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 been operating Volvo equipment for a good many years and found the loading shovels to be consistently reliable and productive machines,”comments Operations […]


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 load volume capacity at 5.50cu m for the JCB 419S and 6.70cu m for the ultimate clamp-filling machine, the JCB 435S. Both versions have been designed […]


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 diesel engine tuned for 1,016hp and more than 2,500Nm of torque, this most dramatic version of the JCB Fastrac set […]

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 articulated steering and a low overall height of less than 2.5m, making them ideal for use on livestock and dairy farms, or […]

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 its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. The deal sees Chepstow Plant International continuing to grow its fleet as it moves […]

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 level of standard specifications and an array of new options. On construction sites, in the recycling industry or for agricultural […]