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‘Perfect for rental’

H.E. Services (Plant Hire) expects its 85 new Mecalac dumpers to begin arriving soon on customer sites across the country. The customer says they’re “the perfect solution” for the rental market.

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Liebherr opens €30m centre

The Germany factory that builds Liebherr machines for the UK market has opened a €30m development and demonstration centre for construction and materials handling equipment.

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Family affair at CPR

West Dunbartonshire civil engineering company CPR Scotland is in the running for three prizes at an awards scheme for family businesses. GAP and NWH Group are also finalists.

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Yanmar dealers load up

Yanmar’s big push into the UK market is gaining momentum with the introduction of its V65 wheeled loader. The model will be available to order through the new dealer network from next month.

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Plant men dine out

Glasgow branch of the Contractors Mechanical Plant Engineers (CMPE) held its 58th annual dinner on Friday when the Apprentice of the Year Shield was awarded to Sean Henderson of Broxburn firm Corecut.

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£1.2m fine for digger burns

A gas company has been fined £1.2m after an excavator caused a gas main to ignite, injuring two workers.An investigation found the contractors did not follow safe digging techniques when excavating around the pipeline.

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AWPR: ‘Start acting’ warning

The contractor on the troubled Aberdeen Bypass has been issued with a ‘get your finger out’ warning as the project falls further behind.  Aberdeen Roads Ltd has been told to “stop deliberating and start acting”.

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Balfour’s £500m civils deal

Balfour Beatty has been appointed sole contractor for a Scottish civil engineering framework valued at £500m that allows public sector organisations to get the best value designs.

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TPA’s Scottish expansion

TPA, a supplier of temporary access products, is expanding its operations in Scotland. It has spent £250,000 expanding a depot in Lesmahagow and appointed a regional manager.

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Eagle lands in Edinburgh

Eagle Plant Hire is anticipating a huge surge in turnover after opening a new depot in Edinburgh.  It expects the combination of continued growth at its Glasgow HQ and business from the new facility to drive a 60% increase.

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