JCB has won a big order - for a thousand mini diggers from a hire firm which will rent them out here and in the United States.
150 people have been taken on at the factory where they're being made.
And today JCB invited small plant hire businesses to look around its world head-quarters on the Derbyshire-Staffordshire border.
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Wintry showers will die out and clear spells will develop overnight leading to widespread frost and ice.
Remaining showers will clear leaving a cold and clear night with widespread frost.
Heavy snowfall has caused widespread disruption across the East Midlands, with icy roads and snowy conditions affecting travel services.