John Sibbald has been confirmed as the new president of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) at the trade association’s AGM held earlier this month. He succeeds outgoing president Callum Mackintosh and will be supported by David Jarvie in his role as vice president.
All eyes are on the new Kobelco SK130 which proudly showcases the vibrant colours of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity’s recently launched Make It Visible campaign, thanks to Blackwood Plant Hire and Molson Young.
Equipment rental company Sunbelt Rentals UK and Ireland has raised £30,000 for three charities across the UK thanks to its Charity Golf Day. Hosted at JCB Golf and Country Club, the event brought together customers, suppliers, and colleagues for a day of competition and charitable giving. The
Gordon Durno has been crowned the winner of the Scottish Plant Operator Challenge, following a closely fought competition at Errol Airfield. The competition, organised by the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and sponsored by Morris Leslie Plant Hire, Blackwood Plant Hire, Balgownie, JCB, Tyg
Concrete roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has taken delivery of new Linde Material Handling electric forklift (EFL) trucks across its three sites. The company has invested almost £1 million in state-of-the-art electric forklifts, showcasing its commitment to sustainability and further
Organisers of The Scottish Plant Operator Challenge, Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and sponsors Morris Leslie Plant Hire, Blackwood Plant Hire, Balgownie, JCB and Kubota, are delighted with the response of plant operators across Scotland signing up for the competition which takes place at
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is to press ahead with hosting the Scottish heat of the UK Plant Operator of The Year 2023 after the competition was suddenly cancelled last week. The organisation joined with sponsors of the Scottish heat to share their "incredible disappointment" t
JCB has partnered with Heavy Plant Training Ltd in Cullen, Moray, to deliver backhoe loader training in the north of Scotland as well as the islands. The partnership, delivered through JCB’s Scottish dealer Scot JCB, has resulted in the delivery of a brand new JCB 3CX PRO with servo controls t