Gordon Robertson Plant Hire, based at Thurso in Caithness in Scotland, has purchased a new Doosan DX300LC-5 30 t craw;er excavator for use at the company’s Caithness stone quarry at Barrock near Thurso.
The excavator was delivered only three weeks after the order was placed with Balgownie Ltd, the local authorised Doosan and Bobcat dealer. The DX300LC-5 excavator has already had a big impact by increasing productivity and reducing fuel costs at the quarry.
Company owner, Gordon Robertson, said: “Our machines take part in all types of projects, including land drainage work in agriculture and housebuilding and I have been very impressed by the performance and durability of all of the Doosan excavators since I purchased the first 6-tonner in 2010. All of our drivers are delighted with the new DX300LC-5 excavator and have remarked how comfortable the cab is and how smooth the machine is to operate.
“The fact that Balgownie and Doosan could deliver me the DX300LC-5 in just 3 weeks from placing the order was also a key feature. We needed the machine quickly to work with a new 3.5 tonne hydraulic breaker we had purchased for breaking out rock at the quarry and we are now producing 50% more aggregate at the quarry since the new Doosan excavator arrived.”
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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