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3 ways idling machines affect profitability

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money. 1. Increased fuel costs Fuel is a major cost for every construction equipment owner so it’s important that each drop goes towards doing the work your company is paid …

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Scania 6×6 G500 trucks replace dumpers in Norway

Scania 6x6 G500 trucks replace dumpers in Norway

Construction fleets in Norway have been seeking the help of Scania to overcome the issue of dump trucks outgrowing the country’s public roads. The result for one haulage fleet, Per A Øren AS of Høyanger, a small municipality in west Norway, is the order of three new Scania 6×6 G500 …

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Terex Trucks welcomes new dealer in Spain

Terex Trucks welcomes new dealer in Spain

Spain is leading the way on eurozone growth with the country’s construction activity rebounding after several tough years following the global economic crisis. With increased foreign investment and more houses, shops and hotels being built, there’s currently a lot of optimism in the market. It’s with this in mind that …

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Eiffage chooses Volvo dump trucks equipped with Allison transmission

Eiffage chooses Volvo dump trucks equipped with Allison transmission

French civil engineering construction company, The Eiffage Group, has selected Volvo A60H dump trucks with Allison full automatic transmissions to work on infrastructure projects around the world. Earthworks and large construction activities require machines capable of transporting very large loads, on very difficult driving zones and with significant working time. …

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LiuGong Direct (UK) makes its debut at Plantworx 2019

LiuGong Direct UK makes its debut at Plantworx 2019

LiuGong Direct (UK) makes its debut to the market at Plantworx from June 11 to 13. LiuGong recently announced completion for the acquisition of Portsmouth based Construction Plant & Machinery Sales (southeast) Limited (CPMS), who served as the sole dealer for the UK. In doing so, LiuGong established its first …

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Plantworx 2019 has its very own App!

Plantworx 2019 has its very own App!

Plantworx 2019 is almost upon us! The show has over 450 exhibitors and build-up has begun for the 4th biennial Construction show (11th – 13th June, East of England Arena Peterborough). New for 2019 is the Plantworx App – which is the ideal tool to navigate around the show. With …

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New range C and T rock up at Loughran Rock Industries

NEW Renault Trucks RANGE C AND T ROCK UP AT LOUGHRAN ROCK INDUSTRIES

Loughran Rock Industries (N.I.) Ltd, a leading provider of crushed stone, concrete blocks and ready-mix concrete in County Armagh, has added two Renault Trucks Range C430 8×4 tippers fitted with Farlow Steel bodies and one Range T480 6×2 tag tractor unit to its 30-strong fleet. The new vehicles join the …

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Terex Trucks has its sights set on North American expansion

Terex Trucks has its sights set on North American expansion

Terex Trucks, the Scottish articulated hauler manufacturer, has big plans for North America. The company wants to expand its already 35-strong North American dealer network, bringing its TA300 and TA400 machines to even more customers throughout the region. With the way things are going, America – the ‘land of opportunity’ …

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