United Kingdom

Founded as a not-for-profit venture to raise charity funds through scrap recycling, Recycling Lives has emerged as one of England's leading players in the scrap market. Now operating 19 material collection and processing sites throughout the UK, its flagship is the head office location in Preston, Lancashire.

JCB in the United Kingdom is poised to re-start production at a factory closed as a result of the Coronavirus crisis in order to join the global effort to manufacture ventilators, the company announced March 30. JCB received a direct appeal from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help plug the national ventilator shortage and to help save lives of Coronavirus patients.

Washing equipment specialists, McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS) along with its UK dealer Max Innovate Ltd, held its first multi-spread demonstration event at Monk Plant Hire (MPH) in Hockering, Norwich, UK, on March 20 and 21, highlighting the power of the washing equipment working together.

Guangxi LiuGong Machinery announced that it had signed a share purchase agreement to acquire the business operations of Construction Plant & Machinery Sales (southeast) Limited (CPMS), which serves as LiuGong's exclusive dealership for England, Wales and Scotland.

The United Kingdom's premium crane service provider for mobile cranes to the construction industry, RRC Crane Hire Ltd. together with Road Rail Cranes Ltd. , has added a new Demag AC 300-6 all terrain crane to its sizeable specialized equipment fleet, the first unit to be delivered in the UK.

LONDON (AP) — One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Jan. 15, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under the weight of more than 1.5 billion pounds ($2.1 billion) of debt.

LONDON (AP) — The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there: a perimeter fence. There is no imposing security barrier to protect the highly visible embassy in a city that has this year been targeted repeatedly by extremists.

Euro Auctions, worldwide auctioneers of industrial plant, construction equipment and agricultural machinery, has just announced its first ever 'Timed Auction' to be coordinated via its new Hong Kong operation, with the hammer day, to conclude all transactions, set for Thursday, Dec.

A London architecture firm is investigating how they can use sustainable timber to build homes while reducing carbon emissions. In the United Kingdom, buildings produce 45 percent of the country's carbon emissions, but according to Andrew Waugh, a founding partner of architecture firm Waugh Thistleton, there is little focus on the role that construction materials play in making up that number, KITV 4 reported.

Hyperloop One recently announced 10 potential hyperloop routes worldwide it plans to research. Like Elon Musk's SpaceX, the California-based startup is dedicated to building a hyperloop transit system to make travel faster and easier than ever before.

Doosan won a contract to supply 52 excavators to Europe's Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project. The $5.5 billion project is the largest gas pipeline project on the continent, beginning on the border of Greece and Turkey and stretching across Northern Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea to Italy, the Oman Tribune reported.