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  •  New string to their boom

    The MH Groundworks team can turn their hand to any sized job. To match the skills of his team, owner and founder Matt Hendy had to build a multi-tasking machine fleet. This search for top-quality equipment opened up a new business opportunity beyond commercial and domestic groundworks. Since he started his firm 17 years ago, […]

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    CASE Power

    When Hatfield Site Services were awarded the contract to manage the vast landfill site at what is the UK’s last remaining coal fired power station in the East Midlands, they had no hesitation in acquiring another four new Case wheel loaders from long established distributors Warwick Ward to carry out the work. The Ratcliffe-on-Soar power […]

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    Cat Rules at BNH

    There isn’t much Brad Perrett misses when it comes to the latest Cat product launches. Responsible for the day to day managing of family run Buckland Newton Plant Hire (BNH) in Dorset, he is always among the first to invest in any new Cat machines coming on to the market.  Brad has built up a long […]

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    California Crushing

    Set against San Francisco’s skyline, Dutra Group’s San Rafael Quarry has a key role in keeping locals safe from the effects of climate change. Now, with help from partners Powerscreen of California, they’ve put in extra protections for the nearby environment by making their own operations greener.  Operating for more than 100 years on the […]

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    A-Star for Hyundai’s A-Series

    DiggerGirl reviews the Hyundai HX140AL When it comes to the 14-tonne class of machine, Hyundai is all ‘The Digger Girl’ Amy Underwood has ever known. Having worked as an excavator operator for 11 years and as an ambassador for the brand, she recently got the opportunity to put the new Hyundai HX140AL to the test. […]

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    Waste No time!! Sennebogen 818E

    The EMS Waste Services story dates as far back as the 1940s when founder Alf Stuart bought a second-hand Dodge and began to transport cattle around Exeter. Transport has always been the backbone for the company with a Volvo Truck dealership formed from this side of the company, the move into warehousing soon followed. Not […]

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    The electric revolution LiuGong 856HE

    We have seen numerous examples of heavy equipment manufacturers offering sub-two tonne mini excavators or compact wheeled loaders powered by batteries. These smaller machines are viewed as an ideal step by many into delivering emission free operating. When it comes to larger machinery, the choice diminishes massively.  Although many manufacturers have shown prototype examples, very few […]

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    When Land & Water Meet…

    Land & Water operate the one of the largest fleet of long-reach excavators in Europe and have the UK’s largest fleet of inland floating plant, which includes tugs, barges, road transportable pontoons and Amphibious equipment, having first operated amphibious equipment in the UK back in 1998when they purchases a Hitachi MA125. Over the past four decades, this award-winning inland waterway and […]

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    Machine Control Made Simple & Affordable

    Although machine control systems have been around for quite a while, with the many benefits they bring being well documented, it is reckoned that all the major suppliers of the product are still only managing a 20% market penetration. Many contractors remain hesitant to adopt the technology not least because of the cost and the […]

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    California Crushing

    Set against San Francisco’s skyline, Dutra Group’s San Rafael Quarry has a key role in keeping locals safe from the effects of climate change. Now, with help from partners Powerscreen of California, they’ve put in extra protections for the nearby environment by making their own operations greener.  Operating for more than 100 years on the […]

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