Maydencroft Limited, a specialist contractor offering sustainable environmental solutions on everything from sweeping rural landscapes to urban green spaces, for the commercial, private, public, utility, and charity sectors, has just taken delivery of eight Kubota U27-4 2.6 tonne mini-excavators supplied by Tring based Boss Plant Sales Ltd.
The high-spec Kubota U27-4’s are fitted with amber and green beacons, seatbelts, quick release couplers on all hydraulic lines, Hills Tefra hydraulic quick-hitches, and multiple buckets. Additionally, 3 thumb grabs are included in the order. Maydencroft has been a Boss Plant Sales customer for over 10 years and use their service and parts departments as well as purchasing new plant.
The Stage 5 certified machines will be put to work on a diverse range of applications across the country including environmental engineering, landscaping, sustainable drainage, wet-land projects to name but a few.
Maydencroft has run Kubota’s for over 5 years and the existing fleet of 10 machines comprises of models weighing in at 2.6, 5.0 and 8.0 tonnes. All the machines are operated by the companies own staff, a large proportion of which, have been with the company many years. Their operators are highly skilled in their specialist areas, with these additional machines critical to delivering a wide range of services.
Maydencroft’s Contracts Manager, James Shakespeare, had this to say about the recent investment, “The company has grown radically in the past few years, with sustained and increasing workload for our teams at our 4 depots increasing our fleet was necessary. We rarely hire-in plant and therefore we need more capacity. Why did we invest in more Kubota’s? The short answer is that they are ‘bullet-proof’! We rarely have any issues at all. Our operators are familiar with them and they like the controls and the overall ergonomics. The new machines have several improvements which will make our more demanding jobs more straight forward. And in the current climate the machine’s performance and fuel economy is important.”