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Collins Earthworks Transport Volvo FMX Rigid
Collins Earthworks Transport Volvo FMX Rigid

Collins Earthworks Transport Tried and Tested Formula with Volvo FMX Rigid

Collins Earthworks Transport utilises the fail-safe principle of ‘if it’s not broke don’t fix it,’ for specifying a fleet of 30 plus Volvo FMX rigid. Bulk & Tipper pays a visit to the company’s kirkby-in-ashfield base for its launch issue. Can we just say that if you’re interested in ...

Michelin Effitrailer the Perfect Fit for Ronnie S Evans

Family-owned haulier Ronnie S Evans has signed its entire fleet of trailers up to Michelin’s Effitrailer programme, after a successful eight-month trial projected savings of £45,000. After being fitted to an initial 15 assets, Michelin’s dedicated trailer telematics system showed its worth by ...

Eleven New Volvo Trucks Pass the Test on Aggregate at North Lincs

Based in the Isle of Axholme, North Lincs Aggregates, one of the biggest companies in the region for quarry products, plant machinery and contracting, has recent taken delivery of 11 new Volvo trucks – nine tractor units and two FH 8×4 tipper chassis – all supplied by Gareth ...

New Volvo FMX Destined to Ring the Changes for RK Bell

Bridgwater-based civil engineering and plant hire firm RK Bell has taken delivery of a new Volvo FMX rigid tipper, supplied by Wayne Bryant, Transport Solutions Executive at the local Volvo Truck distributor, Truck and Bus Wales and West. The 5,100mm wheelbase 8×4 rigid chassis, which ...

Biker Boss Chooses Michelin X Works for Cost and Durability

Construction industry specialist Biker Group is saving up to £80,000 a year on fuel costs and tyre-related downtime after taking on a 100 per cent Michelin policy. Rolling resistance data provided by the manufacturer – and verified by the firm – shows the efficiencies given by the Michelin X ...

IVECO’s Stralis X-Way Proves the Perfect Match for Brocks Haulage

A series of glowing press reports and an intensive week behind the wheel of a demonstrator was enough to persuade bulk excavation specialist Brocks Haulage to take on nine 32-tonne IVECO Stralis X-Way tippers, each specified for off-road missions. One of the Purfleet firm’s most experienced ...

Avery Weigh-Tronix Relaunch J-Series weighbridge

AVERY Weigh-Tronix, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of industrial weighing solutions and service, have recently relaunched a high-sided weighbridge, specifically designed for heavy industries including quarrying and aggregates. The new J-Series weighbridge has been ...

Weighing in to Support the Industry with Apprenticeships

MP Skills are proud to launch the new Weighbridge Operator apprenticeship, a versatile apprenticeship which is applicable to all levels of business and which is delivered through high quality training and assessment. The apprenticeship has a funding cap of £6,000. Often a traditional entry ...

More Thompsons Loadmasters for Holystone

With the addition of two new Scania XT Loadmaster Lite tippers, Holystone Civil Engineering say all their trucks are now bodied by Thompsons. As with most other UK tipper fleets, Holystone need trucks that can turn their wheels to almost every type of job that comes along, whether that be ...