ECY files for administration

DemolitionNews understands that that attachment specialist ECY Haulmark has filed for administration. At the same time, Thomas Plant Hire has acquired ECY’s excavator attachment business as part of a pre-pack deal with the administrators that will see 20 ECY jobs retained. The attachments will be offered through the newly-formed Thomas Attachments company. ECY Haulmark represented…Read moreRead more

Rising to the challenge

Anyone that has followed DemolitionNews for any length of time will know that we have been calling for a new approach to demolishing and dismantling offshore oil and gas rigs. It has long been our contention that, while traditional excavators and high reach machines are fine for traditional buildings, the very specific demands of these…Read moreRead more

Komatsu takes Paris by storm

It takes a lot to stand out among 1,000+ exhibitors. But Komatsu Europe did precisely that at the Intermat 2024 exhibition with a display that included the large, the small and all points in between.

Epiroc shakes up attachments sector

Epiroc AB has agreed to acquire STANLEY Infrastructure in a move that will shake up the global attachments business. The strategic acquisition will strengthen Epiroc’s presence in the attachments business in infrastructure and construction, especially in the United States. STANLEY Infrastructure, a business within Stanley Black & Decker’s Industrial business segment, designs and manufactures attachments…Read moreRead more

Chinese manufacturers stand accused

Chinese excavator manufacturers stand accused of excavator dumping – selling machines at a significantly reduced price to gain a foothold or to secure market share to the detriment of incumbent manufacturer. In response to complaints made by British manufacturer JCB, the Trade Remedies Authority has opened two new investigations into the import of excavators from…Read moreRead more

Bobcat Origin Story – LIVE

At 7pm on Wednesday 12 July we will be peering back through the mists of time to see the very humble beginnings of a world-leading brand. And we will be doing so in the company of Joe Keller – a man whose father and uncle created the machine that would evolve to become the skid…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – Kobelco giant destined for Down Under

It towered like a Colossus over the Bauma 2022 exhibition. It is the largest OEM-made high reach demolition excavator in the world. And now the Kobelco SK1300DLC-10 is headed for Australia to spearhead a prestigious project for one of the biggest and most-respected contractors in the global demolition industry. That contractor is Liberty Industrial; and…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – Kobelco giant is on its way

The Kobelco SK1300D-10 demolition excavator was one of the largest machines at the Bauma 2022 exhibition. It loomed over the Munich show ground like a Colossus. And it s now set to loom equally large over a project that is about as far from Munich as it is possible to get. Join us LIVE as…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – The Mighty Jumbo

One of the world’s largest demolition excavators has gone to work in Italy. And DemolitionNews was granted exclusive access. The first thing that strikes you about Despe’s new Jumbo machine is not its size but its colour.   It is purest Despe white from nose to tail.   It is a brilliant white, the colour of glaciers.  …Read moreRead more

Construction Equipment News #7

In this week’s show: We have major announcements from both Liebherr and Volvo; JCB extends its electric equipment product range; and Dragon Equipment lifts the lid on a new compact crusher. All the latest news from the greatest equipment manufacturers LIVE.