Issue 38 (April 2024)

Features in this issue

  • One Hardy Heavy
    We check out Volvo's updated FH
  • Passion Undimmed
    Why TDR still loves moving plant
  • Up the Junction
    Junction 26 cuts through EU red tape
  • Abnormally Hands
    EAL app lightens the abnormal load
  • Demolition Magician
    Central Demolition's heavy heroes
  • Rise of the Anoraks
    Cascade boffins provide a helping hand
Cover Story

Earthy Pleasures!

What makes Collins Earthworks Transport's impressive truck fleet such a delight to behold.
Issue 37 (January 2024)

Features in this issue

  • Model Citizen
    Chris Atkin's miniature marvels
  • Wait Not, Want Not
    MV Commercial slashes lead times
  • Plant Parade
    Hather's heavy plant-hire fleet
  • A Civil Calling
    AE Yates works its trucks to the max
Cover Story

Gone with the Wind!

How UK's first Scheuerle BladeLifter makes wind turbine blade movements a breeze for Collett and Sons.
Issue 36 (October 2023)

Features in this issue

  • Iveco eDaily
    Towing the Company Line
  • Van Elle
    Ground Control
  • AW Baxter Group
    Abnormal Expansion
  • Mar-Train Heavy Haulage
    Barge at Large
  • Fraser Dunlop Haulage
    Lift and Shift Pioneer
Cover Story

The Only Way is Up

Why specialist lifting operation Forsyth of Denny is reaching ever higher.
Issue 35 (July 2023)

Features in this issue

  • Nusteel Structures
    Bridging the Gap
  • Cadzow Heavy Haulage
    Macauley's Magic
  • Steeley Determination
    John Whitwood's 47 Years in Transport
  • Murphy Plant
    Planting an Idea
  • Heavy-Duty Tyres
Cover Story

Moving in Hire Circles

What makes GCE Hire Fleet so sure that its new Volvo FH16 650 and 5-axle Faymonville trailer are a perfect match for moving its top-quality heavy plant around the UK.
Issue 34 (April 2023)

Features in this issue

  • Ainscough Industrial Services
    A wide range
  • Oversize and abnormal loads
    Increased enforcement
  • Kane Group
    A range of specialist services
  • AP Hollingworth
    Celebrating 100 years!
  • Hills of Botley
    Effective approach to heavy haulage
Cover Story

Over 60 years experience

Doherty Heavy Haulage is long established, and is still a family-owned and run business
Issue 33 (January 2023)

Features in this issue

  • Mar-Train Heavy Haulage
    Investing in Goldhofer
  • Jim Ritchie, Cadzow
    Ever-increasing work
  • H Askey Transport
    A full range of solutions
  • George Nairn
    30 years at Pickfords
  • Ridgway Rentals
    50 years in plant hire
Cover Story

A wide range of work

Wheeler and Son is continually expanding to meet the ever-changing needs of its clients.
Issue 32 (October 2022)

Features in this issue

  • Plant Movements
    A one stop shop for plant transport
  • Loades Movements
    Can lift and shift almost anything
  • KWS Cook Transport
    Massive aircraft on the road
  • Howard Colcomb
    Still has a keen interest
  • Freelance UK
    High kept standards
  • Euro Auctions
    A magnitude of sales
Cover Story

A comprehensive range

Vaughan Plant Haulage operates from its new purpose-built facility in Denham, Uxbridge.
Issue 31 (July 2022)

Features in this issue

  • X&P McGuigan
    A beautiful fleet
  • Kevin Brookes
    The new 180-tonne Scania
  • D Turner & Son
    A diverse range
  • Hercules
    It's back in the country
  • Beaver Bridges
    Strategic appointments
  • Ruttle Plant
    An MAN progress
Cover Story

Six-decade transformation

S E Davis & Son has continually progressed with the equipment that it operates and the services it offers.
Issue 30 (April 2022)

Features in this issue

  • TW Bowler Heavy Haulage
    Expanding the operation
  • J&D Pierce Contracts
    A leading specialist
  • Ritchie Services
    Engineering expertise
  • Gary Formby
    A high volume
Cover Story

An excellent reputation

HC Wilson Transport’s fleet of well-presented red and white trucks is a familiar sight taking oversized loads throughout the UK and Europe.
Issue 29 (January 2022)

Features in this issue

  • Boxhill Caravans
    Mobile home transport
  • Donnell & Ellis Heavy Haulage
    Best possible manoeuvrability
  • JB Rawcliffe and Sons
    Half a century of heavy haulage stories
  • Lymers Assist
    Rapid expansion
  • MA Ponsonby Ltd
    Wide customer portfolio
Cover Story

An enviable reputation

Stoddart Crane Hire regularly goes above and beyond the call of duty for its valued client base.
Issue 28 (October 2021)

Features in this issue

  • Terry Savery
    On his retirement
  • David Saunders Transport
    A new Nooteboom
  • G E Curtis (Heavy Haulage)
    The legacy continues
  • Gundel Transport Services
    Specialist crane hire
  • RJT Excavations
    Enviable reputation
  • MGL Contractors
    A recent boom
  • Heavy load routes
    Facing a crisis
Cover Story

Six decades of success

Pennys Group has flourished from its humble beginnings to become one of the South West’s largest multi-disciplined contractors.
Issue 27 (July 2021)

Features in this issue

  • Potteries Heavy Haulage
    A diverse fleet
  • Goldhofer
    Stepstar - a lighter range
  • Mick Gould Commercials
    Recovery specialist
  • Modestos Meletiou
    Model collector
  • Q Crane and Plant Hire
    Transporting heavy cranes
  • RJC Lowloaders
    Bearing the initials
  • Convoi Exceptionnel
    Post Brexit affect
Cover Story

Hitting new heights

Bernard Hunter Mobile Cranes is marking its 75 years in business and is entering a new league as a supplier of heavy lifting solutions.
Issue 26 (April 2021)

Features in this issue

  • PJ Downs & Sons
    High specification Scania
  • Collins Earthworks Transport
    A strong commitment to Volvo
  • G&B Finch
    Bonneted truck
  • AE Yates Group
    I-Shift crawler
  • Dave Weedon
    Vast collection
  • Elliotts of York
    When tragedy struck
  • Herbie’s Haulage
    From farm to government
Cover Story

In the land of the midnight sun

Lisburn-based Mar-Train Heavy Haulage has opened a new base in Bergen, Norway to transport components for wind farms.
Issue 25 (January 2021)

Features in this issue

  • Ainscough Crane Hire
  • Flannery Plant Hire
    Major construction fleet
  • Wynns Limited
    By road or by water
  • John Hudson Trailers
    Hire market leader
  • RS French
    Impressive new rig
  • Fastrans Logistik
    Pilot escort fleet
Cover Story

Adaptability is a cornerstone

Bristol-based specialist haulier Plant Speed implements flexibility with the trucks and equipment it operates.
Issue 24 (October 2020)

Features in this issue

  • John Somerscales
    Long established
  • Colin Lawson Transport
    Oil and gas
  • Manners Transport
    Mover and dismantler
  • Wrekin Roadways
    The heavy '70s
  • Volvo Trucks UK
    The new FM, FMX and FH
  • Scania
    Ride and Drive, Norway
Cover Story

A special breed

GCS Johnson, is one of the best known and most respected heavy haulage companies in the UK.
Issue 23 (July 2020)

Features in this issue

  • Chris Miller of Preston
    Doing the impossible
  • Jon Hugill
    About to retire
  • Derek W Hancox
    Low-loader combination
  • Direct Vision Standard
    New permit scheme
Cover Story

John Wynn - a true legend

We explore the dramatic history of the one-time champion of heavy haulage.
Issue 22 (April 2020)

Features in this issue

  • Ray Harrison modeller
    Trojan ballasted tractor
  • Axle Haulage
    Resisting too fast growth
  • The Concorde
    At a snail's pace
  • MAN Truck & Bus
    Raising the profile
  • MM Acquisitions
    UK Kässbohrer agent
  • Tomato Plant
    Quirky haulier
Cover Story

Even larger towheads

Cutting-edge virtual reality makes the impossible possible!
Issue 21 (January 2020)

Features in this issue

  • CPL Transport Services (UK)
    Special international loads
  • David Utting Engineering
    Hours of darkness
  • Edward Beck & Son
    Yellow history
  • Fruehauf
    New flat-trailer range
  • Dyce Carriers
    Ongoing progression
  • Autoplant
    Loyal workforce
  • HIAB
    More options
Cover Story

Hire Supergroup

Abba Plant, part of the JMH Group, has nearly 600 pieces of equipment for hire!
Issue 20 (October 2019)

Features in this issue

  • Hutchinson Engineering
    Back to school to save lives
  • Ivor King
    Nationwide piling specialist
  • Peter Searson
    Heanor Haulage hero
  • Teahan Convoi Service
    Police escort charges
  • Steve Butler
    On to a new challenge
  • Williams Shipping
    Varied and resilient
  • Edward Box
    Heavyweight foundations
Cover Story

Three distinctive divisions

McIntosh Heavy Logistics has developed plant hire, storage and heavy logistics and survived the peaks and troughs of Scotland's North Sea energy sector.
Issue 19 (July 2019)

Features in this issue

    Tool or ultimate authority?
  • Teamwork task
    Keith Rhodes | Collett & Sons | Projector Lifting
  • Sunseeker International
    Yachting challenges
  • Mick Crawshaw
    Sixty years in the cab
  • DOLL Fahrzeugbau
    German trailers on the rise
  • Paul Nutzfahrzeuge
    Special specifications
Cover Story

Three into one

The Swain Group has three separate business units, but all are working to the same goals.
Issue 18 (April 2019)

Features in this issue

  • Allelys Group
    A multifaceted operation
  • John Coles Contractors
    Rural ingenuity
  • Erith Group
    Enlightened thinking
  • Goldhofer
    New UK sales set-up
  • J Swingler Transport
    From lows to steps with Volvos
Cover Story

The road ahead

The long established and renowned operator Cadzow Heavy Haulage is investing for the future, despite changing economic conditions.
Issue 17 (January 2019)

Features in this issue

  • Kings Heavy Haulage
    Celebrating a golden jubilee
  • Scania: Phil Rootham
    Controlling specification
  • DC Merrett and Co
    First Scania S730 8x4
  • J Exley Ltd
    Machinery on the move
  • McFadyens
    History flagship
Cover Story

Four decades on the go

Starting with one truck in 1976 Chris Bennett Heavy Haulage has grown to become a leading operator of heavy freight and general haulage.
Issue 16 (October 2018)

Features in this issue

  • MAN: Geoff Davies & John Donnelly
    Special vehicle sales experts
  • O'Neills Heavy Haulage
    Ireland's exceptional loads
  • S Lyon & Son
    One hundred years of family fortune
  • TotalKare
    Columns for the workshop
  • TW Bowler
    Expanding through the generations
  • WH Transport
    Five years in the making
Cover Story

Spanning the globe

Sarens tackles the largest, most complex and challenging projects worldwide. Its UK operation works out of Middlesbrough
Issue 15 (July 2018)

Features in this issue

  • Evenheights Specialist Transport
    Renault delivers the higher capacity
  • Specialist Fabricators
    We review the specialist modifiers
  • Collins Earthworks
    Growing fast in the East Midlands
  • The Ruttle Group
    Building a heavy reputation
  • Siddle & Cook
    Over 120 years in haulage
  • Winch Finder
    On the pull
Cover Story

When space and time is tight

Explore Transport is pioneering the use of heavy vehicles specially equipped for the challenges of urban deliveries
Issue 14 (April 2018)

Features in this issue

  • City Lifting
    40 years of raising London
  • Corners Transport
    Keeping to CAT 2
  • Southern Recovery
    High-spec to the rescue
  • Driveline review
    The latest transmissions
  • Escort qualifications
    The leading knowledge
  • Volvo Trucks: Duncan Seaman
    Learning from the customers
Cover Story

Being late is not an option!

When it comes to rail maintenance and construction equipment deliveries, Cranage Heavy Haulage masters the challenges.
Issue 13 (January 2018)

Features in this issue

  • Mercedes-Benz (UK): Bob Gowans
    Getting it right
  • JK Ashbrook
    Right moves in the North West
  • MK Plant Transport
    Trafford Park tenacity
  • PM Cranes
    Size matters
Cover Story

It's dangerous out there!

Hutchinson Engineering turns learning to stay safe on the roads into a fun-filled day at school
Issue 12 (October 2017)

Features in this issue

  • Ally Macpherson Services
    Backroom expertise on call
  • GF Job
    We'll take the high road
  • GHM Group: Bonzo Bear
    World-weary Mack comes home
  • Hammar Maskin
    On the right side
  • MAN: Specialist Vehicles
    All the kit that counts
  • Peter Clark
    Sunters Reunion
Cover Story

Rising to the occasion

Collett & Sons sends its two new Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLT 8x4s on their first combined long-haul operation
Issue 11 (July 2017)

Features in this issue

  • Enerpac
    Advanced technical solutions
  • Collett & Sons Ltd
    Family firm in the premier league
  • Faymonville
    Building a world-class business
  • WMB Heavy Haulage
    Lifting truck crane standards
  • AR Demolition
    Keeping it all in-house
  • Nick Sampson
    Rural ranger
Cover Story

Far-flung fleet

A family operation with across-the-board quality standards and an unrivalled reputation
Issue 10 (April 2017)

Features in this issue

  • Broshuis
    Open for innovation
  • Bugler Transport
    Water and wind
  • Hallett Silbermann
    The next generation
  • Buckingham Plant
    The new flagship
  • West of Scotland
    Mack memories
  • Lawsons Haulage
    It pays to tilt
  • Subsea 7
    ALE takes the towhead
  • Mack magic
    West of Scotland HH reunion
Cover Story

An epic undertaking

How Rydam Universal managed the logistics for the world's largest ever crane auction
Issue 9 (January 2017)

Features in this issue

  • David Watson Transport
    The Midas touch
  • Smiths Heavy Haulage
    Powering into the future
  • John Sutch Cranes
    High-quality lifter
  • J A Mackenzie
    The art of moving artwork
  • Montracon
    Upping step-frame production
  • AE Yates
    Automatic for the people
  • Aylward Heavy Haulage
    Keeping it in the family
  • Galt Transport
    Celebrating 70 years
  • Keith Rhodes
    Machinery movement specialits
Cover Story

Remote Control

Ireland's Mar-Train Heavy Haulage define they history, evolution and outlook for the future

Look Inside

Out of stock

Issue 8 (October 2016)

Features in this issue

  • Bernard Hunter
    The high life in the lowlands
  • Donnell & Ellis & O'Neill HH
    The view from both sides of the Irish border
  • Kyles Transport Services
    Young man, old kit, happy clients
  • Van de Wetering
    Gets the boater's vote
  • Andover Trailers
    Bespoke in Britain
Cover Story

Moving on up

Southern Cranes & Access: This thriving Sussex business is investing heavily in bright future
Issue 7 (July 2016)

Features in this issue

  • Nooteboom UK Ltd
    Dutch firm pulls off a nifty Manoovr
  • ALE
    Widening its scope and its trailers
  • Chappell's of Stubbington
    Latest kit at this plucky Brit
  • Sterett Heavy Hauling
    How to build a brand in the USA
  • Van der Vlist
    Life beyond mere wheels
Cover Story

Capital Complexities

Why operating in the South East is no easy matter for firms like Hallett Silbermann
Issue 6 (April 2016)

Features in this issue

  • King Trailers
    Built in Britain
  • Broshuis
    New trailer blazes the way
  • Sarens UK
    I spy little i
  • Westdijk
    Dutch family's secrets for success
  • TDR Heavy Haulage
    Taking risks, self investment
  • BlokCam Ltd
    Seeing is relieving
Cover Story

Weld & Meld

Fab rigs from tigs & migs in WJ Balsdon's workshop
Issue 5 (January 2016)

Features in this issue

  • Quinto
    Extending out their reach
  • Goldhofer
    Ground up to high loaders
  • Turbo Retarder Clutch
    TRC aka VIAB
  • Gus O'Connor
    Supermodels - small is beautiful
  • John Somerscales
    One family's heavy haulage mission
  • Van Grinsven BV
    Total transport from the home of total football
Cover Story

Child of the Titans

How Cadzow Heavy Haulage have thrived on Mercedes-Benz trucks, and the new SLT

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Out of stock

Issue 4 (October 2015)

Features in this issue

  • Carter Haulage & Storage
    Why have one field when you can plough two?
  • DOLL Trailers
    Rock the Trailer
  • Nooteboom Manoovr
    Lowering trailer floor height
  • CSL Transport
    Variety is the spice
  • Faymonville
    CombiMAX and factory
  • Walters Group
    The new Euro 6 Scania R730 8x4 tractor unit
Cover Story

Super Space Cab

NMT Cranes' new DAF XF 510 6x4 FTT

Look Inside

Out of stock

Issue 3 (July 2015)

Features in this issue

  • Dual purpose trailers
    Choosing the right step frame
  • Teamwork
    Key to rebuilding war damaged vehicles
  • John Wynn
    A trip down memory lane
  • Sarens UK
    Combined Techniques
  • Road test
    DAF XF-510 FTM 8x4
  • Road test
    Volvo FH16-750 8X4
Cover Story

European Trailer Market

With so much new technology on offer, Heavy Haulage specialists need to choose carefully
Issue 2 (April 2015)

Features in this issue

  • Tractor units
    Choosing the right vehicle
  • Load security
    Protecting precious cargo
  • Volvo Trucks
    A focus on the Swedish OEM
  • Overseas report
    Heavy haulage in Mainland Europe
  • Telematics
    An essential part of any business
Cover Story

Winds of change

How the heavy haulage community is driving the renewable energy market, with great success
Issue 1 (January 2015)

Features in this issue

  • Econofreight
    Stanlow Oil Refinery
  • Whole Vehicle Type Approval
    Approval Rating
  • Heavier loads...
    Heavier products?
  • Mercedes-Benz SLT
    A game-changer
  • RL Taylor
    The company profile
  • Euro 6
    A done deal
  • Tyres
    A special case
  • Ports
    Crossing the boundaries
Cover Story

ALE unveils the Trojan

Heralded as the first in the next generation of vehicles for the heavylift industry
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