Power ahead with Kubota’s new RT and RO Series Wheel Loaders

Kubota’s new RT and RO Series wheel loaders made their UK debut at Plantworx, cementing the company’s leading position in the construction equipment industry whilst expanding its already popular range of powerful machinery.

Specially designed to suit a variety of end user applications such as construction, agriculture, gardening and public works, the articulated wheel loaders have been developed to ensure efficiency and flexibility for users. …

Kubota launches powerful Crawler Dumper for increased productivity

Kubota is set to launch its new KC250HR-4 Crawler Dumper at Plantworx 2015 in June, providing construction professionals with a compact and powerful machine for transporting large amounts of material in a short time scale.

Designed to make unloading both fast and simple, the crawler dumper has an 84-degree dumping angle for the easy removal of waste. The rotary function allows the user to tip side ways at an angle of 180 degrees when carrying out tasks such as trench filling. …

More Kubotas for West Country hire duo

Family-owned hire specialists, Rocket Rentals Limited and Bison Plant Hire, have signaled their intent to continue expanding throughout 2015 and beyond after putting pen to paper on a new deal with machinery dealer Chepstow Construction Equipment for the supply of 10 market-leading Kubota mini-excavators.

Dursley, Gloucestershire-based Rocket Rentals Limited, owned and run by Simon Tomblin, has enjoyed strong sales and growth since its formation in 2003, thanks in part to the excellent relationships it has formed with local dealer Chepstow Construction Equipment and the Kubota brand.

Kubota launches new product range at Plantworx 2015

Construction equipment specialists, Kubota UK, has announced the launch of a new product line to the UK market at Plantworx 2015 this June.

Kubota’s KC250HR-4 crawler dumper and RT Series articulated wheel loader will be officially unveiled at the show, displayed alongside a range of its existing, high-performance mini-excavators, such as the popular 2.0 tonne KX019-4.

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.