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Warwick Ward Expand in the Midlands

Due to the expanding growth of their Midlands’s dealership, Warwick Ward (machinery) Ltd have now relocated to much larger premises located less than 10 miles away in nearby Alcester. The new facility is now open and is home to a local designated sales team, service technicians and parts resource. Providing excellent service and high-class products has always been the priority of the business and this new facility will allow them to continue to promote their award winning brands, including CASE Construction Equipment, Terex Ecotec mobile recycling equipment, Ecohog air and…

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Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

Plug & Play Bobcat!

Bobcat is launching a new Remote Control System for Bobcat compact loaders. This system allows operators to leave their seat in the cab and control their Bobcat loader remotely. It is compatible with Bobcat skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loader models equipped with the company’s Selectable Joystick Controls. Bobcat is the first manufacturer to introduce a Remote Control System as original ‘Plug&Play’ equipment, rather than offering it as an add-on development from a third party. The new system will be commercially available later this year. Remote control solutions…

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Excavators Latest News 

Doosan guidance system ready!

New Leica, Trimble and Xsite Ready Kits are now available for the Doosan range of wheeled and crawler excavators from 14 to 30 tonne, to meet the increasing demand for machine guidance systems for use with excavators. The new Ready Kits can be ordered direct from the factory through Doosan Smart Solutions for use with Leica, Trimble and Xsite 2D and 3D machine guidance systems. Machine guidance Ready Kits offered by Doosan can differ according to the model and the region concerned. The collaboration between Doosan and these machine guidance…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

JCB’s Biggest Single Order!

JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost £14 million. North East based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls which will join the fleet at its depots across the UK. The deal further strengthens the relationship between Nixon Hire and dealer Scot JCB and includes the full range of JCB models including the 6 metre 525-60 and the 20 metre 540-200. “We have worked very closely with Nixon…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

Big Bobcat Order!

Prague-based Bobcat CZ, the Authorised Bobcat dealer for the Czech Republic, has secured the biggest deal in the company’s history, with the sale of 68 Bobcat machines to DEK Pujcovna, the rental arm of Stavebniny DEK, the leading Czech building materials company. Bobcat CZ has had a long and rewarding relationship with this customer. The new deal follows on from the purchase by Stavebniny DEK over a year ago of an order for 10 off Bobcat E19 mini-excavators from Bobcat CZ. But the latest order is on a completely different…

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Dumpers Latest News 

Multi Million Mecalac!

Northern Ireland-based Sleator Plant, a specialist capital equipment provider to the construction and materials handing sectors, has secured a million-pound deal with CP Hire to add 95 Mecalac site dumpers (85 ROPS models, 10 cabbed units) to its fleet in 2019. Set to be rented by site professionals across the British Isles, this move will not only considerably expand fleet size, but also increase availability of the latest dumper models and equipment technologies. “Over the past two years, we have supplied CP Hire with more than 250 Mecalac site dumper…

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Excavators Latest News Wheel Loaders 

JCB teams with Red Bull!

A pair of hardworking JCB machines – the workhorses of the construction world – are soaking up the summer sun on the beach this week. But it’s very much a busman’s holiday, with the giant 20 tonne JCB X Series excavator and JCB wheeled loader drafted in to build a brutal beach obstacle race course in Margate, Kent. As Official Build Partner to Saturday’s Red Bull Quicksand race, the two machines will transform the beach into a one-mile race-course of trenches, rollers and sandcastles the height of two double-decker buses…

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Excavators Latest News 

Contrak’s construction contortionist!

Contrak Construction of Newcastle under Lyme has taken delivery of its first ‘large’ Volvo excavator in the guise of a reduced swing ECR145E for its groundworking and general construction activities. The ECR145E has been supplied complete with the two-piece boom option, dozer blade and a Steelwrist tiltrotator which ticks all the boxes for proprietor, Phil Cookson. “We needed a slightly larger, more productive machine in our fleet, yet the compactness offered by the reduced swing counterweight coupled with the two-piece boom and of course the Steelwrist tiltrotator, makes the ECR145E…

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Business Booming Bobcat!

Europeans associate the town of Carhaix-Plouguer, in central Brittany, on the border of three French departments (Finistère, Côtes-d’Armor and Morbihan), with its Vieilles Charrues festival, one of the biggest music festivals in France. But here in the heart of Brittany, Bobcat equipment has an equally solid reputation and strong roots, having contributed to the dynamic and diversified economy of this region for over thirty years. It is easy to see why TIPMAT, a dealer and distributor of Bobcat/Doosan equipment, chose to set up shop here in Carhaix. The town is…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

JCB shredding in Scotland!

Started in 2002, Highlander International Recycling is a highly successful paper recycling and shredding business based in the town of East Kilbride, Scotland. By far the most significant part of Highlander’s business involves processing waste paper on behalf of, and selling recycled material directly to, paper mills and packaging companies. Highlander processes over 22 grades of waste paper and currently recycles some 1000 tonnes of fibre per week – although the weekly average is expected to hit 1200 tonnes in the near future. To keep pace with this growth, newer…

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