Latest News Quick Couplers 

OilQuick steps up UK assault

Interest in OilQuick’s quick couplers has grown steadily over the last few decades. With the new OQTR-E tiltrotator, that interest has grown even further, not least in Europe and the rest of the world. Until now OilQuick has only been represented in the United Kingdom by dealers and distributors and, at present, has subsidiaries in France and North America. But the company is changing gear by starting a subsidiary in Great Britain. OilQuick UK will manage direct sales, marketing and service items etc. In parallel with this, OilQuick UK will…

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Latest News Quick Couplers 

Steelwrist meets mini demand

The demand for more versatile solutions also for the very small excavators below two tons continue to grow. Solutions in this range do not only need to be versatile but also robust and cost effective and as a result Steelwrist is now expanding the product portfolio with fully casted TCX S30-180 and S30-180 products. Both types can be delivered with manual locking or hydraulic locking depending on customer needs. Steelwrist introduced the first steel casted quick coupler in 2012 and by now we have thousands of casted products in the…

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Backhoe Loaders Latest News 

Master of all trades

Devon contractor Newenham Agri has re-affirmed its loyal allegiance to JCB backhoe loaders – by making the company’s flagship 4CX even more versatile. The Axminster-based agricultural and landscaping contractor has invested in the top of the range JCB backhoe after retiring its previous model following 10 years’ service. Supplied by Holt JCB, Newenham Agri’s latest 4CX ECO model comes complete with Engcon EC209 tiltrotator package and controls. The result is a high mobility, multi-purpose machine which has revolutionised operations for the customer across services including: grading, trenching, Devon bank hedging…

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Backhoe Loaders Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

Bobcat backs backhoe

Bobcat has launched a new generation backhoe attachment for the company’s skid-steer and compact track loaders. The new backhoe attachment converts a Bobcat loader into a powerful excavator, allowing customers to increase the versatility of their machines and the return on their investment. The new generation backhoe attachment is ideal for applications in construction, utility, road work, landscaping, and other industries. It is available in four configurations [the two Versatile (V) B32V and B35V models and the two Standard (S) B32S and B35S models] that offer a choice of digging…

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Backhoe Loaders Latest News 

3CX takes centre Stage V

JCB has launched a new 55kW 3CX backhoe loader with EU Stage V compliant engine. This latest JCB 3CX takes the backhoe loader into a new decade, with a smart new look that features a revised Command Plus cab. There are four LED beacons integrated into the cab roof as standard, removing the need for magnetic beacons or drilling of the machine. The beacons can be clearly seen from all angles, improving site safety, while there is no requirement for the operator to have to climb up in the cold…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

Megson connects with Yanmar

Leading utility connections specialist, Megson Utilities, has invested in four new Yanmar SV18 canopy excavators and matching plant trailers. The versatile new models will be used for groundwork applications in utility connection projects across West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. Purchased from MTS Plant, Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA’s dealer for Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire and the central belt of Scotland (Glasgow/Edinburgh), the state-of-the-art models are compact, productive and have been designed with the operator firmly in mind. Featuring Yanmar’s next-generation 12.9hp 3TNV70-VBA2 diesel engine, the SV18 delivers 51.4nm torque at 1,500rpm.…

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Anglo-Dutch Mega Sale

Equipment auction giant Ritchie Bros is in the midst of a huge sale that is taking place simultaneously here in the UK AND in the Netherlands. With more than 6,500 lots going under the hammer, this sale is already a record-breaker and there are two more days to go. So Diggers and Dozers caught up with Ritchie Bros’ Rupert Craven and Diedrick van Haselen to get the low-down.

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Latest News Telehandlers 

Bobcat joins the CHAPs

One of Scotland’s leading privately-owned construction businesses, CHAP Group, based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, has taken delivery of a new Bobcat T40.180SLP 18 metre telehandler. The new T40.180SLP telehandler was supplied by Balgownie Ltd, the local Authorised Bobcat Dealer. The new Bobcat telehandler will be based at CHAP’s Summerhill site in the city of Aberdeen. This high profile project on behalf of Aberdeen City Council will see CHAP Group construct 369 flats over a four year period. According to CHAP, the new Bobcat 18 m telehandler will prove invaluable on what…

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Latest News Material Handler 

Volvo takes aim at waste

Aimed at the waste handling segment, Volvo CE launches the all-new EW200E Material Handler. In addition, its bigger brother, the EW240E Material Handler, has been updated with a new, longer straight boom. Designed and manufactured at the company’s factory in Germany, the material handlers from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) promise maximum reliability, flexibility and productivity in waste and recycling applications. The new EW200E Materials Handler weighs 22.6 tons and is powered by a Stage V Volvo engine, which provides 129 kW. This machine has a 5.5 or 6.25 metres…

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