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Worcester Hire Services Return to Thwaites

Gloucestershire-based hirer WHC has concluded a deal that will add 40 Thwaites dumpers to the company’s fleet, expanding its dumper asset base by 30 machines to 120.

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Sunbelt Rentals is the first Plant Hire company to upgrade existing fleet with CESAR ECV (Emissions Compliance Verification) Scheme

Sunbelt Rentals UK is the first plant hire company in the UK to adopt an ECV upgrade programme across its fleet. Sunbelt has placed 2021/2022 orders for stage V equipment spanning excavators, dumpers, telehandlers, compressors and rollers to the value of £55m.

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Digger Guard Innovation For Hitachi Construction Machinery

Newcastle plastics manufacturer launches patented vandal guards at Hillhead Show

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Siltbuster Launches Integrated Chemical Dosing System

Leading water treatment specialist, Siltbuster, has launched an integrated chemical dosing system (iCDS) to sit alongside its already extensive range of treatment solutions. The new product, developed and manufactured in the UK, has been designed for sites that require a cost-effective and compact solution, yet still offers many of the benefits associated with Siltbuster’s larger containerised dosing systems

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New Cat 992 Wheel Loader increases productivity up to 32% and is up to 48% more efficient

Building on a more than a half-century legacy that includes the best-selling large mining loader model of all time, the new Cat 992 Wheel Loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32% greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10% and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel efficiency than the earlier model 992K.

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Cummins B6.7 reduces running costs and CO2 emissions with stop-start capability

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announces that the latest B6.7 Performance Series engine not only meets EU Stage V, delivering near-zero emission levels of NOx and PM, but it also features stop-start capability which can help operators further reduce running costs, as well as their environmental impact, through lower noise and CO2 emissions.

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Biggest ever UK order as sunbelt rentals buys 2,100 machines

Britain’s biggest equipment rental company is investing in 2,100 new JCB machines in a deal worth £65 million – the biggest ever order from a UK customer in the company’s 75-year history.

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Family-run firm puts Yanmar mini excavator to the test

When it came to investing in a versatile new mini excavator, Lancashire Developments purchased a Yanmar SV26 from local dealer MTS Plant. Compact, efficient, and highly productive, the impressive model is already delivering over and above expectations.

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The Malcolm Group go back to Volvo with an order for 6 new excavators

Returning to Volvo after nearly 20 years, The Malcolm Group has recently purchased six new excavators, ranging from 22 to 50 tonnes in operating weight

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