Construction machinery solutions manufacturer Kubota UK has announced a new major and strategic appointment. Industry experienced and well-known, Rob White has joined the company as its new divisional manager, construction, for the UK and Ireland.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and UK & Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) have today issued a joint statement in response to confusion about rebated red diesel amongst fuel suppliers following new legislation introduced on April 1st.
Inverurie-based Balgownie will be showing the latest in Bobcat mini-excavators and telehandlers for the UK market at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
Inverurie-based Balgownie, the authorised Doosan dealer for the Scottish Highlands and Islands down to as far south as Fife, will have an impressive stand at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
Mecalac Construction Equipment UK has announced the appointment of Heath Davies as general manager with immediate effect. With significant experience in operations management, continuous improvement and programme direction roles, Heath brings insight from time spent at companies including Jagua
Plant mechanic apprentice Callum McIntyre and plant operator apprentice Eleanor Macmillan-Currie were awarded ‘Apprentice of the Year 2021/2022’ in their respective fields at the 70th annual dinner of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) held in Glasgow on April 7. The award
Doosan authorised dealer Castle Douglas-based James Gordon Ltd (Gordons) is showing several new Doosan products for the first time at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has accused the Chancellor of the Exchequer of failing to listen to the construction industry in his Spring Statement after he did not take the opportunity to postpone the changes to the construction sector’s entitlement to use red diesel.
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak ahead of the Spring Statement later this month to urge the Treasury to work with the construction plant-hire sector to address concerns and help build and secure the industry’s economic recovery.
The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is urging owners of construction plant, and the partners they work with, to be fully prepared for the rules changes relating to the use of red diesel and rebated biodiesel that come into effect next month.
Introducing the first of the company’s next generation mini-excavator range with a new shared global styling, the DX50Z-7 5.4 tonne and DX55R-7 5.7 tonne Stage V compliant models have been launched by Doosan Infracore Europe.
With changes to legislation expected and disruptions to materials and supply chains rife in 2021 set to continue, Geoff Smith, dealer manager at mini-excavator manufacturer Kubota UK, discusses what the construction industry is likely to face in the coming months.