The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has elected James Currie, Gary Robertson and Robin Bryant to its executive committee following the AGM held earlier this month. James Currie, managing director of Currie Contractors in Cullen, has also taken up a position in the Safety, Training and Compe
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.
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
Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has appointed Iain McDowall as product support manager for Scotland. Iain McDowall joins HCMUK after a decade spent within the plant hire sector holding similar managerial roles at other high-profile companies.
SANY Scotland, the direct sales & support route for SANY excavators in Scotland, is taking steps to provide greater coverage for customers across the country by recruiting a number of new regional sales managers. The first addition to the team is Eric Reid who joined the manufacturer on November
Mecalac has announced the appointment of Mike Poxon to the role of regional business manager (UK & Ireland). With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction equipment sector, Mike is widely regarded for his knowledge, insight, relationships and proficiency. Before joining Mecalac,
Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has appointed Anthony Kinder to the role of UK Area Sales Manager (North). With 25 years’ experience in the construction and plant hire sectors, Mr Kinder is widely regarded for his ability to build lasting customer relationships.
Callum Mackintosh, founder of Highland Hammer Hire/HHH Equipment, has taken over the reins as the new president of the Scottish Plant Operators Association (SPOA). Having served two years as vice president of the trade association, working alongside outgoing president Mark Anderson, 32-year-old
Stirling-based construction equipment expert Molson Young Plant Sales has expanded its sales team with the appointment of three experienced additions.
Kubota Construction has announced the appointment of Kevin Pryce as its new dealer manager for Ireland and Scotland. Kevin, who joined the business in 2016, takes over the role previously occupied by Sam Thompson for Kubota Construction in Ireland, and Colin Frost in Scotland.
Kubota (UK) Ltd has made two new appointments to its aftermarket team as part of continued investment in its aftersales support. The first is Martin Tyler, who has been appointed as business development manager for service. Martin has been with the company for seven years, formerly as field service
Scottish agricultural equipment and machinery dealer HRN Tractors Ltd has continued to expand and its future-proof business with the appointment of Andy Wilson as group construction sales manager. Formerly of Young Plant, Mr Wilson brings with him many years of experience within the construction ind
Specialist plant provider HHH Equipment has named Andy Martin as its new business development manager as part of strategic growth plan for the firm. A newly created position at the company, Andy officially joined HHH Equipment on September 1 with a clear remit to grow the business in the south of Sc
Jim Connolly has been appointed by welfare and plant hire specialist supplier Garic to head up its Scottish sales operations. Based at the company’s distribution hub in Falkirk, Jim will be responsible for developing relationships with existing and new clients across the country.