Doosan adds third model to demolition excavator range

Doosan Infracore Europe has launched the DX380DM-7, the third model in the company’s new High Reach Demolition Excavator range, joining the existing DX235DM and DX530DM models launched last year.

Published 26 October 2021

Kubota helps launch new plant solutions company

HJD Plant Solutions Ltd has launched its brand new hire service with the help of Kubota’s diverse portfolio, meaning almost all of the start-ups' excavators are Kubota models.

Published 21 October 2021

New Bobcat excavator and loader demolish house in just two days

In the Czech Republic, refurbishment of family houses dating from the 1970s is often not worthwhile and a good number of these properties are demolished. This was the case with a house in Rudná near Prague, which the owner had decided to demolish. However, quotes from companies to do the work were very expensive, so the owner decided to investigate other methods for carrying out the project.

Published 20 October 2021

New DL200-7 completes Doosan’s DL-7 wheel loader family

Doosan Infracore Europe has confirmed the launch of the new DL200-7 wheel loader, the smallest model in the company’s ‘DL-7’ range of wheel loaders.

Published 11 October 2021

Doosan adds new DX245NHD-7 heavy duty crawler excavator

Doosan has launched the new DX245NHD-7 25 tonne heavy duty crawler excavator, a completely new model in the Doosan range, designed for the most abrasive of applications.

Published 24 September 2021

Mecalac further expands sales team with new UK appointment

Mecalac has announced the appointment of Mike Poxon to the role of regional business manager (UK & Ireland).

Published 10 September 2021

New Glasgow HQ for GAP Group

GAP Group has unveiled plans to relocate its current Head Office after completing the acquisition of Citypoint 2 in Glasgow.

Published 9 September 2021

Morris Leslie acquires plant hire division of English firm

Perthshire plant hire firm Morris Leslie has bought the plant hire division of Selwood for an undisclosed sum.

Published 7 September 2021

CECA calls on Chancellor to include leasing and short-term hire in super deduction allowance

Civils contractors have joined six other industry trade bodies to call for the UK Government’s super deduction allowance (SDA) to be extended to include leasing and short-term hire.

Published 3 September 2021

Doosan launches new DL420CVT-7 wheel loader

Doosan has launched the new DL420CVT-7 Stage V compliant wheel loader equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) as part of its DL-7 series.

Published 27 August 2021

New 6 tonne wheeled excavator released by Bobcat

A new Stage V compliant version of the 6 tonne E57W wheeled excavator is now available from Bobcat.

Published 26 August 2021

Kubota launches Smart Energy Solutions range

Mini construction equipment manufacturer Kubota has launched an LPG-powered mini-excavator alongside a fully electric track dumper, offering users even more options to drive down emissions.

Published 25 August 2021

Mecalac launches MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators

Compact construction equipment designer and manufacturer Mecalac has announced the launch of its MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators and dedicated grading buckets.

Published 24 August 2021

UK construction equipment sales up 70% on 2020 levels

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment showed further strong growth in June and were 75% ahead of the levels seen in the same month last year when sales were still recovering from the impact of the first lockdown, according to new figures.

Published 28 July 2021

Bobcat wins highest retained value award for 6th year running

Bobcat has won two EquipmentWatch 2021 Highest Retained Value (HRV) Awards for Compact Track Loaders (model T770) and Small Skid-Steer Loaders (model S590).

Published 21 July 2021