The 12 Days of Christmas…

Join The Construction Collective – Mark Anthony, Peter Haddock and Nick Drew – as we count down the 12 biggest, hottest and most innovative items of demolition and construction equipment of the past 12 months We have entries from Bobcat, Caterpillar, CASE, Volvo, Doosan, Kobelco, Komatsu and Liebherr to name just a few. But who…Read moreRead more

We will not see their like again…

Diesel-fuelled machines have been the driving force behind demolition and construction projects for as long as any of can can remember. But soon, their time will be at an end.

The Site Equipment Show #2

The second outing of The Site Equipment Show took in three continents, seven countries, 10 prize draws, more than 25 new items of equipment and one very special guest. If you missed the show, you can catch it below. But please note that all the prize draws are now closed.

MB Crusher tackles materials shortage

The UK construction industry finds itself in the midst of a post-pandemic construction boom. But that boom is being jeopardised by an ongoing shortage of materials and – most recently – fuel. But MB Crusher has the solution.

The Site Equipment Show

Minimum chat and maximum action. That is the promise driving a new and LIVE monthly show that is dedicated to the latest and greatest construction and demolition equipment. The first-ever episode airs tonight LIVE at 6pm UK time and it features contributions from the likes of Bell, CASE, Doosan, JCB, Kubota, Manitou, MB Crusher, Montabert…Read moreRead more

Combatting dust with a man-made hurricane…on wheels!

Steve Wolf is a movie special effects expert who spent the formative part of his career blowing things up and lighting buildings, cars and people on fire. As a result, he has learned a lot about extinguishing those blazes; and he has recently been using that knowledge to tackle the wildfires in his native America….Read moreRead more

Rye Group goes all in on HVO

Rye Group has taken delivery of three new Caterpillar excavators that will run on HVO fuel to support the company’s Sustainable Standard initiative. The Green D+ HVO fuel supplied by New Era Fuels is made from used cooking oil that has been supplemented with an organic additive. HVO reduces carbon emissions by 90 percent and…Read moreRead more

CJ Charlton’s new kit goes to work…

CJ Charlton Group is one of the rising stars of the UK demolition industry. And the company is building upon that reputation by investing in new equipment from the likes of Hitachi Construction Machinery UK and Dehaco.

Real time bucket design

The boffins over at Steelwrist recently unveiled a new online tool that allows users to design and specify an excavator bucket to match their specific carrier, application and material. So we decided to take the “configurator” for a spin to see just how easy it is to design a custom excavator bucket.

The Break Fast Show #137

In today’s show: The last of the big bangs at Ironbridge Power Station; a worker is crushed beneath a lift on a site in Edinburgh; and we get under the hood of Kubota’s new LPG-fuelled mini excavator. In addition to all that, we’ll be designing our own excavator bucket LIVE using a new online tool…Read moreRead more