Excavators Latest News Mini Excavators 

First Bobcat Electric Excavator Comes Off Production Line

Bobcat has announced that the first of the company’s new E10e zero tail swing (ZTS) 1 tonne electric mini-excavators has come off the production line at the Bobcat compact equipment manufacturing plant at Dobris in the Czech Republic. Finished at 1:08 pm on 11th July 2019, the first E10e off the line has the Serial Number B4KL11001. It is headed to the Netherlands to the Authorised Bobcat Dealer, Apeldoorn-based Inter-Techno, where it will be used as a demo machine and is available for hire from Inter-Techno’s partner company, 123Machineverhuur. Doosan…

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Dumptrucks Latest News 

The Bells of Belfast

Leading name for plant truck sales across Ireland, TBF Thompson, has become the latest commercial and plant dealer to position itself as an official distributor of articulated dump trucks (ADTs), designed and manufactured by Bell Equipment. Established in 1958, TBF Thompson (Garvagh) Ltd. has been at the forefront of commercial and plant sales throughout Ireland, selling a wide range of equipment to construction and quarry industries across the region. With depots in Belfast, Dublin and Garvagh, Thompson’s legacy of quality and excellence still stands strong today. The company holds its…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Volvo Triple for Skene Group!

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes Fife has added three more Volvo L220H loading shovels to its fleet, with two going to work at its Soutra Mains quarry and the third taking up residency at the company’s Lomond quarry. Two new L220H loading shovels join two existing L220s at Soutra with this particular size of machine being the optimum model of choice for carrying out rehandling and stocking out duties around the quarry. The machines have been specified with Michelin XMineD2 29.5R25 tyres and large capacity 5.6m³ rehandling buckets,…

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Share Plant with Shareplant!

A new app startup Shareplant has launched, set to disrupt the construction equipment and tool hire industry by allowing users to rent a wide range of idle construction equipment and tools directly from owners. The startup allows equipment owners to earn extra money and offset equipment running costs during downtime and gaps between jobs, while offering renters a seamless way to browse a wide range of available self-drive or operated specialist equipment on a single app, with up-to-the-minute information about availability and without having to contact or search multiple providers.…

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Guernsey’s £32M Wastemaster!

JCB has supplied a fleet of machines from its specialist waste and recycling range to a new £32 million Waste Transfer Station (WTS) and Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) on the island of Guernsey. Based at Longue Hougue, some two miles north of Guernsey’s capital, St Peter Port, the new facility has been commissioned and built as part the Island’s waste strategy to relieve pressure on the existing landfill site, which is approaching capacity. The Guernsey waste transfer station is comprised of three halls: Hall 1 contains a food…

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Excavators Latest News 

JCB Hydradig for Polymer processing plant

Leading Irish manufacturer of uPVC building products, RE-KKUR, has introduced a JCB Hydradig 110W Wastemaster wheeled excavator at the in-house plastic recycling facility that it operates at its County Fermanagh site. RE-KKUR opened its new Polymer Processing Plant in 2018 to further improve the efficiency of its recycling processes. RE-KKUR’s in-house recycling capability enables the company to produce a high quality product that is made from 99 per cent post-industrial recycled PVC – giving it a distinct competitive advantage. Waste management companies deliver trailer loads of reclaimed uPVC that has…

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Attachment Latest News 

The Bobcat Sand Cleaner!

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, the Bobcat SC200 Sand Cleaner attachment has shown it can be a powerful weapon against the threat posed by plastic and other waste in seas and on beaches around the world. The world’s beaches and marine environments are plagued by a wide range of waste items including plastic in all forms from bottles, plastic bags and food containers to micro-particles. In Europe, around 80% of beaches suffer from waste, according…

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Excavators Latest News 

Highlander High Track!

S Richardson Contracting Limited, based in Langholm in Dumfriesshire in Scotland, has purchased eight new Doosan DX160LC-5 HT 16 tonne High Track Crawler Excavators for work on the company’s forestry contracts throughout Scotland and North England. The new Doosan High Track Excavators were supplied by James Gordon Ltd (Gordons), the Authorised Dealer for the Doosan Heavy range in the South West and Borders regions, as well as the central-belt of Scotland as far as Argyle and Bute and the county of Cumbria in Northern England. “We were introduced to the…

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Attachment Latest News 

Miller UK Quick Couplers!

Earthmoving attachments manufacturer, Miller UK have recently launched their next generation, hydraulic quick couplers which comprise of the GTS series for mini excavators and the GTX series for heavy excavators. Safety is built into every element of a Miller quick coupler and their innovative GroundTouch series features an Intelligent Coupler Connect System designed to reduce the risk of job site accidents, interruptions and unexpected costs, as it will only initiate the changing of attachments whilst on the ground; the ultimate in attachment & ground worker safety. In addition, their brand…

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Dumptrucks Latest News 

Terex in South Africa!

South Africa is the second-largest economy in Africa. With its busy project pipeline and a big mining industry, Terex Trucks is strengthening its presence in this key market and reinforcing its commitment to customers to deliver reliable articulated haulers that get the job done. With the South African government prioritising infrastructure development, there is a lot going on in the country’s construction industry. The re-election of the African National Congress party in May is expected to bring stability and revive Africa’s most industrialised country following the economic slowdown. This has…

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