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Grand Tour of JCB

TV celebrity Richard Hammond today got behind the controls of two of the world’s most innovative machines manufactured for the construction and agricultural industries. The Grand Tour presenter visited JCB’s World Headquarters at Rocester, Staffordshire and JCB Heavy Products in Uttoxeter where he put the company’s high-powered machines through their paces. He took the controls of the brand new 20-tonne tracked excavator, the 220X, which was launched earlier this year following a £110 million development programme. Next for a test drive was the high speed JCB Fastrac 8000 Series tractor,…

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Bell for Ben Bennett

In a move that reflects its confidence in Bell Equipment’s machine quality and competency, steel rolling mill and limestone quarry operation, Ben Bennett Jr., has announced its most recent acquisition of a new L2606E Loader that was secured to replace an existing machine. Ben Bennett Jr, a family run company founded in 1883, comprises both a steel rolling mill in Rotherham, Yorkshire; a junior hacksaw blades manufacturer in Rotherham; and a limestone quarry in Matlock, Derbyshire; and is firmly placed as Bell Equipment’s longest standing client in the UK. The…

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Two Piece Hyundai

Hyundai Construction Equipment launches the two-piece boom version of the new HX130 LCR, the third compact-radius excavator model in the company’s HX series product line. The 13-ton machine is also available in a second standard configuration, the HX130 LCRD, which includes a dozer blade. This two-piece boom version enables the excavator to work with a bigger reach, while maintaining the possibilities of a reduced front swing. It comes with the boom articulation mounted to the underside of the standard boom; a solution ensuring effective protection against soiling and damage. This…

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