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Bobcat, Bavarian-style

Bayernrasen-based in Schwabhausen in Bavaria in Germany has been a leading producer of rolled turf in the region since 2002. Owner Roderich Graf von Beust now relies on a new Bobcat TL30.60 telehandler for daily work in both the cultivation and depot areas of the business. The compact and powerful Bobcat machine has proved to be a valuable alternative for the compact wheel loaders that the Bavarian company would traditionally have used for these applications. The new Bobcat TL30.60 is in daily use and can work up to 500 hours…

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All the Loadalls

The UK’s biggest telehandler hirer is expanding its fleet further – by placing an order for £26 million worth of JCB Loadall models.  Ardent Hire Solutions is adding 525 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers to its fleet as the UK construction hire equipment market rebounds strongly from the Covid-19 pandemic. The order spans the compact 525-60 to the 540-200 models, which have reaches of between six and 20 metres.  The machines – supplied by JCB dealer Watling JCB – have already started rolling off the production line at JCB’s World…

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Bobcats battle Spanish snow

This month’s Storm Filomena surprised the entire community of the Spanish capital city, Madrid. Its streets, parks, roads and airport woke up to a great accumulation of snow, as what was predicted to be just 20 cm of snowfall instead turned into a much bigger storm. Sonia Royo, President of the community of the Polígono de Albresa de Valdemoro commercial area of the city covering 36 hectares and incorporating almost 600 affected companies, called in Bobcat Of, the Bobcat Authorised Dealer for the area, for help in carrying out snow…

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M O’Brien powers ahead

Thirty years after launching its business with a single JCB backhoe loader, one of the UK’s leading plant hirers has ordered JCB’s latest innovation – the brand new full 525-60E electric Loadall telescopic handler. Michael O’Brien and his wife Annamarie launched M O’Brien Plant Hire from their garden in Luton in 1990 – with the purchase of a JCB 3CX. Since then, the company has evolved into one of the UK’s largest and most forward-thinking plant hirers. Today it celebrates 30 years in partnership with JCB with a deal for…

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Electric lights up Domis

A leading North West construction firm has become one of the first to buy JCB’s brand new 525-60E electrical Loadall telescopic handler. The 525-60E provides zero-emissions operation for working inside buildings, underground and in urban areas – capabilities which secured the order from Manchester-based Domis Construction. Domis Construction Managing Director, Lee McCarren said: “As a truly forward-thinking organisation we are striving to change the face of construction with modernisation, innovation and technological advances at the forefront. As soon as we saw the significant benefits this electric JCB machine could bring…

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Bobcat joins rotary club

Bobcat has announced a major new development in the telehandler market. The company has collaborated with Magni TH of Italy, to launch an expanded line of new generation rotary telehandlers for markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Russia and the CIS countries.   The new Bobcat rotary telehandler range includes ten Stage V compliant models for the European market, with lifting heights from 18 to 39 m and lifting capacities from 4 to 7 tonne. These are complemented by another four Stage IIIA engine powered models…

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Extending JCB’s electric reach

JCB has lanched its first ever electric Loadall model as the expansion of its E-TECH range of zero-emissions machines gathers pace. More than 43 years after the company pioneered the concept of telescopic handlers, the wraps have now come off the 525-60E, a full electric version of the popular Loadall. Designed to deliver the same performance as the conventional diesel-powered machine, the 525-60E offers a zero-emissions load handling solution to construction, industrial and agricultural customers. JCB Chief Innovation Officer Tim Burnhope: “JCB has taken a pioneering lead in the move…

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Mecalac extends rotary club

Mecalac has introduced the new AS900tele to North America. The new machine combines the compactness and mobility of Mecalac’s revolutionary AS Swing Loader Series with telescopic technology to provide game-changing versatility on the jobsite. The 84 l/min auxiliary hydraulics further increase flexibility, allowing use with a range of attachments, including mowers, road sweepers and earth augers. Functioning as a loader, telehandler or landscaping tool, the AS900tele reduces the need for additional equipment and optimises site logistics. “When you rely on one machine for each task, a jobsite can end up…

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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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30 new JCB Loadalls for Tru7!

One of the UK’s leading plant hirers has added another 30 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers to its fleet as part of a massive investment in over 300 JCB machines worth nearly £16 million. Ipswich-based TRU Plant has taken delivery of the latest JCB 540-140 HiViz Loadalls which incorporate JCB’s compact Dieselmax 3.0-litre EU Stage V diesel engine to deliver 5% fuel savings over previous models. Supplied by Watling JCB, they join backhoe loader, rough terrain forklift, Teletruk, site dumper and other telehandler models in the huge fleet of JCB…

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