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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

Mecalac unveils new site dumper models at UK demo event

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK has launched a suite of new site dumper models at an exclusive event at its Warwickshire demo ground.

Published 10 May 2021

Nicol of Skene continues charity partnership with new suction excavators

Civils contractor Nicol of Skene is set to double the number of suction excavators within its growing fleet to service an increasing number of contract wins with a pledge to support a local charity each time the machines are used on a new project.

Published 7 May 2021

New micro excavators unveiled by Kubota

Mini excavator manufacturer Kubota has launched two new micro excavators that it said will offer users a number of enhanced performance and operational benefits.

Published 6 May 2021

UK's first Sany 50t excavator put to work in Methil

The first Sany SY500H, 50t excavator, sold in the UK is about to start work on ten oil platforms in a decommissioning yard in Methil.

Published 30 April 2021

Scot JCB teams up with engcon UK

The Scot JCB Group has announced a new partnership with engcon UK to supply, fit and service their range of tiltrotators across their 17 depots in Scotland and the North of England.

Published 15 April 2021

Yanmar celebrates 50th anniversary of tracked carrier

Yanmar is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the YFW500D, the world’s first tracked carrier equipped with a Yanmar diesel engine.

Published 14 April 2021

Kubota Business Unit Engine Europe announces new electrically-controlled D902-K

Kubota Business Unit Engine Europe (BUEE), the European arm of the Japanese-headquartered corporation, is to further strengthen its engine line up with the announced development of a new electronic controlled diesel engine with an output below 19kW.

Published 8 April 2021

Mecalac unveils all-new TLB880 backhoe loader

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK has launched a new product addition to its backhoe loader portfolio – the TLB880.

Published 26 March 2021

Callum Mackintosh becomes youngest president of Scottish Plant Operators Association

Callum Mackintosh, founder of Highland Hammer Hire/HHH Equipment, has taken over the reins as the new president of the Scottish Plant Operators Association (SPOA).

Published 18 March 2021