250 jobs to go as A-Plant acquires Hewden assets

Administrators have completed a deal to sell three divisions of crane hire specialist Hewden to UK rental business A-Plant but over 250 employees have been made redundant.

Published 22 November 2016

Hewden ‘nears collapse’ after failure to find investors

Over 1,000 jobs across 32 depots are at risk at crane hire specialist Hewden after negotiations with potential new investors are understood to have stalled.

Published 21 November 2016

JCB to leave CBI ‘over lobby group’s anti-Brexit stance’

Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has resigned as a member of the CBI amid reports that the firm was unhappy with the lobby group's anti-Brexit stance.

Published 11 October 2016

Diamond drilling specialist sees light at end of Glasgow Queen Street tunnel

A Broxburn-based diamond drilling specialist has completed key infrastructural work on Glasgow’s Queen Street Station tunnel upgrade, doing so on budget and ahead of schedule.

Published 4 August 2016

JCB reports fall in sales and profits

Construction machinery manufacturer JCB said it remains optimistic about the future despite reporting a fall in annual sales and profits.

Published 22 July 2016