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Mini Excavators Buyers Guide 2020

Bobcat Mini-Excavator Range https://youtu.be/shxUOgX9nW8 The Bobcat mini-excavator range comprises 18 models with operating weights from 1.0 to 8.5 tonne. The range begins with the E08, E10z and...

Digging with Grizzly duo

Two super-sized Hitachi excavators provide the deeper-digging muscle to shift 1.5 million cubes of material at a Belgium port project. Steven Vale gets up...

Under the rainbow

https://youtu.be/uFjNFP-g_aE A Dutch dike strengthening project is home for a special version of the Cat 336 writes Steven Vale. FINISHED in the distinctive yellow and grey...

The Barbarian

Our Heavy Iron correspondent, Steven Vale, visits what is believed to be Europe’s oldest nearly 200-tonne Cat 994 wheeled loader. QUOTING exact figures is difficult,...

X ticks the box

A large grounds working contractor has invested heavily with their JCB X-series excavators. To see some of their machines in action and to talk...

Hogan’s Heroes

Product reliability coupled with consistent and efficient aftersales support has led to the North Wales-based Hogan Group replacing an existing Volvo L70 for its...

Top tips for buying pre-loved machines

Buying machine equipment is a big investment at any time. As companies emerge from the lockdown and attempt to get back to pre-pandemic work...

Star quality Takeuchi

The Vale of Evesham and the Cotswolds are quintessentially prosperous and English, and great places to do business. Matt Bailey talks to John Russell...

A view from the cab – July

We all had to start somewhere in the industry. Our resident operator expert, Lana Edwards, better known as Tracklass, tells us how she got...

Inside Collins Earthworks

Behind every great company is great people. The machines don’t run themselves and lots of planning and organisation ensures the jobs get done on...

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