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Types of Construction Equipment Available For Sale in UK

Category: Construction Equipment,
Posted Date: Oct 15, 2010

Different equipment and machinery is required for various infrastructure purposes and also for the construction of buildings, malls, shops and apartment complexes, etc. These equipment and tools serve many options according to their requirement. This article basically throws light on all the different equipment and tools that are available for sale in the UK. Apart from equipment and tools, even heavy machinery is mentioned in the article. All the technical details of the equipment and machinery are given.


An excavator is used for digging of trenches, holes, foundations, material handling, forestry work, demolition, landscaping, heavy lifting, mining, river dredging, etc. Excavators run with the help of hydraulic fluids and are offered in compact form. The excavator is driven by wheels or tracks. They consist of a cab, bucket and boom on a rotating platform. These are available all over UK at the most reasonable prices.


A bulldozer is also known as a crawler. It is generally used for pushing large quantities of soil, dirt, rubble, sand, etc. during construction of buildings, etc. The bulldozer is equipped with a ripper at the rear used for loosening densely compacted materials. A bulldozer has immense strength and is used for lifting other tools as well. Bulldozers are use on construction sites, military bases, mines, quarries and heavy industry factories. Bulldozers are available in all the leading machinery stores in UK.


A crane is a multipurpose machine that is used extensively in construction industries for lifting purposes. A crane is equipped with wire ropes or chains, sheaves and winder. It is useful for lifting and lowering materials at site of construction and in mines, quarries, military bases, etc.

Road Roller

A road roller is basically used for compacting soil, gravel, asphalt, concrete, etc. in the construction of roads. Road rollers are extensively used in construction industries. Road rollers can be found at all equipment and machinery stores in UK.


A loader is used to load materials like rock, sand, wood chips, dirt, feed, gravel, raw minerals, logs, asphalt, debris, etc. into other machinery like dump truck, feed-hopper, etc. Loaders are various types- bucket loader, front loader, scoop loader and front-end loader. Loaders are available for sale in most of the leading equipment stores in UK.

Drilling Machines

Drilling machines are used exclusively for drilling holes in the ground. They are also used for drilling water and oils from the earth. These machines are used extensively in oil industries, mining activities and construction industries. Some of the leading machinery and equipment stores in UK offer drilling machines at cost-effective rates.

The above mentioned are some of the most popular machinery and equipment that are used extensively for construction purposes. Now that you have read a brief introduction about these machinery items, it would be easier for you to decide which equipment you require and for what purpose. All these machines are available in numerous stores in UK and are sold by manufacturers directly or through retailers.

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