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Manitou starts building

Manitou has started work on a new factory dedicated to aerial work platforms. The French group said the facility will allow it to respond to market growth in Europe and beyond

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Cummins leaves Scotland

Engine manufacturer Cummins is pulling out of Scotland after 30 years and transferring operations to England. The company builds engines for major construction equipment manufacturers.

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Yanmar boost for MTS

A north of England dealer for Yanmar compact equipment has had its territory expanded into Scotland. MTS Plant now has responsibility for distribution across Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Borders.

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Balfour Beatty gets ready

Balfour Beatty will take site possession next week for the £27.5m regeneration of Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens. The contractor says it anticipates six weeks of setting up.

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Operators ask for help

Plant operators and ground workers made up nearly a quarter of the construction employees who sought help last year from industry charity The Lighthouse Club.

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Two days, one Knight

The north of Scotland dealer for Yanmar compact equipment enjoyed “unprecedented success” at last week’s Black Isle Show, its first in association with the French manufacturer.

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‘Weaknesses’ in road railers

An incident that resulted in a worker suffering life-changing injuries revealed “alarming weaknesses” in the design of road-rail vehicles and working processes on the network.

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‘Not enough’ says BAM

BAM Construct UK has pledged “no sudden moves” as it launches a search for more profitable markets. The company said it cannot earn enough from construction alone to invest for the future.

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Munro bags Morrison team

Pat Munro (Alness) Ltd, the Highlands construction materials and services firm, is targeting bigger contracts after recruiting the bulk of the management team from Morrison Infrastructure in Inverness.

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Morris Leslie in £36m deal

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.

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