JCB secures £35m order as plant hire firm looks to re-equip

STAFFORDSHIRE excavator manufacturer JCB has secured one of its biggest orders of the year as a major UK plant hire firm looks to upgrade its fleet.A-Plant is investing £35m in 1,200 new machines. The contract follows on from A-Plant’s purchase last year of 1,500 JCB machines worth £50m.The latest order includes a fleet of 13-tonne JS130 tracked excavators made at JCB Heavy Products in Uttoxeter.

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