Morris Leslie Plant Hire has given its biggest-ever telehandler order to JCB. The £36m deal for 555 Loadalls from six metres up to 20 metres was placed through dealer Scot JCB.
The civil engineering division of I&H Brown has won a major contract at one of the biggest community projects in the UK. The project calls for extensive site clearance and excavation of 52,000 cub. metres of topsoils and subsoils.
The £31m Dalry Bypass was opened to traffic this morning by the Farrans Roadbridge JV seven months ahead of schedule . . . just a week after the start of another Ayrshire road scheme.
Updates on the design work to dual the 26-mile section of the A96 between East of Huntly and Aberdeen will be outlined next week. Transport Scotland wants a preferred option by the end of the year.
The Health and Safety Executive has told the demolition industry to tighten up its procedures following a Channel 5 documentary that highlighted a series of failures.
A significant increase in business from SMEs has helped tool and plant hire business Speedy make what chief executive Russell Down has described as “excellent progress”. Revenue rose to £394.7m.
A long-running case against the ‘Big Seven’ contractors who were said to have systematically ruined the lives of site workers has ended in a near-£2m compensation settlement.
Plant hirers and surfacing companies are set to benefit from a £40m investment in Renfrewshire roads. It's part of the biggest-ever sustained spending on its network.
The biggest-ever in size, exhibitors and visitors. That was the message from the organisers of the world’s biggest trade show as Bauma 2019 came to a close in Munich last week.