CITB Reveals 6 Point Plan Following Shake-Up

2017-11-07T16:55:55+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Plant news|

The CITB has recently revealed their 6 point plan to make the training body "more focused, efficient and responsive" following a government-commissioned review.  In a 34 page review carried out by Mr Paul Morrell, a former construction advisor, the Department for [...]

UK construction machinery exports continue to grow.

2017-08-29T16:03:35+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Plant news|

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment continued on an upward trend in the second quarter of 2017, showing growth for the fourth consecutive quarter.   Construction machinery exports in Q2 2017 increased by 2.0%, reaching £714m, their highest quarterly [...]

JCB launched range of branded eyeware via Specsavers

2017-04-24T10:35:03+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Plant news|

Paul Tudor, senior licensing manager for JCB, said: “We are very excited about this new partnership. Health, safety and wellbeing has always been a vital part of the JCB philosophy. This extensive range of fashionable, high-quality, tough prescription safety eyewear [...]

Caterpillar confirms closure of Belgian plant

2017-03-29T15:26:51+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Plant news|

In September last year, Caterpillar announced it was contemplating allocation of the production at the Caterpillar facility in Gosselies, Belgium, to other manufacturing facilities. An information and consultation procedure in compliance with Belgian law was opened shortly after the announcement. [...]

Bobcat has New 1.7-tonne E17Z zero tail swing canopy model.

2017-03-24T14:25:18+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Plant news|

The E17Z provides “an unmatched combination of features for a machine of this size”, Bobcat claims. The ZTS functionality uses Bobcat’s Zero House Swing (ZHS) design, in which the front upper structure is also protected by ensuring the front corners [...]