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New Doosan DL420CVT-5 Wheel Loaders!

German business, J & E Horst GmbH & Co. KG, has chosen the Doosan DL420CVT-5 as the preferred wheel loader for the company’s sand and gravel works in the Cologne region. This follows an analysis of the performance of a new Doosan DL420CVT-5 wheel loader over the last year, which showed it provided the Horst team with exceptional efficiency with a combination of enormous power and significantly lower fuel consumption. As a result, the company has purchased a total of three new DL420CVT-5s and has decided to replace all of…

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JCB Updates Wastemaster!

JCB has updated its 457, 437 and 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels to meet the upcoming EU Stage V emissions legislation. The new Stage V Wastemasters feature Cummins diesel engines that deliver an increase in engine power and a reduction in emissions and fuel consumption. The biggest of the Wastemaster wheeled loaders – the 457 – has had its power output boosted from 192kW (258hp) to 210kW (282hp), while the 437 now comes with 145kW (195hp), up from 136kW (183hp), and the 427’s engine delivers 123kW (165hp). But, when required…

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Liebherr takes Champs Elysees by storm!

Within the framework of organising a Liebherr event at the House of Alsace, in the heart of the Champs Elysées, the 60,000th Liebherr crawler excavator occupied a very special place on the world’s most beautiful avenue on 12 and 13 September. The perfect way to showcase the expertise and continuity of the historic Liebherr production site in France, in Colmar, Alsace. Unveiled on 1 March to local officials and the entire workforce of Liebherr-France SAS, the 60,000th crawler excavator has since embarked on a trip around France, Belgium and Luxembourg.…

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Warwick Ward Win awards!

Warwick Ward (machinery) Ltd were awarded with two awards, recognising the best Year-On-Year growth for sales in both recycling equipment and spare parts. “It was a nice accolade to be recognised on the global stage for the achievements and growth that we have made year on year since we started our partnership with Terex Ecotec. We are rightly proud of the significant level of success we have had in putting Terex Ecotec on the map in the UK and huge credit is due to all the Warwick Ward team across…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

A Second Volvo!

To meet with increased demand, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. has purchased a second Volvo L150H, and replaced a venerable L120E with a new H variant. Based in the picturesque town of Cupar, Fife, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. has been producing high quality sand and aggregates since 1961. Today, this third generation family-run business supplies domestic and commercial markets throughout the central belt of Scotland. 

Led by father and son team, Ian and Peter Cuthbert, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. operate from two sites, located in…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

New Volvo L150H for Hugh King & Co

Hugh King & Co has taken delivery of a new Volvo L150H loading shovel for its Hullerhill sand and gravel quarry located at Kilwinning, Ayrshire and has been put in charge of the main yard duties around the plant. “We’ve been operating Volvo equipment for a good many years and found the loading shovels to be consistently reliable and productive machines,” says Operations Manager, Charles Hughes. “The L150H with its 4.2m³ rehandling bucket is the optimum sized loading shovel for most of our requirements here at Hullerhill, and is proving…

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20 Years of Plantforce!

Plantforce is celebrating 20 years in the plant hire business by revealing two new Kobelco SK210 21 tonne excavators in custom limited edition Plantforce livery. The Weston-Super-Mare-based company started out operating from a small yard in Yatton, Somerset in 1999. By 2014 the Plantforce fleet had grown to over 500 machines and the company relocated to purpose-built premises in Weston-Super-Mare. “Hitting the 20 year milestone in such great shape is a fantastic achievement,” says Plantforce operations director Sam Mercer. “The key to our remarkable success is our people. We are…

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Epiroc HB 2500

Portugal-based Secil Britas S.A. is a Secil Group company specialising in aggregates. Its main activities are managing quarries, mining and marketing aggregates and providing services related to the company’s activities and the group’s cement factories as well as services for a few external clients. Since gypsum is a key component in cement manufacture, the Secil Group acquired a gypsum mine called Picotas n°1 in Souto da Carpalhosa in the Portuguese municipality of Leiria. Production serves exclusively to meet the group’s needs. The mine produces grey gypsum with an S03 content…

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“a great place to spend a shift”

A hire company is celebrating its 20th anniversary – by investing in one of the first in a new range of JCB X Series models. Matthew Williams Digger Hire was founded in 1999 offering both operated and self-drive plant hire and some small groundworks services. Founder Matthew Williams started the business with one second-hand JCB 3CX and now runs one of the largest 3CX fleets in Norfolk. It serves a large and varied customer base from private hire and small builders through to some of the biggest blue-chip construction companies…

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Excavators Latest News Mini Excavators 

NEW Kubota!

Kubota, a leading manufacturer of construction machinery, today announces the launch of the KX080-4a2 as the latest in its range of midi excavators. This new machine is capable of the same reliable performance as previous models but includes Kubota’s V3307 direct injection engine – which is now fully Stage-V compliant. The new model has a reduced engine RPM DPF re-gen, giving reduced noise levels, increased DPF re-gen intervals and increased DPF replacement life. This reduces maintenance costs and the machine’s environmental impact whilst enhancing productivity for a wide range of…

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