Plant Sales & Hire

Timber haulage specialists
Kilcooney Haulage Ltd in Co Waterford has been specialising in the haulage of timber and machinery for almost a decade now. Irish Trucker caught up with Transport Manager Pauline Cliffe to learn more about the company.

The mobile and mini crane hire specialists
Kevin Keogh Crane Hire Ltd has the distinction of being the only crane hire company in Ireland to offer mobile, mini/spider and city cranes for hire. With depots in Dublin and Laois, the company operates a nationwide 24/7 crane hire service.

Customer service is paramount
Its hard to beat a reliable service. Donegal-based Duffy Excavations & Civils/Duffy Plant Hire only make promises that they can keep when it comes to meeting their customers demands.

A lasting legacy for Vincent Dempsey
With a broad range of fresh and immaculately-maintained machinery at their disposal – from 13 tonne up to 60 tonne – Vincent Dempsey Plant Hire has the capacity to offer exceptional solutions to customers in the construction, roadworks and mining sectors nationwide.

Ballyjohnboy Transport are going places
Ballyjohnboy Transport Ltd in Co Kilkenny has made major inroads in the livestock haulage game since its establishment in 2008. Managing Director Michael Ryan spoke to Irish Tractor & Agri about the company and its origins.

Experience to the fore
They say a business is stronger having come through a recession, but for many companies in Ireland, they have seen more than one dark period on the economic front in this country.

Unbelievable rates
Errigal Plant & Sales Ltd boast a wide range of plant and services to meet their customers needs. Operations Manager Keith Gladney tells us customer service and value are integral to their business, along with the quality of the equipment they offer.

Flynn Crane Hire is reaching for the sky
As the economic recovery continues apace, more and more cranes are beginning to reappear on the skyline of our towns and cities. Colm Flynn of Flynn Crane Hire Ltd in Blessington, Co. Wicklow is delighted to see things on the up again.

Welded to excellence
We profile Dungannon based Fabcon Engineering Ltd and speak to managing director Kevin Hughes about the success of the business and their latest product to enter the market, the Fabcon Container Tilting machine.

Culletion Transport gets the cream
Culletion Transport Ltd has been providing a top-class milk collection and delivery service for Glanbia since 2002. The family-run business collects over one million litres of raw milk from nearly 300 dairy farms in counties Carlow, Wicklow and Kilkenny each year.

The Celtic connection
The haulage industry both here in Ireland and the U.K has gone through some turbulent times over the course of the last decade.

Its proof that when you put in hard work - it pays off
Shanowen Plant Hire were popping the champagne corks at this years Full of the Pipe Truck Show.

Winner all right
Coillte Woodflows green credentials were recognised at this years Irish Logistics and Transport Award where they walked away with The Green Mover award.

No Meen(s) feat
The Dairy industry is about to enter a new era following the abolishing of the milk quota.

Cream of the crop
The farming community and haulage industry have closely knit ties as the transport of agricultural materials is generally carried out by trucks.

Bringing home the bacon since 1988
Specialising in pig haulage, AW Shortt Livestock Transport is run by Alastair Shortt and his wife Valerie.

Smith Demolition: For the best service possible
When the Celtic Tigers roar became more of a whimper, the construction trade was hardest hit.

Adare Machinery secures Doosan-Bobcat agency
In January, 2015, Limerick-based Adare Machinery was appointed by Doosan Construction Equipment as a new authorised dealer for Doosan Heavy and Bobcat products in Ireland.

50 and not out for McLaughlins
T McLoughlin & Sons are based on the Ardmore Road in Londonderry and in 2015 this family run business celebrated its Golden Anniversary.

Grab hire, nationwide by AJ Grab Hire
Operating out of Castleblayney in County Monaghan and with three bases in the capital, AJ Grab Hire provides nationwide grab hire services to remove muck, topsoil, demolition material, construction waste and sand & gravel from both commercial and private sites.

A personal touch from Norris Plant Hire
There is a general consensus amongst Irish people that when dealing with businesses, you get a better service from a firm that is family run.

Experience is the key for M Toland Plant Hire
However, there were certain businesses that had the wherewithal to come through that period and they are now looking forward to an increase in construction.

Hireco to invest £14m this year in new lorries as company launches lorry rental service
Hireco, the Northern Ireland based company which provides a full rental, leasing and 24/7 breakdown service for trucks and trailers across the UK and Ireland is delighted to announce an investment of £2.3 Million in 30 new Mercedes lorries.

CTEK licenses WiTricity technology for wireless vehicle battery charging
Leading battery charger manufacturer looks to revolutionize the automotive battery charging industry. CTEK licenses WiTricity technology for wireless vehicle battery charging.

High Tech will bring big cost benefit says Komatsu distributor
The benefits that technology will bring to current and future generations of plant buyers will be reflected in extra productivity, greater economy and higher levels of operational safety sufficient to deliver increased profit and offset the higher purchase costs involved, Komatsu distributor Michael McHale, managing director of McHale Plant Sales, has predicted.

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