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Collins Earthworks Transport Tried and Tested Formula with Volvo FMX Rigid

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S&J Transport rocks up with new BFGoodrich tyre policy

Family run bulk haulage firm S&J Transport is adopting a 100 per cent BFGoodrich tyre policy across its fleet of rigid and articulated tippers – replacing a practice of fitting budget tyres, which was resulting in frequent tyre damage. The intensive nature of the fleet’s work – each tipper ...

Big order for Edbro hydraulic tipper systems

JOST UK is to supply Edbro hydraulic systems for 57 new aggregate tipper lorries ordered by CEMEX, one of the foremost companies in the UK building materials supplies market. The vehicles involved are all eight-wheeler rigid trucks rather than tractor-trailer units, with a gross load capacity ...

14 FMX rigids lead a new move to Volvo Trucks for Keltbray Group

Keltbray Group, a leading UK specialist business that offers engineering, construction, demolition, decommissioning, remediation, rail, power transmission & distribution, reinforced concrete structures and environmental services, has added 14 new Volvo FMX rigid trucks to its fleet of ...

Volvo Trucks raise the Barr

West of Scotland waste management specialists, Barr of Killoch near Cumnock, Ayrshire has recently added five new Volvo trucks to its fleet – two FM tractor units, two FM hook lift rigids and an FE rigid skip loader – all supplied by Robert Auld, Transport Solutions Executive at ...

DAF Trucks partners customers at Tip-Ex 2019

DAF Trucks is showing three multi-axle variants from its XF and CF ranges at this year’s Tip-ex Tank-ex show in Harrogate. The three trucks, all on loan from local, high-profile operators cover rigid and tractor variants with a broad range of engine / driveline configurations covering principal ...

Volvo Trucks power takes off at Tip-Ex 2019

This year Volvo Trucks will again be attending Tip-Ex/Tank-Ex – the UK’s only national event for the tipper, tanker and bulk haulage industries – being held at the Harrogate Convention Centre in West Yorkshire from 30th May to 1st June 2019. In addition to showcasing its ...

IVECO to Debut Stralis X-Way at Tip-Ex 2019

IVECO’s first Stralis X-Way 6×4 tractor unit to arrive on UK shores will take pride of place on its outdoor stand at Tip-Ex 2019, just days ahead of its delivery into service with Purfleet-based Brocks Haulage. The bulk excavation specialist has already added multiple new Stralis X-Way ...

IVECO Grows Share of Penfold Verrall with First Stralis X-Way Tippers

The launch of IVECO’s new Stralis X-Way has brought bulk excavation and muck shift specialist Penfold Verrall one step closer to running an all IVECO fleet, after the Sussex-based company bought four 32-tonners. The new arrivals replace 8x4s from a competitor marque and increase IVECO’s share ...

DAF Delivers 800th Three-Axle Tractor to Turners

• Turners (Soham) Ltd. takes delivery of 800th DAF ‘FTP’ 6×2 mid-lift tractor • East Anglian haulier the world’s largest FTP customer • Latest DAF XF joins 1800-strong fleet “Our continuous investment in DAF products shows our allegiance to the brand and our commitment to keep our fleet in ...

Volvo’s Service Levels Seal the Deal for Grays Recycling Services

Industry-leading, Volvo dealerpoint service and excellent back-up levels has led to Grays Recycling Services of Fochabers taking delivery of its fifth Volvo truck – an FMX 8×4 rigid. Supplied by Kevin Fraser, Transport Solutions Executive at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & ...

Brake Testing Specialist Joins TotalKare’s Sales Push

TotalKare’s move into the brake testing arena has gathered pace this week, with the appointment of one of the sector’s leading experts. Graham Simmons, who has been working with garage equipment for more than 23 years, has joined the Halesowen-based company as Product Specialist and will be ...

Abbey Logistics in £1.6 Million DAF Trucks Fleet Update

Bulk tanker specialist, Abbey Logistics, has confirmed a fleet order for 20 DAF XF FTP lightweight mid-lift 6×2 tractor units in a £1.6 million investment into its bulk liquid and bulk powder operations. The order re-establishes the market-leading DAF brand with the national tanker ...

TotalKare Joins Forces with HARSH to Create Stunning Display at Tip-Ex

TotalKare is making a long-awaited return to Tip-Ex 2019 after it revealed an eye-catching joint display with a global manufacturer of hydraulic equipment and truck parts. The UK’s leading provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions will be teaming up with HARSH to take over the show ...

Earthworks UK Lands their First New Truck: a Volvo FMX

Avonmouth-based, Earthworks UK have selected a Volvo FMX rigid with a tipper grab body for its first new truck purchase. The 8×4 chassis joins a small fleet of tipper and tipper grab trucks. Supplied by Wayne Bryant Transport Solutions Executive at Truck and Bus Wales and West, the Extra ...

New Range C430 and T480 Rock up at Loughran Rock Industries

Loughran Rock Industries (N.I.) Ltd, a leading provider of crushed stone, concrete blocks and ready-mix concrete in County Armagh, has added two Renault Trucks Range C430 8×4 tippers fitted with Farlow Steel bodies and one Range T480 6×2 tag tractor unit to its 30-strong fleet. The ...

Cheshire Demolition Can’t Knock Volvo’s FMX Rigids

Cheshire Demolitions and Excavation Contractors Ltd., a demolition and excavation contractor with one of the largest reclamation and salvage yards in the North West of England has ordered another two new Volvo FMX 8x4s chassis and is continuing with a wholesale switch to the marque. Until ...

Suffolk-Based TRU7 Group: Hitting the Ground Running!

The Suffolk-based TRU7 Group runs a substantial tipper fleet and has a novel approach to vehicle acquisition, operation and disposal, which is part of a proven formula. We visit the company’s Kesgrave headquarters to talk to MD, Guy Nicholls. This is one feature not to be missed! Don’t ...

Buchanan Skip Hire on a Roll with the New Volvo FMX 8×4 Hooklift

West Lothian-based, Buchanan Skip Hire has purchased its fifth Volvo truck – an FMX 8×4 rigid equipped with Tandem Axle Lift and a hook lift body – which joins four Volvo FE skip loader vehicles in a mixed marque fleet of 21 trucks. “Our last five vehicle purchases have all been ...

Thompsons of Prudhoe’s Refuse to Rest when it Comes to Procurement

With its roots in agriculture, the Thompsons of Prudhoe Group has evolved into a business that delivers services and materials to the construction industry, demolition, land reclamation, property and recycling. Bulk & Tipper discovers how a ruling set the company’s direction and why you can ...

Robert Croft Celebrates Anniversary with Volvo FH500 6×2

EAST YORKSHIRE BULK GRAIN TRANSPORTER, ROBERT CROFT LTD, HAS ADDED AN ANNIVERSARY VEHICLE TO ITS FLEET: A VOLVO FH500 6X2 LITE TRACTOR UNIT. The Medium Height chassis tractor unit was specified with a Globetrotter Cab, Volvo D13K engine producing 500hp and an I-Shift automated manual ...

New Volvo Quartet Boosts McGrath Group’s Vehicle Fleet

Essex-based operator McGrath Group has recently invested in four new Volvos as part of the company’s fleet replacement programme. The Volvos were also ordered to meet the demands of an increased customer base and were supplied by Stephen Askew, Transport Solutions Executive at Volvo Truck and ...

Ready for Business at Bristol-Based ETM Recycling

With glorious summer-like blue sky, we meet a Bristol-based recycling and waste management company who are currently investing over £4m in a new state-of-the-art recycling centre. We were keen to understand just how Renaults ‘ready for business’ range fits into ETM Recycling’s ...

Tom Hobbs Masterstroke in Truck Customisation

Well folks you’re in for a right royal treat with this one. A huge thank you to Tom Hobbs for allowing us to get ‘up close and personal’ with his absolutely stunning Scania UK S650 and Feldbinder tanker. The launch issue is certain to be a huge hit. Don’t miss out folks, ...

Bartrum Group of Suffolk Have an Eye for Business

The Bartrum Group in Eye, Suffolk, turns 90 this year and it is still going strong as a family-owned and managed road haulage business. Transformed from its humble beginnings hauling produce from local farms to London markets, we meet its current crop of directors with their focus firmly on the ...