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CEMEX expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers

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Global building materials supplier CEMEX is further developing its global pilot of electric, zero-emission concrete mixers. Tests of these vehicles were carried out in Poland, following initial trials in Germany and France, among others. CEMEX was one of the first in the building materials industry to complete a large-scale, multi-country …

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Product availability continues to improve, says CLC

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A statement was released by the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability Group. The group is co-chaired by John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation, and Peter Caplehorn, CEO of the Construction Products Association. The statement outlines the current situation in the construction industry regarding the accessibility and availability of …

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Doosan launch NX Plus low-cost range of IC engine forklifts

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Doosan has launched the NX Plus Series – an enhanced low-cost range of four-wheel Diesel and LPG powered counterbalance forklift trucks – the successor to Doosan’s popular entry-level GX Series. Designed to offer occasional users and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) a reliable low-cost ‘buy new’ alternative to purchasing a second-hand …

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Brett Martin drives through new delivery fleet

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Plumbing and drainage manufacturer Brett Martin has added a pair of fuel-efficient DAF trucks to its fleet. Featuring Brett Martin’s distinctive branding, the DAF LF vehicles will deliver the company’s plumbing and drainage products to merchants across UK and Ireland as well as direct delivery to sites. The 18-tonne trucks …

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JCB stops production as global demand for machines reduces

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JCB is today stopping production at all of its UK manufacturing plants as disruption resulting from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic causes an unprecedented reduction in global demand. The company is halting production for the rest of this week and the whole of next week at its nine manufacturing plants in …

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Frank Key delivers with new Iveco truck

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Frank Key Plant & Tool Hire has taken delivery of a new 7.2T beavertail vehicle to transport the company’s ever-expanding range of hire fleet to customers. Investment in plant delivery capability saw the arrival of a new £54,000 Iveco Daily 70C18 truck, featuring a beavertail body and lightweight aluminium ramps, …

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Sydenhams increase their DAF fleet as they open new premises

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The name Sydenhams has long been associated with the supply of timber products and building materials across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Avon and the Isle of Wight. The company was originally founded in 1874 by James Thomas Sydenham on a site in Poole, Dorset, where timber is still imported today. …

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Reliable FUSO Canters are selected for Premier Timber

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Premier Timber bought its first FUSO Canter shortly after it opened for business 20 years ago – to suggest it run any other type of truck now would go very much against the grain. The family-owned merchant operates from a yard and saw mill in Queenborough, Kent, and has just …

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Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award catergories

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For the second year in a row Combilift is a finalist in the IFOY Awards. The company is the only manufacturer to have two of its products nominated for a 2020 IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honours the best products and solutions of the …

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CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability

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Global building materials solutions supplier CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow delivery of hardstone into the site. This important work forms part of a strategic programme to upgrade all of the track at CEMEX sites across …

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