More Features Special feature: Earthmoving
What changes will we see in the earthmoving sector in 2012? A cross-section of dealers, hirers, contractors, and operators give their views on the year ahead.
Crossrail is the biggest earthmoving project in London. We take a look at the machines that will start tunnelling under the capital, in just six weeks' time.
Legislative changes affecting engine emissions could mean a busy 2012 for plant firms. Malcolm Kent, senior technical consultant at the Construction Equipment Association, explains what users and buyers of construction machinery need to be aware of.
Heavy construction equipment is growing in technical sophistication, but the operator remains crucial in keeping machines running efficiently. Greg Mulhearn, Finning's core business manager, explains the principles of condition monitoring.
The change to the Annual Investment Allowance means plant companies should consider the benefits of operating leasing. JCB Finance's Nigel Greenaway explains.