CAT® 352 UHD ULTRA HIGH DEMOLITION EXCAVATOR FEATURES CONFIGURATION VERSATILITY TO HANDLE A RANGE OF DEMOLITION AND EARTHMOVING APPLICATIONS

The Cat® 352 UHD Ultra High Demolition excavator is designed to handle difficult demolition of tall structures using a range of Cat demolition attachments, including multi-processors, grapples, shears and hydraulic hammers with the retrofit boom. The UHD front can be switched for a straight or bent (retrofit) boom position for lower-level demolition and earthmoving applications. This switch typically is done in […]

New Volvos venture to the Outer Hebrides

Macaulay Askernish Ltd, a privately owned civil engineering contractor headquartered on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, has taken delivery of two new Volvo EC140E excavators for a dedicated 21 kilometre utilities contract on Stornoway. The new arrivals follow hot on the heels of a larger EC200E ordered by the company in the summer – it being the first of its kind to arrive in Scotland. “We’ve been operating […]

N.E Surfacing chooses Volvo once again for its front line paver

N.E Surfacing Ltd of Rayne, Essex, has just purchased a second Volvo P6870C wheeled paver,replacing its three year-old predecessor. “We’ve been very pleased with the performance and reliability of the P6870C over the last three years but,more importantly, we’ve been impressed with the level of after-market support, care and attention we’ve received from the team at SMT GB,” comments Joint Director Darren Jones. “Wanting to keep our front-line machine fresh […]

A new Long Reach fifty tonne Volvo excavator for Skene Group Construction Services Ltd.

Hot on the heels of a deal for three new Volvo L220H loading shovels earlier this year, Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes,Fife, has added a fifty tonne Volvo EC480E long reach excavator to its quarry plant fleet. The new EC480E has been equipped with a 7-metre boom and a 4.8-metre dipper arm, which is the longest possible combination of digging equipment for this model of excavator. This was specified to […]

A successful demonstration sparks new business at D K Plant Hire

D K Plant Hire of Aberfeldy, Perthshire has opted for a brace of Volvo compact excavators for the first time, following a successful demonstration by SMT GB’s utility dealer, CS Machinery Sales Ltd. The machines chosen by the company include a zero swing, two and a half tonne ECR25D and the smaller one and a half tonne EC18D following a competitive demonstration and comprehensive machine evaluation, according to Proprietor Danny Kirk. “Weestablished a very good relationship with Calum Shaw […]

NEW EQUIPMENT, ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICES, AND GLOBAL OPERATOR CHALLENGE TO HIGHLIGHT THE CATERPILLAR CONEXPO-CON/AGG EXPERIENCE

NEW OUTDOOR FESTIVAL GROUNDS EXHIBIT DESIGNED TO REINFORCE MESSAGE TO CONTRACTORS – “YOUR WORK MATTERS” Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 experience includes a mix of static displays, equipment demonstration area,  and new services/technologies under the theme of “Your Work Matters.” The 60,000 ft2 (5574 m2) exhibit in the show’s new outdoor Festival Grounds includes […]

NEW CAT® D5 DOZER DELIVERS NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE, UNMATCHED PRODUCTIVITY-BOOSTING TECHNOLOGY

The new Cat® D5 offers superior performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help you get the most from your bulldozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading. A fully automatic transmission gives you seamless acceleration, so you can get the job done quickly. At 127 kW and an operating weight range of 17 […]