Equipment

Bauma: More pictures

Invisible beer, freebies, huge crowds and miniatures by Liebherr,  having a good bucket etc. See more pictures from the Munich showground.

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Bauma: The Picture Show

A bit of oompah, Little & Large, 50 years of skid steer manufacturing, Volvo boss goes electric and other bits and bobs as the world's plant industry gets into full swing in Munich.

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Volvo Advances further

Advance Construction Scotland has taken its Volvo excavator fleet to more than 120 and there are more to come. Elsewhere, a a hirer is showing Tough love for the brand.

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Balgownie takes Mecalac lead

Balgownie, the Aberdeenshire multi-franchise dealer, is to lead the sales drive in Scotland for Mecalac excavators. There are tracked and wheeled versions and demo machines are already out with customers.

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Doosan’s Stage V minis

Doosan is launching Stage V versions of its 6- and 8-tonne excavators. It says space in the operator cabs on the three excavators is comparable to that in much larger medium- and heavy-duty machines.

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Equipment update

Liebherr launches a new work of art, Komatsu reaches higher, Volvo is looking for something special and Kinshofer buys again. It's all in the latest Equipment update.

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Road firm in the red

A construction machinery specialist and an infrastructure company have joined forces to improve safety for road workers. A cordon of light around equipment indicates where workers and vehicles should not go.

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Terex sells Demag

Terex is selling its Demag mobile cranes business to Japanese manufacturer Tadano for $215m (£164.6m). The deal includes manufacturing facilities in Germany and multiple sales and service locations.

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Elphinstone adds 5

A north-east groundworks and paving firm has added a mix of Doosan and Bobcat excavators to support a growing workload. A&A Elphinstone said the new additions will be used across its range of activities.

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8,000 tonnes to shift…twice

Suppliers of road rail vehicles and other plant will be kept busy over the next six weekends as Network Rail carries out a £9m programme of track renewal and level crossing improvements between Aberdeen and Dundee.

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