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We are looking for an experienced and reliable HGV Class 1 driver for an immediate start on Scania R580 STGO low loader which will be based from our yard in Stewarton.

All Applicants must have the following:-

Be based within a comfortable distance from our yard at Stewarton

Low Loader Experience

CPC Training

CPCS plant loader/securer - not essential but preferred

Be willing to be Flexible with working hours and be acceptable to stay out for Multiple nights.

Be willing to keep the vehicle in immaculate and roadworthy condition at all times.

If you are interested in this position and have the relevant experience then please call our office on 01560 482136 within office hours (8am to 6pm) or email your cv to [email protected]
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Pre Lockdown delivery No3.

After a long wait our first Komatsu Rubber Duck arrived today. The Komatsu PW148 15 ton minimal tail swing machine is ideal for working in tight areas or single lane closures.

We have speced this duck highly with rear stabiliser legs, high viz rails & steps, height restrictor, 270 cameras, green seatbelt light, dual flow high and low flow hydraulics, engcon circuit, Miller twinlock hitch & boxing ring.

This machine is available self drive or with and experienced CPCS operator immediately. Should you have any requirements for a duck of this size or any other equipment then please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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Pre lockdown delivery No2

Caterpillar CS66B 13 ton self propelled roller supplied by Finning UK. This roller joins our fleet of Rollers after the reliability and customer feedback of the first two cat rollers to join our fleet that were delivered last year.

The roller has the usual spec of Cameras, seat belt light and Hi viz steps and rails.

This roller is available self drive or with an experienced CPCS operator. If you have any requirements for any equipment then please call our office on 01560 482136
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Now lockdown is starting to ease the machines we ordered pre lockdown are starting to come through.

First one is our JCB JS200W 22ton rubber duck that was ordered for a specific project in Glasgow through Scot JCB Ltd. This machine is equipped with our usual Safety spec including blindside and rear cameras, height restrictor, high viz steps and rails plus boxing ring and miller twinlock hitch.

As you can see from the picture the digging clamshell is controlled through our high and low dual flow hydraulics.

Our duck fleet ranges from 10ton to 22ton and all ducks can be supplied self drive or with and experienced CPCS operator. For any requirements please call the office on 01560 482136.
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Following Toms pictures of yesteryear a few weeks ago here is some pictures of the yard and workshop being constructed in 2013/14.

This facility took us to the next level in our business and Looking back we don’t know how we managed to run the business out of the old yard but we managed!! Some great stories from that yard and the new one, maybe some will be shared below!!
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Throughout the lockdown period we have been supporting our customers on essential projects throughout the UK.

Here are a selection of photos of some of the works carried out plus our stock in the yard being sanitised for redeployment when the lockdown ends.

Hopefully it won’t be much longer till we are all back at work and doing what we do best.

We are still operational throughout this pandemic and if you require any plant throughout the UK then please call our office on 01560 482136
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How I occupied my nights operating this for Alan Mcleish at QTS ... See MoreSee Less

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One of the first companies to have a 10t Duck ... See MoreSee Less

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Three towns bypass with Celmisa working for Mowlem ... See MoreSee Less

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JCB 4CX. Great machine driven by David McDowall ... See MoreSee Less

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Blackwood Plant Hire are looking for an experienced Hire Desk Controller to join our team within our busy office in stewarton. In order to be shortlisted for this role you must:

Have Previous experience or knowledge of operated plant hire equipment

Have good communication skills

Be able to work as a team

Be a fast learner

Be computer literate, including Microsoft Office packages

The normal hours of work for this position are 0700 -1800 Monday to Friday and every 2nd Saturday 0700-1300 although outwith these hours you will be expected to be contactable on your company mobile phone. If you cannot commit to these hours please do not apply.

The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary including a company pension and the opportunity to further themselves within the company.

If you are interested in this opportunity please email you CV to [email protected] - no agencies please

#planthire #hiredesk #oppurtunity
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6 new machines joined our growing fleet this morning We received the first batch of the Next Gen Cat 308 9 ton Excavators today.

These machines are at the cutting edge of technology with keyless ignitions, Cat stick steer system - which allows the operator to control the tracking from the slew lever in all directions. New digital control panels and dual circuit proportional controls. We also have our usual safety spec of high viz handrails, Miller twinlock hitches, blind spot camera & seatbelt lights.

These machines are available self drive or operated from Monday and as you can see from the photo we can supply these with LGP tracks or rubbers plus the option of an engcon. If you have any requirements for these machines then please call our office on 01560 482 136 to discuss with our team.
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Something a bit different for the fleet arrived today from sunny Chester le Street, our new 25 tonne Zero Tail Swing Komatsu PC228 Excavator.

This machine is equipped with our usual safety spec of Hi-viz rails, 270 degree cameras, Miller twinlock hitch, Neutral lever detection and of course a zero tail swing. Hopefully tomorrow it will also be sitting on a set of rubber pads to make it even more versatile (pics to follow)

This machine will be available from Monday with an experienced Operator or self drive. If you have a requirement for this unique style of machine then please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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4 months ago

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We are looking for experienced CPCS or NPORS (cscs logo) 360 tracked and wheeled Excavator operators to start immediately for contracts throughout Scotland. Our most common areas are central belt, Ayrshire & Edinburgh.

We have one of the most modern fleets in the UK and offer a competitive rate of pay with the option of a company van to the right candidates.

If you are interested in a change of employer or have recently became available for work then please contact our office between 0700-1800 on 01560 482136 and ask for Keith miller.
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A few pics of our Scania loader and JCB JS370 under police escort on its way back from probably our trickiest site access to date!!

Well done to all involved.
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One of our new Komatsu PC138 machines fitted with Rubber blocks and an Engcon for one of our long term rail customers.

This machine Looks amazing!!! Well done to the guys for getting this machine ready in the short time frame that was available.

Blackwood Plant Hire are a Network Rail link up approved supplier which means we can react to emergency works at short notice as well as any planned works with our rail specific machines, own heavy haulage solutions and experienced PTS operators.

If you have any planned or emergency works please don’t hesitate to call our office on 01560 482136 don’t worry if it’s outside office hours the phone transfers to our on call managers.
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