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Equipment

Machine round-up

A Dingwall company's latest Volvo, a new duck from Komatsu, a France-built Liebherr and a wheeled loader from Kubota are the machines included in the latest launches and delivery round-up.

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Excavator sales boom

Excavator sales in the UK raced ahead by 13% in the first nine months compared with the same period last year. Minis led the way, reflecting a surge in the house building sector

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GAP adds 1,000 Kubotas

GAP Group has underscored its position as Kubota’s biggest excavator customer worldwide by investing in a further 1,000 units. “Another fantastic year” says Ken Stewart, GAP’s head of procurement.

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Eight handlers for 2018

Liebherr will launch eight telescopic handler models in 26 different versions next year. There will be top-of-the-range machines for materials handling or production and ‘value’ models for stacking and lifting.

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Doosan duck is a Scottish first

The first Doosan 21-tonne wheeled excavator in Scotland has rolled into action with Banffshire business Currie Contractors Cullen Ltd and was soon out on its first job – 550 miles away.

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Why did you buy…?

Three Scottish plant hirers had different reasons for their latest investments in new excavators from Hyundai, Volvo and JCB. But what persuaded them to make the deals?

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Scots hirers get hammered

Plant from some of Scotland’s top hirers goes under the auctioneer’s hammer this week. Equipment carrying the livery of AB2000, Blackwood Plant, Celmisa and AMD is up for grabs.

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There’s no snow…

A fleet of snow clearing equipment has been out in force across North Ayrshire…where no snow has fallen. It was all part of the local authority’s annual ‘dry run’ to ensure its fleet of winter vehicles is ready for bad weather.

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Brain power at GBSS

George Burns made some 'intelligent' decisions when he embarked on a major expansion of his fleet. The managing director of GBSS Civils and Plant Hire has just closed the company wallet after a £2.5m spending spree.

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First impressions matter

The orders continue to roll in for Volvo in the wake of its big dig-in event in Scotland earlier in the year. The latest deal sees a 22-tonne excavator join the fleet at Burnside Plant & Piling Contractors.

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