Construction

Team Kubota target Tour de Vale trophy

A team of 20 volunteers from tractor, groundcare and construction machinery specialist Kubota are hoping to win the Mix96 Tour de Vale team trophy as they prepare to cycle in the charity event held on Sunday 7 June.

The team is looking for sponsorship as they hope to raise a significant amount of money for a good cause and take home the trophy, which is awarded to the team that raises the most funds for the benefit of Wheel Power. The national charity works in conjunction with the Guttmann Sports Centre, Birthplace of the Paralympics, and is dedicated to providing opportunities for disabled people to help them live healthy active lifestyles via sport and games.

‘My Kubota’ social media campaign celebrates 20,000 followers

Kubota UK is launching a brand new campaign, ‘My Kubota’, to celebrate reaching a landmark 20,000 social media followers in just one year.

Across Twitter and Facebook, fans will be in with a chance of winning a range of fantastic prizes by sharing the story of a day in the life of their machine. Whether it’s using a mini-excavator to complete an on-going construction project, working with a Kubota tractor to undertake ploughing and cultivating duties or getting around your grounds on an RTV, Kubota want to hear all about it.

The competition will open on Monday 27 April until Sunday 28 June. Fans will be able to upload a photo of their machine on the Kubota Facebook page or on Twitter using the hashtag #MyKubota.

The first 30 entries will receive a Kubota beanie hat and five finalists will be shortlisted for the second stage. Here they will compete to win £500 Virgin Experience Days vouchers and become the new face of Kubota with a video case study. A video production team will shadow the winner for a day in order to capture their machine in action and learn more about how it’s used. …

Clements Plant & Tool Hire Ltd converting to Kubota

BTE Plant Sales has secured a major order to supply Kubota’s market leading range of excavators to Coventry-based Clements Plant & Tool Hire Ltd.

The deal will mean that Clements, who previously stocked three competitor excavator brands, will now move to a single source Kubota fleet following increasing demand for the Japanese machines from its customers. …

Fairfax Plant Hire expands fleet of popular Kubota excavators

Yorkshire-based plant and tool hire company, Fairfax Plant Hire, has expanded its range of Kubota vehicles following the recent delivery of twenty highly versatile KX71-3 mini-excavators and two micro U10-3 zero-tail swing mini-excavators.

The order from Venco Plant Hire in Hull has taken the number of Kubota excavators in Fairfax’s hire fleet up to 100 in total, providing customers with a wide array of the latest models to choose from in the brand. …

Increase in demand for Kubota Mini’s

Northampton based plant equipment dealer Shell Plant is celebrating its 17th successful year working in partnership with leading excavator manufacturer Kubota. As the upturn in construction continues, Shell Plant is seeing a rise in demand for mini-excavators from both old and new customers, which is a positive sign for the industry in 2015.

Since the launch of the extremely powerful 8-tonne Kubota excavator, Shell Plant has sold in excess of 100 units and has received excellent feedback which has in turn led to repeat orders.

Savage Plant Hire expands with Kubota

Birmingham-based Savage Plant Hire has expanded its fleet of construction vehicles to meet the increasing demand for Kubota machinery from customers.

New Marketing Manager for Kubota UK

Kubota UK, the market leading machinery supplier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Tipping as its new marketing manager.

In her role, Karen will be responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategies that will deliver continued and long term growth for all of Kubota’s key product sectors – Construction Equipment, Engines and Tractor and Groundcare.

Kubota KX057-4 mini excavator specified by Harper Plant

Wiltshire-based equipment company, Harper Plant, has this month supplied groundwork and construction services specialists K.J. Hopkins with Kubota’s KX057-4 mini-excavator.

Harper Plant recommended the vehicle to business owner Kevin Hopkins in order to help him meet high customer demands and improve on-site working time; and so far the acquisition has delivered on its objectives.

Jarvie Plant Secures Order for More Kubotas

One of Scotland’s longest standing Kubota hire specialists has strengthened its stock of the orange liveried machines this month (November) with the signing of a new supply deal with Young Plant & Equipment Sales.

Jarvie Plant, Scotland’s largest plant hire specialists, has taken delivery of 50 new Kubota mini-excavators, continuing its long-standing relationship with Kubota and Young Plant.

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    Major investment in plant equipment to support ambitious growth plans

Major investment in plant equipment to support ambitious growth plans

Plant hire specialists Morris Leslie Plant Hire Ltd (MLPH) has invested in 175 new Kubota mini-excavators in the last 12 months to help support major plans to expand its operations throughout the UK.
The company, which has national coverage through its extensive depot footprint acquired three new depots in 2013 and is looking to build on this further and increase its network in 2015.