Attachment Latest News 

Genesis Appoint Molson!

Bristol based plant and equipment dealer Molson Group, have been appointed as the sole UK distributor by Genesis GmbH for their offering of attachments for the demolition, scrap and recycling industries. Genesis manufacture a comprehensive portfolio of attachments, including shear attachments for excavators and materials handlers. Their products have an excellent reputation for unrivalled cutting force and durable build quality. The Genesis line-up ranges from the 620Kg GVP 07 shear to the range-topping 25t GXT 2555R, which has a closing force of more than 30.400 kN. Since their appointment in…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Hitachi Buy Back!

A UK-based operational contract management and plant hire services company has purchased two ZW310-6 wheel loaders for quarrying and bulk handling projects. Both models were supplied to MJ Hickey Plant Hire and Contracts Ltd with a buy-back option from Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV. The first ZW310-6, was fitted with 4.5m³ general purpose bucket, was delivered in 2018 and is working in one of England’s largest limestone quarries, located in Leicester. The second model was delivered in October 2019 with a 6m³ high-tip bucket and is used at a site…

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Virus Hits JCB!

JCB is set to reduce production levels at UK factories due to anticipated component shortages from Chinese suppliers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, the company announced today. The move will mean a shorter working week for around 4,000 JCB and agency shop floor employees from Monday (February 17th). This follows an immediate suspension of all overtime. The measures have been discussed with the GMB union and will see the introduction of a 34-hour week for UK production employees until further notice. JCB employees will be paid for a 39-hour week…

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Excavators Latest News 

NEW 40 Tonne Doosan!

With the launch of the new DX380LC-7 40 tonne model, Doosan has completed the company’s 30-40 tonne family of Stage V excavators. Together with the new Stage V DX300LC-7 30 tonne and DX350LC-7 36 tonne models, the DX380LC-7 offers an unmatched combination of high performance, operating features, fuel efficiency, reliability and durability in this class. The new Stage V excavators build on the very successful design of the previous Stage IV machines. They introduce major enhancements in operator comfort, machine controllability, productivity, uptime and return on investment, with a strong…

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Attachment Latest News Mini Excavators 

Award winning Bobcat!

The Bobcat Advanced Selectable Auxiliary Control (A-SAC) System developed for the company’s R-Series mini-excavators from 2-4 tonne has won a ‘Technical Innovation Award’ from the jury for the Samoter Innovation Awards 2020. The award was presented at a ceremony that took place on Thursday 23 January 2020 during the Samoter B2Press dinner, at the Hotel Due Torri in the old town of Verona in Italy. The Innovation Awards are part of the activities accompanying the Samoter 2020 exhibition, which will take place in Verona from 20-25 March 2020. The A-SAC…

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Dumptrucks Latest News 

MJ Church adds tech to trucks!

Taking technologically advanced routes to break new ground, one of the South West region’s largest civil engineering, earthworks and waste management contractors, MJ Church has returned once again to Bell Equipment for the purchase of a recent consignment of Articulated Dump Truck vehicles. Opting for a combination of new and pre-owned machines, the leading sector performer has chosen to add 15 Bell B30Es to its sizeable fleet over recent years, enhancing the level of dumper truck technology for its client base. At MJ Church, offering clients the latest technology alongside…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

30 new JCB Loadalls for Tru7!

One of the UK’s leading plant hirers has added another 30 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers to its fleet as part of a massive investment in over 300 JCB machines worth nearly £16 million. Ipswich-based TRU Plant has taken delivery of the latest JCB 540-140 HiViz Loadalls which incorporate JCB’s compact Dieselmax 3.0-litre EU Stage V diesel engine to deliver 5% fuel savings over previous models. Supplied by Watling JCB, they join backhoe loader, rough terrain forklift, Teletruk, site dumper and other telehandler models in the huge fleet of JCB…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Award Winning Liebherr!

Liebherr will be presenting a total of four wheel loaders at Samoter. This includes the 32,600 kg L 586 XPower, the largest wheel loader in the group. A winner of the Samoter Innovation Award in the wheel loader category is installed at the rear of this exhibit: the active personnel detection from Liebherr. This assistance system increases safety during wheel loader operation by automatically warning on the display and using acoustic signals of dangers in the rear area. A special feature of this system is that it independently differentiates between people…

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Dumpers Latest News 

NEW Mecalac Site Dumper

Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces the TA3SH Power Swivel Site Dumper for increased versatility and safety on jobsites. The site dumper is part of the TA3 range, which is designed for the small to medium jobsite, and is particularly useful in crowded or confined areas. Mecalac is displaying the TA3SH Site Dumper Feb. 10-12 at booth 1896 at The ARA Show. “We are constantly looking for gaps in the marketplace and innovating products to meet those needs,” says Peter…

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JCB MAKES CESAR EMISSIONS COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION STANDARD

CESAR Emissions Compliance Verification (ECV) will be standard on every JCB EU Stage V and electric machine for the UK market from March 1, 2020. A second label, which can easily be scanned to verify the machine’s emissions compliance, will be positioned alongside the existing CESAR triangle. UK projects already trialling the scheme, have found that less time is being lost on delivery to site and there are fewer air quality inspections required for equipment in operation. A JCB Hydradig was the first machine to be equipped with the ECV…

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