January 2017

Diggers & Dozers Top 5 - January 2017

Back on the Box

For reasons too dull to bore you with, the Diggers and Dozers Top 5 video show has been away. But thanks to our new publishing partners – Chambers Media – the show (and a lot more besides) is back. And we’re not done there. On Monday 6 Febru...
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Trust the Tusk

It is estimated that 60,000 underground cable strikes occur every year, which puts the machine operators at serious risk of injury or death, and can cost businesses millions of pounds in associated damages and compensation. Following months of con...
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Calendar Boys

Pirtek UK has channelled the “Calendar Girls” to create a truly unique new 2017 calendar whilst raising £10,000 for the Prostate Cancer UK charity. The Pirtek calendar has become a mainstay of offices and workshops up and down the land. But thos...
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Lomond lochs in JCB deal

Leading hirer Lomond Plant has bought nearly 100 new JCB machines in a massive deal worth £5.5 million. The Falkirk-based firm has purchased the models to support its ambitious expansion plans, which have already seen growth in to the North West ...
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JCB scores US Army victory

JCB has started 2017 by winning one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history – a $142-million deal to supply the United States Army with a massive fleet of machines. The company announced today that the U.S Army is to take delivery of ...