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.
Cat’s latest orange-peel grapples incorporate new easy-loading tines and vertical cylinders to allow more efficient bulk-materials handling. They're designed for the MH3022, MH3024 and MH3026 wheeled handlers
Piletec, the piling equipment specialist, has launched a dedicated attachments business and has declared its intention to become the number one supplier in the £60m a year sector within three years.
Perth firm Bryan Contractors specified a ‘thumb’ attachment for one of its new excavators. Working off the hammer/shear hydraulic circuit it has made picking and sorting operations easier says the customer.