A Selkirk contractor has moved into the big league by taking delivery of a Volvo ECR145E excavator. Customer Davidson Land Services carefully specified the machine to work on a wide variety of applications.
Mecalac’s all-new MDX cabbed dumpers have gone into production at its Coventry factory. First seen at last year’s Intermat exhibition in Paris, the machines will be available in six and nine-tonne versions.
Marubeni-Komatsu has struck a machine control deal with Topcon. The partnership gives Komatsu owners access to the full range of Topcon control systems.
Hitachi has introduced a waste-handling package for its ZW180-6 and ZW220-6 wheeled loaders. The additional features will also interest users in demolition and forestry applications.
Volvo will begin rolling out electric wheeled loaders and excavators next year as it responds to “overwhelmingly favourable” reaction to concept machines unveiled in recent years.
GAP Group took delivery this week of the first Wacker Neuson dual view six-tonne dumper as part of a 60-machine deal worth nearly £3m. “A logical extension in dumper design,” says procurement chief Ken Stewart.
Hyundai has confirmed its full line-up is now available in Scotland for the first time following this month’s change of dealership. Agritrac Exports has recruited two construction specialists to sell the equipment.
TDL Equipment is set to deliver the final machine of the biggest single order for Sany excavators ever won by a European dealer. It sees Centre Plant break a 26-year relationship with Case as its exclusive supplier.
Hilti claims to have taken power and safety “to the next level” with its new demolition hammer. The TE 2000-AVR weighs in at 14.5kg and combines 35 joules of impact energy with 1,800 impacts per minute.