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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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OPERATOR TITANS SET TO CLASH AT CONEXPO-CON/AGG

NINE REGIONAL WINNERS TO COMPETE IN CATERPILLAR’S GLOBAL OPERATOR CHALLENGE FINALS THE FIRST DAY OF THE SHOW The championship finals are set for the Global Operator Challenge, the largest global campaign in Caterpillar history. Nine Regional Champions from around the…

A Volvo L150H loading shovel takes charge at Hugh King & Co.

Hugh King & Co has taken delivery of a new Volvo L150H loading shovel for its Hullerhill sand and gravel quarry located at Kilwinning, Ayrshire and has been put in charge of the main yard duties around the plant. “We’ve…

NEW FOLDING FORKS BOOST JCB WHEELED LOADER PRODUCTIVITY

New hydraulic-folding forks designed for shifting large quantities of forage and similar materials will be launched at the LAMMA show to further boost the productivity of JCB’s highest-output wheeled loaders, especially when working on silage clamps. The new heavy-duty Folding Grass Fork comes in two sizes with increased…

JCB TO UNVEIL NEW LOADERS, TELEHANDLERS AND TRACTORS AT LAMMA

JCB will introduce several new and improved products at LAMMA 2020 – but for many visitors to the event at the NEC Birmingham on January 7/8, the highlight will be JCB’s WFT Fastrac Two, the highly modified tractor that holds an outstanding World speed record. Powered by a 7.2-litre JCB Dieselmax six-cylinder…

Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. add two more Volvos for their Melville Gates and Mountcastleoperations in Fife.

To meet with increased demand, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. has purchased a second Volvo L150H, and replaced a venerable L120E with a new H variant. Based in the picturesque town of Cupar, Fife, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. has been producing high quality sand and aggregates since…

New compact TORION

CLAAS UK is to expand the TORION range of wheel loaders with the addition of two compact models, following the initial successful introduction of the medium and large frame versions. The new TORION 639 and 535 are compact wheel loaders with…

Chepstow Plant International signs a deal with SMT GB for 103 new machines

Chepstow Plant International continues a year on year growth to its plant fleet with the addition of 103 new Volvos, including the first L350H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with SMT GB for the supply of 103 machines for…

Komatsu Europe launches WA100M‐8 Compact Wheel Loader

The new Komatsu WA100M‐8 Compact Wheel Loader proposes new and improved features. It provides effortless and low‐cost operations with a powerful EU Stage IV engine and the proven Komatsu Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, a new ergonomic design, a high…

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