delivery of three new 8.5-tonne HX85A compact excavators.
Finning UK & Ireland, the world's largest Cat equipment dealer, continues to expand its regional dealer network, welcoming multiple Scottish firms as Authorised Sales and Service Centres (ASSC). The trio of established companies are Mark Garrick, R C Dalgliesh and LCF Engineering, who will join
Kubota has launched an online communication website to bring innovative customer solutions from various brands under the group's umbrella.
FTH Hire Group has acquired Lanarkshire-based Arvill Plant & Tool Hire.
Doosan has launched the new DX85R-7 8 tonne mini-excavator, the latest addition to the company’s next generation range of Stage V mini-excavators.
13-year-old Jay Currie has become one of the youngest trained articulated dump truck drivers in the UK, after gaining his Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) ADT (articulated dump truck) Red Card. The schoolboy from Cullen follows in his brother Jamie’s footsteps, who became the younge