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Unprecedented global demand for JCB equipment will see the company create 600 new jobs in the next three months – with 200 available for immediate start. A very healthy order book at the Staffordshire-based company means JCB needs over 200 operatives immediately; including welders, paint sprayers and assemblers. A further …

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Volvo EW60E has kerb appeal for King Construction

A new Volvo EW60E compact wheeled excavator has been delivered to Liverpool based, King Construction, for a major road-widening project in the Merseyside capital. The six-tonne machine has been supplied by SMT GB’s utility dealer for the north west of England – Howard Plant Sales – following a successful demonstration …

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GKD Technologies launch new Sensor Height & Slew system

As a direct result of customer requests for a combined height and slew system GKD Technologies have introduced a brand-new Sensor Height & Slew system, which has been designed for construction job-sites, where machines, especially excavators are operating in restricted areas and height-confined spaces.  The retro-fit system not only safeguards …

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The all-rounder in daily business; the new GIANT skid steers

Whether it concerns gardening, construction & demolition, municipalities or anyone who maintains roads and paths: a skid steer loader cleans, sweeps and demolishes! Nowadays work has to be carried out as efficiently as possible, regardless of the sector, and deadlines are widely represented. The increasing labour shortage in many industries …

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Eurovia Contracting has completed a major roadbuilding contract three months early with the help of a brand new JCB Hydradig. The leading civil engineering firm was the main contractor on the £5.4m Peppermint Junction project in Holbeach, Lincolnshire for its client Lincolnshire County Council. The project included the creation a …

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“It’s the best loading shovel we’ve had….”

Is the verdict of Murray Brodie, Fleet & Plant Service Manager for Central Demolition Ltd, Bonnybridge, as he reflects on the performance of the company’s Volvo L90F and its L90H wheeled loader delivered in June 2017. Ten years and 21,000 hours after purchasing a Volvo L90F, Central Demolition Ltd of …

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