Civils contractor Nicol of Skene is set to double the number of suction excavators within its growing fleet to service an increasing number of contract wins with a pledge to support a local charity each time the machines are used on a new project. Since the introduction of the suction exca
The first Sany SY500H, 50t excavator, sold in the UK is about to start work on ten oil platforms in a decommissioning yard in Methil. The machine, which carries a 60-inch heavy duty bucket from Miller UK as well as a six-tonne Fortress shear supplied by Murray Plant will help process more than 23,00
Yanmar is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the YFW500D, the world’s first tracked carrier equipped with a Yanmar diesel engine. The original carrier used the undercarriage of a Yanmar rubber crawler combine harvester, adding a cargo box to enable it to transport materials on soft ground.
Kubota Business Unit Engine Europe (BUEE), the European arm of the Japanese-headquartered corporation, is to further strengthen its engine line up with the announced development of a new electronic controlled diesel engine with an output below 19kW. The new Kubota 3-cylinder D902-K (displacement 0.8
Mecalac Construction Equipment UK has launched a new product addition to its backhoe loader portfolio – the TLB880. Combining impressive power, efficiency and capability with heavy-duty design and exceptional build quality, the state-of-the-art model is perfect for small companies and rental f
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
A Scottish company with interests ranging from housebuilding to quarrying put its trust in Liebherr when it came time to replace an eight-year-old crane, its only item of heavy lifting equipment. MacLeod Construction was founded by twin brothers Murdo and Kenny MacLeod in 1975 as a small building co
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has announced the latest advancement of its cooperation with construction machinery manufacturer Liebherr by delivering the first Liebherr crawler excavator with factory-fitted machine control technology in the UK to optimise productivity and provide customer