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Excavator, dumper and roller showing the green flashing beacons

The requirement on many construction sites these days for green flashing beacons (signifying that the operator is wearing a seat belt) to be fitted to excavators, dumpers and rollers is becoming more and more prevalent. With this is mind we are taking measures to fit them to all of our machines.

So if you need a green seat belt beacon fitted just specify at the point of ordering.

Two Manitou Telehandlers Arrive

New Manitou Telehandlers

Demand for the excellent Manitou MT625 6.0m Telehandler continues to be strong so we’ve added two more to our fleet.

The MT625 is a compact telehandler (1.92m in height and 1.81m wide) allowing it to easily get around site and under height restricted areas. It has a lifting capacity of 5.85m and 2500kg.

We can supply it with standard forks and/or a rehandling bucket.

Its Kubota diesel engine is optimised for exceptionally low fuel consumption, while providing enough power to carry out the jobs in hand.

New Kubota 3t Excavators

New Kubota 3tonne Excavators

We have taken delivery of two new Kubota KX030-4 3.0t mini excavators. The KX030-4 is Kubota’s base 3.0t machine, replacing the perennially popular KX71-3 in 2018.

As well as offering Kubota’s world-renowned combination of power and performance, the KX030-4 boasts the biggest, most comfortable cab in its class, providing excellent visibility thanks to the expansive glazing.

The KX030-4 utilises Kubota’s excellent chip-key anti-theft system. This system makes each individual machine impossible to start without its dedicated key and almost eliminates entirely the risk of theft.

The KX030-4 is just 1500mm wide, 2420mm high and can dig to a depth of 2870mm.

Check out the Kubota 3tonne mini excavator in our hire catalogue.

New Bomag 120AD-5 Arrives

New Bomag 120AD-5 Arrives at Didcot Plant

With demand for ride-on rollers high we have added another Bomag 120AD-5 to our growing fleet.

The 120AD-5 is the larger of the two ride-on rollers that we offer, complimenting the 800mm wide drum 80AD-5.

The Bomag 120 AD-5 is used for earthwork and asphalt applications on new construction projects and repair work.

The Bomag 120AD-5 can be found in our hire catalogue »

Petrol Pump Fleet Overhauled

New Hilta Sprite Petrol Driven Water Pumps available for hire from Didcot Plant

We have totally refreshed our petrol pump fleet with the purchase of five new Hilta Sprite 2” petrol driven water pumps since November.

The Hilta Sprite has been widely considered for many years to be the best small engine-driven pump on the market, offering robustness of design and reliabilty of operation. It can give a maximum output of 2500 gallons per hour and handle solids up to a maximum of 20mm, with a total head capability of 18 metres. And at a compact 45kg it is easily transported.

Hire Hilta Petrol-Driven Pumps from our hire catalogue »

New Portable Masonry Saws

New portable masonry saws available for hire from Didcot Plant

Today we have updated our portable masonry saw bench fleet with the addition of the Clipper CM42.

This 110v bench saw is a strong, reliable, extremely user friendly machine, ideal for the intermittent wet and dry cutting of a wide variety of small masonry materials, concrete products, roof tiles etc, and can be used with 350mm/14″ diameter diamond blades, giving a maximum cut of 90mm deep and 600mm long.

For more information and to hire a masonry saw, go to the Clipper CM42 in our hire catalogue »

2018 has been a big year for us for major plant purchases. Since the turn of the year we have added:

  • 12 no. Excavators (3 x 0.8t, 5 x 1.5t, 3 x 3.0t & 1 x 6.0t)
  • 5 no. Dumpers (2 x track barrow, 1 x 1.0t, 1 x 3.0t & 1 x 6.0t)
  • 6 no. 5/3 ½ Diesel Mixers

We have also added 19 no. petrol engine items (including 9 x compactor plates, 3 x 6kva generators & 3 x 18” floor saws).

These additions have been inspired by customer demand and the desire to offer the best kit possible.

Kubota KX030-4 3.0tonne Excavator

Today we have taken delivery of our first two of Kubota’s brand new KX030-4 3.0t mini excavator. The KX030-4 is Kubota’s base 3.0t machine and replaces the perennially popular KX71-3.

As well as offering Kubota’s world-renowned combination of power and performance, the KX030-4 boasts the biggest, most comfortable cab in its class, providing excellent visibility thanks to the expansive glazing.

As with the previous model, the KX030-4 utilises Kubota’s excellent chip-key anti-theft system. This system makes each individual machine impossible to start without its dedicated key and almost eliminates entirely the risk of theft.

The KX030-4 is just 1500mm wide, 2420mm high and can dig to a depth of 2870mm.

Check out the Kubota 3tonne mini excavator in our hire catalogue.

Manitou MT625 Telescopic forklift with re-handling bucket

We can now offer our Manitou MT625 Telescopic forklifts with a 1829mm wide, 0.80 cu metre heaped capacity re-handling bucket. This can go instead of or as well as the standard forks.

Check out the Manitou MT625 in our hire catalogue.

Indirect Heaters Join Our Range

Master BV77E Indirect Diesel Oil Heater Available for Hire from Didcot Plant

Today we have added a new line to our range in the form of the Master BV77E 68,000Btu Indirect diesel fired heater.

The BV77E is designed to provide high volume clean, dry and fume free warm air.

It is ideally suited for events tents, exhibition, food preparation or retail areas as well as warehousing and offices.

By using the flexible ducting and thermostat supplied warm air is spread around easily and the area heated is temperature controlled.

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Didcot Plant Ltd
Basil Hill Road
Didcot
Oxfordshire OX11 7HJ
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email: info@didcotplant.co.uk
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