Materials Handling News

Reflecting on Cracking

Reflecting on Cracking

Highways England’s strategic road network has over 1,200km of concrete pavement throughout its system, with the local authority network containing even more. Bridges, flyovers and other...

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Volvo 40-tonne excavators find favour at H&S Contractors

Volvo 40-tonne excavators find favour at H&S Contractors

H&S Contractors Ltd of Kingsnorth, Hoo in Kent continues to add Volvo Construction Equipment products to its plant portfolio, following the purchase of a 25-tonne L150H late last year for...

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Building blocks

Building blocks

Anyone who has walked barefoot into a child’s room late at night will probably hate Lego bricks. That aside, Lego has got to be one of the best toys ever developed. It’s an open system...

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Cracker of a Christmas as JCB employees receive £500 bonus

Cracker of a Christmas as JCB employees receive £500 bonus

JCB today announced a £500 Christmas bonus for more than 5,500 UK employees. The pay out was announced this morning across at the company’s 11 plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire...

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Two recent additions to the Liebherr concrete production cast

Two recent additions to the Liebherr concrete production cast

Liebherr provides concrete technology for the production of ready mixed concrete and to supply prefabricated or pre-cast concrete element production plants. Providing concrete production solutions...

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Outstanding design quality: Two German Design Awards for Liebherr’s earthmoving machines

Outstanding design quality: Two German Design Awards for Liebherr’s earthmoving machines

The T46-7 Telescopic handler and XPower wheel loaders receive awards in the "Excellent Product Design" category Striking, functional designs won over the panel of expert judges In Frankfurt...

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Hanson supplies concrete for Midland Metro Alliance project

Hanson supplies concrete for Midland Metro Alliance project

Hanson UK is supplying concrete for part of the Midland Metro Alliance (MMA) tram extension projects, one of the biggest construction projects outside London. The venture comprises of six separate...

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First time Volvo for Mike Taylor Plant Hire

First time Volvo for Mike Taylor Plant Hire

Mike Taylor Plant Hire of Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross has opted for a Volvo reduced swing ECR58D for the first time. The new six-tonne machine has been supplied by SMT GB’s utility...

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe officially open new European headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium

Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe officially open new European headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium

HCEE (Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe) held an official opening ceremony last week for its new headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium. Management from the South Korean headquarters, national...

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MHEA announces new president

MHEA announces new president

The Materials Handling Engineers Association has appointed a new president, John Connolly, who will hold the post for the next two years. John, who has been Vice President for two years and a...

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Collett expands hire fleet with new JCB Excavators.

Collett expands hire fleet with new JCB Excavators.

Collett Plant Hire Limited has bought four new JCB tracked excavator models to signal a rapid expansion for the Newark-based firm.  Established in 2015, with just one machine bought through...

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CASE excavator is a smooth operator on the golf course

CASE excavator is a smooth operator on the golf course

Having being impressed with the versatility, reliability, fuel economy and the performance of their first CASE CX130D excavator, premier golf course constructors John Greasley Ltd have taken...

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Drum Tipper mates with low-height receiving vessels.

Drum Tipper mates with low-height receiving vessels.

A new TIP-TITE® Drum Tipper for 115 to 200 liter drums features an elongated discharge cone that mates with the gasketed inlet of low-height receiving vessels, allowing dust-free transfer...

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Hill Engineering’s TEFRA Tilt is a strong contender in attachment market

Hill Engineering’s TEFRA Tilt is a strong contender in attachment market

Newry based attachment manufacturer Hill Engineering introduced its TEFRA Tilt In 2014. The TEFRA Tilt is designed for customers who need the full functionality of a Tilt bucket but see the versatility...

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High-Efficiency Vibrators for Spreaders, Pumpers & Volumetric Mixer Trucks

High-Efficiency Vibrators for Spreaders, Pumpers & Volumetric Mixer Trucks

A global leader in bulk handling technology has introduced a 12 VDC electric vibrator that combines superior performance with long-lasting reliability to improve material flow in specialized...

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