The construction and earthmoving industry is a very busy place, here you can catch up with all the latest news and events as they happen. if you have any news you would like us to include be sure to get in contact.
People plant interface with FTC Group.
In this issue we have looked at various aspects of keeping machinery safe on site. In this feature we look at Midlands based FTC Group and how they can keep your operatives safe when working alongside your machines. FTC Group run a small but highly qualified team and pride themselves on their specialist knowledge of […]View this Post
3D Connected site for Fred Champion Groundworks by Peter Haddock
Established in 1983, Fred Champion Groundworks is now one of the largest contractors in the South East of England, building a great reputation from its origins in Cornwall to expand its portfolio of customers and projects. And the business is now looking to a future of threes that includes 3D enabled engineers, 3D models and […]View this Post
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are the principal adviser to Welsh Government
For the past two decades or so, the UK seems to have suffered from excessive rainfall causing extensive flooding and damage to properties. The call from the public for dredging of rivers and more robust flood defences has been met with arguments from environmentalists quite rightly saying that developments on and around flood plains and […]View this Post
Sennebogen Scrap Kings
Redditch based Ashvin Metals Midlands Ltd. take delivery of a new Sennebogen 830 E scrap handler supplied by Molson Green as they invest to increase operating efficiency. Like many other industries, scrap metal recyclers were not spared as the repercussions on the COVID pandemic filtered through to the global markets. At the height of the […]View this Post
Kent based remediation and crushing specialists KKB Group
With suitable building land in the South East in short supply and the demand for more and more housing outstripping availability, regeneration of former industrial land is an increasing solution for the housing crisis. Demand for building land in Northfleet has seen developers purchase land adjacent to the Thames once occupied by the huge cement […]View this Post
COLLINS EARTHWORKS 637K SCRAPERS
As one of the largest earthmoving contractors in the UK, Collins Earthworks has hit the headlines on a number of occasions over the past few years. They were the first company in the UK to take the Volvo A60H truck and were also first on the large excavator front with the EC750E and EC950F. Caterpillar […]View this Post
Millions added to used equipment values with the move to timed online auctions
When the pandemic struck the UK in 2020 and the first lockdown put in place, the UK operation of global used equipment specialist Ritchie Bros switched all its auctions to online only. Ritchie Bros made the swift change possible thanks to previous investments the business had made in their timed auction system to sell smaller lots like hand tools and accessories. This […]View this Post
FROM SIMULATION TO REMOTE CONTROL STATION.
by Peter Haddock Operators are in short supply, the average age of those in the industry is creeping up, and we need to act now to prevent serious problems in the future. We have to attract more people into the industry and train them to operate the ever-advancing technology-packed plant coming into the market. One […]View this Post
Awesome Earthmovers visit the Komatsu factory.
There are not many construction equipment manufacturers that can say they have been supplying equipment for a century but 2021 sees Komatsu celebrate their 100-year anniversary. In May of 1921, Meitaro Takeuchi, who had previously established Komatsu Iron Works in Komatsu City, Japan, as a machinery company for the maintaining of mining equipment, put together a group […]View this Post
Northeast Demolition’s new LiuGong 939E demolition spec machine.
The former home to recently promoted Brentford FC, Griffin Park, is currently undergoing demolition. Constructed in 1904 on the grounds of a former orchard, Griffin Park, the ground was well known for having a pub on each of its four corners, the only one in the UK. With the club’s success gathering pace and new […]View this Post