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Speedy turnaround raises expectations

Speedy turnaround raises expectations

30 Sep 2016: Tool hire chain Speedy says that its profits this year will be ahead of previous expectations thanks to progress being made with the company’s turnaround. more »

Prototype advances plans for world's first 3D-printed excavator

Prototype advances plans for world's first 3D-printed excavator

29 Sep 2016: Plans for the world’s first 3D-printed excavator have taken a key step forward with the creation of a prototype of the cab. more »

Avant launches single speed tool carrier

Avant launches single speed tool carrier

27 Sep 2016: Thetford-based Avant Tecno has introduced a new low-emission model in its 7 Series of compact toll carriers to meet a demand for a lower cost version of the 760. more »

Nationwide Platforms loses MD to Ardent

Nationwide Platforms loses MD to Ardent

23 Sep 2016: Nationwide Platforms managing director Jeremy Fish is moving to Ardent Hire Solutions as chief executive. more »

Crane owners volunteer to annual vehicle checks

Crane owners volunteer to annual vehicle checks

23 Sep 2016: Mobile crane hire companies have agreed to develop their own scheme for annual independent roadworthiness inspections for their cranes. more »

Crane fire shuts motorway

Crane fire shuts motorway

22 Sep 2016: The southbound carriageway of the M40 motorway in Buckinghamshire was closed last night (21/9/16) after a large mobile crane caught fire. more »

Garvey moves to Lehnhoff quick couplers

Garvey moves to Lehnhoff quick couplers

21 Sep 2016: Shropshire-based Garvey Demolition has switched to Lehnhoff quick couplers to speed the safe changeover between excavator attachments. more »

Timelapse video shows Newport bridge lift

Timelapse video shows Newport bridge lift

20 Sep 2016: Weldex deployed a 600-tonne capacity crawler crane over the weekend to lift in a new bridge deck over the railway in Newport. more »

Cat tilt buckets for angled grading

Cat tilt buckets for angled grading

19 Sep 2016: Caterpillar has introduced a new line of tilt buckets is available for Cat crawler-excavator models 311-325 and for wheeled excavator models M314–M322. more »

Swede gets Case presidency

Swede gets Case presidency

15 Sep 2016: CNH Industrial has appointed Carl Gustaf Göransson as president of its construction equipment businesses. more »

Pooler-LMT becomes Enerpac agent

Pooler-LMT becomes Enerpac agent

30 Sep 2016: Industrial lifting specialist Pooler-LMT has been appointed the UK agent for Dutch firm Enerpac Integrated Solutions, which makes hydraulic jacking gantries, strand jacking systems and self-propelled modular trailers. more »

Terex unveils new XC Genie platforms

Terex unveils new XC Genie platforms

28 Sep 2016: Terex has introduced a new series of Genie Xtra Capacity (XC) mobile elevating work platforms. more »

Rocket Rentals adds 20 Kubotas

Rocket Rentals adds 20 Kubotas

26 Sep 2016: Gloucestershire’s Rocket Rentals has placed an order for 20 Kubota mini excavators form local dealer Chepstow Construction Equipment. more »

Blackwood includes Hydradigs in £2m JCB order

Blackwood includes Hydradigs in £2m JCB order

23 Sep 2016: Kilmarnock-based Blackwood Plant Hire is one of the first companies to put the new JCB Hydradig to work. more »

Doosan closes its biggest UK truck deal

Doosan closes its biggest UK truck deal

22 Sep 2016: Northampton-based Lyndon Thomas Ltd has taken delivery of eight new Doosan DA30-5 articulated dump trucks (ADTs), which is the biggest single order for Doosan trucks in the UK. more »

Debut for Tideway Tunnel JV's tugs

Debut for Tideway Tunnel JV's tugs

21 Sep 2016: The Balfour Beatty, BAM Nuttall and Morgan Sindall joint venture (BMB) that is building the west section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel has invested £2.3m on a pair of specialist tug boats for the project. more »

Eve adds bridging to inventory

Eve adds bridging to inventory

20 Sep 2016: Temporary track specialist Eve has invested in new modular all-terrain trench crossings. more »

Sany India completes 1,000th and 1,001st machines

Sany India completes 1,000th and 1,001st machines

19 Sep 2016: The new Sany plant in Pune, India, has rolled out its 1,000th and 1,001st machines. more »

FK Lowry adds to piling fleet

FK Lowry adds to piling fleet

16 Sep 2016: FK Lowry Piling has a compact Juntann PMx20 to its fleet of driven piling rigs. more »

New pile handling tool from Groundforce

New pile handling tool from Groundforce

13 Sep 2016: Groundforce Shorco has introduced a new grab attachment for handling its sheet piles that it says is safer and quicker than traditionally used tools. more »

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