UK rental company Buckhurst Plant Hire has ordered 40 Manitou and 30 JCB telehandlers as part of a £3 million investment in the past three months.
The JCB order is made up of a mixture of seven metre/3.1 tonne 531-70s, 14 metre/four tonne 540-140s and 18 metre/four tonne 540-180s. The Manitou order includes a range of models with lift heights between seven and 18 metres and capacities up to four tonnes. It has also ordered 10 compact models including two 4.3 metres/2,000kg MT 420s and eight six metre/2,500kg MT 625s.
Managing director, Lee Gansler, said: “We are pleased that we are able to continue to grow our fleet, ensuring our machinery remain the most economical and efficient on the market. We are always looking at new machinery our customers might be interested in and how we can support them, in terms of their needs."
Established by John Walsh and his father John Thomas Walsh in 1993, Buckhurst operates a wide range of construction equipment, including telehandlers, tractors, trailers, dumpers, diggers, excavators, from five depots throughout the UK.