Scottish rental company Bernard Hunter has purchased its 35th Liebherr crane since it purchased its first unit 27 years ago. With a load capacity of 110 tonnes and a 60-metre telescopic boom, the new arrival is an LTM1110-5.1 and follows last year’s delivery of the Edinburgh company&
Operators across the UK and Ireland are being invited to put their machinery skills to the test by Kubota UK, as part of the business’s ongoing celebrations to mark 25 years as the country’s biggest selling mini-excavator manufacturer. The #Kubota25Challenge is encouraging operators to s
A construction machinery training provider from Airdrie is one of 41 participants to benefit from the UK Government's Springboard for Rural Skills fund. Last year, with support from the National Transition Training Fund, Lantra Scotland ran the Springboard for Rural Skills project to meet the n
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
Claymore Homes Ltd has taken delivery of six new Bobcat T40.180SLP 18 metre telehandlers, supplied by Balgownie Ltd, the local authorised Bobcat dealer.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is calling on businesses in the lifting sector to attend an open meeting in Dunblane later this month
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.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and UK & Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) have today issued a joint statement in response to confusion about rebated red diesel amongst fuel suppliers following new legislation introduced on April 1st.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) is looking forward to engaging with the industry at this week’s ScotPlant 2022.
Inverurie-based Balgownie will be showing the latest in Bobcat mini-excavators and telehandlers for the UK market at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
Inverurie-based Balgownie, the authorised Doosan dealer for the Scottish Highlands and Islands down to as far south as Fife, will have an impressive stand at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
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
Plant mechanic apprentice Callum McIntyre and plant operator apprentice Eleanor Macmillan-Currie were awarded ‘Apprentice of the Year 2021/2022’ in their respective fields at the 70th annual dinner of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) held in Glasgow on April 7. The award
Doosan authorised dealer Castle Douglas-based James Gordon Ltd (Gordons) is showing several new Doosan products for the first time at the ScotPlant 2022 Exhibition at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 22-23 April 2022.
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has accused the Chancellor of the Exchequer of failing to listen to the construction industry in his Spring Statement after he did not take the opportunity to postpone the changes to the construction sector’s entitlement to use red diesel.