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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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Zero Emissions HS2!

One of the first electric mini diggers to roll off JCB’s production line has been pressed straight into service on one of Europe’s biggest and most prestigious infrastructure projects. The JCB 19C-1E was snapped up by leading plant hire firm Lynch for use on the massive High Speed Two (HS2) rail scheme after the company was involved in early evaluations of pre-production models. And Lynch say the machine is – quite literally – putting in an “electrifying” performance. “We chose the new JCB 19C-1E quite simply because it is the…

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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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UK’s First Bobcat R-Series!

KC Plant, a new plant hire company based in Watford, has bought the first Bobcat R-Series E26 and E27z mini-excavators in the UK. The E26 and E27z – 2.5 and 2.7 tonnes respectively – are part of an order for 18 Bobcat mini-excavators, including the 1.7-tonne E17z and the 8-tonne E85 models, as well as hydraulic breakers. The E26 and E27z are part of Bobcat’s new R (Revolutionary) series mini-excavators from 2-4 tonnes. The series also includes the E27, E34 and E35z. “The build quality and the design of the…

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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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NEW Kubota Prototype!

Kubota, a leading manufacturer of construction machinery, today announces the reveal of the KX019-4 LPG (Liquid Petrol Gas) mini excavator prototype. This model can run on LPG and is powered by a next generation Kubota Spark Ignition series engine. The new KX019-4 LPG makes it possible for users to work in emission restricted access areas such as cities applying diesel-bans, and also generates less noise emissions. Using the industrial standard gas bottles available everywhere, the machine is easily and quickly refuelled by replacing the bottle. The machine is equipped with…

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NEW Plantforce Division!


June 2019 will see the opening of a highly anticipated brand-new division of the business, “Welcome the Plantforce Compact Range”, with a new state-of-the-art depot based in Bristol backed by a massive 2.8 million investment into new highly specked compact machinery ranging from 0.3 ton to 5t cabbed excavators, telehandlers, trench compactors, hi tip dumpers and an industry specific small tools range. The new division of the business opening follows a very busy couple of years for Plantforce, who have over the past three years invested 35 million in new plant…

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£2 Million Bob!

M. Teevan Hire Co. Ltd., the construction tools and plant hire company based in Acton in West London in the UK, has placed a large order worth well over £2 million for around 100 compact excavators from Bobcat, one of the largest orders ever for Bobcat in the UK independent rental sector. The new order comprises Bobcat E08, E10, E17, E17z, E26, E45 and E85 compact excavators covering operating weights from 0.8 to 8.5 tonne. M. Teevan Hire (www.teevan-hire.co.uk) is a family company formed over 40 years ago by Chairman,…

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Bobcat at Bauma!

At Bauma 2019, the Bobcat stand will promote every area of Bobcat’s business, with a vibrant show of brand new and existing Bobcat products and their applications. The exciting display of Bobcat machines will be complemented by advanced augmented reality technology. The stand will also include areas dedicated to the company’s enhanced aftermarket parts and services as well as financing solutions. One of the star attractions at Bauma will be the launch of the new Bobcat E10e Electric Mini-Excavator, the industry’s first commercially available fully electric, zero tail swing (ZTS)…

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Bobcat’s First in the UK!

KC Plant Limited, a new plant hire company based in Watford in Hertfordshire, has purchased the first Bobcat R-Series E26 2.5 tonne and E27z 2.7 tonne mini-excavators in the UK. The E26 and E27zs are part of an order placed with Bobcat for 18 mini-excavators, including the company’s popular E17z 1.7 tonne and E85 8 tonne models as well as Bobcat hydraulic breakers. The E26 and E27z are part of Bobcat’s new R (Revolutionary)-Series mini-excavators from 2-4 tonne, comprising three more models – the E27, E34 and E35z – all…

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