Plant, Equipment & Supplies News

Plant, Equipment & Supplies News

Building supplies sales increase despite Brexit

Building supplies sales are up since the UK voted to leave the EU

Kingspan says the sales of building supplies in the UK has improved since the Brexit vote was made, with no evidence yet that leaving will be bad for the sector

JCB continues strong start to 2017 with £9m Nixon Hire deal

Plant equipment manufacturer JCB has won a £9m contract to supply a plant hire business with £9m worth of machinery
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Plant Hire firm purchases new Hyundai construction equipment

MJ Teale Plant Hire has added three new Hyundai HX140 L machines to its stable, investing around £250,000 in the new equipment
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Construction equipment giant JCB launches nine electric scissor models

This year will see construction equipment manufacturer JCB move into a powered access range, with the first nine models launched in the UK
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Construction Products Association gains new member AWMS

Alumasc Water Management Solutions has joined the Construction Products Association as an affiliated member
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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 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...
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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
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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
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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 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
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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