NEW JCB FASTRAC 4000 SERIES TRACTORS WITH ADDED PRODUCTIVITY

A refreshed range of JCB Fastrac 4000 Series tractors has been introduced with uprated axles for increased payloads and durability, along with new tyre options and a locking front axle differential for increased traction in the field. The upgrades also include a factory-fitted precision guidance option and engines with an auto shut-down feature and extended service intervals that help further reduce total cost of ownership. John Smith, Managing Director, JCB Agriculture said: “Fastrac 4000 Series tractors continue to win over new owners and […]

Massey Ferguson invigorates its show strategy and strengthens its MF eXperience Tour for 2020

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is pleased to announce it’s continuing its novel, disruptive show strategy and strengthening its European MF eXperience tour in 2020. While still introducing and promoting its full line of products and services at shows, farmers and contractors also have the opportunity to try and test machines on their own farms as well as at local dealer and field events. “This year’s indoor show schedule presents a challenge for the whole industry. On top of the FIMA show in […]

New Volvos venture to the Outer Hebrides

Macaulay Askernish Ltd, a privately owned civil engineering contractor headquartered on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, has taken delivery of two new Volvo EC140E excavators for a dedicated 21 kilometre utilities contract on Stornoway. The new arrivals follow hot on the heels of a larger EC200E ordered by the company in the summer – it being the first of its kind to arrive in Scotland. “We’ve been operating […]

N.E Surfacing chooses Volvo once again for its front line paver

N.E Surfacing Ltd of Rayne, Essex, has just purchased a second Volvo P6870C wheeled paver,replacing its three year-old predecessor. “We’ve been very pleased with the performance and reliability of the P6870C over the last three years but,more importantly, we’ve been impressed with the level of after-market support, care and attention we’ve received from the team at SMT GB,” comments Joint Director Darren Jones. “Wanting to keep our front-line machine fresh […]

Pöttinger: Intelligent operation with CCI 1200 the new ISOBUS terminal

Pöttinger’s new CCI 1200 ISOBUS terminal makes sure you have everything under control, even after a long day in the field. The terminal enables professional operation of all ISOBUS-compatible machines.  The new CCI 1200 terminal The new 12″ CCI 1200 ISOBUS terminal offers the user a comprehensive function package. Because it has a touchscreen and you can use it like a […]

New Gator is the most comfortable ever

John Deere’s new premium XUV 865R Gator is the most comfortable model ever produced in the company’s popular cross-over utility vehicle range. This 23hp diesel-powered model combines the established high performance of the XUV 865M with a wide range of additional operator friendly features, including a luxurious cab environment. Standard specification includes a continuously variable transmission with on-demand four-wheel drive, power […]

A new Long Reach fifty tonne Volvo excavator for Skene Group Construction Services Ltd.

Hot on the heels of a deal for three new Volvo L220H loading shovels earlier this year, Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes,Fife, has added a fifty tonne Volvo EC480E long reach excavator to its quarry plant fleet. The new EC480E has been equipped with a 7-metre boom and a 4.8-metre dipper arm, which is the longest possible combination of digging equipment for this model of excavator. This was specified to […]

Spaldings engineers new SPL Ultra range of high performance soil-engaging points and wings

A new range of hard-wearing soil-engaging components for commonly used cultivators, subsoilers and tine seed drills has been developed by Spaldings to provide a cost-effective solution to parts replacement. The SPL Ultra range of points, wings and shins builds on the Lincs-based company’s long experience in the wear-parts market and follows investment in both engineering technology and product development engineers to create the new higher-performance range. A common feature of the products is […]

Cumbrian farm machinery dealership makes switch to McCormick tractors

A change of tractor franchise to McCormick will enable an agricultural machinery dealership to support more farmers and contractors throughout Cumbria. Newton Trailer Centre, run by Tony and Fiona Blackburn at Newton Reigny near Penrith, is already part of the Argo Tractors nationwide dealer network, having supplied Landini products for several years. But a review of the tractor market in the county has resulted […]