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CATERPILLAR TILTROTATOR SYSTEM (TRS) AVAILABLE FOR CAT® MINI EXCAVATORS

Caterpillar Work Tools now has a TiltRotate System (TRS) for Cat® Next Gen mini excavators. The new TRS6 and TRS8 models allow attached work tools (including buckets, forks, grapples, brooms, and compactors) to rotate 360 degrees and tilt 40 degrees side-to-side,…

CAT® SMART ATTACHMENTS—DOZER BLADE, GRADER BLADE, AND BACKHOE—COME TOGETHER WITH MACHINE IN REVOLUTIONARY WAYS

Three new Cat® SMART attachments, the Dozer Blade, Grader Blade, and Backhoe, are designed to add significant versatility to a range of D3 Series Cat Skid Steer Loaders, Compact Track Loaders, and Multi Terrain Loaders. The control systems for the new…

Volvo 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…

A successful demonstration sparks new business at D K Plant Hire

D K Plant Hire of Aberfeldy, Perthshire has opted for a brace of Volvo compact excavators for the first time, following a successful demonstration by SMT GB’s utility dealer, CS Machinery Sales Ltd. The machines chosen by the company include a zero swing, two and a half tonne ECR25D and the smaller one and…

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