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No show for JCB at Bauma

JCB has confirmed that it will not be attending the Bauma trade show in Munich this year. This year the event takes place in the week of the 8thApril, a week after the UK is set to leave the EU. JCB owner Lord Bamford has long been a vocal supporter …

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KDM Appoints Rally Star As Brand Ambassador

One of the UK and Ireland’s leading equipment rental specialists has appointed a top world rally driver as its brand ambassador for 2019. KDM Hire has partnered with Dungannon-born rally star Kris Meeke in his quest to challenge for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) title. The Cookstown-based company is …

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Hawk Plant Hire goes into administration

The Hawk group of plant hire companies has gone into administration. According to the Group the liquidation of facilities management company Carillion a year ago was partly to blame for its demise. The group which is based in northwest Shropshire is one of the largest independent plant hire companies in …

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Yanmar CEE launches equipment remarketing service

Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE) has launched a used equipment remarketing service to help plant hire firms seamlessly update their fleets. The company pledges to evaluate and purchase existing rental machinery, offsetting the value against new Yanmar models. Available through dealers across the UK and Ireland, the service will allow …

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Molson Finlay Re-Brand: A New Chapter

Finlay Group is re-branding to Molson Finlay as part of a re-branding exercise being completed by Molson Group following a year of fast paced growth which included the acquisition of the Finlay Group in June 2018. After a year that saw significant expansion in the breadth and depth of the …

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