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GAP fills the gap

GAP has added 13 Wacker Neuson dumpers after buying one for evaluation. It has also confirmed its “easy decision” to sign a four-year extension with HAMM for the sole supply of tandem rollers.

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Liebherr can handle it

Liebherr materials handling machines are playing a major role in a drive to take timber off Scotland’s roads and transport it by waterways. The initiative could see three million fewer lorry miles on the country's roads.

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Intermat: The countdown continues

Journalists from around the world assembled last week to get advance news from exhibitors on their plans for this year’s Intermat show. Scottish Plant was invited to Paris by the organisers to get the latest updates.

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JCB’s first dumpers ready

JCB’s new dumpers ­– including a Hi-Viz model that is said to bring new levels of safety – have started coming off the production line. The company was previously involved in the sector with re-badged Terex vehicles.

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Active is fit for growth

Scottish hirer Active Access has declared its intention to become a major player with deals for more than 100 machines and another 150 to follow next year. JCB, Genie and Hinowa models make up the latest batch of orders.

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Better late than never

The 10-year-old advice for operators using excavators for lifting has been updated in recognition of the “prolific use” of the machines. Additions are so wide-ranging the guidance has increased from seven pages to 72.

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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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