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JCB take the lead in electrification

https://vimeo.com/316080994 JCB has launched its first ever full electric mini excavator, the 19C-1E – an exceptionally quiet, powerful compact model with zero exhaust emissions. Utilising...

LOOKING BACK 2019: Birth of a loading shovel

Liebherr build many things. Cranes, diggers, dozers and even fridges. They are also handy at building loading shovels. In a factory near Salzburg, in...

LOOKING BACK 2019: Service with a Steelwrist smile

Tilt attachments are getting more popular as contractors are seeing the benefits of these tools that originated  in Sweden. Competition is fierce in the tilty...

LOOKING BACK 2019: Hybrids on the charge

St Albans-based plant hire firm M O’Brien is no stranger to specialist kit. Since starting the business in 1990 with one JCB 3CX, Michael...

Kincaid’s dual purpose Volvo

A family run farming and agricultural contracting business, located at Lochmaben near Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway, has recently purchased a bespoke specified Volvo...

New DX300LC-7 30 t Stage V Excavator from Doosan

Doosan has launched the company’s first Stage V medium size crawler excavator – the new DX300LC-7 30 tonne model. This new ‘-7’ model offers...

BLADE RUNNER

Like with all my site visits, there can always be a hint of mystery. What will the machine look like? Will the operator be...

New Doosan High Track Excavators at Forestry Contractor

S Richardson Contracting Limited, based in Langholm in Dumfriesshire in Scotland, has purchased eight new Doosan DX160LC-5 HT 16 tonne High Track Crawler Excavators...

Bobcat Sand Cleaner Combats Plastic Peril on Beaches

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, the Bobcat SC200 Sand...

Finning gives a second life to Enovert’s Cat D6T

Leading UK waste management company, Enovert has worked with Caterpillar dealer Finning UK & Ireland to fully rebuild its Cat D6T, providing the business...

UK’s FIRST NEW GENIE® GS™-1330m ELECTRIC SCISSOR LIFTS FOR CANNON ACCESS, UK

Within weeks of an order confirmed at Vertikal Days, on 16th June, Essex-based Cannon Access Ltd. marked a premier with the delivery of six...

NEW CAT® R2900 UNDERGROUND LOADER OFFERS EXPANDED EMISSIONS CONTROL OPTIONS, ENHANCED COOLING AND EASE OF SERVICE

The new Cat® R2900 Underground Loader offers configurations to meet the strictest diesel engine emissions standards, including those in Europe and North America, and...

Shape of Thwaites to Come.

Thwaites are pleased to announce the launch of their Super Seven Dumper. Showcased at Plantworx 2019 June 11th-13ththe new machine embodies the engineering excellence...

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‘Driving Change’ Social Enterprise Goal

Kenny Waste Management Achieves Stage One of its ‘Driving Change’ Social Enterprise Goal Recruits for 20 New Roles, 17 for Adults from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Manchester’s largest...

Breedon Group invests in new CDE wet processing recycling plant

Breedon Group, one of the UK’s leading producers and suppliers of bulk aggregates, has invested in a new CDE wet processing recycling plant for...

Waste not want not! New Hyundai investment for Reston Waste Management

Reston Waste Management, a South West London skip hire and waste collection business, rose from humble beginnings: back in 2001 Andrew Reston, supported by...

Introducing the CR300H Hybrid Concrete Crusher

Dragon Equipment is the first plant manufacturer to launch a compact hybrid crusher that is not only powerful enough for the toughest of jobs,...

Demolition Dragon

Imagine taking an 85-tonne Hitachi ZX890-6 and transforming it into a 170-tonne demolisher. Such a machine exists, as Steven Vale discovers. CALLED the KMC 1200S,...