Volvo dealer SMT GB has taken 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.
Ardent Hire is taking its telehandler fleet to more than 3,600 with a £13m Manitou order. The deal includes more than forty MT625, MT732 and MT932 machines with other models to arrive before the end of the year.
Shetland plant hire, quarrying and contracting business EMN Plant has been digging deep this year for a fleet renewal programme including new equipment from Hitachi, Volvo, Finlay Scotland and Marooka.
Yanmar has added the B95W wheeled excavator to its UK and Ireland demonstration fleet. “The best way to experience a Yanmar excavator is to operate one.' says the manufacturer.