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News and reviews of agricultural, construction, forestry and groundcare machinery.

  • SAS Agri Groundworks Ltd

ROLLANT 520: Reliable in all conditions

Following its introduction last autumn, due to have been making its working debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event was the new CLAAS entry level fixed chamber round baler, the ROLLANT 520. Producing a 1.25m diameter bale, the ROLLANT 520 features a new roller concept, optimised chain lubrication and a…

New top-of-the-range JAGUAR

The JAGUAR forager always attracts a large crowd at Grassland events, and visitors to the CLAAS stand this year would have been in for a treat, as it was planned that following the launch of the new Stage 5 JAGUAR 900 series,…

CLAAS JAGUAR TERRA TRAC

Due to have made its UK debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event, the JAGUAR TT is the first self-propelled forage harvester to be available with a factory-integrated crawler track system with hydraulic suspension. The new concept offers optimal soil protection under all conditions and…

AXION 900 TERRA TRAC

The Grassland & Muck event was due to have been the first opportunity to see the new CLAAS AXION 900 TERRA TRAC in action. On display would have been the top-of-the-range 445hp AXION 990 TERRA TRAC, which was due to…

The ECR25D comes highly recommended…”

So says Sean Hopper, proprietor of F D Builders, having listened to sound third party references about Volvo’s 2.5 tonne zero swing compact excavator. F D Builders is a family-run business that was established in 1981 by Sean’s father in Saltash, Cornwall. The…

Hi-Spec introduce new Trailing Shoe

Hi-Spec Engineering has introduced their own design of trailing shoe to complement their vacuum tanker range. The Hi-Spec trailing shoe is available in working widths of 6.0, 7.5 and 9.0 metres.  The Hi-Spec trailing shoe features a robust chassis mounted mast. This chassis mounted mast ensures that the tanker and shoe…

NEW LINE OF CAT® BACKHOE LOADERS DELIVER IMPROVED PERFORMANCE AND BETTER FUEL EFFICIENCY

Four new backhoe loader models build on the success of the popular F2 series  Caterpillar announces four new backhoe loader models that build on the success of the Cat F2® Series backhoe loaders. The new line consists of the Cat® 428, 432, 434 and…

CLAAS begins cooperation with start-up E-FARM.COM

Harsewinkel, 2 October 2019. CLAAS has entered into a cooperation agreement with the online used machine platform E-FARM.COM. The start-up from Hamburg maps the complete marketing process for used agricultural machinery.  Dynamism should be maintained E-FARM.COM markets used agricultural machinery on its online platform and…

CLAAS bring forward launch of onlinePartsDoc catalogue in response to Coronavirus pandemic

In order to minimise human contact and still provide a high level of service to customers, CLAAS UK has launched its Parts Doc electronic parts catalogue on it’s website for customers. Available to users throughout the UK and Ireland, Parts Doc enables customers to quickly and easily…

LATEST JCB COMPACT WHEEL LOADERS ARE MORE FUEL EFFICIENT

Latest versions of the JCB 407 and 409 compact loading shovels and the JCB TM180 and TM220 telescopic wheeled loaders and are more fuel efficient as a result of powertrain upgrades that coincide with the introduction of revised engines to meet EU Stage V exhaust emissions standards. A new engine shut-down feature…...

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