Issue : 10 September 2009
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Aberdeen man killed in scaffold fall namedSubscription
The 63-year-old man killed when he fell from scaffolding at an Aberdeen site earlier this week has been named.
Bovis plans to raise £60m through share placingSubscription
Bovis Homes is to place up to 12.1 million new ordinary shares to raise £60m for land acquisitions.
Private construction and property businesses have commended the financial support given to the industry by banks according to a report from accountants Grant Thornton.
Success for Channel Islands Bobcat dealer Subscription
L C Pallot has delivered two new Bobcat 435 mini-excavators to 4Hire. Its fleet now includes Bobcat E10, 323, 428, 435 and 341 excavators and a new Bobcat T35120SL 12 m telehandler.
JCB Torquelock like for like sales surgeSubscription
In the first half of 2008 around 40 per cent of JCB backhoe loaders sold in the UK were fitted with Torquelock but in the corresponding period this year that has almost doubled.
A new Volvo EC210C has been delivered to contractor Ewan (Yogi) Grant at the Sconser Quarry on the Isle of Skye. It joins a 1968 vintage Volvo BM860TL dumptruck.
In the final days prior to retiring, managing director of Liebherr-Great Britain, David Milne, concluded the sale of a Liebherr LTM 1055-3.2 mobile crane with Emsley Crane Hire of Harrogate
ICE launches new training programmesSubscription
New training courses in ground engineering, Eurocodes, project cost management and understanding construction contracts have been launched by the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Tredegar £140m infrastructureSubscription
Wrexham £25m infrastructureSubscription