The first 3 of 7 New Volvo ECR25D 3 ton Excavators arrived this morning from SMT GB

These machines are the first of our mini diggers to be equipped with hydraulic quickhitches that have been supplied by Hill Engineering. The machines also have our usual spec of hi viz handrails and steps, seat belt beacons, dual flow circuits rubber tracks and are the correct weight to be towed legally.

These machines will be available self drive or with an experienced operator immediately. If you have any requirements for this size of machine or any others in our fleet then please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss.
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We are currently looking for experienced and reliable CPCS & NPORS Operators for long term hires in the Glasgow, Perth and Edinburgh areas.

We have managed to secure long term contracts in these areas which will take us through the winter months so If you are an honest worker that doesn’t mind working Monday to Friday and weekends when possible then please apply and we will offer you a competitive rate of pay in return which includes a company pension, hourly bonus, average holiday pay and service time plus the possibility of a company van.

To discuss this in more detail please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your options.
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Due to an increase in workload and successfully securing a long term contract we have added 2 x Extra roadbrushes to our fleet this week.

We chose the Daf and Johnston VT652 duo again due to the service we receive from the dealers and the minimal downtime we receive on these units.

These brushes have came equipped with the usual spec including dual sweep, high pressure lance, wide suction boxes, gully sucker and for added safety rear and side cameras, reverse alarm and a blind spot window to give the operator better vision.

This brush will be on the road Today and available for hire immediately. Please call our office on 01560 482136 and speak to Nikki to discuss your requirements.
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Mini Digger & Trailer stolen from Mossblown on Saturday night ( 05/09/20) around 9pm. Last seen in the Layby across from the turn off to Tarbolton from Mossblown. Any information will be held in strictest confidence- please call on 01655 760666 or 07768911906 ... See MoreSee Less

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Edinburgh based duck drivers required to start tomorrow on long term contracts.

Please call the office on 01560482136 if you are available.
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We need the following operators for starts tomorrow

Tracked and wheeled Edinburgh

Tracked Edinburgh

Tracked and wheeled Glasgow.

If you are available please call the office ASAP
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2 x Hydrema 912E 12 Tonne LGP Dumptruck’s and 1 x 9ton dual view dumper available for hire either self drive or operated immediately!!

If you have any requirements please call the office on 01560 482136
#planthire #cpcs #availability #safety #safetyfirst #lgp #dumpers
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Blackwood Plant Hire are looking for an experienced Hire Desk Administrator/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 plant hire equipment

Have good communication skills

Be able to work as part of a team

Be a fast learner

Be computer literate, including Microsoft Office packages

The normal hours of work for this position are 0800-1730hrs Monday to Friday although they can extend depending on workload

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
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A bit of blue arrived today!! The first two of three 14ton Kobelco SK130 LGP Excavators supplied and converted by Molson Young Plant Sales and JCC Group Limited

As these are LGP machines they are equipped with 1200mm pads on a wider undercarriage to allow the machine to cross soft and boggy ground at ease. We have also equipped these machines with the usual safety spec including hi vis handrails & steps, Kobelco Eagle View 270 camera system, height restrictors, Hill Engineering tefra twinlock hitch with Euro-fab Scotland buckets and boom and dipper check valves. We also have equipped the machines with high and low flow hydraulics plus engcon circuits to allow the machines to go onto our fleet of tilt rotators & attachments when required.

These machines are available from Monday either self drive or with an experienced CPCS operator UK wide. If you are in need of a LGP excavator or anything else from our fleet of excavators,rollers and Dumptruck’s then please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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We are looking for reliable, experienced 360 Tracked and wheeled operators for long term contracts throughout the central belt of Scotland.

All applicants must have a CPCS or NPORS card (with cpcs logo), own transport plus be able to work Monday to Friday without an issue.

If you feel ready for a change of employer and would like to discuss your options please call the office on 01560 482136.
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Our first Hitachi machine arrived this morning from Hitachi Construction Machinery UK in the shape of a ZX170W 19 Tonne Rubber Duck.

This machine is equipped with a Tab Boom allowing it to reach over 10m in height which is ideal for its job on Monday doing sheet piling. We have also equipped this machine with our usual safety equipment including high vis handrails & steps, 270 degree cameras, boom & dipper check valves, Hill tefra twinlock hitch plus a summit height restrictor kit.

Although this machine is going straight to site we have a variety of excavators ranging from 1.5ton to 40ton available for hire self drive or with an experienced operator immediately. If you have any requirements please call our office on 01560 482136
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Our 22m Longreach Excavator is available for hire immediately.

This machine is 42 tonnes with a 22m reach across the ground and is equipped with 20t excavator buckets instead of the teaspoons that some of the other long reaches have.

Should you have any planned or emergency requirements for this machine on a self drive basis or with an experienced Cpcs operator then please call our office on 01560482136.
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Following the success of our first Komatsu PC228 USLC 25 tonne Zero Tail Swing Excavator, we have added another one to our fleet today which has been fitted with Duraline rubber blocks and is being prepped for delivery to site tomorrow.

The PC228USLC is a highly speced machine with an array of safety features including KomVision 270 degree cameras, neutral lever detection, travel alarm, boxing ring, Miller Twinlock hitch, hi viz handrails & steps plus of course a Zero Tail Swing. The machine is also equipped with dual flow hammer and auxiliary circuits which will allow it to operate a variety of attachments plus a colourful Eurofab Rock Bucket.

Although this machine is going straight to site we have a variety of excavators ranging from 1.5ton to 40ton available for hire self drive or with an experienced operator immediately. If you have any requirements please call our office on 01560 482136
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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

We are looking for an experienced and reliable HGV Class 1 driver for an immediate start on our 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 - Excavators, Dumptruck’s & Rubber ducks

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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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

We are looking for reliable, experienced 360 Tracked and wheeled operators for long term contracts throughout the central belt of Scotland.

All applicants must have a CPCS or NPORS card (with cpcs logo), own transport plus be able to work Monday to Friday without an issue.

If you feel ready for a change of employer and would like to discuss your options please call the office on 01560 482136.
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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

After a long wait our new trailers are here. Four brand new rear steer Nooteboom OSDS-58-04 STGO four axle step frames.

These trailers can carry over 40 tonnes at ease plus with the twin steering rear axles we can access those hard to reach sites easily.

All of the trailers are all straight to work tomorrow so we arranged some pictures tonight before they got dirty at the yard entrance with a drone. We hope you like them!!!

Nooteboom U.K.
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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

We are looking for 2 x 912 operators for a site in Edinburgh starting tomorrow and Thursday.

If you are available could you call the office on 01560 482136 please.
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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

We require reliable cpcs 360 operators for tomorrow for sites in Arbroath and Edinburgh (wheeled) for long term contracts.

If you are available please call the office on 01560 482136
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2 months ago

Blackwood Plant Hire

Over the last few weeks our office staff, yard staff, delivery drivers plus our yard and mobile engineers have completed a COVID-19 ready course to keep up with the onsite training our operators receive whilst on hire and to ensure we are all working safely at all times.

We hope that these small measures will ensure the safety of our staff at all times.
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