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SkyTrak 3013!

AUSA, a company that specialises in the design, manufacture and sale of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed a 10-year commercial agreement with the US company JLG Industries, Inc., a global leader in lift equipment, to produce a new model of ultra-compact telescopic handler: the SkyTrak 3013. JLG will be launching this new vehicle on the US market in February during the ARA Show trade fair. This agreement with JLG reinforces the strategic commitment made by AUSA to internationalisation and consolidation in markets outside the EU. In 2019, the company…

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Excavators Latest News 

Double Volvo!

Hampshire based L & S Waste Management Ltd has just added two new Volvo excavators to its fleet of mobile equipment that take up residency at the company’s Portsmouth recycling centre. The two new machines are a twenty tonne EC200E which was launched globally earlier this year and the slightly larger EC220E weighing in at twenty two tonnes. The machines were chosen thanks to the reliability and performance of two EC140E models purchased last year at the beginning of 2019 according to Transport and Plant Manager Dominic Sales. “The two…

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CAT at CONEXPO!

Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 experience includes a mix of static displays, equipment demonstration area, and new services/technologies under the theme of “Your Work Matters.” The 5574 m2 exhibit in the show’s new outdoor Festival Grounds includes Operator’s Stadium, where the finals of the Global Operator Challenge and equipment demonstrations take place. Caterpillar is investing in technology and safety features showcased in more than 30 CAT machines on display, including 9 new product introductions from the dozer, excavator, articulated truck and backhoe loader…

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Excavators Latest News 

JCB at the Executive Hire Show!

JCB will show the fast charge version of its first ever fully electric mini excavator at the Executive Hire Show 2020. The 19C-1E can put in a typical full day’s shift for a mini excavator on a single charge – which takes just two hours with the fast charge option. Five times quieter than its diesel counterpart, the model is ideal for emissions and noise-sensitive applications. Key features of the 19C-1E electric mini excavator include: three or four lithium-ion battery packs providing a 15-20kWh storage capacity, load-sensing hydraulic system delivering…

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Dumptrucks Excavators Latest News Wheel Loaders 

Liebherr at ConExpo!

From an earnest start in Virginia in 1970, Liebherr has built its USA business on a foundation of trust, innovation and engagement with customers. Five decades later, the company’s incredible growth, diversity and stability is tangible evidence of how Liebherr employees are united by success as the company continually moves toward new achievements. Each decade in business and each customer served has positioned Liebherr in a leadership role in multiple industries, such as petrochemical, transportation, aerospace, construction, earthmoving and mining. From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr’s innovative products will be on…

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Dumptrucks Latest News 

€17 million expansion!

Bell Equipment has evolved from a global supplier to a global manufacturer with the €17 million expansion of its Eisenach-Kindel plant in Germany. The project, which attracted a grant from the state development agency, the LEG Thuringen, for its contribution towards the improvement of the regional economic structure, accommodates the fabrication of Articulated Dump Truck components for the Northern Hemisphere. Bell Equipment Group Chief Executive Officer, Leon Goosen, officially opened the new production complex at the end of September and says the “momentous occasion” was a progression of the group’s…

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Excavators Latest News 

A DOZEN for DS Watson!

With its headquarters located in Beccles, Suffolk, DS Watson Civil Engineering (Anglia) Ltd has made a significant investment in a range of Volvo excavators for its plant fleet, which specialises in all disciplines of groundworks, utilities, site infrastructure and civil engineering for blue chip house building contractors. Most recently, the company has taken delivery of twelve ECR88D reduced swing excavators from SMT GB’s utility equipment dealer, Contractors Equipment Sales Ltd of Norwich. In addition, SMT GB has supplied a larger reduced swing ECR235E, a 30 tonne EC300E and a 40…

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Dumpers Latest News 

EPIC CAB TEST!

Conducted on the Thwaites proving ground Leamington Spa in November 2019. The test was initiated with the objective of understanding the structural integrity of the cabs fitted to Thwaites dumpers, if impacted during the loading procedure by an excavator. The machine used was a standard 9 tonne Thwaites Dumper, the excavator was a 14tonne machine with a fully extended boom, slewing a loaded bucket at full speed. The ground conditions were wet, with the environment created being congruous with those found on site. The cab fitted was compliant to ROPS…

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Dozers Latest News 

Caterpillar D5!

The new Cat D5 offers superior performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help you get the most from your bulldozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading. A fully automatic transmission gives you seamless acceleration, so you can get the job done quickly. At 127 kW and an operating weight range of 17 180 to 19 170 kg, the new D5 dozer replaces the renowned D6N. The update from D6N to D5 is part of an effort to make all Cat…

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Excavators Latest News 

Doosan Charity Auction!

Taking place throughout most of November, bidding is underway in an on-line charity auction of a new Doosan DX10z 1 tonne mini-excavator organised by Maskinia, the Authorised Doosan Construction Equipment Dealer in Sweden, to raise funds to fight prostate cancer. In collaboration with suppliers, RF System and Engcon, and in partnership with the auction site, Klaravik, all of the money from the auction will be donated to Sweden’s anti-prostate cancer campaign, Mustaschkampen, which is held in November every year to raise funds for the fight against prostate cancer, Sweden’s most…

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