Excavators Latest News 

JCBs Batter Battersea

A brand new fleet of JCB excavators have shifted more than 50,000m3 of earth as part of the £8 billion Battersea Power Station development in London. One of the UK’s leading premier concrete frame specialists MPB Structures – which has offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Corby – has purchased three JCB JS220LC and two JS130LC models specifically for the high profile contract. The five new high-specification, low-emission JCB tracked excavators are digging the foundations for new residential, retail and office buildings at the former Battersea Power Station site. They…

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Drill Rigs Latest News 

CAT MD6250 Blasthole Drill

The new Cat MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes. Featuring automated operation, the drill runs within ideal operating parameters for maximum bit life, hole accuracy, and reduced total cost of ownership. The new MD6250 drill is application-built for efficient drilling of 10- and 12-m benches, including angle drilling for cast blasting, making it the ideal drill for mining, quarrying and heavy construction applications. A true global machine, it is EU compliant, GOST certifiable, AUS compliant, CSA certified,…

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Dumpers Latest News 

Mecalac Appoint Chippindale

Leading equipment solutions provider, Mecalac Construction (formerly Terex GB), has appointed Chippindale Plant Limited to its global distributor network. Stocking TA site dumper units – from one to ten-tonne payloads – the hire and sales specialist will supply construction firms across Yorkshire with innovative plant equipment. Established in 1949, Chippindale Plant prides itself on having unparalleled experience in the construction sector. With nine depots servicing thousands of customers, the business aims to deliver a comprehensive sales and servicing package for Mecalac customers across the region. “As a leading provider of…

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Excavators Latest News Mini Excavators Tracked Loaders 

Bobcat takes groundcare

The staff at Specialised Groundcare offer a wide range of services from land clearing and site preparation for commercial and private developments and work on public spaces for local authorities to agriculture, woods/ground clearance, groundworks, drainage and estate/forestry management. “As well as providing easier access to restricted sites, our fleet of Bobcat compact equipment often surprises people with the amount of work we can do with these machines,” says Max Pickerill, Director at Specialised Groundcare Ltd. “I launched the business in 1994 as a sole trader and we have always…

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ConExpo2017 Latest News Wheel Loaders 

ConExpo launch pad for Cat 950 GC

Caterpillar announces availability of the Cat 950 GC Wheel Loader for sale in North America and Europe. The 950 GC delivers solid performance and ease of use with the reliability and durability Cat machines are known for. The 950 GC is now configured to meet EU Stage IV emissions regulations for use in North America and Europe. The loader is well-suited for stockpiling, load-and-carry work, hopper charging and truck loading. On construction projects the 950 GC excels in site preparation, backfilling, general cleanup, medium duty pipe handling and material handling…

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ConExpo2017 Engines Latest News 

Kubota powers up with V5009

Kubota have introduced the new 5-litre engine “V5009” at Conexpo 2017. Mass production will start from 2020, and the engineering support work starts before to match the application. This engine will be supplied to manufacturer for construction and industrial machines. As the awareness for the conservation of the global environment has increased, emission standards for industrial engines have become more stringent. All industrial machinery manufacturers are now required to build their machine with emission certified engines, or to adopt after treatment device in regard to the required emission level. Kubota…

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ConExpo2017 Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Cat unleashes 986K Wheel Loader

The new Cat 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned cab equipped with STIC steer and Cat Production Measurement which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators can work more productively and deliver accurate loads with confidence. Combining reliable, efficient loading with multiple lives, the 986K loader helps to improve the company’s bottom line. The new 986K loader serves as a true replacement to the legacy 988F model, offering a low cost per ton option that meets the operation’s production needs. The 986K loader is right-sized and perfectly matched…

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Latest News Skid Steer Loaders Telehandlers 

JCB unveils Teleskid

JCB has previewed the world’s first skid steer and compact track loader with a telescopic boom. The JCB Teleskid is a revolutionary new product that can reach 60% further forward than any other skid steer on the market and – in an industry first – it is the only skid steer in the world that can dig below its chassis to an unparalleled depth of around one metre. In addition, this innovative new machine can reach 8% higher than any other skid steer. JCB Chief Innovation and Growth Officer Tim…

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Latest News 

JCB scores in comeback

Former JCB digger maker-turned-FA Cup hero Matt Rhead was given a rousing reception today when he retraced his footsteps on the production line where he worked for almost a decade. Matt, 32, of Stoke-on-Trent, was a popular figure at the JCB Earthmovers factory in Cheadle, Staffs where he worked before leaving to become a professional footballer in 2012. Five years later he is hitting the national headlines after being named man of the match in a game which saw his team Lincoln City become the first non-league side to reach…

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Excavators Latest News 

Doosan Launches Latest LC-5

Doosan Bobcat EMEA has launched the new Stage IV compliant DX225LC-5 crawler excavator. The DX225LC-5 is powered by the well-proven 6-cylinder, turbocharged Doosan DL06P water-cooled diesel engine, providing a high power output of 124 kW at 1800 RPM. The DX225LC-5 offers very good performance levels in terms of speed, force and noise, traction force and slew torque, while also delivering extra lifting capacity. Machine noise (2000/14/EC, ISO 6395) has been reduced by 1 dBA. The DX225LC-5 offers convenience and lower costs by meeting Stage IV emission regulations through the use…

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