NEW CHAIRMAN FOR CPA CRANE INTEREST GROUP

Janet Entwistle the chief executive of Ainscough Crane Hire has been elected as the new chairman of the UK's Construction Plant-hire Association’s (...

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GROVES FOR SCHUCH

German crane rental company Schuch has taken delivery of three Grove cranes, a 60 tonne GMK3060, a 100 tonne GMK4100L-1 and a 300 tonne GMK6300L-1 All...

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LIEBHERR LTM1450-8.1 FOR THE BALTIC STATES

Lithuanian crane rental company Strele Logistics has taken delivery of a 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane.The eight axle LTM 1450-8.1...

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Two more cranes hit the sales list this week, from an impeccable stable direct to buyers throughout the world! Prestine cranes, cranes for repair, ol...

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LONG ROAD AHEAD!

SOLD SOLD SOLD  Thousands of miles ahead to reach their new home. Superb package of five Volvo FM tag axle tractor heads on their way today. Thankf...

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FIRST LTM1450-8.1 IN ASIA

Hong Kong based crane rental company Set Win Group has taken delivery of the first 450 tonne, eight axle Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane to ar...

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LG1750 FOR MAMMOET AUSTRALIA

Mammoet Australia has taken delivery of a new 750 tonne Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom truck crane in order to keep pace with growing demand for new an...

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100T LIEBHERR FOR MERKEL

German rental company Merkel Autokrane has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Liebherr LTM 1100-5.2 All Terrain crane.The five axle LTM 1100-5.2 features a...

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MORE DEMAGS FOR SCOTT-MACON

US based Scott-Macon Equipment has ordered two 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain cranes.The five axle AC 220-5 features an eight section 78 metre m...

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SCOTLAND'S FIRST LTM 1450-8.1

Scottish rental company Whyte Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane, the first in Scotland.The eight ax...

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PLANT HIRE GROUP BOOSTS ITS NATIONAL PROFILE

A major Perthshire industrial plant hire group has expanded its nationwide network after completing a major acquisition in south east England. Errol-...

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THE AUCTION EVERYONE IS WAITING FOR!

THE WAIT WILL SOON BE OVER!  It's next week, the "direct from user" auction everyone is waiting for. On instructions from R Collard Limited, auction...

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FASSI FOR MOBILE MINI

UK portable site accommodation company Mobile Mini has taken delivery of two 82 metre/tonne Fassi F820 loader cranes.Mounted on 32 tonne four axle Sca...

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AINSCOUGH SHOWCASE 450 AT VERTIKAL DAYS

Ainscough Crane Hire show case their new Liebherr LTM1450-8.1 on the Liebherr stand this year at Vertikal Days.  Vertikal Days 2018 is over and was ...

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AB 2000 ACQUIRED

Scottish crane and equipment rental company AB 2000 has been acquired by the Quattro Group, a leading UK Road Rail equipment rental group.Founded in 1...

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11 NEW LIEBHERRS FOR MAMMOET TEXAS

Mammoet Americas is expanding its Texas based crane fleet and reorganising its operations, with the addition of a new branch, in order to offer its cu...

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FIRST KOBELCO CKE3000G IN EUROPE

Dartford, UK-based Hawks Crane Hire has ordered Europe’s first 300 tonne capacity Kobelco CKE3000G crawler crane. Launched at the end of last year t...

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ROBERT COLLARD AUCTION - THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!

AUCTION THIS MONTH - DIRECT FROM THE USER CONSTRUCTION / DEMOLITION / RECYCLING T&S Auctioneers are delighted to receive instructions from Robert Col...

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DON'T MISS SPEEDY / ONLINE AUCTION / THIS WEEK

Thimbleby & Shorland presents: On instruction of SpeedyOnline auction of Contractors Plant & Tools VIEWING9.30 am – 4pm on Tuesday 15th, Wednesday...

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IOWA CAT DEALER ALTORFER ACQUIRES CHICAGO CAT DEALER PATTEN INDUSTRIES

Iowa based Caterpillar dealer Altorfer has acquired Chicago-based Caterpillar dealer Patten Industries, the Caterpillar dealer in northern Illinois an...

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THREE GREAT AUCTIONS THIS MONTH

Three great auctions coming soon (this month) / presented by the team at T&S / and powered by www.planetcranes.com - the home of great auction events....

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KATO LAUNCHES NEW CITY CRANES

Kato has launched new versions of two of its city type All Terrain crane range, the 13 tonne CR-130Rf and the 20 tonne CR-200Rf.The new models, design...

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LIEBHERR CRAWLERS FOR INTEGRATED

Middle East based rental company Integrated Logistics has ordered two 300 tonne Liebherr LR 1300 crawler cranes.The LR 1300s have been ordered with a ...

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LAMPSON REACTOR LIFT FIVE YEARS IN THE MAKING

Bayway New Jersey USA The Reactor was set at the Bayway Refinery in New Jersey. The lift was 830 tons at a 269’1 1/4” radius which was 90.5% of C...

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VERSATILE GTC-1200 STARS ON 85/385 INTERCHANGE PROJECT

The 85/385 Gateway Project in Greenville, South Carolina is expected to be “a premiere engineering achievement resulting in a signature infrastructu...

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WHAT WILL YOU DO WHEN THE CRANES ARE SOLD?

Find out today with a dealer account that does the work for you Unlimited crane listings / full social media coverage Regular dedicated dealer eblas...

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MAMMOET MEGA TANDEM LIFT

Mammoet's mega tandem lifts bring Oman's biggest petrochemical project closer to completion. Mammoet has successfully completed the safe transport an...

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THE CRANE CENTRE HANDS OVER EPIC FASSI CRANE

Hand over day for this epic crane truck!   A Fassi F820RA.2.26 supplied by The Crane Centre Limited, fitted to a Scania G450 8x2 Rigid supplied by ...

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EMERSON INTRODUCE FLAGSHIP LTM1450-9.1 LIEBHERR

Here it is and what a beauty!! Emerson are excited to introduce you to their new Flagship LTM1450-8.1. Like all new cranes that Emerson purchase thi...

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RADIUS NFT AGREES PARTNERSHIP WITH POTAIN

UK based crane and heavy lift company Radius NFT has signed a rental partnership ‘dealership’ with Manitowoc to rent Potain tower cranes in the UK...

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FIRST COMANSA LCL700 IN USA

US based GLY Construction has taken delivery of the first 64 tonne Linden Comansa LCL700 luffing jib tower crane to arrive in the Americas.The maximum...

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JCB TELEHANDLERS FOR PLANTFORCE

UK rental company Plantforce has taken delivery of a number of new JCB telehandlers, ranging from seven to 17 metres lift height, including 3,100kg/se...

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AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT - EXCAVATORS / DUMPERS / ROLLERS / SMALL PLANT / TOOLS

Online auction of contractors’ plant & tools - viewing soon at Reading Auction Centre Bidding opens 16th May, another great selection presented ...

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US TEREX DEALER ADDS DEMAGS

Renegar-Driggers Machinery, the Terex/Demag distributor for South eastern USA and the Caribbean has ordered six Demag All Terrain cranes, one 100 tonn...

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R COLLARD LTD FLEET REPLACEMENT DELIVERS AUCTION OPPORTUNITY

Thimbleby & Shorland Auctioneers (T&S) are delighted to have received instructions from R Collard Limited. The public auction will take place on Thurs...

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OLDHAM BASED HTF TRANSPORT LIMITED EXPANDS FLEET

Oldham-based HTF Transport Ltd expands fleet following asset finance funding from Santander Oldham-based HTF Transport Ltd, a leading haulage and lo...

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DS SMITH CHOOSES RYDER FOR 240 SPECIALIST VEHICLES

DS Smith, a leading provider of corrugated and specialist plastic packaging solutions, has returned to Ryder for the supply of nearly 240 specialist v...

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RECORD YEAR FOR LIEBHERR

Liebherr has reported its results for 2017, with revenues up 9.3 percent to a record €9.84 billion and pre-tax profits jumping almost 22 percent to ...

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FIRST SPIERINGS FOR EMERSON

In the beginning of April Emerson crane hire took delivery of their first Spierings SK1265-AT6 Mighty Tiny. The 60 meter mobile tower crane with a tow...

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LIEBHERR FOR SCHOLL

German rental company Karl Scholl has taken delivery of a 70 tonne Liebherr LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane.The four axle LTM 1070-4.2 has a 50 metre m...

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LIEBHERR SUPPLIES 2ND 500T FOR NMT CRANE HIRE

NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of it's second 500T crane from Liebherr.  Establsihed in 1976, the Bedford based company which celebrated 40 years...

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KATO FOR LEE LIFTING

UK crane rental company Lee Lifting has taken delivery of a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city type All Terrain crane.The CR-200Ri features a 28 metre main b...

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ANOTHER DEMAG FOR CITY LIFTING

UK rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5 All Terrain crane.The five axle crane features an eight section 78 met...

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48 POTAINS FOR MAXIM

US based rental company Maxim Crane Works has ordered 48 Potain top-slewing tower cranes, which are due to start arriving at its facility in Newport, ...

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LET'S TALK AUCTION - RICHARD DANCE TALKS ABOUT PLANET CRANES

“Let’s talk auction”  Thimbleby & Shorland (T&S) Auctioneers sign 2018 annual deal with www.planetcranes.com  Last year we were thrilled t...

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GROVES FOR NIGERIA

Nigeria Liquid Natural Gas (NLNG) has taken delivery of two 130 tonne Grove GMK5130-2 All Terrain cranes.The five axle GMK5130-2 has a 60 metre main b...

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VALLA MINI CRANE DROPS IN TO SUPPORT UNDERGROUND EXTENSION

A Valla mini crane has been dropped 20 metres down a shaft to support construction of the latest extension of the London Underground. The Manitex Val...

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750 TONNER FOR IRELAND

Irish rental company East Cork Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 All Terrain crane.The nine axle LTM 1750-9.1 is rate...

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NEW ADVANCED DEPOT

UK rental company Advanced Access Platforms has opened a new depot in central London, and taken delivery of new Niftylift hybrid and electric boom lif...

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220T TADANO FOR ENGEL

German rental company Engel Krane has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Tadano ATF 220G-5 All Terrain crane.The five axle ATF 220G-5 features a 68 metre s...

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PLANET CRANES INTRODUCES WEEKLY SOCIAL MEDIA "SNEAKPEEKS"

Planet Cranes www.planetcranes.com has introduced weekly previews dedicated to profiling dealer stock in combination with emailing campaigns to posit...

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FLANNERY NOW PRESIDENT OF UNITED

US based United Rentals has given chief operating officer Matthew Flannery the additional title of president.The title was previously held by chief ex...

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GROVES TO INDONESIA

Indonesian rental company and contractor PT Saranabaja Perkasa has taken delivery of three Grove All Terrain cranes, two 100 tonne GMK4100Ls and a 220...

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MORE DEMAGS FOR WITTROCK

German rental company Wittrock Group has ordered a further two 250 tonne Demag AC 250-5 All Terrain cranes.The five axle cranes feature a 70 metre mai...

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JCB CREATES 600 JOBS AS CONSTRUCTION DEMAND STRENGTHENS

Staffordshire excavator manufacturer JCB is creating 600 production jobs as it looks to meet global demand for its famous products. The jobs will be ...

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THREE NEW LIEBHERR MOBILE CRANES FOR GRUAS LEMAN

Spanish crane rental contractor Gruas Leman took delivery of three new mobile cranes at the Liebherr Plant in Ehingen. The LTM 1130-5.1, LTM 1200-5.1 ...

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DORNSEIFF EXPANDS ITS FLEET WITH LR 1250

The company Dornseiff expands its fleet with a crawler crane type LR 1250. Both the continuously variable main boom of the Liebherr crane and the poss...

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MAWSLEY MACHINERY JOINS PLANET CRANES

Check out a superb selection of pre-owned construction machinery from Mawsley Machinery – live now on www.planetcranes.com #JCB #Manitou #Kubota #B...

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PLANET CRANES WELCOMES USA BASED PEAK CRANE & EQUIPMENT

We are delighted to welcome USA based seller Peak Crane & Equipment to Planet Cranes. Peak Crane & Equipment takes pride in offering around-the-clock...

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T&S - record sales as first heavy equipment auction in 2018 hailed a massive success – Power your auctions with bespoke event marketing packages from Planet Cranes

T&S - record sales as first heavy equipment auction in 2018 hailed a massive success - www.tsauction.co.uk A superb foot fall on site at Reading, and...

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MORE LIEBHERRS FOR WHYTE

Scottish rental company Whyte Crane Hire has taken delivery of four large Liebherr All Terrain cranes, a 500 tonne LTM 1500-8.1, a 130 tonne LTM 1130,...

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First UK LTM 1450-8.1

UK rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 450 tonne Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 All Terrain crane, the first in the UK. The eight axle ...

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SALES MANAGERS REQUIRED

SALES MANAGERS REQUIRED We are looking for motivated and ambitious individuals in the USA & Middle East to join our team at Planet Cranes – www.pla...

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EMPIRE CRANE - POSITIVE FEEDBACK ON PLANET CRANES - thank you!

“HOLY LEADS! We got so many this weekend! I have never come in and have this many quotes to do!” Thank you, Jayna Labrie Marketing Coordinator ...

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THIMBLEBY & SHORLAND AUCTIONEERS SIGN 2018 ANNUAL DEAL WITH PLANET CRANES

THIMBLEBY & SHORLAND AUCTIONEERS (T&S) SIGN 2018 ANNUAL DEAL WITH PLANET CRANES Last year we were thrilled to receive the news from Richard Dance Se...

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KING OPENS HINKLEY DIVISION

UK crane rental company King Lifting has opened a dedicated project division to service the lifting requirements at the new nuclear power station bein...

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NIGERIAN MEGA CONTRACT FOR MAMMOET

Mammoet has been awarded the contract to provide heavy lifting and transport solutions for construction of Africa’s biggest oil refinery in Nigeria....

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25 LIEBHERRS FOR 25 YEARS

Dubai based Al Faris Equipment Rentals has ordered 25 Liebherr cranes to mark the company's 25th anniversary, including a dozen Rough Terrains. The o...

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42 MANITEX CRANES FOR CROPAC

Canadian sales and rental company Cropac Equipment has ordered 42 new Manitex cranes for its rental fleet and retail sales inventory. The order, wor...

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NEW £120 MILLION CREDIT LINE FOR ARDENT

UK telehandler rental company Ardent Hire Solutions has secured a £120 million asset based lending facility to support its growing working capital ne...

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CHOICE 2015 / 2016 LIEBHERR LR1600/2 CRAWLER CRANES - BUY NOW LIVE ON PLANET CRANES!

2015 MODEL WITH ONLY 900 HOURS Make: Liebherr - Model: LR1600/2 - Combination: SL3F - Main Boom: 108 meters - Jib: 12 meters - Year of manufacture: ...

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AGGREKO FORMS JOINT VENTURE WITH CHINESE POWER RENTAL COMPANY

Aggreko has formed a joint venture in China with power rental company Shanghai Yude. The new company starts trading immediately as Shanghai Yude Aggr...

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NORWEGIAN A-MASKIN JOINS PLANET CRANES

We are delighted to welcome esteemed Norwegian #crane seller A-Maskin AS to join Planet Cranes. Based in Oslo, Norway with further sales facilities in...

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USA CRANE SELLER EMPIRE CRANE JOINS PLANET CRANES

We are delighted to welcome premier USA seller Empire Crane to join Planet Cranes. Based in New York with branches in Boston, Massachusetts & Metropol...

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MORE LIEBHERRS FOR EMERSON

UK rental company Emerson Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 200 tonne Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 All Terrain crane, with five more Liebherr All Terrain cr...

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STEVE FOSTER ADDS LIEBHERRS

UK rental company Steve Foster Cranes has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes, a 35 tonne LTM 1030-2.1 and a 60 tonne LTM 1060-3.1. The...

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FIRST £1 BILLION QUARTER FOR ASHTEAD

Ashtead, parent of Sunbelt in the US and Canada and A-Plant in the UK, has reported its first £1 billion quarter. Revenues increased 20.5 percent t...

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"SCOTTISH RENTAL COMPANY ACTIVE ACCESS HAS TAKEN DELIVERY OF 50 JCB SLAB ELECTRIC SCISSOR LIFTS"

Scottish rental company Active Access has take delivery of 50 JCB slab electric scissor lifts. The order ranges from the 15ft S1530E to the 45ft S455...

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LIFTERZ MOVES INTO SCOTLAND

A new access rental company has opened in Scotland, Lifterz (Scot) a partnership between shareholders Leigh Baker, Jim Palmer and Osset based Lifterz....

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FIRST 150T GROVE FOR SOUTH GERMANY

German rental company Hermann Kranverleih has taken delivery of a 150 tonne Grove GMK5150L All Terrain crane. The five axle crane features a 60 metre...

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FIRST GERMAN AC300-6

German crane rental company Eschbach has ordered a 300 tonne Demag AC 300-6 All Terrain crane, the first company in Germany to do so, after it was lau...

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MORE LIEBHERRS FOR MARSH

UK crane and telehandler rental company Marsh Plant Hire has taken delivery of four 40 tonne Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 All Terrain cranes. The two axle c...

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GOTTSWALD FOR VENICE

Italian based Terminale Intermodale Venezia (TIV) has ordered a 125 tonne Konecranes Gottwald G HMK 6507 mobile harbour crane. The new crane is TIV...

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EMERSON CRANE HIRE MD LIAM CLANCY TALKS ABOUT PLANET CRANES

“We chose Planet Cranes, an innovative new online portal whose main promise in their promotional campaign was to ‘Take your cranes, trucks & const...

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REVENUE BOOST FOR TAT HONG

Singapore based rental crane company Tat Hong has reported a more positive set of numbers for the second quarter and first half. Total reven...

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SPIERINGS LAUNCHES NEW HYBRID CITY BOY

Spierings finally unveiled the production version of its long awaited hybrid three axle City Boy self erecting tower crane, at a 30 year ann...

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TADANO ADDS WESTERN US DEALER

Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer for Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. Bigge, who celebrated its 100th anniver...

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900 TONNER FOR HEBO

Hebo Maritiemservice is expanding its heavy lift floating crane fleet with the addition of a new barge mounted 900 tonne sheerleg, its large...

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New Liebherrs for Cadman

UK rental company has taken delivery of two Liebherr All Terrain cranes, a 40 tonne LTM 1040-2.1 and 60 tonne LTM 1060-3.1. The two axle LTM...

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Another good quarter for Terex Cranes

Terex Cranes has posted a positive set of numbers for the third quarter in terms of revenue growth and reduced losses. Looking first at the n...

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An improving quarter for Cramo

Finnish international rental company Cramo has reported a positive third quarter in terms of revenues and profits. Looking first of all at the nine m...

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120t Tadano RTs for Bigge

US based Bigge Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of two 120 tonne Tadano GR-1200XL Rough Terrain cranes.The two axle crane has a 56 metre main boom...

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Grove for Trinity House

UK maritime charity Trinity House has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Grove RT765E-2 Rough Terrain crane.The RT765E-2 is equipped with a 33 metre main bo...

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Grove RTs for Philippines

MDC Equipment Solutions, the rental arm of Filipino construction company Makati Development Corporation, has taken delivery of four 30 tonne Grove RT5...

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LATTICE BOOM CRAWLERS CRANES AVAILABLE AND LIVE NOW ON PLANET CRANES

Lattice boom crawler cranes available and live NOW on Planet Cranes 1999 Link Belt LS138III – 2012/3 Terex PL2000 CHOICE – 2007 Manitowoc 12000S...

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LEADING CRANE RENTAL FIRM CHOOSES PLANET CRANES FOR CRAWLER CRANE BESPOKE DISPOSAL PACKAGE

Leading crane rental firm chooses Planet Cranes for crawler crane bespoke disposal package.    We are delighted to welcome this enviable package ...

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700t Demag for Kuwait

Kuwait rental company Jassim Transport & Stevedoring has taken delivery of a 700 tonne Demag AC 700-9 All Terrain crane.The nine axle crane features a...

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Another good quarter for United

US based United Rentals has reported another good quarter, although profit growth still lags behind revenue growth. For the nine months to the end of...

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40 years old

Today (20.10.2017)  is the 40th anniversary of the launch of the first JCB telehandler, the two wheel drive, 2,000kg/6.4 metre Loadall 520 in 1977.Si...

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New CEO and CFO for Mammoet

Dutch international crane and heavy lift company Mammoet has made a number of changes to its executive management board. They include the appointment...

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Tadano launches new range of truck cranes

Tadano has unveiled a new three model series of truck cranes which includes the 75 tonne capacity GT-750EL, the 60 tonne GT-600EL and the 30 tonne GT-...

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Tadano Mantis GTC1200 for AGK

Massachusetts, USA based ACK Marine & General Contracting has purchased a new 120 tonne Tadano Mantis GTC1200 telescopic crawler crane from local dist...

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Three Liebherrs for Kavanagh

Irish rental company Kavanagh Crane Hire has taken delivery of three new Liebherr All Terrain cranes - a 90 tonne LTM 1090-4.1, a 130 tonne LTM 1130-5...

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First LR 11000 in Spain

Spanish heavy lifting and transport company Transportes y Grúas Aguado has taken delivery of a 1,000 tonne Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane, the first...

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New products from Terex Utilities

Terex launched four new aerial lifts lines at ICUEE in Louisville, Kentucky last week. The new products are enhanced versions of the Hi-Ranger produc...

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UK orders for Hiab

Hiab has received orders for 30 X-HiPro loader cranes from UK based MV Commercial and Lawrence Vehicles. The order includes 39 tonne/metre X-HiPro 41...

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Car upends tower crane

A tower crane overturned in Mersch, Luxembourg on Friday night, after a car slammed into its base/counterweight. The incident occurred around 1:00am ...

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Bigger Tadano territory for Coastline

Tadano North America has expanded the dealer territory of Coastline Equipment to include Nevada and Idaho. The California based distributor, a divisi...

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GET YOUR CRANE ON THE BOAT!

Kato NK250E-V truck mounted telescopic crane loading at Southampton sold via Planet Cranes. A week after the listing went live, the Kato crane is no...

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HIRE FIRM JOHN NIXON SEEKS EXPANSION FOLLOWING YEAR OF SOLID GROWTH

The Newcastle firm, which won Company of the Year at the North East Business Awards in 2014, is looking to open more depots. Further expansion is pla...

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KILOUTOU ACQUIRES SPANISH RENTAL FIRM

Kiloutou has acquired CTC de Maquinaria, an equipment rental firm based in Spain’s Aragon region, continuing its expansion in the Spanish market. C...

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MORE LIEBHERRS FOR BRYN THOMAS

UK rental company Bryn Thomas Cranes has taken delivery of a 90 tonne Liebherr LTM 1090-4.1 All Terrain crane, with two more Liebherr cranes on order,...

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PLANET CRANES - ANDREW FOSTER, OWNER, FOSTER CRANE & EQUIPMENT LIMITED TALKS ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE ON PLANET CRANES

Planet Cranes is yours to explore!   When looking through the Planet Cranes website you are immediately struck by how welcoming and easy to navigat...

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LAUNCH - PLANET CRANES - LAUNCH

Take your cranes , trucks & construction equipment to the next level! Optimise cutting edge technologyReach out to thousands of buyers Competitive ha...

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LAUNCH - PLANET CRANES - LAUNCH

Planet Cranes is a new and dynamic platform SPECIFICALLY for crane, truck and equipment trading and rental. Everything you need to successfully buy a...

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PLANET CRANES LAUNCH LAUNCH LAUNCH

Take your cranes , trucks & construction equipment to the next level! Optimise cutting edge technologyReach out to thousands of buyers Competitive ha...

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PLANET CRANES LAUNCH LAUNCH LAUNCH

Planet Cranes is a new and dynamic platform SPECIFICALLY for crane, truck and equipment trading and rental. Everything you need to successfully buy a...

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DAF Trucks to take part in UK platoon trials

DAF Trucks will participate in a two-year platoon trial in the UK, led by TRL, the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory. Together with its partners, ...

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Hurricane danger for Miami tower cranes

As hurricane Irma barrels towards the Florida coast contractors are facing up to the fact that dozens of tower cranes will simply have to be left to b...

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JCB’S £7.5 MILLION YOUNG TALENT INVESTMENT CREATES ALMOST 170 JOBS

30th August 2017  JCB today announced the recruitment of almost 170 apprentices and graduates as the company steps up investment in its Young Talent...

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New Palfinger KS platform

Palfinger Platforms is to launch a new KS truck mounted lift at Platformers Days this week, the 37 metre P 370 KS, which will top its Premium Class ra...

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Potain cranes go to work on South Korean LNG terminal

South Korean construction equipment rental company Sunheung Corporate has supplied three Potain MC 310 K12 cranes to work on a liquefied natural gas (...

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Eurogruas modernises its crane fleet with nine new Liebherr mobile cranes in Spain

The Eurogruas Group is expanding and modernising its crane fleet with nine new Liebherr mobile cranes. The cranes are destined for various outlets in ...

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Veolia introduces Liebherr into their fleet

Veolia, the global waste management organisation, discussed Liebherr machinery’s input to achieving their safety, efficiency and sustainability goal...

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  S.V.M.M. receives NEW DEMAG® AC 160-5 ALL TERRAIN CRANE

ZWEIBRÜCKEN – August 16, 2017 – The S.V.M.M. company, based in Valenciennes, France, took delivery of its new Demag® AC 160-5 all terrain crane....

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Crane Rental Places Large Order for Demag® CRAWLER Cranes AND ALL TERRAIN CRANES

ZWEIBRÜCKEN – September 5, 2017 – Poland’s Crane Rental is adding three new Demag® CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler cranes, two Demag AC 220-5 a...

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GARIC UNVEILS NEW SCOTTISH DEPOT

Following the successful introduction of its Midlands depot last year, Garic has just opened a further branch in Bathgate Scotland. The new depot is ...

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EMERSON EXTENDS REACH

Emerson Crane Hire’s brand new 300t Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 has now arrived and is available to hire. The new LTM 1300-6.2 from Liebherr is the most ...

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Arcomet goes bigger

Belgian tower crane specialist Arcomet will unveil a new, larger self-erecting crane, the A50 Eco later this week.The new crane is substantially large...

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300 tonne theft

A 300 tonne All Terrain crane was stolen last night from the Hovago yard in Dordrecht, The Netherlands.The six axle Liebherr LTM1300-6.2 is serial num...

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SKENE ADD ANOTHER VOLVO

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes, Fife, has added a second Volvo L220H loading shovel to work at its Soutra Mains Quarry facility w...

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A better year for Coates

Australia’s Coates Hire has reported higher revenues and a sharp jump in profits for the year to the end of June. Full year revenues were up five p...

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Terex RT 90 for Tecno-Gru

Italian crane rental company Tecno-Gru has taken delivery of an 86 tonne Terex RT 90 Rough Terrain crane.The RT 90 features a five section 47 metre ma...

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New Liebherr for recovery company

German crane rental and recovery company Autohaus Kreuzburg has taken delivery of a 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane.The three axle LT...

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Kato NK250E-V available for sale in the UK

EXPORT ENQUIRIES WELCOME EX UK  Year 2000 Kato NK250E-V  Ready for delivery now! 3 axle truck mounted crane (2 drive - 1 steer) 12R 22.5 tyres i...

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Terex Cranes adds Lebanese distributor

Terex Cranes has appointed Farhat Service Center as a fully authorised distributor for Lebanon.Farhat Service Center is based in Beirut and started ou...

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Liebherr for Dutch port

Dutch terminal operator Kloosterboer has taken delivery of a 144 tonne Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane and an LRS 545 reachstacker.The LHM 550 h...

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New 140 t/m Wolffkran flat top

Wolffkran is replacing its Wolff 6015 Clear flat top tower crane with the 6020 Clear.  The 6015 was introduced in 2008 and the new model is essentia...

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33 BAY MODULAR BUILDING - AVAILABLE FOR SALE NOW!

33 BAY MODULAR BUILDING FOR SALE  Three storey modular system complete with exterior stair cases x 2 Ground floor comprising of 4 unit WC and urina...

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GARIC WELFARE EQUIPMENT / VEHICLES - ON LINE AUCTION 23rd & 24th AUGUST 2017

Don’t miss it! The online auction at Garic Limited - Garic UK is one of the most trusted plant and site equipment providers in the country. Taking...

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Laing O'Rourke sells Bison precast concrete arm for £20m

Laing O’Rourke has sold its Bison Manufacturing arm to Forterra for £20m. The UK’s largest private contractor confirmed the deal would com...

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Caterpillar Q2 sales up 9.5%, profit jumps 45%

Caterpillar’s second quarter 2017 sales and revenues increased by 9.5 percent compared to 2016, reaching $11.3 billion. In response the company rele...

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600 telehandlers for A-Plant

UK rental company A-Plant has ordered 600 JCB telehandlers, part of a 1,200 unit deal worth over £55 million. UK rental company A-Plant – the UK a...

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VOLVO 6X6 TIPPER TRUCK WITH CRANE/GRAB

6x6 Volvo multi-function truck This truck is a tipper, grab truck and a crane For sale now THE TRUCK Volvo - FL12 - 340 - 6 X 6 DRIVE - hub reduct...

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Ruthmann T650 to Sweden

Swedish rental company Swelift has taken delivery of a 65 metre Ruthmann T650 HF truck mounted platform. The T650 offers 42 metres of outreach and a ...

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ALE expands with Conbit

ALE has acquired the Netherlands-based Conbit, an offshore lifting and structural engineering company. Conbit, which will become part of the ALE grou...

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UK's first 250t Kobelco

UK rental company Hawks Crane Hire has taken delivery of the UK’s first 250 tonne Kobelco CKE2500G-2 crawler crane. The crane has a maximum boom le...

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Liebherr receives the order to supply armoured mobile and rescue cranes to the German Army

The Liebherr G-BKF recovery crane delivers excellent off-road capability and flexibility. ·       Order for 33 G-BKF recovery cranes and 38 G...

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Terex Demag CC8800-1 BoomBooster Integrated Logistics

The past month Integrated Logistics in Kuwait, has assembled and tested its Flagship, the Terex Demag CC8800-1 with BoomBooster attachment. By adding...

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JV adds four Kobelco cranes

Bylor, the joint venture between French construction company Bouygues and UK construction company Laing O’Rourke, has ordered four Kobelco crawler c...

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“GRAB” TRACTION ON YOUR JOB SITE!

THIS TRUCK IS A TIPPER, A CRANE AND A GRAB FOR SALE NOW! Volvo FL12 - 340 6 X 6 DRIVE hub reduction 4.3 metre wheelbase Manual transmission ...

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Essential Fleet Services buys Go Plant

Essential Fleet Services has announced it has completed the acquisition of Go Plant for an undisclosed sum, to create one of the UK’s largest provid...

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German optimism at Terex Cranes

Terex Cranes has reached a positive agreement with the works council and union IG Metal in regards to restructuring its German production facilities, ...

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European Rental Giant Loxam Acquires Cramo’s Danish Equipment Rental

Loxam, Europe’s largest equipment rental company is continuing its international acquisition spree by acquiring the equipment rental assets of Cramo...

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THE FIRST. THE BEST. THE MOST - VOLVO CELEBRATES 75,000TH HAULER

With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,...

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TRACKED DUMPERS FOR SALE OR LONG-TERM HIRE FROM AS LITTLE AS £170 PER WEEK!

3 units available forward tip: 1 demonstrator (2016) 2 unused (2016) Contact +44 (0) 7725 045485 The Canycom S25 Heavy-duty Carrier is designed fo...

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SAT DHAIWAL TO RETIRE FROM ASHTEAD

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Director Retirement Released : 07.07.2017 Ashtead Group plc 7th July 2017 Director Retirement  Ashtead Group plc (the “C...

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Kato for Gearing

UK rental company Gearing Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri city type All Terrain crane.The CR-130Ri features a 24 metre, six ...

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Petro-Sea Logistics has added a GMK5180-1 to its fleet

Petro-Sea Logistics has added a GMK5180-1 to its fleet, joining several other Grove all-terrain cranes it has added in the last year. The crane will...

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A-Lyft takes delivery of Liebherr mobile construction crane MK 140 in Gothenburg

The Swedish crane rental company A-Lyft has taken delivery of a Liebherr mobile construction crane MK 140 in June. It is the first mobile construction...

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COCHRAN THERMAX STEAM BOILERS

COCHRAN THERMAX STEAM BOILERS Output 27 ton/hr – twin furnace Maximum working pressure 14.5 bar Diesel / gas fuel Autoflame control system CHO...

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EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE USA

2005 Caterpillar D6R LGP – Baltimore  1989 Caterpillar 950E – Kentucky 2 number 1997 JLG 600S – California 3 number Onan 230KW Genset –...

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CRANE – 350 TONNE DEMAG AVAILABLE

2009 Demag AC350 all terrain mobile crane available from the UK’s largest lifting services company – don’t miss it! Full details on request. 2...

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THE BIG LIFT! - 750 TONNE MOBILE CRANE FOR SALE

2015 Liebherr LTM1750 all terrain mobile crane available from the UK’s largest lifting services company – don’t miss it! Full details on reques...

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PLANET CRANES IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Everything you need to sell trucks, cranes and construction machinery has been incorporated here within this site, and that is just for launch!  Many...

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Fastbrick signs a deal with Caterpillar to develop bricklaying robots

Investors poured into small-cap robotics company, Fastbrick Robotics, on Monday after the company struck a deal with global construction manufacturer...

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Terex AC 40/2L on the Horizon for Scottish Crane Hire company

Founded in 1973 as a steel reinforcing company, Horizon has always been a well-known family business in the central belt of Scotland. It wasn’t unti...

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New office planned for Maxim

US crane rental company Maxim Crane Works is building a $4.7 million office complex in Wilder, Kentucky which could create 100 full time jobs in the a...

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150t Grove to Merkel

German crane rental company Merkel Autokrane has taken delivery of a 150 tonne Grove GMK 5150L All Terrain crane.The new five axle crane features a 60...

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Port of Grangemouth orders new Liebherr ship to shore crane

The Port of Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest container facility, has placed an order with Liebherr for a new multimillion pound ship to shore conta...

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40 Hiab cranes for Japan

Japanese trading company FutureBud International has ordered 40 Hiab loader cranea in a deal worth around €2 million. The cranes - installed on Jap...

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Another BG Lift for BMS

Danish crane rental company BMS has taken delivery of a second heavy duty Brennero/BG Lift CWE 525 spider crane, complete with the 12 metre 6S telesco...

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If you build it, they will come

In the 1989 movie, ‘Field of Dreams’, a farmer and baseball fan keeps hearing the phrase “if you build it they will come” and decides that if ...

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Another Kato for City Lifting

UK rental company City Lifting has taken delivery of a new 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri from European master distributor Rivertek Services. The CR-200Ri ha...

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FOR SALE - 20 METRE LONG REACH LIEBHERR EXCAVATOR

2012 Liebherr 954 20 metre long reach excavator 6700 hours Very high specification Full Liebherr Service History and Warranty from new High ...

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Spierings delivers 900th crane

Spierings has delivered its 900th self-erecting mobile tower crane to Swedish crane rental company BeMå-lyft. The 900th machine is a four axle SK597...

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NFT invests in vast new facility

Leading international tower crane supplier NFT has a new facility to house its rental fleet of more than 1,800 tower cranes. The new site in Abu Dhab...

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First LTR 1220 in India

Indian construction company NCC has taken delivery of a 220 tonne Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane, the first in India.The LTR 1220 features...

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Kuwait's JTC boosts fleet with Demag all-terrain cranes

Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) said it has placed an order for five new Demag cranes from Terex Corporation, a global manufactu...

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WANTED TO BUY - 500 TONNE CRANE

500 TONNE CRANE – WANTED TO BUY LTM1500 required for export order (outside Europe) Ideally available for collection and freight circa. late Augu...

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RENTAL COMPANIES – SELLING TO YOUR COMPETITION?

Do you want to sell your surplus equipment away from your UK domestic hire market?  We can guarantee export on the following Caterpillar products: ...

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Ashtead boss talks pound and Trump

Ashtead boss Geoff Drabble gives Sky's Ian King a rundown on the equipment rental firm's boost from the weak pound and his hopes for Donald Trump's US...

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100th Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1

UK rental company Berry Cranes has taken delivery of the 100th 60 tonne Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 All Terrain crane to be delivered in the UK, with a form...

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Garic sees revenues jump to £22m

Garic, a Greater Manchester company which manufactures equipment for the construction and infrastructure sector, has posted a record turnover followin...

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Construction starting on $43M, 600-worker Caterpillar division HQ in Arizona

Sundt Construction is getting the go-ahead to start construction on a new $43 million division headquarters in Arizona for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT...

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Maxim completes Coast Crane acquisition

Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp in the USA.Founded in 1970 and bas...

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Revived LHM 180 to Croatia

Croatian fertiliser manufacturer Petrokemija has taken delivery of a refurbished Liebherr LHM 180 mobile harbour crane.The crane has a maximum capacit...

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Kato for Coppard Plant

UK rental company Coppard Plant Hire has taken delivery of a 13 tonne Kato CR-130Ri city-type All Terrain crane.The CR-130Ri features a 24 metre, six ...

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Terex finds favour in Australia

Terex Cranes has announced order wins from seven Australian companies. Three of them, namely Brendon Penn Crane Hire, Mammoet and Melmar Cranes, have ...

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Topkran takes a Liebherr

May 30 - Moscow-based crane rental company Topkran has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane, which is the first crane of its type in...

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160t Demag for Action Lev

French crane rental company Action Lev has taken delivery of a new a 160 tonne Demag AC 160-5 All Terrain crane. The five axle crane features a 68 me...

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New Demag for Wiesbauer

German crane rental company Wiesbauer has purchased a 500 tonne Demag AC 500-8 All Terrain crane.The eight axle crane has a 56 metre main boom and whe...

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90t Kobelco to New Zealand

New Zealand rental company Map Hire has taken delivery of a new 90 tonne Kobelco CKE900G-2 crawler crane.The CKE900G-2 handles its maximum capacity at...

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Jekko and Fassi launch co-developed knuckleboom crawler

At a dealer event in Jesolo, close to Jekko’s HQ, the Italian company launched a new crawler-mounted knuckleboom crane line, developed with part-o...

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Bahrain contractor orders six Terex and Demag cranes

Bahrain’s Modern Mechanical, Electrical and Transporting (MMET), a long-standing Terex Cranes customer in the Middle East, has placed an order for ...

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6 X 6 MULTI FUNCTION VOLVO TRUCK - GO ANYWHERE, DO ANYTHING!

Volvo FL12 - 340 6 X 6 DRIVE hub reduction 4.3 metre wheelbase Manual transmission Day cabin 33,875 KM UK road registered Ex major UK contract...

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Kato for Quinto

UK rental company Quinto Crane & Plant has purchased a 20 tonne Kato CR-200Ri city type All Terrain crane.The CR-200Ri replaces a 25 tonne Kato CR250 ...

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Marker buoys moved by LTC 1050-3.1

Bremerhaven Waterways & Shipping Office (WSA) in Germany chose a Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 mobile crane for transporting its marker buoys. The 50 tonne c...

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First ever Raimondi crane erected in Albania

Italian crane manufacturer Raimondi Cranes (Raimondi) has announced one of its cranes has been erected in Albania. This is the first time one of its c...

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"TUESDAY TIME TRAVEL"

#TuesdayTimeTravel Hans Liebherr together with design engineers and tradesmen develops the first mobile tower crane in 1949...

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Three Terex cranes for Bothar

Australian company Bothar Boring & Tunneling has purchased three new Demag/Terex All Terrain cranes as it expands operations in the Middle East.The ne...

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UK exports twice as much construction equipment as it imports

They say British manufacturing is dead – not in the construction equipment and machinery sector, it's not, where we export double what we import. U...

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Union Pacific to spend $41m on Wyoming rail infrastructure

Days after announcing a similar infrastructure programme for Utah, the Union Pacific Railroad has revealed it is set to spend $41 million on improveme...

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750 tonner for Mediaco

French crane and access rental company Medicao has ordered a Liebherr LG-1750 lattice boomed truck crane for delivery in September, and taken delivery...

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Tata motors launches BS-IV compliant trucks in Tamil Nadu

Leading commercial vehicles maker, Tata Motors has launched its new BS IV-ready medium and heavy duty trucks with 'exhaust gas recirculation' (EGR) an...

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John Deere launches enhanced production loader buckets in 30 configurations

John Deere has introduced 30 wheel loader bucket configuration options aimed at boosting production and improving material retention. Designed for th...

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Nine Demags for Norway

Norwegian rental company Nordic Crane Vest, part of Crane Norway Group, has taken delivery of a 650 tonne Demag CC 3800-1 lattice crawler crane. The C...

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Speedy says turnaround complete as profitability returns

Speedy Hire in the UK said it had completed its turnaround as it announced much improved financial results for the uyear to 31 march 2017. Revenues w...

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Alstom unveils new EMU for UK and launches CLever at Railtex

Alstom has unveiled plans to introduce a new regional EMU platform for the UK at this year’s Railtex exhibition, as well as launching its new CLever...

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Herkules to buy 15 Terex ATs

Polish crane rental company Herkules signed an agreement with Terex Cranes to buy 15 all terrain cranes in the next four years.  Herkules’ Tomasz...

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EIGHT NEW SCANIA TRUCKS FOR RASE DISTRIBUTION LIMITED

Wickenby, Lincolnshire-based Rase Distribution Limited is celebrating 50 years in business with an investment in eight Scania trucks.  Supplied by Sc...

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SUNBELT RENTALS COMPLETES NOBLE RENTS ACQUISITION

The sale of Noble Iron's Las Angles-based subsidiary, Noble Rents, to Sunbelt Rentals has been completed. For $46.5 million, Sunbelt Rentals acquire...

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Caterpillar Acquires Equipment Sharing Specialist Yard Club

Caterpillar has acquired construction equipment technology company Yard Club for an undisclosed amount. Yard Club specializes in helping distributors ...

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RAIL EXCAVATOR REQUIRED FOR EXPORT ORDER

WANTED FOR EXPORT ORDER Liebherr A900ZW rail excavator Ideally 2007/9 Must be RIS 1530 PLT Issue 6 compliant  ...

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DIG DEEP! AS NEW LONG REACH EXCAVATOR FOR SALE

AS NEW JCB LONG REACH EXCAVATOR WITH LESS THAN 300 HOURS! ENHANCE YOUR FLEET WITH THIS 22 METRE REACH Model JCB JS370LR  – LC – T4i Hammer p...

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WE NEED A SCANIA CRANE TRUCK - YESTERDAY PLEASE!

Another crane truck arrives with new owners - this one straight to work in Botswana. May 2017....

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Another 700t Demag for Michielsen

Belgian crane rental company Michielsens has ordered a 700 tonne Demag AC 700-9 All Terrain crane.The nine axle crane features a five section 60 metre...

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WELFARE, ANYWHERE!

Choice of 9 Ford Transit welfare trucks READY TO GO with NEW MOT tests Year 2011 vehicles, all one owner from new, features include: T350L model ...

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Seattle to Build World's First Light Rail Over Floating Bridge

A $3.7 billion project connecting light rail to the Eastside over the I-90 bridge in Seattle will be a world first. It will create 14 miles of rail tr...

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Mentner Krane buys Kato

German rental company Mentner Krane has taken delivery of a new Kato CR-130Ri from Mini & Mobile Cranes Körner, based in Duisburg, Germany. Based in...

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Northgate Vehicle Hire places £2.5 million order for Isuzu D-Max pick-ups

Northgate Vehicle Hire placed a £2.5 million order for the new, next-generation Isuzu D-Max pick-up truck range on the day of its launch at the Co...

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ERA uprates rental growth forecasts for 2017 and 2018

The European Rental Association (ERA) and its consultant IHS Markit have significantly upgraded their growth forecasts for Europe’ rental market for...

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ASTEC INDUSTRIES SALES UP 14 PERCENT IN Q1

Astec Industries, manufacturer of products and equipment for infrastructure, aggregates, mining and energy reported its net sales for the first quarte...

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Daimler and Volvo are making India their export hub

Daimler AG, the German multinational automotive corporation and Volvo AB, the Swedish multinational manufacturing, will most probably feature among...

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Bombardier’s joint venture wins contract to supply China with 40 trains

Bombardier Transportation’s Chinese joint venture Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST) has been awarded a contract from China Rail...

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400t Liebherr for Clark Crane

Nashville based rental company Clark Crane has purchased two new Liebherr All Terrain cranes. The order for the two new cranes was placed with Liebhe...

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Hitachi to buy Sullair for US$1.24 billion

Hitachi is to buy compressor manufacturer Sullair from Accudyne Industries for US$1.245 billion. The deal gives Hitachi portable compressors as well ...

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VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GLOBAL SALES UP 30% IN 1ST QUARTER

Improving market conditions helped Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) report strong growth in sales, profitability, order intake and deliveries i...

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Integrated Logistics orders 12 Demag cranes

Middle Eastern logistics provider Integrated Logistics Company has ordered 12 new Demag cranes from Terex Cranes. The order includes two AC 130-5, fo...

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Nvidia Goes Public With Self-Driving Truck Ambitions

Around Silicon Valley, semiconductor giant Nvidia is best known for its graphics chips that power a wide range of video game technologies. But in rece...

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UNITED RENTALS TOTAL REVENUE UP 3.5 PERCENT IN 1ST QUARTER

United Rentals, Inc announced financial results for the first quarter 2017 and an optimistic revised forcast for the rest of the year. UR's results f...

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Hyundai spins off Construction Equipment division as new company

Hyundai Heavy Industries announced Wednesday that it has spun off its Construction Equipment division as a new company, Hyundai Construction Equipme...

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“LH 300 SKYBOOM” - Powered access technology delivering 18 metres vertical reach and 10 metre outreach.

A CHOICE OF 4 SUPERB MACHINES DIRECT FROM LEADING AND AWARD WINNING RAIL CONTRACTOR Powered access technology delivering 18 metres vertical reach a...

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“REXQUOTE ACCESS RAILER 17” - Revolutionary innovation incorporating the pedigree of both Niftylift and Terex

“REXQUOTE ACCESS RAILER 17” A CHOICE OF 10 SUPERB MACHINES DIRECT FROM LEADING AND AWARD WINNING RAIL CONTRACTOR Revolutionary innovation inco...

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Brazilian crane contractor LOCAR updates its crane fleet with 4 new Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile cranes

Crane, heavy haulage and aerial platform contractor LOCAR from Brazil took delivery of four new Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile cranes at a stroke. New t...

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Knight Transportation Takes Over Swift in Colossal Trucking Merger

Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation Co., two of the nation’s largest trucking companies, said on Monday they would merge their busin...

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Leavitt Cranes Acquires Pacific Tower Crane and Pacific Lift Equipment

Leavitt Cranes has acquired the assets of Pacific Tower Crane and Pacific Lift Equipment from Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co. of Memphis, Tenn. In 2015, ...

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INDIA - Infra push may spur demand for construction equipment: Tata Hitachi's Sandeep Singh

As infrastructure gets the biggest push from the government in a bid to boost the country's economy, Sandeep Singh, Managing Director at Tata Hitachi ...

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Riwal acquires AFI GmbH

The Netherlands-based Riwal has acquired German rental company AFI GmbH. AFI GmbH rents aerial work platforms, telehandlers and forklifts, founded in...

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Joy Global Renamed Komatsu Mining Corp

Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., has completed its acquistion of Joy Global and announced Wednesday the Milwaukee-based company wi...

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First 'Silk Road' train sets off on 18-day 7,500-mile journey from Britain to China laden with vitamins, soft drinks and WHISKY

The first rail freight service from Britain to China departed today - laden with whisky, soft drinks, vitamins and baby products. Thirty containers f...

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Five Demags for Sutch

UK rental company John Sutch Cranes has ordered five Terex All Terrain cranes, including a 220 tonne Demag AC 220-5, two 60 tonne Demag AC 60-3s, and ...

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U.K.’s Vp plc Acquires Jackson Mechanical Services

U.K. rental company Vp plc has acquired Jackson Mechanical Services, a rental company with locations in Harpenden and Leeds in a deal valued at £3.6 ...

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Major Middle East shipbuilder chooses Grove cranes

Suez Shipyard Company has purchased two new Grove all-terrain cranes, a Grove GMK5130-2 and a GMK4080-1, through Orascom Trading, the Manitowoc dealer...

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ARDENT INVEST BIG WITH A&Y EQUIPMENT LTD

Ardent Hire Solutions one of the largest providers of self-drive plant in the UK and A&Y Equipment Ltd, the UK & Ireland importer for Ammann compactio...

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United Rentals Completes Acquisition of NES Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of NES Rentals Holdings II, Inc. (“NES...

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New Liebherr for Chamberlain

UK based Chamberlain Crane Hire is taking delivery of a 70 tonne LTM 1070-4.2 All Terrain crane. The four axle crane has a 50 metre main boom and has...

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Britvic extends Wincanton tie-up with 5-year logistics contract

Soft drinks producer Britvic has awarded a new five-year logistics contract to Wincanton, the largest British logistics company. Under the new contra...

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Sunbelt takes Pride

Sunbelt Rentals, the US arm of UK based Ashtead has acquired US rental company Pride Equipment for $279 million in cash.  Pride is a long establishe...

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New Irish crane company

A new crane rental company has been established in Ireland with the name Bosslift, based in Cootehill, County Cavan.  It has been set up by industry...

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USA - Driverless trucks: Coming soon to a highway near you?

From songs about lonely truck drivers longing for home, to movies about truckers on a mission – the U.S. trucking industry not only delivers 10.5 bi...

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INDIA - Infrastructure equipment finance business on a robust growth path

HYDERABAD: Infrastructure equipment finance business in the country is witnessing robust growth thanks to the spurt in homes and road construction sec...

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Be part of the Digital Planet experience on LinkedIn!

At the beginning of 2017 we launched 3 discussion forums aimed at the global cranes rental, construction equipment rental and road transport industrie...

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Follow our LinkedIn Planet Cranes page today - Come on board for our Digital Planet journey!

With the imminent arrival of our new global online one-stop portal Planet Cranes www.planetcranes.com          dedicated to buying and sellin...

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Sarens Nass orders 15 new Demag cranes

The Bahrain-based Sarens Nass Middle East will add 15 new Demag AC-130-5 all-terrain cranes to its fleet, a statement said.“We have a significant nu...

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Aztec Rental website revamp boosts customer service, has led to increased leads

Houston, Texas-based Aztec Rental has partnered with Dealer Spike Heavy Equipment to revamp its website to make it more mobile-friendly, a lacking fea...

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Scania opens Europe’s first indoor used truck sales centre

Scania has opened what is believed to be Europe’s first dedicated indoor Used Truck Sales Centre – close to the M6 in Warrington, Cheshire. The n...

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Optimus Prime of the truck world!

Custom built and commissioned by Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of the Malaysian state of Johor to tow his private powerboat around Malaysia, the Mack Trucks s...

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DIGITAL PLANET GROUP - Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying and selling cranes, trucks and construction equipment.

DIGITAL PLANET GROUP - Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying and selling cranes, trucks and construction equi...

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XPO LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2016 RESULTS

GREENWICH, Conn. - February 21, 2017 - XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016. F...

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Volvo Trucks UK had “very good year” in 2016

Volvo Trucks UK  had a “very good year” in 2016, increasing sales for the second year in a row, according to commercial director Mike Corcoran. ...

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Britains roads worse than Namibias

In a recent study by  Centre Of Economics and Business Research, the UK ranked worse than Namibia, Malaysia and Ecuador in a report that shows the ap...

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Indian rental giant Sanghvi Movers orders 18 Grove cranes

India’s largest crane rental company Sanghvi Movers Limited, has ordered 18 Grove GMK6300L all-terrain cranes. “This is our first major investmen...

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ALE installs Saudi Arabia’s first-ever wind turbine

The company was contracted for the transportation, erection and installation of one GE 2.75-120 wind turbine in Huraymila, around 80km north of Riyadh...

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FIRST 2017 ONLINE AUCTION EVENT A SUCCESS FOR GARIC!

FIRST 2017 ONLINE AUCTION EVENT A SUCCESS FOR GARIC! The first of three strategic auction disposals, conducted for Garic Limited has been hailed as a...

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Nationwide triples tracked fleet

UK-based Nationwide Platforms has more than tripled its fleet of track mounted platforms after taking delivery of a further 64 machines. Comprised of...

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WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING PARTNERSHIP TO HELP DRIVE JCB SALES

JCB is entering into a partnership with Williams Martini Racing ahead of the 2017 season which will offer the company immense opportunities to promote...

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A-Plant Announces Specialist Acquisition and New Agreement

The UK’s largest equipment rental company A-Plant has announced the acquisition of Kier Construction’s hoist business as well as the award of a ne...

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PRESS RELEASE – DIGITAL PLANET GROUP - PLANET CRANES WEB LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT

Morgan Leyzan Ltd. Thrapston UK, March 2017. DIGITAL PLANET GROUP -Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying ...

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Optimism abounds at ConExpo 2017

The organisers of ConExpo 2017 announced that, over five days, a total of 128,000 people attended the show, which featured a record number of (over 28...

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HEWDEN CRANES - GOING GOING - GONE

Friday 3rd March saw a successful and sad day combined as the Hewden crane fleet went under the auctioneer’s hammer at Newark Show Ground in the UK....

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Finning to launch equipment rental app

Canada-based Finning International - Caterpillar's largest dealer - is implementing a new mobile and smartphone app where customers can search and fin...

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'Crane treehouse' rises above Bristol docks

Spending the night in “alternative” locations has become a travel trend in recent years (hotel rooms = boring, remember), with guests getting the ...

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Chinese Construction Equipment Companies Counting on U.S. Infrastructure Fix

The China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products and China Construction Machinery Association made it very cle...

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FM Conway unveils £11m fleet renewals for 2017

FM Conway has revealed an £11.2 million fleet investment for 2017 – adding 17 eight-wheel and two six-wheel tippers, as well as five eight-wheel gr...

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BUDGET - CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY REACTIONS #1

The Construction industry reacts to the Budget The Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first spring Budget as the government prepare to trigg...

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The Bear Grylls of the hostile seas!

Pioneering Spirit (formerly Pieter Schelte) is the largest crane vessel ever built. Inspired by the offshore heavy lifting pioneer Pieter Schelte Hee...

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Worldwide equipment sales forecast up 7% for 2017; North America to grow by 6%

Off – Highway Research is forecasting construction equipment sales worldwide will grow 7 percent in 2017. The firm expects total machine unit sales ...

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HEANOR GOES UNDER THE HAMMER

Heanor Haulage closing transport arm to focus on warehousing Long-standing heavy transport firm Heanor Haulage is closing its haulage arm this month ...

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New Liebherr offshore crane

Liebherr has won a contract to supply a 3,000 tonne HLC 295000 heavy-lift marine crane for Belgium marine contractor Deme. The order also includes two...

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Hyundai unveil four new models at ConExpo 2017

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas have unveiled four new equipment models and introduce important upgrades to many current models at the trienni...

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Biker Group buys Volvo with UK's first steel-plank Keith Walking Floor

Biker Group has taken delivery of what is understood to be the first steel-plank Keith Walking Floor rigid in the UK. The Wilcox-bodied Volvo FM wil...

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The John Travolta’s of the digger world!

In 1960, Joseph Cyril Bamford, founder of JCB arranged to have a TV crew film several backhoes raise themselves up on their buckets, to showcase their...

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AINSCOUGH CRANE HIRE ADDS 15 CRANES TO NATIONWIDE FLEET

Ainscough Crane Hire have made significant investments to its crane fleet bringing in 15 additional cranes to what was already the UK’s largest and ...

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Southern Cranes chooses Terex

Horsham-based crane hire company Southern Cranes & Access has bought two new Terex AC 40/2L all terrain cranes and a new Demag AC 160-5. The new all-...

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John Deere, Liebherr partner to speed up the engine development process

John Deere and Liebherr have announced a new agreement centering on engine development collaboration. The move represents the expansion of a well-est...

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WHERE ARE YOUR TRUCKS GOING? Six of the top export destinations for used trucks from the UK

1 JordanThe Middle East has taken large volumes of second-hand British trucks for many years but war and the refugee crisis have had an impact on dema...

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AUCTION WEEK FOR HEWDEN CRANES

130 Hewden cranes in unreserved public auction Euro Auctions will host an unreserved public auction to sell 130 cranes formerly belonging to Hewden S...

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Sarens orders big from Demag

Sarens will add 18 new Demag all terrain cranes to its fleet: eight AC 100-4L, three AC 130-5 and seven AC 220-5. The new cranes will join a fleet of...

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ON TRACK OPPORTUNITY TO BUY COLMAR ROAD RAIL EQUIPMENT

 ON TRACK OPPORTUNITY FOR RAIL EQUIPMENT An excellent opportunity has arisen to acquire clean and very well maintained road rail equipment, from one...

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Alpine Westfalia LUCHS H110 - BORING MACHINE

1992 Model Recondition Full Working Order Complete with Spare Package Low Hours Avaialble NOW...

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Sanghvi adds Demags worth more than $30 million

Leading Indian crane rental company Sanghvi Movers has signed an order to buy seven units of the 650 tonne capacity Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawl...

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GARIC ON LINE AUCTION EVENT ONLY 3 WEEKS AWAY!

Don’t miss it, the first Garic on line auction event is only 3 weeks away! The countdown is on!     www.garicauction.co.uk Great deals availab...

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Linden Comansa to exhibit the LCL310 crane at ConExpo

First time a luffing-jib tower crane from the Spanish manufacturer to be displayed at a trade show in the American continent Linden Comansa will part...

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Grove unveils the TMS9000-2 truck crane

Lighter, longer, stronger. This was the mantra as Grove developed the TMS9000-2, its next-generation truck crane, which has just been unveiled. The ...

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LIEBHERR USA OPENS NEW EQUIPMENT SOURCE RETAIL STORE IN KANSAS CITY, MO

The grand opening of the new Liebherr Equipment Source (LES) store is set for April 2, 2017, located at 707 Mulberry Street, Kansas City, MO. The new ...

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Mini but mighty

Mini crane manufacturer Maeda will feature three MC series models, and introduce its small telescopic boom crawler crane, the CC1485, at ConExpo, stan...

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Axis Truck Rental introduces post-Brexit flexible contract hire offer

Axis Truck Rental has introduced a flexible short-term truck contract hire offer designed to help operators who may be feeling uncertain about curren...

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“SWEET DEAL BARBARIAN”

Is it possible to find a fully loaded L200 Barbarian crew cab with only 12,500 miles? Yes! The opportunity is there to acquire this as new crew cab,...

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ON TRACK OPPORTUNITY FOR RAIL EQUIPMENT

ON TRACK OPPORTUNITY FOR RAIL EQUIPMENT An excellent opportunity has arisen to acquire clean and very well maintained road rail equipment, from one o...

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Hard Brexit could shrink construction by 9%, warns key peer

A hard Brexit could shrink the construction industry’s capacity at a time when it needs to grow to meet government objectives, a key peer has warned...

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Mammoet USA expands fleet and services

Mammoet USA has launched a new Crane Services Division and expanded its fleet to better serve clients and plants along the Gulf Coast. Mammoet USA’s...

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Terex appoints new VP and CFO

Terex Corporation has appointed John Sheehan as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Mr Sheehan will assume his duties on 27 Fe...

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LOADALL MILESTONE YEAR STARTS ON A HIGH WITH MASSIVE ORDER

JCB has kicked off the year it celebrates 40 years of telescopic handler production with a massive order from one of the industry’s most prominent u...

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INDIA - Budget boon for construction equipment

INDORE: Sales of construction equipment are expected to increase by about 10 per cent in the next fiscal due to the government focus on infrastructur...

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Spence Crane Hire adds three Liebherrs

UK crane rental company Spence Crane Hire has purchased three Liebherr All Terrain cranes, two 60 tonne LTM 1060-3.1s and a 90 tonne Liebherr LTM 1090...

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U.S. and Europe Race to be First to Self-Driving Trucks

Europe’s traditional trucking giants are making huge investments in self-driving trucks in the hope that they can be the disruptors rather than the...

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PRESS RELEASE - Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying and selling cranes - launching in February 2017.

Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying and selling cranes - launching in February 2017. Crane professionals i...

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ARA FIVE-YEAR FORECAST FOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL REVENUE STRENGTHENS

ARA projects U.S. equipment rental revenue will reach $48.9 billion in 2017       A new five-year forecast for equipment rental industry revenu...

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Ranger jib cranes on hand for tunnel evacuation

Australian specialist lifting equipment and services firm Ranger found an unusual application for five jib cranes on the WestConnex underground motorw...

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Northgate expands rental offering with Choice

Northgate is looking to attract business from traditional contract hire and outright purchase van fleets with a new suite of rental products. The comm...

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ATLAS COPCO GROUP TO SPLIT

The Atlas Copco Board is proposing a split of Atlas Copco Group, which will turn the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique and Construction Tools into ...

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ATI develops Sky-Riser

Air Technical Industries (ATI) has developed Sky-Riser, a new compact mobile hydraulic crane, offering greater reach than its previous models.   Th...

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Iceland extends Renault truck fleet

Iceland Foods has ordered an additional 79 Range T tractor units and appointed two Renault Trucks approved dealers to run its Vehicle Maintenance Unit...

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Differences Between Certified Used & Used Equipment

Some builders are under the false impression that used equipment is somehow subpar compared to brand-new machinery. They'll cite any number of issues,...

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Atlas loader crane with vibrating pile handler

A company in Germany put its unusual truck mounted Atlas loader crane fitted with an hydraulic pile driver attachment to work on a site to handle mult...

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BCA restructures to better incorporate Paragon and Ambrosetti acquisitions

BCA has restructured its supply chain operations to integrate recent acquisitions, and offer support for manufacturers and fleet operators.  The se...

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Bryn Thomas unveils bold expansion plans

Crane rental company Bryn Thomas, based in North Wales are investing in more mobile cranes to compliment ongoing operations, and in particular to cate...

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Atlas Copco plans to sell Dynapac road equipment division

Dynapac, the road construction equipment division of Atlas Copco, will soon have a new owner.The Board of Directors at Atlas Copco has decided to sell...

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Quinto adds two Terex all terrains to its fleet

Norwich-based Quinto Crane & Plant has expanded its Terex fleet of all terrain cranes with the purchase of two Terex two-axle AC 40/2L machines.  Th...

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Cartwright Fleet Services joins Isuzu Truck’s expanding UK network

Leading truck manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK has continued with the ongoing development of its UK dealer network with the recent appointment of Cartwrigh...

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PLANET CRANES IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Introducing Planet Cranes - Europe’s premier global online portal for buying and selling cranes Interested in a one-stop portal dedicated to buying...

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DEMAG FOR SUTCH

Rental company John Sutch Cranes has taken delivery of a 100 tonne Demag AC 100-4L All Terrain crane. The crane has a maximum boom length of 59.4 met...

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WHAT IS YOUR SOLUTION TO THE DRIVER CRISIS?

Mobile Mini: ‘We’ll develop HGV drivers for ourselves’   Fast-growing Mobile Mini is blazing a trail in solving the nationwide HGV driver sho...

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Falkirk-based Lomond Plant has invested £5.5m in new JCB machines to grow its hire fleet.

Lomond Plant has bought 98 JCB machines, including 18 of the new 13-tonne JS131 tracked excavators. Other new machines are 3CX backhoe loaders, site d...

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Latvia’s Storent acquires Leinolift

Latvian rental company Storent has begun its expansion into the Nordic markets with the acquisition of Finnish company Leinolift. Leinolift – which...

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The force is strong with this one!

LINKEDIN DISCUSSION GROUPS Last week we focused on the Liebherr LTM 11200/9.1 model, the world's largest and most powerful mobile hydraulic crane a...

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Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars!

LINKEDIN DISCUSSION GROUPS To coincide with the launch of our three new discussion forums aimed at the global construction equipment rental and road ...

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Pick-up in road projects propels sales of construction equipment to a 4-year high

Overall volumes of construction equipment is said to have expanded to 41.5% to an estimated 52,100 units in 2016 as compared to 36,800 units in the pr...

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TIP secures Clipper business

A further nine new 13.4 m SDC box trailers from TIP Trailer Services are about to enter service within the trailer fleet at Clipper Logistics plc and ...

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IPS launches Metro Crane

IPS Worldwide has expanded into the underground railway market with the introduction of the IPS Metro Crane.   The Metro Crane is a railway track c...

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Bobcat launches 11-strong telehandler range

A new range of rigid frame telehandlers has been launched by Bobcat for the construction and rental industries.   Manufactured at the company’s p...

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National plant hire specialist, Charles Wilson, has invested in 40 new Cat® 308E2 Excavators, purchased from Caterpillar dealer Finning UK & Ireland.

Charles Wilson, established in 1979, remains a privately owned rental business, but over the past thirty years the company has expanded its operations...

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Equistone buys stake in T.O.M Vehicle Rental

Private equity firm Equistone has  bought a majority stake in T.O.M. Vehicle Rental for  an undisclosed sum. Tim Swales and Paul Harper from Equi...

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Further expansion plans as Kelberg launches exciting new web site

Based in Oxon, truck and trailer retailer Kelberg has embarked on further bold expansion plans as the Danish owned business saw sales and contract hir...

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Hewden - Eight Hewden depots sold by administrators - update

Eight Hewden depots have been sold by Hewden Administrators EY, following the announcement of the UK equipment rental business going into administrati...

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JCB lands massive US Army deal

Rocester-based digger giant JCB has started 2017 by winning one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history – a $142-million deal to supply ...

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ANDREW WINTER JOINS THE EXECUTIVE TEAM AT AINSCOUGH CRANE HIRE

Ainscough Crane Hire is delighted to announce that Andrew Winter has been appointed to the position of Operations Director – Heavy Cranes reporting ...

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LINKEDIN - New discussion forums designed specifically for the Construction Equipment Rental and Road Transport Industries!

We are really excited to announce the launch of 3 new discussion forums aimed at the global cranes rental, construction equipment rental and road tran...

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Husqvarna in Pullman Ermator acquisition

Swedish manufacturer Husqvarna Group has agreed the acquisition of Pullman Ermator, as it looks to expand its construction division. Pullman Ermator,...

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Hewden cranes “on the market”

Ernst & Young, the administrator for rental company Hewden have appointed Euro Auctions to sell its remaining assets, including the fleet of 127 mobil...

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Japanese construction equipment firms riding greater demand in India

Japanese construction equipment manufacturers are poised to take advantage of India’s growing infrastructure investment, planning to boost productio...

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All invests in Liebherr AT cranes ahead of US debut

The All family of companies has pre-ordered new Liebherr cranes currently unavailable in the United States, including two LTM 1450-8.1 450 tonne capac...

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Eurovia in for US$435 million US highway project

Eurovia has been awarded a US$ 435 million contract to renovate and widen a 32 km section of highway in the US state of South Carolina. The Vinci sub...

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Russia to push rail link between Japan and Europe

A state-owned Russian rail operator has proposed a rail link connecting Japan with the Trans-Siberian railway and Europe. Rusian Railways said a rail...

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CITB chief resigns as training body under spotlight

The chief executive of the Construction Industry Training Board Adrian Belton has resigned. The training body, which is now subject to a Government r...

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Nixon Hire Acquire Ex Hewden Nottingham Depot

Nixon Hire have confirmed their acquisition of the Nottingham Depot previously owned by Hewden.  The multi million pound deal sees Nixon Hire take o...

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GAP expands South East network with new Brighton depot (formerly Hewden)

GAP Hire Solutions, the UK’s leading independent equipment hirer, has announced the opening of their new depot in Lewes, near Brighton. Formerly a ...

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JK Ashbrook - Acquisition of assets (formerly Hewden)

December 2016 Acquisition of assets from HS Realisations Limited (in Administration) (formerly known as Hewden Stuart Limited) We are very pleased t...

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Hewden - goodbye to an old friend

I remember meeting Roger Quenby, back in the old guard when Hewden was still listed. While we chatted I helped him carry his luggage into a hotel lob...

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new Morgan Leyzan website!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Morgan Leyzan website to celebrate 10 years of trading. Our main objectives for this new website is...

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Government publishes £500bn infrastructure and housing pipeline

Investment in infrastructure is expected to reach record levels in the coming years, with the government predicting a pipeline of projects worth more ...

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More to come for Ashtead and US plant hire firms from Trump plans

Ashstead is set to be a clear winner from the Trump infrastructure windfall reckons US broker Jefferies, which has upped its price target by more than...

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Loxam in cash offer talks with Lavendon

Loxam has made a preliminary approach to Lavendon regarding a possible cash offer to buy the company. The approach follows TVH’s bid to buy Lavendo...

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United Rentals - More branches for world number one

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced the further expansion of its specialty branch network with the opening of six additional U.S. locatio...

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Garic - Through to the finals

“As one of the UK’s largest plant and welfare facilities suppliers, we are absolutely delighted to be through to the finals of the Builder & Engin...

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Speedy Hire PLC - Results significantly improved; recovery well established

Speedy, the UK’s leading tools, equipment and plant hire services company, operating across the construction, infrastructure and industrial markets,...

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Laing O’Rourke is in final negotiations to sell the mobile cranes within its Select Plant Hire division to Ainscough Crane Hire

Select has 11 mobile telescopic-boom cranes, mostly Terex models up to 200-tonne capacity, which it bought primarily to erect its own tower cranes, wh...

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A Plant acquisition of assets from the administrator of Hewden

Ashtead Group plc announces that its UK business, A-Plant, has today acquired certain assets from EY, the administrator of Hewden, for a cash consider...

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