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,
Perthshire plant hire firm Morris Leslie has bought the plant hire division of Selwood for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will add five depots and 2,000 machines to Morris Leslie will also see 70 staff transfer to the firm.
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. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) have issued a joint letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequ
Compact construction equipment designer and manufacturer Mecalac has announced the launch of its MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators and dedicated grading buckets. Available for Mecalac crawler excavators and wheeled excavators fitted with the CONNECT hydraulic quick coupler, the new MR50 and MR60
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.
Doosan Bobcat has today completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in Doosan Industrial Vehicles (DIV) from Doosan Corporation for KRW 750 billion (557 million EUR). Formerly known as the DIV Business Group (BG), DIV announced in July 1 that it had split from Doosan Corporation and tha
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.