Mecalac further expands sales team with new UK appointment

Mecalac has announced the appointment of Mike Poxon to the role of regional business manager (UK & Ireland).

Published 10 September 2021

New Glasgow HQ for GAP Group

GAP Group has unveiled plans to relocate its current Head Office after completing the acquisition of Citypoint 2 in Glasgow.

Published 9 September 2021

Morris Leslie acquires plant hire division of English firm

Perthshire plant hire firm Morris Leslie has bought the plant hire division of Selwood for an undisclosed sum.

Published 7 September 2021

CECA calls on Chancellor to include leasing and short-term hire in super deduction allowance

Civils contractors have joined six other industry trade bodies to call for the UK Government’s super deduction allowance (SDA) to be extended to include leasing and short-term hire.

Published 3 September 2021

Doosan launches new DL420CVT-7 wheel loader

Doosan has launched the new DL420CVT-7 Stage V compliant wheel loader equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) as part of its DL-7 series.

Published 27 August 2021

New 6 tonne wheeled excavator released by Bobcat

A new Stage V compliant version of the 6 tonne E57W wheeled excavator is now available from Bobcat.

Published 26 August 2021

Kubota launches Smart Energy Solutions range

Mini construction equipment manufacturer Kubota has launched an LPG-powered mini-excavator alongside a fully electric track dumper, offering users even more options to drive down emissions.

Published 25 August 2021

Mecalac launches MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators

Compact construction equipment designer and manufacturer Mecalac has announced the launch of its MR50 and MR60 Tiltrotators and dedicated grading buckets.

Published 24 August 2021

UK construction equipment sales up 70% on 2020 levels

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment showed further strong growth in June and were 75% ahead of the levels seen in the same month last year when sales were still recovering from the impact of the first lockdown, according to new figures.

Published 28 July 2021

Bobcat wins highest retained value award for 6th year running

Bobcat has won two EquipmentWatch 2021 Highest Retained Value (HRV) Awards for Compact Track Loaders (model T770) and Small Skid-Steer Loaders (model S590).

Published 21 July 2021

Doosan Bobcat completes acquisition of Doosan Industrial Vehicles

Doosan Bobcat has today completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in Doosan Industrial Vehicles (DIV) from Doosan Corporation for KRW 750 billion (557 million EUR).

Published 6 July 2021

Yanmar Compact Equipment appoints Anthony Kinder as area sales manager

Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has appointed Anthony Kinder to the role of UK Area Sales Manager (North).

Published 2 July 2021

Yanmar launches Stage V-compliant V120 wheel loader

Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has unveiled the next generation of its V120 wheel loader.

Published 30 June 2021

LGH bridges gap in infrastructure rental market with new 520t hydraulic hi-force cylinders investment

Lifting equipment rental company LGH has further ramped up its capability in the infrastructure and construction rental market by investing in high capacity Hi-Force 520t hydraulic cylinders.

Published 17 June 2021

Mecalac launches 3.5MDX cabbed site dumper

Mecalac has announced the launch of its all-new 3.5MDX cabbed site dumper, the latest addition to its state-of-the-art portfolio.

Published 12 May 2021