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NEW Kubota Prototype!

Kubota, a leading manufacturer of construction machinery, today announces the reveal of the KX019-4 LPG (Liquid Petrol Gas) mini excavator prototype. This model can run on LPG and is powered by a next generation Kubota Spark Ignition series engine. The new KX019-4 LPG makes it possible for users to work in emission restricted access areas such as cities applying diesel-bans, and also generates less noise emissions. Using the industrial standard gas bottles available everywhere, the machine is easily and quickly refuelled by replacing the bottle. The machine is equipped with…

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Kubota Electrify Bauma!

Kubota, a leading manufacturer of construction machinery, today reveals the KC70-4e as the latest in its range of mini crawler dumpers. This new machine is capable of the same high performance of those that run on diesel or petrol, but allows users to work where gas emissions or noise levels may restrict the use of machinery in certain environments. The KC70-4e is equipped with a state-of-the-art lithium battery (48V – 100Ah) and has a payload capacity of 700kg. With a width of 750mm the electric mini dumper is able to…

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Multi Million Pound Kubota Deal

J. Murphy & Sons Ltd, one of UK’s leading engineering and construction companies, has made a multi-million pound investment to increase its fleet of Kubota machinery, enabling the business to meet the demands of delivering world class infrastructure to its clients. The deal, which has seen Murphy’s add another 100 new Kubota mini-excavators to its fleet, is the company’s single biggest purchase of Kubota machinery in its history. The machines, supplied by independent Kubota dealer Shellplant, means Murphy now boasts a Kubota fleet of over 250 mini-excavators. “We have worked…

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Kubota’s GAP in the Market

GAP Group, the UK’s leading independent equipment hire company, will continue to offer its customers best-in-class construction machinery after announcing Kubota will be its sole supplier of mini and midi excavators for another year. Having already purchased almost 500 Kubota excavators since January 2018, the Japanese manufacturer will provide GAP Group with all excavators in the 0.8t to 8.0t category. The Glasgow based hire company employs more than 1,800 people across 140 depots in the UK, with its latest purchase bolstering the company’s excavator fleet to almost 4,500 across the…

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Kubota set for Hillhead

Kubota UK will be showcasing its extensive range of compact construction equipment at this year’s Hillhead show, including its industry leading mini-excavators, wheeled loaders and tracked dumpers. At the heart of the stand will be the recently launched KX030-4 mini-excavator – a powerful machine with a number of innovative features to maximise operational performance. The machine features two hydraulic variable pumps, along with a gear pump, which allows smooth, synchronised digging and dozing operations for improved output and productivity. A large flat floor space, full suspension seat and Kubota’s intuitive…

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Demand for Kubota

Long-standing Scottish hire specialist, Gordon Bow Plant Hire Ltd, has expanded its fleet by making its first purchase of Kubota machinery due to increased customer demand. Gordon Bow, a family run business established in Broxburn, purchased ten Kubota U48-4’s from Young Plant Sales, Kubota UK’s longest serving construction dealer. With over 35 years’ experience, Gordon Bow has over 200 plant items on hire throughout Scotland; supplying operated and non-operated machines from 1.5 tonne to 35 tonne and to a wide range of customers and sectors. “Gordon Bow is extremely excited…

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DTH Plant Hire grow with Kubota

DTH Plant Hire, a start up business only two years ago, is continuing to go from strength-to-strength in the plant hire market based on its commitment to provide market leading service, as well as quality and reliable products that the industry demands. The Leicestershire-based company has recently expanded its machinery fleet further thanks to the purchase of 16 Kubota excavators from BTE Plant Sales, meaning the Japanese manufacturer now makes up more than half of the hire firm’s £2 million machinery inventory. The partnership between DTH Plant Hire, BTE Plant…

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Kubota Serve AH Plant Hire

Welsh-based plant hire firm, A H Plant Hire, recently added twenty of Kubota’s industry leading micro, mini and midi excavators to its ever-growing fleet, in response to an increasing customer demand across Wales, Wirral, Cheshire and Shropshire. Made up of U10-3, U17-3, KX080-4 and KX057-4 Kubota models, supplied by North Wales dealer Major Owen Ltd, the new order will help serve projects spanning across a wide variety of applications. “With a growing customer base and an increasing number of projects in the region, we needed energy-efficient machines that would perform…

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Faith in Kubota

Building on a relationship that spans over 34 years, leading plant hire firm Charles Wilson has invested in 89 new Kubota mini excavators to supply an increasing demand and help customers meet a wider variety of challenges. Founded in 1979, Charles Wilson now operates out of 17 depots, spread throughout the south of England, with others in Birmingham and Liverpool. Due to tight schedules and the increasing variety of challenges that the construction sector presents, the business requires reliability and efficiency in both its machines and aftersales support. Kubota has…

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