Contractors World


The UK and Ireland's only FREE to READ digital publication for construction, demolition, mining and quarrying industries

Contractors World UK & Ireland
2012 Vol 2 No 2
Forward: Print Page Register (free) Bookmark Page

cw cw cw cw cw Buyers Guide cw cw cw

BREAKING NEWS

 

SEE MORE


LIBRARIES

• back issues
•  brochures
• 
videos


Contractors World - Eco Friendly publishing
Sponsor a tree
by planting
your logo
in our
virtual forest
to aid the

Lighthouse Club
Benevolent Fund

previous page   PAGE 6    next page

Out and About - Site Equipment

Three new Teupen spider lifts for MBS Tracked Access Essex

Three new Teupen spider lifts for MBS Tracked Access

Essex-based MBS Tracked Access has taken delivery of three ‘new generation’ Teupen Leo Spiderlifts from platform distributor, Ranger Equipment. The tracked platform hire specialist has purchased two ‘facelift’ Leo 23GT tracked spiders (23 m w/h) and a ‘facelift’ Leo18GT (17.9 m w/h) to update and expand its fleet of Teupen machines.

The deal with Chesterfield-based Ranger, Teupen’s exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland, included the trade-in of MBS’s current 23 m Leos. The new Leo18GT will fill a gap between MBS’s 23 m machines and 14.9 m w/h Leo15GT.

MBS Tracked Access, which was established in 2006, now runs five Leos – the largest being a Leo30T (30 m w/h). The machines are mainly hired ‘with operator’ for shopping centres and facilities maintenance work. They are also used by parent company, MBS Grounds Maintenance Ltd, for tree surgery and building maintenance.

Managing director, Martyn Bass, said: “We have replaced our 23 m Leos every two years to keep up with Teupen innovation. It means the machines remain within warranty and we are offering customers the cutting edge in tracked platform performance and user simplicity.”

In trading up to the latest Leo23GT models, MBS has taken advantage of the new option of Teupen’s innovative hydraulic track height adjustment. “It’s much simpler and quicker,” said Mr Bass. “The system is straightforward to demonstrate to hire customers and for them to use. We have noticed the difference it makes to our contract maintenance work, as well. The ease of adjusting track height to drive along kerbs and sloping ground is a big advantage in manoeuvring around site for arborist work, gutter cleaning, roof slate repairs, and so on.”

Mr Bass continued “Teupen have addressed small issues such as improving the boom support and outrigger stowing position for transit. They are minor changes that give that extra edge and added convenience which you appreciate as an established platform hirer and user.”

Click here for more information:
>>> MBS Tracked Access
>>> Ranger Equipment

Tweet this page


 

 

Brian Dunstan - proprietor of H Dunstan & Sons of Falmouth, Cornwall Done Deal

First Volvo mini for H Dunstan & Sons

General contracting and plant hirers H Dunstan & Sons of Falmouth, Cornwall has broken with tradition and purchased their very first Volvo EC27C compact excavator from Volvo’s utility dealer for the south west of England – Plant & Engineering Services Ltd.

Purchasing a new Volvo machine has been a new departure for proprietor Brian Dunstan and a well considered investment in his opinion. “I’ve been impressed with the overall quality on offer from Volvo for some time and decided to put them to the test when it was time to replace one of my older mini excavators,” he said. “And so far, along with my operators, I’m more than pleased with the outcome.”

Joining a mixed fleet of equipment including mini excavators,, 20 tonne excavators and backhoe loaders the relatively new EC27C replaces the previous EC25 and EC30 models. Powered by a Volvo 1.6 litre low emission Tier III the machine delivers the performance in the range of the previous Volvo EC30 – yet with a compact design reminiscent of the smaller EC25.       >>>> continued

 

 

previous page   PAGE 6   next page

 
red divide
CW Contractors World - the digital publication for construction industry

Contractors World Magazines are published by VVV Limited
©VVV Ltd 2012 All Rights Reserved

Publisher: Roger Lindley
Content compiled and edited by:
Roger Lindley MCIM

Page updated: February 2012

 

READ OUR OTHER MAGAZINES

Contractors World -International
Contractors World International up-to-date information on news, plant and equipment from around the world.

CLICK HERE


Contractros World - Australia
Australia News


cmldir.com
Online Buyers Guide of Construction, Quarrying

Contractors World - Eco Friendly publishingBy reading this page on line you are helping to save trees.
Trees saved up to February 2012 > 540
See our
virtual forest


The monthly magazine Contractors World - UK & Ireland is proud to promote and support the Lighthouse Club Please give generously. Contractors World Support the Lighthouse Club


CONTRACTORS WORLD MAGAZINES
CML House
7 Bell Mead
Sawbridgeworth
Herts CM21 9ES
UK
Tel: +44 1279 600598
Email: infodesk@cwmags.com
URL: http://www.cwmags.com

Contractors World is many magazines in one - construction news for latest information (read our daily news pages) and a site equipment magazine featuring site reports from around the world and reviews of construction plant and equipment as it is introduced.

Written specifically for earthmovers, quarry management, plant hire executives, and others with an interest in the construction and related industries.

Registered Office: 54 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1EJ, UK
Registered as a company in England and Wales, number 3892263

Contractors World, CP&E - Contractors Plant & Equipment and the Contractors World - UK & Ireland Edition are independent publications published through CWMAGS by VVV Ltd.

The mention of companies and/or products within the editorial pages or in advertisements does not infer any endorsement by the publisher or editors. All editorial is freely given, without conditions and at the sole discretion of the editor. Opinions expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the publishers. Other than saving and distributing in complete page formats, copying, reproduction, decoding or disassembly of content or computer code by any means of any part of the publication is prohibited unless prior approval is provided by VVV Ltd in writing and confirmation received of agreement with any terms and conditions applicable. PDF version may be downloaded for personal use but no content may be used for promotional purposes or copied to web sites. All images and video content are subject to copyrights.