Materials Handling News

Huge success for Taylor and Braithwaite charity ball

Huge success for Taylor and Braithwaite charity ball

Cumbrian plant and construction equipment supplier, Taylor and Braithwaite, recently held a hugely successful birthday charity ball, which raised over £34,000, for Cancer Research UK. The...

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Rapid is Preferred Concrete Mixer Supplier for Noted London Concrete Contractor.

Rapid is Preferred Concrete Mixer Supplier for Noted London Concrete Contractor.

Rapid International Ltd (County Armagh) has recently supplied noted London concrete contractor, MixIt Ltd, with its fifth Rapid pan concrete mixer. MixIt is one of the largest and well-known...

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Marubeni-Komatsu introduces the new PW118MR-11 wheeled midi excavator.

Marubeni-Komatsu introduces the new PW118MR-11 wheeled midi excavator.

Marubeni-Komatsu announces the new PW118MR‐11, a quick and precise “tight tail” midi excavator with a powerful EU Stage IV engine, 6% less fuel consumption and an unrivalled compactness...

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New technologies adopted for Tier 4 emissions compliance and lower maintenance requirements

New technologies adopted for Tier 4 emissions compliance and lower maintenance requirements

CASE Construction Equipment has added performance with increased operating capacity, and upgraded emission standards of its four most technologically advanced skid steer loaders and compact track...

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Utranazz signs UK distribution agreement with Turbosol

Utranazz signs UK distribution agreement with Turbosol

Utranazz, the concrete equipment specialist, has announced it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the UK and Ireland with Turbosol for their portfolio of concrete, screed and mortar...

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Finlay Hire bridges the gap for civil engineering company

Finlay Hire bridges the gap for civil engineering company

Finlay Hire is helping take the strain out of high-profile city centre rail works for Skanska BAM. The civil engineering company is seeing significant efficiency on site after hiring a Tesab...

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Stone merchant makes a rock solid investment

Stone merchant makes a rock solid investment

“Traditionally all job waste was taken off the work site and back to our yard. This was then loaded onto wagons and taken to landfill. This was costing us rather than making us money!.” L&T...

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The end of the road for petrol and diesel vehicles poses new challenges for the construction industry

The end of the road for petrol and diesel vehicles poses new challenges for the construction industry

Governments and manufacturers envisioning a diesel-free future for on-road vehicles hit the headlines recently. But how will this impact the construction industry and how will it adapt? Low Emission...

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Talbert Manufacturing Offers 55-Ton Extendable Trailer

Talbert Manufacturing Offers 55-Ton Extendable Trailer

Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, offers its 55SA-TELE heavy-haul trailer. The deck length of this innovative unit is 54-feet when open, which...

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Calling low-carbon entrepreneurs: deadline for Shell Springboard 2018 just over one week away (6 November 2017)!

Calling low-carbon entrepreneurs: deadline for Shell Springboard 2018 just over one week away (6 November 2017)!

Applications for the Shell Springboard programme, Shell International Limited’s enterprise support programme for UK low-carbon businesses, will close on Monday, 6 November 2017. Successful...

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JCB Hydradigs tackle M6 Motorway Contract for Hawk Plant

JCB Hydradigs tackle M6 Motorway Contract for Hawk Plant

Hawk Plant Hire has added six JCB Hydradig wheeled excavators to its operated plant fleet to meet the needs of contractors working on major motorway contracts. Four of the machines have been...

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Volvo CE backs high-speed revolution heading north

Volvo CE backs high-speed revolution heading north

Britain’s new high-speed rail project, HS2 is on track to provide a swift and low-carbon alternative mode of transport from London to the Midlands and the North of England. Across Europe,...

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Mecalac choose VT Sensorvision for hazard detection

Mecalac choose VT Sensorvision for hazard detection

Construction equipment giant Mecalac is offering award-winning, ‘collision preventing’ hazard detection for customers purchasing site dumpers, using a safety system developed by vehicle...

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The Innovation Game: Bringing Mobile Machine Concepts to Life

The Innovation Game: Bringing Mobile Machine Concepts to Life

Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth is launching an Innovation Award to nurture innovation within the UK engineering sector. Specifically focused on mobile applications, the competition...

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A unique amphibious excavtor!

A unique amphibious excavtor!

REMU Big Float is ideal for aquatic environments... With the prospect of cooler, wetter weather and potential flooding on the horizon, the REMU Big Float is a unique piece of equipment ideal...

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