Plant, Equipment & Supplies News

Plant, Equipment & Supplies News

PLANTWORX Construction Machinery

PLANTWORX Construction Machinery exhibition to be held in June

The third biennial PLANTWORX Construction Machinery exhibition will be hosted at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire on 6-8 June 2017
Executive Hire Show

Executive Hire Show 2017 will be hosted in February

The eleventh Executive Hire Show will bring together leading firms in the construction equipment industry on the 8 and 9 February in Coventry
jcb

JCB secures £5.5m order for nearly 100 new machines

Nearly 100 new machines have been purchased by Lomond Plant from equipment manufacturer JCB as part of £5.5m order for the firm Lomond Plant has placed a £5.5m order with JCB, it has emerged. JCB, which is based in Staffordshire, is to deliver 98 new machines to the Scottish plant hire...
plant hire depot

Plant hire depot in Nottingham saved by a multimillion pound takeover

Eight jobs have been saved at a Hewden plant hire depot in Nottingham after Nixon Hire took over in a multimillion buyout
construction products

Construction products market grows for the fifteenth consecutive quarter

Sales in the UK construction products market have grown for the fifteenth consecutive month according to new figures published
construction materials

Construction materials price hike hits 70 per cent of builders

New research has revealed that some 70 per cent of builders have experienced an increase in the price of construction materials due to a depreciation of the pound
brick merchant

Brick merchant sees a rise in pre-tax profit and turnover prior to buyout

Brickability, a brick merchant, has revealed it saw growth as it headed towards a multimillion pound management buyout
Hewden

Hewden machinery and equipment assets will be disposed of by Euro Auctions

Euro Auctions has been appointed by administrators to dispose of failed plant equipment hire firm Hewden’s assets
plant equipment

Plant equipment sees £1m council investment in Powys

Some £1m has been invested in purchasing new heavy plant equipment as part of Powys Council’s initiative Spend-to-Save
Compact construction equipment

Terex sells its UK-based compact construction equipment business

Compact construction equipment firm Terex is selling its business to Groupe Mecalac, which has facilities in France, Germany and Turkey
tools

Tools and small plant equipment firm to expand following takeover

Major provider of industrial power tools Abbey Industrial Solutions is set to expand after the acquisition of Preston-based industrial tool company ATN
construction SMEs

Many construction SMEs are underinsured against risks

New research has revealed a number of construction SMEs are not sufficiently protected against risks to their business
crane

Laing O’Rourke reveals plans to sell mobile crane fleet

Laing O’Rourke has revealed 11 mobile cranes will be sold from its Select Plant arm to Ainscough Crane Hire
Hewden

Hewden assets bought by A-Plant as the firm enters administration

Three divisions have been bought by Ashtead Plant Hire Company as the Hewden Group enters into administration