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  • COMPACT JCB LOADALL SET TO MAKE MIGHTY IMPACT

    JCB will unveil its smallest ever Loadall telescopic handler at the Executive Hire Show – where it will star alongside a series of products from the JCB E-Tech range of electric equipment. Shown for the first time, the 514-40 has a cab height of just 1.8m and a width of 1.56m. However, the compact machine […]

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    Komatsu Europe announces the new SubMonitor for wheel loaders

    Everything at a glance: A new platform for intuitive assistance systems for maximum efficiency and safety while loading. Your customers told us that to meet their continual challenges and ever-increasing operational complexity, they need solutions that deliver safety, real-time information, machine monitoring, driver assistance, production monitoring, efficiency optimization, future proofing and easy to use for […]

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    James Roe Signs with Andretti Autosport for the 2023 INDY NXT by Firestone Season

    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 4th, 2023) – Andretti Autosport announced today that James Roe will join the championship-winning team for the 2023 INDY NXT by Firestone season. Roe will pilot the No. 29 Topcon Andretti Autosport Dallara rounding out Andretti Autosport’s INDY NXT by Firestone lineup.  Hailing from Ireland with a dream of racing in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES […]

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    SOFTWARE MEANS SITE MANAGERS CAN RESOURCE PLAN WEEKS AHEAD

    Ground engineering contractor Ground Developments Ltd (GDL) says Trimble® software development supplied by leading distributor SITECH UK, and Ireland has transformed the business model over the last 18 months. GDL operates a large plant fleet including excavators, dozers, and heavy compaction equipment, and while machine control hardware has provided precision, their site managers are now […]

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    Kilmac operators choose the small but mighty Hyundai HX85A.

    “These will be the first three Hyundais of many” says Bert Hope of Tayside-based Civil Engineering and Groundworks contractor, Kilmac Ltd, who has recently taken delivery of three new 8.5 tonne HX85A compact excavators. The company covers projects across the whole of Scotland including a huge development to introduce wider foot and cycle paths on […]

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    SMT GB officially appointed as a Unicontrol distributor in Great Britain

    The Unicontrol 3D machine control system can now be retrofitted to the majority of construction equipment products in Great Britain. Created by Danish developers in collaboration with Scandinavian contractors, Unicontrol’s system has not just been designed with the operator in mind, but as a  platform that grows with end users through adoption of machine control technology. […]

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    “Construction vehicle safety devices must be fit for purpose” says technology specialist following publication of report

    Following the publication of a report indicating the construction industry accounted for the most work-related fatalities between April 2021 and March 2022 – with being struck by a moving vehicle the second most common cause of deaths1 – Brigade Electronics is calling on the industry to ensure commercial vehicle safety devices are fit for purpose.  The […]

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    Bobcat Sells New CT2535 Compact Tractor at LAMMA 2023

    Anthony Atkinson of AGMS, a grounds maintenance and agricultural contractor based in Sharpness in Gloucestershire, has purchased the first Bobcat Compact Tractor to be shown in the UK on the Bobcat stand at the LAMMA Exhibition from 10-11 January 2023. The sale was agreed at the LAMMA show with Richard Young, Sales Manager at Abingdon-based TVE Hire & […]

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    HYUNDAI CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT EUROPE JOINS FORCES WITH THE DIGGER GIRL FOR 2023 PARTNERSHIP. 

    Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) is proud to announce its official partnership with Amy Underwood, “The Digger Girl” who will act as a brand ambassador for Hyundai CEE in 2023.  As one of the industry’s most popular social media content creators, Amy has been brought on board by HCEE to raise the profile of the […]

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    Blue Machinery become exclusive distributor for VTN attachments

    We are delighted to announce that Blue Machinery and Murray Plant (A Blue Scotland Company) have been appointed as exclusive distributors for VTN attachments throughout the UK. The addition of VTN to our product portfolio will complement our existing line up of world leading attachment brands such as, Rammer, Allu, Shearcore, Xcentric and OilQuick. Since […]

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