Contract Plant Rental are delighted to have signed a 5 Year contract to supply a client in Preston within the scrap metal sector 3 Atlas 270MH machines

The ATLAS material handlers include mobile industrial machines and industrial tracked machines, which work on applications such as scrap, wood, bulky goods, special recycling, port applications and vacuum operations.

The Atlas 270 MH is a 27t machine with Cummins engine which powers this model with up to 129kW or 172 hp. This Atlas wheel excavator belongs to the biggest machine segment in the wheel excavator’s category. The model’s dimensions are 9.94m x 2.92m x 3.29m. The bucket capacity of 270 MH is 1,8m³, which is above average for this type of machine.


  • Fast cycle times
  • Optimised handling
  • Mechanical expertise
  • 100 years manufacturing experience
  • Reliability
  • Extended life span
  • Versatility
  • Range if diverse equipment to meet customer expectations

Equipment Contract Hire allows you to have all the benefits of having new equipment over an agreed period of time without the unpredictable costs of ownership. You also have peace of mind that service maintenance, warranty issues and repairs are part of the hire cost.

Contract Plant Rental offer a range of solutions for the Scrap Metal Sector.  The metal recycling sector remains one of our biggest success stories, building partnerships with some of the country’s market leaders in material recovery.

Working alongside our suppliers, we are able to tailor machines with the customers preferred specification with their choice of attachments.

We can supply mobile plant including, Bulk Lorries, Forklift Trucks, Teletrucks, Loading Shovels, Telehandlers, Material Handlers, we are equally happy to supply static equipment including Container Tilters, Balers and Shear Balers.

If you would like to find out more information about this machine or the solutions we can offer in this industry please click here to contact us today or give us a call on 01933 232663