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Project Curtis represents the opportunity to acquire Mini Muckshift Ltd, a plant hire, contracting, and civil engineering company based in St Asaph, North Wales.
The business was founded in 1989 and has established and excellent reputation for providing modern, well maintained plant at competitive hire rates. Plant offered includes mini excavators, steer loaders, wheeled dumpers, mini crushers, twin drum rollers and road sweepers on both a self-drive or operated basis.
In addition to plant hire the company also offers an industrial and commercial contracting service and a ground-works service to local authorities, commercial and private customers.
Mini Muckshift is an efficient and profitable business that serves a broad range of customer groups and benefits from a high proportion of repeat business.
The vendor, Mr Jones, wishes to place the business on the market due to his wish to retire. Mini Muckshift is well-established, and profitable and presents a new owner with the potential to increase brand awareness and revenue through further growth.
History & Ownership
Mini Muckshift was established in 1987 as a sideline operation hiring out one Bobcat skidsteer loader on a long-term hire to a local quarry. Recognising the opportunities in this business sector, the owner introduced mini excavators and compact construction equipment into the range and launched the business on a full-time basis in 1989.
The company continued to grow steadily and in 2008 was awarded its first motorway maintenance contract. Today it offers over 30 items of mobile plant to the Utilities, Construction, Facilities management, Highways maintenance and Local authority sectors.
Mini Muckshift Ltd, is registered at Unit 32, Llys Edmund Prys, St Asaph Business Park, St Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0JA, under company number 05369179
An overview of the opportunity is as follows
• Income of £680k for the year ended 31st March 2019, net profit £64,724
• Superb reputation de
• Well established, profitable business
• Robust organisation structure with low staff turnover levels
• Superb reputation for reliability and product quality
• Strong relationships with clients across many business sectors.
• Good levels of repeat business
• Opportunity to branch out into electrical vehicles
• Grow presence in the road sweeping sector
• Expand team to take on more work
• Increase brand awareness across the UK
An extensive range of equipment is available for hire, self-drive or on an operated basis. All operators are fully experienced and cpcs accredited.
Mini and Midi Excavators
All excavators are to full specification with either rops frames or full cabs. Long arm and auxiliary hydraulics are standard along with many options for quick hitching. There is a range of Kubota Micro, Mini and Midi Excavators with eight different sizes available. The smallest 720mm wide and 800kgs in weight, to the largest 2100mm wide and 6000kgs in weight. A variety of compact excavators are also available, tracked, wheeled and walking.
The business has one of the largest fleets of Skidsteers across Wales and the North West. They come in a range of small and large available for hire with and without operators.
Loaders start from 900mm wide up to 1800mm wide with a load capacity of up to 1000kg. All of which are Gehl or Bobcat and less than five years old and many less than 12 months old.
A choice of compact high discharge dumpers designed to tip into a skip and small tippers. Larger dumpers are available ranging from conventional forward tipping to versatile rotating and high discharge swivel skips.
Optional extras include, narrow wheel removable beacons, tracker systems flotation tyres and removable rops fold down rops.
A selection of rubber tracked dumpers from 750mm to 2100mm with payloads from 600kg to 3000kg. These versatile vehicles are ideally suited for limited access, incline and sever ground conditions. Applications include, drill rig towing/poising services, pipe and timber carrier’s welders and generator mounted, hiab crane took carriers, cable reel carriers, tow hitches people carriers and winches.
Low cost-effective repairs are carried out across a range of equipment on any make any model. A collection service is also available for customers convenience.
Services include, but
The company currently employs nine full time employees and two part time employees. The workforce is nvq trained, motivated, experienced and committed to providing a highly professional and unique service