May 2017

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New Mini for Doosan

The new DX17Z mini-excavator from Doosan is ideal for rental and urban construction sites with limited space. It is designed for all types of applications that require frequent mobility, compact size, powerful performance and a comfortable working e...
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Are Friends Electric

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the EX2 – to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday May 16th. The 100% electric compact excava...
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JCB battles Xenomorph

A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a starring role in a cult film following the biggest product placement project in the company’s history. Skid steers loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers and JS excavators were supplied to 20th Cent...
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Custom Hyundai aboard Dredger

Scotland based dealer Young Plant Sales has supplied a bespoke 22 tonne HX220LR Long Reach Excavator to Ardmaleish Boatbuilding Co, based on the Island of Bute. It has been fitted onto a newly commissioned dredger which is working in Bridlington Harb...
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JCB Back Britain for America’s Cup Bid

Great Britain’s bid to win the oldest sporting trophy in the world has been given a helping hand by construction machinery maker JCB. The Staffordshire-based company has loaned a fleet of equipment including generators, lighting towers, a Teletruk fo...
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PlantworX Preview – Episode 3

The PlantworX exhibition draws inexorably closer with each passing hour and, frankly, we can’t wait to get to Bruntingthorpe to see all the new kit we’ve been promised for the past few months. Among the key items on our “must-see” list are the new...
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Two New Territories for MPS

Kubota U.K Engine Division has strengthened its strategic partnership with Mitchell Powersystems (MPS) after extending the distribution of Kubota’s full range of engine solutions into two new territories. This now means that MPS will distribute Ku...
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Russia takes ten Terex Trucks

A fleet of 10 Terex Trucks TR100 rigid haulers are outperforming the competition at an opencast operation in the heart of Russia’s mining industry – the Kuzbass. Kuzbass is home to one of Russia’s most important industrial regions. Infamous for it...
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Snorkel’s Double Debut

Snorkel, a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, is showcasing ten products, including two new models at APEX 2017, the dedicated tri-annual trade show for the aerial work platform industry in EMEA, which opens 10th May in Amsterdam, The Neth...
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Kobelco Goes Super Compact

Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the arrival of its smallest excavator. The SK08, which has an operating weight of just 1,035kg, is a super-compact mini excavator that is ideal for working in confined areas such as on r...