The latest Bobcat machines will roll into West Lothian next month when dealer John H McNae hosts the final leg of a UK-wide roadshow. Compact tracked loaders and a new mini will lead the line-up.
The long-running multi-million pound legal battle over the collapse of a hydro scheme tunnel is to continue in the UK Supreme Court. SSE Generation recently was recently awarded more than £100m in compensation.
David Hart has left John Deere after 28 years to become managing director at Kubota (UK). He succeeds David Roberts who left in February to become chief executive officer of Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK).
AB2000, Scotland’s biggest hirer of operated plant, has been sold in a multi-million pound deal to rail plant company Quattro Group. John Murphy of Quattro described the acquisition as “a natural partnership”.
Nearly 150 members and guests of the West of Scotland Branch of industry charity The Lighthouse Club were out in force at Hamilton Park Racecourse last week for the annual race night.
Falkirk maintenance company United Plant Services has appointed ex-Finning man Greg Mulhearn managing director. The company said the appointment is “a milestone” as it builds a national management team.
One of Scotland’s biggest plant hire companies has been sold. Scottish Plant understands a deal was concluded on Friday for the business and that an announcement will follow tomorrow.
When John H. McNae took on Bobcat construction equipment, sales manager Leigh Dalgleish said he'd be disappointed if first-year sales didn’t reach the target of 44 machines. He needn’t have worried.
A Glasgow plant hire company has been fined £20,000 for using untrained workers to demolish a building. It wrongly decided to use hand methods when remote demolition by machine was a safer option.