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.
The boom in telehandlers could be over but there’s no let-up in excavator sales according to latest statistics. Diggers were up 18% in the first nine months but telehandlers slumped below last year's levels.
Yanmar wants a third dealer in Scotland as it continues to assemble a new network in the UK and Ireland. The company has also confirmed Stevie Walker Plant Sales of Alloa as a sub-dealer.
A Highland crane company has a number of jobs already penciled in for the latest addition to its fleet. “We determined that the Terex AC 40/2L model was superior to other cranes in its particular size class.”
Central belt business David Fisher Contracting has brought a Volvo EC140E excavator into the fleet and served notice that a second will soon be on the way. Both replace older models from the same manufacturer.
JCB factories are producing at unprecedented levels to keep pace with world demand. Following record turnover and sales in 2017, production is running at 500 units a day.
A Lanarkshire hirer has added an unusual stonecrushing rig as part of a £400,000 fleet investment. The £30,000 crushing equipment is mounted on a JCB 300T Eco skid steer loader.
GAP Group is spending more than £1m to make construction a brighter place. The rental business has invested in additional lighting towers from Trime (UK) as the industry prepares for reduced daylight hours.