Dumptrucks Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Three Decade Delivery!

Long standing user of Volvo Construction Equipment products, Tillicoultry Quarries has purchased a further three new Volvo loading shovels and another A30G articulated hauler for its quarrying operations spread across Scotland’s Central Belt and Ayrshire. This latest package is for two L120H loading shovels complete with 3.5m³ rehandling buckets and boom suspension systems, one of which has been allocated to Tillicoultry’s Northfield quarry and the other to Tulliallan and both will be put in charge of general rehandling and stocking out duties. A larger Volvo L150H equipped with a 4.2m³…

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Excavators Latest News 

GOW go Volvo!

Thurso based Gow Groundworks has taken delivery of a widespread Volvo EC140E LM excavator for its ground working and general contracting business. This is the second specially converted EC140E LM excavator to join Gow’s fleet of equipment with the LGP conversion working being undertaken by Central Engineering Ltd. This has enabled the machine to carry 1400mm track pads when working in areas requiring ultra-low ground bearing pressure, for instance, on peat bogs or to switch back to the standard 750mm pads for general usage. “We have a lot of experience…

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Excavators Latest News 

Sutherland Double Down on Volvo!

Sutherland based Edward Mackay Contractor Ltd has opted for a second Volvo EC140E excavator, thanks to the machine’s impressive fuel economy, operator comfort and acceptance and general productivity according to Director, Scott Mackay. “We’ve been operating Volvo articulated haulers for a long time and in recent years we have been adding Volvo excavators to our mixed fleet of equipment and found them to be productive economical machines, finding favour with our operators in terms of comfort and performance,” says MacKay. “In particular, we find the EC140 an optimum-sized excavator for…

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Half a century JCB!

JCB is celebrating 50 years of wheeled loading shovel manufacture – with production hitting record highs. Over those five decades, the company’s award-winning loader range has expanded beyond recognition, introducing many market-leading technologies and establishing JCB as a global leader in the loader business. The company entered the wheeled loader market with the acquisition UK-based Chaseside Engineering, taking on its seven rigid axle machines. Relocation of production lines from Chaseside’s plant in Blackburn, Lancashire took several months and it was all systems go by the start of 1969, which marked…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

NEW Bobcat Telehandlers

With the inclusion of the latest high performance 8 m TL43.80HF and 7 m TL30.70 telehandlers, Bobcat now offers a choice of 13 rigid frame telehandler models for applications in construction, rental, recycling, waste and general industry, covering maximum lifting capacities between 2.6 and 4.3 tonne with lifting heights from 6 to 18 m. The new TL43.80HF increases the lift capacity in the Bobcat range to 4.3 tonne, combining this with a maximum lift height of almost 8 m. The TL43.80HF is a compact telehandler offering an impressive package, which…

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Warwick Ward Expand in the Midlands

Due to the expanding growth of their Midlands’s dealership, Warwick Ward (machinery) Ltd have now relocated to much larger premises located less than 10 miles away in nearby Alcester. The new facility is now open and is home to a local designated sales team, service technicians and parts resource. Providing excellent service and high-class products has always been the priority of the business and this new facility will allow them to continue to promote their award winning brands, including CASE Construction Equipment, Terex Ecotec mobile recycling equipment, Ecohog air and…

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Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

Plug & Play Bobcat!

Bobcat is launching a new Remote Control System for Bobcat compact loaders. This system allows operators to leave their seat in the cab and control their Bobcat loader remotely. It is compatible with Bobcat skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loader models equipped with the company’s Selectable Joystick Controls. Bobcat is the first manufacturer to introduce a Remote Control System as original ‘Plug&Play’ equipment, rather than offering it as an add-on development from a third party. The new system will be commercially available later this year. Remote control solutions…

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Excavators Latest News 

Doosan guidance system ready!

New Leica, Trimble and Xsite Ready Kits are now available for the Doosan range of wheeled and crawler excavators from 14 to 30 tonne, to meet the increasing demand for machine guidance systems for use with excavators. The new Ready Kits can be ordered direct from the factory through Doosan Smart Solutions for use with Leica, Trimble and Xsite 2D and 3D machine guidance systems. Machine guidance Ready Kits offered by Doosan can differ according to the model and the region concerned. The collaboration between Doosan and these machine guidance…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

JCB’s Biggest Single Order!

JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost £14 million. North East based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls which will join the fleet at its depots across the UK. The deal further strengthens the relationship between Nixon Hire and dealer Scot JCB and includes the full range of JCB models including the 6 metre 525-60 and the 20 metre 540-200. “We have worked very closely with Nixon…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

Big Bobcat Order!

Prague-based Bobcat CZ, the Authorised Bobcat dealer for the Czech Republic, has secured the biggest deal in the company’s history, with the sale of 68 Bobcat machines to DEK Pujcovna, the rental arm of Stavebniny DEK, the leading Czech building materials company. Bobcat CZ has had a long and rewarding relationship with this customer. The new deal follows on from the purchase by Stavebniny DEK over a year ago of an order for 10 off Bobcat E19 mini-excavators from Bobcat CZ. But the latest order is on a completely different…

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