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 […]

A Volvo L150H loading shovel takes charge at Hugh King & Co.

Hugh King & Co has taken delivery of a new Volvo L150H loading shovel for its Hullerhill sand and gravel quarry located at Kilwinning, Ayrshire and has been put in charge of the main yard duties around the plant. “We’ve been operating Volvo equipment for a good many years and found the loading shovels to be consistently reliable and productive machines,”comments Operations […]

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 […]

CATERPILLAR INTRODUCES THE RM400 ROTARY MIXER

Caterpillar Inc. announces the availability of the RM400 Rotary Mixer. The new RM400 replaces the RM300 Rotary Mixer and offers many new features and enhancements including 19% more power, an enhanced operating environment, and better maneuverability. These features help contractors achieve the demanding job specifications in both full-depth reclamation and soil stabilization applications. The machine delivers a 2.4 m (8 […]