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Engcon continues to strengthen its position as the company reports that it is the world’s largest manufacturer of tiltrotators. In 2016, the company generated sales of more than SEK 780 million (₤68.5 million), an increase of almost SEK 200 million (₤17.6 million) over 2015. This means, according to Engcon that it is almost twice as big as its...

Steelwrist to double production capacity and at the same time move operations to Rosersberg, close to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Steelwrist is today Sweden’s fastest growing manufacturing company above 100 MSEK according to “Dagens Industri’s Gasell-competition 2017”. Steelwrist is also the world’s fastest growing manufacturer of tiltrotators and...

Japanese engine manufacturer Kubota has achieved certification for the EU Stage V diesel engine emission regulation for Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM), which will come into effect in 2019. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority has certified 11 Kubota engine models from its Industrial Water-Cooled Engine Variable Speed range*, all of which...

One of Scotland’s leading access equipment hire firms has invested in a fleet of 50 JCB Access electric scissor lifts. The scissor lifts have been purchased by Active Access – part of the ZL Group of companies – which is based in Bellshill near Glasgow. The order includes eight out of the nine models introduced by JCB Access in its initial electric...

Engcon, the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators, collaborates with most established manufacturers of machine control and excavator guidance systems to bring maximum benefit to customers. Trimble, the machine and excavator guidance systems manufacturer, has recently updated its systems to the new Earthworks Grade Control platform. Engcon...

Leicester based DAB Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd has rekindled its association with Volvo Construction Equipment products by purchasing three new twenty-two tonne EC220Es from SMT GB for it plant fleet. This is the first time DAB has considered Volvo excavators after a ten-year spell, according to Co-Director, Mick Merrigan. “Prior to the...

On the face of it, choosing lighting for your next project might not seem like a complex decision. However, the days of the loud, smelly, diesel tower are numbered. With hydrogen-powered options that are near-silent, produce no noxious fumes, and are highly energy efficient, the industry is changing fast. So, make sure you’re aware of the options...

A stolen 2CX Backhoe Loader worth £25,000 has been found and safely recovered in Bentley, Hampshire, within a matter of hours of first being reported as stolen thanks to the installation of a battery operated tracking device from AMI Group, plus back-up drone footage which aided the plant recovery efforts. AMI’s monitoring station received a phone...

JCB has thrown its weight behind Stoke-on-Trent’s bid for UK City of Culture status as the clock ticks down to decision day. Stoke-on-Trent is one of five cities in the running to be named UK City of Culture 2021, alongside Sunderland, Swansea, Paisley and Coventry. Judges for the competition visited the city last month as part of their tour of the...

R Collard Ltd of Eversley, near Hook, Hampshire has taken delivery of the first demolition specified Volvo EC750E to be sold in Great Britain The seventy-five tonne excavator is an addition to R Collard’s extensive mixed fleet of mobile plant and was purchased for a highly prestigious twelve month demolition contract awarded to Collard that takes...