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Case coming to town

Case Construction Equipment together with Hodge Plant, their newly appointed dealer in Scotland, will be presenting an impressive line-up of machines at this year Scotplant…

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Stage is set for Sandvik

Sandvik Construction UK will be taking the opportunity at this year’s Scotplant to highlight a selection of their best selling models within their mobile crushing and screening…

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Avant at ScotPlant

Avant will be using its stand at the 2014 show to launch AVANTHIRE in Scotland – a growing nationwide network of hire companies that will partner with Avant by adding its…

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‘We’ll be back’

“A great show. We look forward to returning in 2014.” That was the post-Scotplant verdict from Sean Heron, managing director of Worsley Plant. He secured good business…

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Everybody’s talkin’

Show inquiries have been quickly converted into sales by the team at Caterpillar dealer Finning UK. “We took 48 good enquiries from good quality potential and existing…

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On the right track

“We had a good show and are happy with the leads we have. To date we have sold two pairs of tracks for excavators, engine parts for a tracked dumper and a small compaction…

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First impressions

There was plenty of new kit on the stands of Scot JCB and sister company Stewart Plant Sales. Among the machines making their UK debuts were the new 550-80, JCB’s highest…

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Cheque it out

Traffco, the UK distributor of Faymonville Trailers, brought the cheque book to ScotPlant to continue its sponsorship of young go-kart star Jack Brailsford. Jack, (10), is one of…

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On the EDGE

ScotPlant 2012 saw EDGE Innovate (NI) Ltd promote equipment from its range of waste recycling, quarrying and materials handling equipment. Sales executive Declan McKenna and…

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Jim’s back

Industry veteran Jim Wilson has come out of retirement to help Scotia Plant step up its expansion programme. The 69-year-old ex-Finning man was headhunted by the dealer just…

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Tops for Takeuchi

JMS Equipment of Aberdeenshire was named UK Dealer of the Year by Takeuchi… again. The Turriff-based business repeated its success of 2009 to make it a hat-trick of Takeuchi…

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Volvo is happy

Volvo Construction Equipment struck deals for a 25-tonne excavator, a 5.8 tonne compact excavator and a tandem roller. Marketing services manager Mark Gunns added: “In…

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Carry the load

The latest generation of wheeled loaders was represented on the Terex Distribution Ltd stand by the TL260. A 14-tonne class machine, it comes with extended loader arms to provide…

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Hyundai’s first outing

Young Plant Sales featured a number of landmark machines in its line-up. Just weeks after selling the first Hyundai R320LC-9 in Scotland to JD Plant Ltd of Airdrie, it brought in…

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The press gang

ScotPlant 2012 attracted strong interest from overseas with visitors from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Belgium and Ireland. The trade press was also out in force, led by Micael…

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Every second counts

Ewan Irvine is bound for Turin later in the year after winning the Scottish heat of the New Holland Construction Grand Prix by the narrowest of margins. More than 60 operators…

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Ramming home the message

The Rammer brand has been resurrected and within days of the news being announced it was in evidence at Ingliston. The latest models were on the stand of Murray Plant, one of the…