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Bateman Groundworks keep faith in olvo compact excavators

eat Yarmouth based Bateman Groundworks Ltd has purchased ree Volvo EC55C compact excavators as part of an investment rogramme as the company increases its project portolio through 011 and 2012.

The three new EC55Cs have been suppl ied to Bateman Groundworks by Contractors Equipment Sales Ltd (CES).

“These are the third generaton of Volvo’s fve and a half tonne minis we’ve operated,” commented Managing Director, Richard man. “In our opinion the EC55 is in a class of its own in terms of robustness, quality and operator acceptance so choosing the latest C models as part of our ongoing investment was an easy decision to make,” he contnued. “In additon we’ve enjoyed a long standing relatonship with Andy Smith and Claire Cozens at CES who have supported us well over the past twelve or so years.” Primarily contractng to large natonal house builders throughout East Anglia, the mini-excavators are well adapted for working on sites where space is a premium but yet good reach and all round performance are required.

Establ ished in 1997, Bateman Groundworks Ltd provides groundworks and civil engineering services, and ofers a complete package of labour, plant and materials, delivered by qualifed and experienced engineers and site operatives. Covering the whole of East Anglia, the company has gained an enviable reputation specializing in major contracts across the private housing sector and within the public sector including police statons, schools and colleges. Specific services include; bulk earthworks; road and

sewer constructon; foundatons; drainage; utlites and hard and sof landscaping.

delivery from Andy Smith of C.E.S.

Civil Engineering positive as it buys 18 JCB excavators

Bedfordshire-based ECL Civil Engineering Limited (ECL) has purchased 18 JCB tracked excavators as the frm invests heavily to capitalise on the upturn it sees within the constructon industry. The company has already taken delivery of three JCB 8065, six JS130, one JZ140, one JS145 and two JS220 models with a further two 8065 and three JS130 machines on order.

Due to its size and lean structure, ECL is surviving the recession and has reacted quickly to improvements in market conditions, which it is experiencing. The company has now been commissioned to carry out road construction, sewerage installaton and ground works at a series of high profle new-build housing projects. These include Barrat Homes, Merchant Taylor Place development in Croxley Green, North East London where many of the new JCB excavators have been in acton. ECL director Steve Tysoe said: “The total package on offer from our equipment suppliers is as important as the machines themselves. With JCB you get the lot – fnance optons, excellent service and ongoing support throughout the life cycle of the excavator – all to a level that its compettors cannot match.

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