The funeral takes place today of Ronnie Stuart, the man who helped build a Glasgow company into the biggest plant hire organisation in Europe. At its peak it was running thousands of machines and had 23 subsidiaries.
Euro Auctions will hold a one-day ‘stock rotation’ sale in Inverness on December 7 for civil engineering contractor MGL in association with GAP Hire and Nixon Hire. And it's continuing to accept outside lots.
Multi-franchise dealer Molson Group has been given an £11m boost to fuel further expansion. It will be used to develop sites and brands and to expand its waste management business.
A groundworks contractor has been fined £32,000 after an employee suffered multiple serious burns. A court heard workers digging post holes struck an 11kv electricity cable, engulfing the man in flames.
North-east plant men will be raising cash for charity again next month when they gather for the biggest date in their social calendar. Last year they pulled in £1,000 for Alzheimer Scotland.
Operators are quitting the rail plant business to move to other sectors such as civil engineering as bosses admit fears over the long-term viability of the industry.
Civil engineering workloads in Scotland are recovering after two years of decline. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association says order books improved for the first time since 2017. But there's a warning.
Seven acres of brownfield land are to be cleaned up to pave the way for the multi-million pound regeneration of the Fountainbridge neighbourhood in Edinburgh.
The new organisation set up to reshape the operator card system is coming to Scotland next month as it continues to seek support from owners and operators for plans to revolutionise operator training and licensing.