Two Scottish companies have entered 2020 operating Komatsu dozers as their latest additions. One is the first purchase by a contracting company, the other a used model working on recycling applications.
A Scots demolition contractor has bought its first JCB excavators in 20 years. “They’re performing very well, the operators are very happy and the fuel consumption is proving excellent,” says the customer.
Every Hitachi excavator and wheeled loader sold in the UK will be fitted as standard with a security system that will provide customers with a quick way to identify how their machines comply with emissions regulations.
Volvo dealer SMT GB has taken on distribution for the Canada-built K-Tec articulated hauler scraper boxes. CEO Nick Allen says it will give customers “a complete end-to-end solution in the bulk muckshifting sector”.
A Scottish dealer has sold the world’s first Mecalac backhoe loader to be fitted with the latest drive technology. And the customer reckons it’s the best he’s operated.
Bobcat loaders will arrive in the UK next month sporting a new identity. The branding, which can be applied to machines of all types and sizes, will be available on loader models from next month.
AB2000 Ltd, the Glasgow-based plant and crane hirer, has taken delivery of the first two mobile cranes to join the fleet since it was acquired last year by the Quattro Group.
MTS Plant, which recently expanded its Yanmar dealership into Scotland, has added the latest compact models to its hire fleet. The move gives rental customers access to micro, mini and midi excavators and tracked dumpers.
M. M. Miller, the Wick groundworks contractor and house builder, is among the first in the country to take delivery of Volvo’s new EC60E compact excavators, one of them with a Steelwrist.