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Hybrids on the charge

St Albans-based plant hirer M O’Brien has just taken delivery of its first hybrid excavators, and is excited about the prospect of delivering advanced efficiency to its customers. Geoff Ashcroft reports. St Albans-based plant hire firm M O’Brien is no stranger to specialist kit. Since starting the business in 1990 …

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Age is no barrier to operating a tilt rotator

Operating a tilt rotator can be tricky but as Chris McCullough discovered during a visit to Lowry Building & Civil Engineering’s sites in the Northwest, age is no barrier to getting the hang of this labour-saving tool. As more construction companies discover the real benefits of using a tilt rotator, …

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Reliability wins the day

When a County Antrim quarry business needed to replace an ageing excavator it was in a bit of a dilemma as to which brand to choose. Chris McCullough travelled to Ballycastle to find out why Hitachi emerged victorious. Running a successful quarry takes a lot of organisational skills, a dedicated …

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