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 […]

Spaldings to distribute genuine Grimme parts in parallel with dealers throughout the UK and Ireland

Original replacement parts for Grimme potato and root crop machinery are to be distributed by after-market specialist Spaldings throughout the UK and Ireland to complement the service provided by Grimme’s established dealer networks. The strategic collaboration marks a new approach for both companies as machinery manufacturers face increasing competition for their parts business from makers of non-genuine alternatives. Announcing details at the company’s dealer conference, Patrick Graf Grote, GrimmeUK […]


There’s been a huge transition at Spearhead and the impact is very positive. In a complete restructure of the distribution network, direct partnerships have been established with new importers in 15 European countries. The growth in coverage is substantial, whilst Spearhead is closer than ever to its customers. Strategically partnering with leading names in each country, customers now enjoy wider […]

Deere & Company board elects John May as CEO

The Deere & Company board of directors has elected John C May as a member of the board, effective immediately, and to the position of chief executive officer, effective November 4, 2019. May has served as Deere’s president and chief operating officer since April 2019. “John’s record of success and proven leadership skills make him highly qualified to lead Deere and […]