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
Advanced Traditional Screeding (ATS), the Rosyth-based specialist flooring contractor, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first Putzmeister Transmix truck.
Plant hire firm Morris Leslie has posted record pre-tax profits of £12.7 million, in its latest accounts made up to 30 April 2022. The results, the highest in the Perthshire business' 48-year history, have been attributed to a post-Covid resurgence in the construction industry along with a maj
Doosan has launched a new Waste and Recycling Kit for the company’s DL-7 range of wheel loaders.
BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has today announced its strategic partnership with the excavator, wheel loader, parts and servicing supplier Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCM UK) Ltd.
A number of construction-based federations have now fully established a plant-focussed Sector Representative Organisation (SRO) known as the Plant Sector Representative Organisation (PSRO).
Falkirk-based equipment hire company Your Equipment Solutions (Y.E.S) has made the move to employee ownership and handed its hard-working team control of the business. The firm has secured the future of 29 jobs by placing the majority of the shares into an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).