Plant Machinery News and Views from Plantlocator

Welcome to the Plantlocator blog, where we publish all kinds of news, reviews and information for the plant industries. We cover previews and reviews of major plant equipment shows, plus reviews of new machines launched. It’s here that we tell people that the newest edition of Truck and Plant Locator magazine has been made live online. Please remember to also check out our Facebook page and Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates from Plantlocator. Like to get your news and views across? Then contact us via the website or phone us on +44 (0) 1733 566933.

Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 1042 For FREE Now

August 24th, 2016

Issue 1042 of Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is now available to read online, featuring 10+ pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 1041 For FREE Now

August 16th, 2016

Issue 1041 of Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is now available to read online, featuring 10+ pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Euro Auctions’ Next Sale Set to be the UK’s Biggest Plant Auction Ever

August 10th, 2016

Between Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 August, Euro Auctions believe they will be hosting the biggest plant and equipment auction ever in the UK, with over 4000 items expected to be sold. The upcoming sale, which is being held in Leeds, will include nearly 1000 ex-rental machines from companies such as CW Plant Hire, WH Bond, and […]

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 1040 For FREE Now

August 10th, 2016

Issue 1040 of Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is now available to read online, featuring 10+ pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Doosan to Mark Anniversary at Industry Event

August 8th, 2016

Machinery manufacturer Doosan is 120 years old in 2016, and in recognition of this achievement the company is intending to celebrate in style at the IMHX 2016 conference held in Birmingham next month. The materials handling event will see Doosan introduce a number of its newest forklift trucks to attendees from all parts of the […]

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Forklift Safety Warnings Issued in Wake of Pokemon Go Craze

August 5th, 2016

The recent release of Pokemon Go, a game available for Android and iOS devices, has become something of a global phenomenon, taking the cute characters from the original Gameboy series and transplanting them into a satnav-fuelled, augmented reality version of the real world. Millions of people across the UK have been playing, with the kid-friendly […]

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Euro Auctions Hosts Full-Site Clearance Sale for UK Coal

August 4th, 2016

Following the closure of two UK Coal sites in Northumberland, Euro Auctions has been tasked with holding a full-site clearance auction, which is being held on Thursday 18th August. UK Coal is the largest coal producer in the UK, and while their surface mines at Butterwell and Portland Burn are no longer productive, the same […]

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Caterpillar Introduces Next-Generation Compactor

August 3rd, 2016

The Caterpillar 816K compactor was announced last week and is setting out to raise the bar for what machines designed for work on landfills can achieve, according to Agg-Net. The original 816 was introduced by Caterpillar almost 45 years ago and has continued to distinguish itself over the years, with its latest iteration integrating a […]

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 1039 For FREE Now

August 2nd, 2016

Issue 1039 of Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is now available to read online, featuring 10+ pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Volvo, JCB and Komatsu All Suffer Profits Slippage

August 1st, 2016

Three of the biggest names in the construction machinery market have revealed that their profits have taken a hit in the past year, with a stagnation of global demand and other economic pressures being blamed for the less than ideal performance figures. British firm JCB still managed to make £214 million in profit over the […]

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