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“I’m sticking with Volvo…..”

Is the sentiment of Robbie Tough, Managing Director of R Tough Plant Hire Ltd, Carluke, Lanarkshire, as he takes delivery of a brand new Volvo EC220E into his fleet. Since establishing his plant hire business in 2006, Managing Director, Robbie Tough, has been associated with Volvo Construction Equipment products. “Our …

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Excavator controlled in Germany digs in Korea

Doosan is this week demonstrating the use of 5G communications technology to remotely control an excavator in South Korea from a trade show booth in Germany. The demonstration of what is now possible takes place on the Doosan stand at the Bauma construction machinery trade fair in Munich this week. …

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New Topcon automatic excavator system featuring fingertip control

Topcon Positioning Group announces a new automated edition of its 3D modular aftermarket solution for excavation — the X-53x automatic. The system uses the same components of the original system and adds hydraulic, automated control. “As pioneers in automatic excavation technology, with the TS-5 in 1996, we are excited to bring …

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