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Opening Times

08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
08:00 – 18:00
Closes in  3 h 33 min.
3 h 33 min

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VAT Number
652 4158 44


AB 2000 is a Scottish independent plant and crane hire company, with a comprehensive fleet of plant for hire and mobile-cranes . Supplying a wide range of earth moving machinery including specialised plant, long reach excavators, laser dozers and LGP excavators/dozers. Crane and machinery installation services include a dedicated team of experienced AP’s, slingers/riggers. We also offer a test weight hire, lifting tackle and testing services.

Company description
AB 2000 Limited has been trading since 1995 as a reputable family owned plant hire and contracting company. We specialise in plant and mobile crane hire/contract lifts, site clearance, soil stripping, earthmoving, crushing/screening and demolition. All of our machines are driven and maintained by very experienced and skilled CPCS/PTS operators and mechanics, all of whom are fully qualified. We are constantly renewing and adding to our plant fleet. Details can be found on our web site which is updated regularly. In addition to this AB 2000 Ltd operates a comprehensive road rail fleet with associated attachments and experienced contract managers. All our operators and equipment are fully qualified and certified to current railway & industry standards.
August of 2005 saw the acquisition of the Mobile Crane and Plant Fleet from Motherwell Bridge Ltd. This fleet has now been completely renewed and has expanded to 13 mobile cranes. We also offer a comprehensive contract lift and machinery installation service with fully experienced and qualified personnel available for site inspections. AB 2000 also has a full range of test weights available for testing any lifting machinery. To compliment our full range of site machinery we have a selection of heavy transport vehicles, these range from small pick-ups, low-loaders and hiab trucks. Accompanying our site team is a very experienced management team who are individually known and acknowledged for their ability within the industry.
Qualified to IOSH standards they can come to your site and assess your plant needs. AB 2000 Ltd has recently been involved in a wide range of infrastructure projects. We provide a flexible approach and offer various crushing and screening services, which include bulk earthmoving and overburden strip. Our clients include FCBC, Roadbridge, SRB, Sisk, Morrisons, Bam Nuttall, Cemex, Aggregate Industries, I & H Brown, Doosan Babcock and Carillion Asset Management plc.
Plant Hire, Contracting, Heavy Lifting, Free Site Survey, JCB Hire, Transport Hire, Contract Lift Services, Iron Fairy Hire, Machinery Movement Services, Lifting Tackle Testing and Certification Test Weight Hire, Machinery Movement and Installation, Mobile Crane Hire 35 200 Tons, Rail Mewp Hire, Rail Plant Hire, RRV Hire
Crane Hire
Service Areas
Covering the whole of Scotland. Depots in Aberdeen, Nairn and Glasgow.
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Available payment methods
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      Products & Services

      Test Weight Hire We hold over 300 Tons of steel block weights from 56lb/25kg hand weights to 7 Ton blocks.Lifting Cradles Fitted with appropriate shackles and wire rope slings ranging from 2 Ton to 100 Ton.1 x 10 Ton and (2×40 Ton Load Links c/w Hand Held Remotes) c/w Calibration Certificates.A variety of

      Machinery Movement & Installaion Machinery removals/installations Complete Factory moves Chiller installations/removals A.H.U. installations/removals Plant room strip outs Container removal Crane supervisors/appointed persons Full transport service

      Rail Plant hire Road rail excavators (Colmar, Liebherr) Rail trailers & boxes (Philmor/Chieftain) Rail Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP’s) (Neotec/Rexquote Genie) A huge selection of attachments

      Mobile Crane Hire CPA Mobile crane hire, Contract lifts, Rigging & Slinging, Crane Hire Scotland

      Plant hire Operated and self drive plant hire. Contractors plant. CPCS Operated plant, Plant hire Scotland.


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