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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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Scottish Support in House!

Renowned for its ‘strong reliable machines’ and ‘strong reliable support’, leading construction equipment distributor, Bell Equipment UK, has announced that it will be bringing its vehicular support division ‘in-house’ for clients in Scotland. In a move designed to personalise the service it offers to customers in the region, Bell has strengthened its team with the appointment of Service Supervisor, Gareth Griffiths, as the main contact for service in Scotland; Parts Manager, Gordon Jones, as the contact for the Falkirk Depot and Parts; and James Dobbie as the region’s Product Support…

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Terex gears up for Bauma!

Terex Trucks’ recently updated TA300 articulated hauler will soon be making its first international tradeshow appearance at Bauma Munich 2019. Visitors to the Bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will have the chance to get up close to the newly upgraded Terex Trucks TA300 articulated hauler. This will be the first time the machine has been displayed at an international trade show and it will take pride of place on the company’s outdoor stand: FN 720/9. The Terex Trucks team will be at the event, which runs from April 8th…

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Hillside Hauling

Deep in Omaio Forest in New Zealand, Gaddum Construction is using two TA300 Terex Trucks articulated haulers to move end material and metal for road-building as well as shift logs. In spite of the slippery surfaces and steep slopes, the project is now close to completion, thanks to the durability of the Terex Trucks machines. The small coastal town of Omaio takes its name from the Māori word for a ‘place of peace, quiet and tranquility’ – and it’s not hard to see why. It is located on the east side…

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Saved by the Bell

Aggregate extraction and processing company, Longwater Gravel, has announced the purchase of its first Bell Equipment machine, a B30E ADT which has hit the ground running and already proved its capabilities to the Norfolk-based specialist supplier of high-quality aggregate materials. With a need to keep three quarries successfully operating throughout the Norfolk area, Longwater Gravel depends on the reliable function of powerful aggregate tipper vehicles with the ability to consistently perform. In the past, the company has met its operation’s vehicular needs by purchasing pre-owned, off-highway dump trucks. However, recently…

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Sisters Invest in Plant!

Sisters with a plant hire heritage, Hollie and Ruby Finnegan, have chosen to make investments that chime with their family’s proven business success, as the two young business-women from Leicestershire realise profits from hiring their Bell Equipment B30E ADT machines to clients. The sisters, whose family operates Midlands’ hire company JoinPoint, have both worked for the reputable firm; and through being employed as account managers, working on the factory floor and attending Hillhead exhibitions, have learnt the company ropes from a client-facing perspective. While Ruby, who graduated with a media…

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Mining Company Banks on Miller

Performance studies have shown that repair and refurbishment can increase the life of heavy plant equipment for around 60% of the cost of a new replacement. The decision to repair rather than replace heavy plant equipment is a preference made by most businesses in the industry and this is no exception for Banks Mining at its Shotton Surface Mine. Part of the County Durham-headquartered Banks Group, Banks Mining has been developing, operating and restoring surface coal mines in a modern, safe, responsible and efficient way throughout the north of England…

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Liebherr go BIG for Bauma China

During Bauma China 2018, Liebherr presents a selection of its construction equipment and its component’s product ranges. The Liebherr stands at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) are located outdoors, booth No. B12 and indoors in hall N4, booth No. 524. From November 27-30, Liebherr displays eight pieces of equipment for multiple industries and applications. The Liebherr outdoor booth provides room for the R 966 and R 920 crawler excavators, the A 920 mobile excavator, the L 550 wheel loader, the PR 776 crawler tractor, the R 9100 B mining…

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Volvo power pipeline productivity

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe. The project; TAP, is scheduled to cost 4.5 billion euros and covers 878 km both onshore and under the sea, from Greece to Italy. French-based international pipeline contractor SPIECAPAG is carrying out the onshore work of 187 km across Greece and 215 km through Albania. When complete, the pipeline will open up a huge new source of natural gas to markets across the…

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NEW Terex Transmission

The TA300 articulated hauler from Terex Trucks has been updated with a new transmission, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance, productivity and operator comfort. The 28-tonne workhorse will now incorporate the latest EP320 transmission from ZF as standard. This results in a 5% improvement in fuel efficiency, as well as enhanced performance and productivity, when compared to the previous model working in the same application. The new transmission comes with eight forward gears as well as four reverse gears, higher overall gear ratio spread, equal ratio steps between gears…

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