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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.