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Volvo's the deal for Hire Direct

Digger Blogger | 09:11, Tue November 04 2014 | 0 Comments

Berkshire’s Hire Direct Plant & Tool has added 21 Volvo compact excavators to its fleet in recent months, partly for fleet renewal and partly for expansion.

Hire Direct Plant & Tool has bought seven Volvo EC15C excavators and fourteen Volvo ECR25Ds from Rugby-based dealer SM Plant.
Managing director Mark Evans decided to to invest in additional equipment after seeing a significant improvement in the demand for hire.

That’s Mark Evans in the picture above, on the left, with SM Plant’s Simon Milligan in the middle and Volvo’s dealer development manager Guy Adam on the right.

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Convoy to Cornwall

Digger Blogger | 11:51, Wed October 22 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s something you might not want to get stuck behind on the A30 across Bodmin Moor: a convoy excavators making their way from Bristol to Cornwall.


St Austell based demolition contractor DRS Demolition National has taken delivery of 16 new Hyundai machines from dealer Molson Group in Avonmouth.

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Aggressive new product development from Terex Finlay

Digger Blogger | 14:43, Wed October 15 2014 | 0 Comments

To Dartford in Kent for news of a global dealer conference and demonstration of new crushing and screening equipment from Terex Finlay.

Although Terex Finlay is based in Omagh in Northern Ireland, it held this event at OCL Regenerations in Dartford, coupled with meetings at a London hotel.

Dealers were told how Terex Finlay growth plans centre on an aggressive new product development programme that will see the product range double over the next three years.

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Get your hands on Hyundai in Kendal

Digger Blogger | 11:56, Wed October 08 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are anywhere near Kendal, there’s a good opportunity coming up to get your hands on some of Hyundai’s latest products, including the new R430LC-9A.

Taylor & Braithwaite, the Hyundai dealer in Cumbria, is promising ‘all action’ working demonstrations. The three-day event runs from Thursday 23rd October through to Saturday 25th October 2015 at Roan Edge Quarry in Kendal (just off junction 37 of the M6).

The 42.6-tonne R430LC-9A excavator was launched at the Hillhead show back in June but will be shown working for the first time in the UK.

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Young and old enjoy Hawk open day

Digger Blogger | 12:46, Mon October 06 2014 | 0 Comments

Hawk Group held an open day recently at its training and demonstration facility in Sandford, Shropshire.

The sun shone for most of the day and there were more than 200 visitors of all ages, with many of them from local colleges.

This is the second consecutive year that Hawk have organised the event and board director Paul Allman was delighted with how the day went.

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