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First Volvo A25F for Daly Plant Hire

Specialist hirers of Volvo artculated haulers, Daly Plant Hire Ltd of Redhill Surrey, has taken delivery of a new A25F bringing the mixed feet of C, D , E and now F series machines to a total of ffeen.

Daly Plant Hire Ltd is no stranger to running Volvo artculated haulers, the family run business having operated a mix of A25s and A30s over the past twenty years.

Operatng a feet of ffeen trucks, Daly Plant Hire has developed a niche in the market, hiring to blue chip contractors and projects throughout the south east of England. Trucks

are supplied complete with operators and the company carries out its own routne service and maintenance.

Recent high-profile projects that Daly Plant Hire Ltd has been involved with include Heathrow Terminal 5, the widening of the M25, the redevelopment of Ascot Racecourse and the 2012 London Olympic site.

“We were keen to acquire the latest F series model demonstratng our contnued commitment to keeping our h ire feet fresh as well as ofering the latest technology and fuel saving benefts to our clients,” says Eamon Daly. With a carrying capacity of 24 tonnes and heaped capacity of 15 m³ the Volvo A25F has a maximum speed of 53 km/h. The truck supplied to Day Plant Hire Ltd has the optonal cantlever tailgate fted for maximum load retenton.

For more informaton: • Daly Plant Hire

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Is this Britain’s oldest digger driver?

Evergreen handyman, George Evans, is claiming to be Britain’s oldest digger driver and has just invested in a new JCB excavator - at the grand old age of 92. Having already built his own house single-handedly, The WWII veteran is taking his non-stop DIY exploits to a new level by landscaping his back garden in Frankley, Birmingham with a JCB 8008 micro excavator to carry out the work Grandfather-of-two George, who was injured twice during his war service, said: “Hard work and staying active is the secret of my good health. The JCB machine is my Godsend. With its help I aim to be stll working on the garden at the age of 100.”

It’s the Birmingham-born dynamo’s second JCB digger from JCB dealer Gunn JCB – his first, which he acquired three years ago, was an ex-demonstration machine which he used to clear out premises he also owns a few doors away. Gunn JCB Sales Engineer Glyn Male, who sold the digger to George and is providing afer-sales support, said: “I hope I have the same energy as George has when I look at retring. The JCB Micro 8008 will be invaluable to him for moving earth and paving during his landscaping project.”

For more informaton: JCB 8008 micro-excavator

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