23
FEB
2016

Low Loader

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The Low Loader off on a run with a pair of forklifts for Briggs Equipment – transport organised by our client the Canute Canute.
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05
JAN
2016

Agricultural Haulage

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We’ve just expanded our operations into the movement of Farming & Agricultural Machinery – give us a call on 01752 876 562 to quote your next tractor move!
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21
JUL
2015

Air-Conditioning Transportation – Exeter

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Exeter University requires temporary additional air-conditioning during its extended summer graduation period. Aggreko (our primary customer) supplies this equipment annually for the period and we commit several large HIAB lorries to both the mobilisation and demobilisation...
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02
JUL
2015

Fleet Upgrade

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We’ve recently purchased this superb Volvo FM 8×4 from a Generator Company based in London. The lorry is in superb condition and was built to specification from new by Volvo. The bespoke build includes a rear mounted Palfinger 56 t/m crane which can lift 12t at close range,...
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08
APR
2015

Fork Truck Transport

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Using a range of vehicles we regularly move Fork Trucks for a variety of customers. These include electric and diesel units weighing from as little as 1.5t up to 12t. Here is a COMBiLiFT C6000 Counterbalance sideloader being moved from a local timber suppliers yard.
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05
DEC
2014

Architectural Steel Component Haulage

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Working closely with the Underhill Group we have been providing transport services for numerous projects over the past 4 months. It is a growing relationship and sees us teaming up with Freightline (SW) Ltd from Bristol for the long loads requiring stretching rear steer trailers....
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17
OCT
2014

Motor Cruiser from Queen Anne’s Battery in Plymouth to Saltash

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We were pleased to help relocate this lovely motor cruiser from Queen Anne’s Battery in Plymouth to Saltash where the owner is to undertake upgrade works over the winter. We hope to be back once the works are complete and help launch the boat back onto the River Tamar.
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17
SEP
2014

Yacht Launch into Newquay Harbour

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Launching this yacht into Newquay Harbour was a great experience with the sun out and plenty of tourists on hand to help raise the atmosphere of expectation – clearly they were mostly hoping we’d drop it! We didn’t and the owner was very happy after spending several years working...
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05
SEP
2014

St Austell Railway Station Pedestrian Footbridge

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We were engaged by the Underhill Group to provide specialist transport services for the delivery of components for a new footbridge over the railway at the St Austell train station. The loads consisted of the main bridge deck, staircases and landings and were transported on a...
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05
AUG
2014

Chiller Package for Aggreko

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We recently had to bring in our large Artic HIAB to the University of Exeter for the unloading and installation of a chiller package for Aggreko. A very tight site and large heavy equipment meant this was the ideal vehicle to unload equipment delivered on artic flats and then...
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18
JUL
2014

Robotic Milking Parlour

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GEA Farm Technologies engaged us to help in the unloading and positioning of a new Robotic Milking Parlour on a dairy farm in the Tavistock area.  The 9m long unit weighing 5.5t was delivered in a curtainside artic direct from the manufacturers in Germany.  Utilising a 5m long...
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05
JUL
2014

Hot Tub Transportation

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If you’ve bought or are selling a new or used Hot Tub then talk to us about delivery/collection. With our range of crane mounted trucks we have to right vehicle to get your Hot Tub into position safely and efficiently. We provide a full transport and lifting service.
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01
JUL
2014

New Land Rover 4×4

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With a sharp increase in towing works for our 4×4 and the miles racking up on our current Defender we’ve just completed an upgrade to a newer Defender Hi-Capacity Pick Up. It’s fully kitted up now and out working and earning for the company.
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28
JUN
2014

Low Loader Work

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Since the arrival of our new 45ft Low Loader we’ve had it out working on a few interesting jobs. Here are a couple of photos of it in use with both our 6×2 Artic Tractor Unit – moving plant for Friendship Engineering, and our 6×4 HIAB Tractor Unit – moving...
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23
MAY
2014

GLEDA – Catamaran Transport

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Both our Artic units were recently employed to move a 38ft catamaran which had been built by the owner in Wroxhall (Birmingham).  It was split into it’s base components for the transport with a hull on each trailer and the beams, mast, cabin and other sections split between them....
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30
APR
2014

New Artic Unit & Low Loader

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We’re pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Renault Premium Tractor Unit and a King GTS Low Loader. The unit is a ’59 plate and most importantly is Euro 5. This allows us to enter the London LEZ without penalty which should help with customers looking for runs in or out of...
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23
APR
2014

Sheppard’s Hut to Widemouth Bay

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We’ve just completed an interesting ‘towing’ job with our Landrover up at Widemouth Bay near Bude in North Cornwall. Our customer has a Sheppard’s Hut which they use for ‘high end’ holiday lets on a piece of land overlooking the bay. We were asked to help relocate the hut fr...
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10
APR
2014

Steel Erection in Downderry

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A local steel fabricator engaged up to help in the delivery and erection of steelwork for a new home being built on a steep slope overlooking the sea at Downderry in Cornwall. The largest beams were 10m long and hence our artic HIAB and a 30ft trailer were despatched to complete...
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04
APR
2014

Concrete Plant

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Burcombe Haulage a local haulier with whom we have quite close links has joined forces with another local company to set up a Concrete Batching Plant at their St Dominick base.  We were engaged to supply lifting services for the unloading of the Batch Plant and Silo which were...
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03
APR
2014

Storm Damage

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During the recent storms in the SW, numerous boats moored near shore in the Plymouth area were damaged or in this case, actually sunk.  We were engaged by a local boatyard/salvage operator to help in the retrieval of the boat and delivery to their yard for insurers to assess – it...
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22
JAN
2014

Quarry Conveyor

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We were recently engaged by Lifterz Crane Hire from Plymouth to help in the relocation of a Grader and Conveyor system from a Quarry site in St Austell to Moorcroft Quarry in Plymstock.  The job involved the loading of large and bulky structural steel components utilising a low...
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15
JAN
2014

Power Electrics

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Power Electrics based in Bristol are a regular customer of ours and we often use a Wagon & Drag combination to carry a rage of generators from or to sites in the SW.  Here we are loading a 500 kva generator onto our drag whilst 2 x 100 kva towable units sit on the lorry.
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11
JAN
2014

Aberdeen

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Recently we were contacted by M-Subs based in Plymouth. They specialise in the supply of all forms of underwater vehicles and equipment. We were engaged to carry various ‘high value’ pressure vessels and pieces of test equipment from Plymouth to the National Hyperbaric Testing...
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14
DEC
2013

Christmas Markets

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Throughout November and December we’ve been working with Speedy Power on the delivery, collection and refuelling of Generators for the temporary power supply at the Christmas Markets situated in front of the historic Exeter Cathedral.  Refuelling was on every third day over...
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09
DEC
2013

Tamar Bridge

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We have recently completed a number of jobs on the Tamar Bridge working with both the bridge staff and contractors.  Here we are working in a lane closure on the cantilevered section positioning a compressor for Paintel Ltd. It’s a long drop to the River Tamar below!
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21
NOV
2013

Torpoint Ferry

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The Torpoint Ferry runs across the River Tamar between Devon and Cornwall. Each year one of the three Ferry’s has the large chains on which it runs renewed. Newman Haulage has been involved in the disposal of the old chains via another local supplier – HW Knights.
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12
NOV
2013

Fairline Fury Motorcruiser collection from Great Yarmouth

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Today we are in Great Yarmouth collecting a 7.9m Fairline Fury Motorcruiser from Acle Marina.  It’s destined for the Multihull Centre in Millbrook, Cornwall – a regular customer of ours.
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11
NOV
2013

Erection of a New Statue at Royal Naval College in Dartmouth

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One of our Crane Lorries has spent the day at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth assisting in the erection of a new statue.  We delivered and placed a 1.5T piece of cut Granite for our client Westcountry Stonemasons (http://www.westcountrystonemasons.com/). Once fixed in place...
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22
OCT
2013

Addition of Artic/HIAB

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We are pleased to announce the addition of our first Artic/HIAB to the fleet. The ERF ECT Double Drive Unit adds significantly to the services we offer. It is mounted with a 56t/m Atlas Crane with 5 Extensions and a max 13t lift capacity.  We are currently constructing a 3.5m...
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