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Volvo CE appoints CS Machinery Sales Ltd as its new utility equipment dealer in the North of Scotland

Volvo CE appoints CS Machinery Sales Ltd as its new utility equipment dealer in the North of Scotland

CS Machinery Sales Ltd, (CSM Sales Ltd) the dedicated sales division of Inverness based Campbell Plant Hire Ltd, has been appointed as Volvo Construction Equipment’s utility equipment dealer...

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Finnish operator wins the 2014 Case Rodeo International Final in Paris

Finnish operator wins the 2014 Case Rodeo International Final in Paris

Hat’s off to Janne Leppänen from Finland who has taken the title of best construction equipment operator at the 2014 Case Rodeo International Final, held at the Case Customer Centre...

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Logging on at the equator

Logging on at the equator

Dragging timber-filled sledges through a tropical environment, an Indonesian contractor relies on a fleet of Volvo excavators to grapple with 200,000 tons of wood a year. Moving around 30 tons...

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Direction Volvo for Hire Direct Plant & Tool Ltd

Direction Volvo for Hire Direct Plant & Tool Ltd

Hire Direct Plant and Tool of Ascot Berkshire has added seven Volvo EC15C and fourteen Volvo ECR25D compact excavators to its fleet of mobile equipment and represents a partial replacement but...

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New 3D Sieve Shaker OCTAGON 200CL

New 3D Sieve Shaker OCTAGON 200CL

For precise, reproducible and error-free sieving processes Endecotts’ new Octagon 200CL competes with the most advanced sieve shakers in the world. Several unique features have been developed...

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New Case F Series Compact Wheel Loader is Perfect in Every Mission

New Case F Series Compact Wheel Loader is Perfect in Every Mission

Case Construction Equipment has launched the new F Series range of compact wheel loaders that sets new standards of productivity, versatility, comfort, all with low cost of operation. The four...

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One Call Hire invests in JCB Loadall deal worth £5 million

One Call Hire invests in JCB Loadall deal worth £5 million

London-based plant hire specialist One Call Hire has bought 90 fuel saving JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth £5 million. The investment includes JCB 535-95, 540-140 and 540-170...

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Protecting drive chain systems - what are the options?

Protecting drive chain systems - what are the options?

Drive chain systems are used in a vast array of applications, from the largest machines built by man – such as open mine bucket excavators - to the humble printer; and they all need some...

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Finning opens £8m national distribution centre to support growth plans

Finning opens £8m national distribution centre to support growth plans

Finning has opened its £8m purpose built National Distribution Centre in Cannock to support its continued customer growth in after sales support and maintenance. The state of the art warehouse...

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LiuGong Dressta is Awarded 2014 Top Chinese Investor in Poland

LiuGong Dressta is Awarded 2014 Top Chinese Investor in Poland

The awards ceremony for the 2014 Top Foreign Direct Investors in Poland, which was hosted by Biz Poland Magazine and co-organized by The Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency, Special...

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Dressta Appoints Howard Dales as Vice President of Global Sales

Dressta Appoints Howard Dales as Vice President of Global Sales

LiuGong Dressta Machinery Sp. z o.o., has today announced the appointment of Howard Dale as its new Vice President of Global Sales for Dressta. Dale joins Dressta with 20 years of construction...

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How to build a tunnel to sky

How to build a tunnel to sky

Volvo Construction Equipment is helping to construct the Larvik and Matineå tunnels in Norway, linking the towns of Bommestad and Sky. Famous for its fjords, vast supply of oil and being...

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Explosion protected crane systems

Explosion protected crane systems

Crane systems manufactured by the J D Neuhaus company can be supplied with Atex classifications EX II 2 GD IIA T4 / EX II 3 GD IIB T4, with increased spark protection also available for...

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New in-line plough at ABP’s Port of Immingham diverts contaminated coal to a recovery compound and pays for itself within 18 months.

New in-line plough at ABP’s Port of Immingham diverts contaminated coal to a recovery compound and pays for itself within 18 months.

Stopping a Panamax dry bulk carrier discharging up to 80,000 tonnes of coal weighs heavy on the minds of any port operations team. Especially so when it cannot be predicted how many times metal...

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Finning joins defence support group bid consortium

Finning joins defence support group bid consortium

Finning, the UK and Ireland Caterpillar dealer has joined the newly formed Defence Equipment Services Limited’s (DESL) bid to acquire the Defence Support Group (DSG) from the UK’s...

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