Glasgow engineering giant Weir Group, which acquired American attachments firm Esco in a billion dollar deal in April, has reported booming first-half revenue and profits.
Worsley Plant has been awarded its first franchise for hydraulic breakers as it joins the UK dealer network for Montabert products. It has also added the Finland-built Dynaset magnets to its portfolio.
Caterpillar has launched the GSH420 and GSH520 orange-peel grapples. Applications include handling shredded scrap, shifting rock at construction sites, or coping with waste at recycling and transfer stations.
Murray Plant has achieved franchise and sales landmarks to build on its recent acquisition by the Blue Group. It is now handling Allu products across the UK and has sold the first of Rammer's biggest breaker.
Weir Group, the Scottish global engineering business, expects to conclude its $1 billion acquisition of attachments giant ESCO within the next few months. It will give the group extra muscle in North America.
Hill Engineering is going ‘downmarket’ with the launch of its latest quick coupler. The Northern Ireland company's new 2T model will widen its appeal into machines between 1.4-2.5 tonnes.
An attachments expert has been named Demolition Man of the Year for his involvement in the industry’s exhibition. He worked “tirelessly” to make last years Demo Expo a success.
Blue Group has been appointed exclusive UK dealer for an American-made range of excavator-mounted shears. The Fortress range will be sold by Paisley firm Murray Plant.
Highland Hammer Hire has been appointed Scottish dealer for Rototilt tiltrotators and attachments. “We have a skilled and knowledgeable partner on board,” says the Swedish manufacturer.