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Terex Territory!

Residential construction is on the rise in Poland. In 2019, the number of flats and houses being built has increased by over 10% compared to last year, and demand is still strong. To continue its strategic expansion and bring its articulated haulers to the Polish market, Terex Trucks has signed Atlas Poland as its new dealer in the country. Data from Statistics Poland shows that the number of residential construction projects in the country has increased throughout 2019. With a growing population and old housing stock that needs rebuilding, the…

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Excavators Latest News 

A DOZEN for DS Watson!

With its headquarters located in Beccles, Suffolk, DS Watson Civil Engineering (Anglia) Ltd has made a significant investment in a range of Volvo excavators for its plant fleet, which specialises in all disciplines of groundworks, utilities, site infrastructure and civil engineering for blue chip house building contractors. Most recently, the company has taken delivery of twelve ECR88D reduced swing excavators from SMT GB’s utility equipment dealer, Contractors Equipment Sales Ltd of Norwich. In addition, SMT GB has supplied a larger reduced swing ECR235E, a 30 tonne EC300E and a 40…

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Dumpers Latest News 

EPIC CAB TEST!

Conducted on the Thwaites proving ground Leamington Spa in November 2019. The test was initiated with the objective of understanding the structural integrity of the cabs fitted to Thwaites dumpers, if impacted during the loading procedure by an excavator. The machine used was a standard 9 tonne Thwaites Dumper, the excavator was a 14tonne machine with a fully extended boom, slewing a loaded bucket at full speed. The ground conditions were wet, with the environment created being congruous with those found on site. The cab fitted was compliant to ROPS…

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Dozers Latest News 

Caterpillar D5!

The new Cat D5 offers superior performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help you get the most from your bulldozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading. A fully automatic transmission gives you seamless acceleration, so you can get the job done quickly. At 127 kW and an operating weight range of 17 180 to 19 170 kg, the new D5 dozer replaces the renowned D6N. The update from D6N to D5 is part of an effort to make all Cat…

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Excavators Latest News 

Doosan Charity Auction!

Taking place throughout most of November, bidding is underway in an on-line charity auction of a new Doosan DX10z 1 tonne mini-excavator organised by Maskinia, the Authorised Doosan Construction Equipment Dealer in Sweden, to raise funds to fight prostate cancer. In collaboration with suppliers, RF System and Engcon, and in partnership with the auction site, Klaravik, all of the money from the auction will be donated to Sweden’s anti-prostate cancer campaign, Mustaschkampen, which is held in November every year to raise funds for the fight against prostate cancer, Sweden’s most…

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CAT Enhance Small Loaders!

Caterpillar launches several new design enhancements for its Small Wheel Loader (SWL) line – Cat® 926M, 930M and 938M models – centred on improving attachment visibility, operator comfort and machine performance. Integrating large wheel loader features into the Cat SWL models, these new machines deliver improved operating efficiency, reduced maintenance and increased loader longevity. The SWL line’s new Fusion Quick Coupler substantially improves visibility to the attachment in material handling applications. With its electro-hydraulic coupler application system activated conveniently from inside the cab, the single piece cast coupler frame with…

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Excavators Latest News 

JCB Join Family Firm’s Fleet

Britaniacrest Recycling has recently taken delivery of a new JCB JS200W wheeled excavator from local dealer, Greenshields JCB. The company has also ordered two JCB JS220X excavators to be used for loading crushers, a screener, shredders, waste trommels and breaking concrete, in addition to occasional use for demolition and groundwork. The JS200 is being put to use at Britaniacrest’s busy licenced waste transfer facility at Hookwood, just up the road from Gatwick Airport, mainly for sorting waste and loading a shredder. When required the excavator is also being used to…

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Warwick Ward’s Biomass Deal!

Waste recycling equipment supplier Warwick Ward recently signed a landmark deal that sees its Terex Ecotec and Ecohog products supporting a new biomass production process for Stobart Biomass Products Ltd. Stobart Biomass Products is the UK’s number one supplier of biomass fuel, with long-term contracts in place to supply 2 million tonnes of fuel to Energy Recovery Facilities, generating renewable energy equivalent to the annual domestic electricity needs of 2% of the UK population. The company wanted to produce a high quality biomass wood chip with target specs, such as…

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Dumptrucks Latest News 

Molson Appointed Terex Trucks Dealer!

The Scottish articulated dump truck manufacturer becomes the latest addition to the 360-degree product range available through the Molson Group. Molson Group have been appointed as a nationwide dealer for Terex Trucks for the UK in a move that expands the group’s product range to include large ADT’s for the first time. The full range of Terex Trucks products will be available from Molson Equipment in England and Wales, with Molson Young Plant Sales looking after the brand in Scotland. The addition of Terex Trucks’ ADTs further cements Molson Group’s…

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NEW Masterhitch Product!

MASTERHITCH EUROPE LTD, the UK’s leading designers and manufacturer of fully automatic quick hitches for excavators, has launched a new attachment which boasts several unique and innovative features. The Masterhitch Concrete Pourer has two spouts, with one facing towards the machine and the other away from it. This allows the operator the freedom to choose the best way to pour up to one cubic metre of concrete, or some other wet or fluid material, easily and evenly to maximise both efficiency and, more importantly, safety. “The Concrete Pourer has proven…

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