JCB secures £14m digger deal

STAFFORDSHIRE excavator manufacturer JCB has secured a deal worth almost £14m to supply machines to a UK plant hire firm.

Kent-based H.E. Services has signed an order for 350 vehicles including mini excavators, Loadall telescopic handlers, 3CX backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders and tracked excavators.

The machines will be supplied by a dealer of the Uttoxeter firm, Greenshields JCB.

The announcement was made as part of a visit by Chancellor George Osborne to JCB Transmissions, in Wrexham, which will manufacture ... For the full story register now for free or login below...