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Blackpool Bobcat Project Elephant

A new Bobcat T590 compact track loader has been purchased for use in the new Project Elephant development at Blackpool Zoo, in the very popular seaside resort of Blackpool in the north of England. Project Elephant is the next phase in the ongoing development of the Zoo and the largest single investment it has ever made, increasing its overall footprint by a further three acres and providing a new home for elephants that secures their future at the Zoo. Supplied by Wigan-based Norwest Plant Ltd, the Authorised Bobcat and Doosan…

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Bobcat takes groundcare

The staff at Specialised Groundcare offer a wide range of services from land clearing and site preparation for commercial and private developments and work on public spaces for local authorities to agriculture, woods/ground clearance, groundworks, drainage and estate/forestry management. “As well as providing easier access to restricted sites, our fleet of Bobcat compact equipment often surprises people with the amount of work we can do with these machines,” says Max Pickerill, Director at Specialised Groundcare Ltd. “I launched the business in 1994 as a sole trader and we have always…

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On the surface

A JCB compact tracked loader has joined forces with an innovative attachment to create a quicker and more efficient way of surfacing. Supplied by dealer Watling JCB, Bedfordshire-based ECL Civil Engineering Ltd has bought the compact and manoeuvrable JCB 260 CTL specifically for surfacing narrow roads and paths. nike air max 2017 They have increased the machine’s versatility by equipping it with a control and guidance system which automatically positions the dozer when moving over the ground. As a result jobs can be completed much faster, less fuel is used…

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Hewden invests in JCB loaders

JCB today announced an order for 50 skid steer and compact tracked loaders from national equipment and crane hire firm Hewden in a deal worth £2.5 million. The deal is for the JCB 155 and 205T tracked models and has been secured thanks to the health and safety benefits of the unique ‘Power Boom’ design of JCB’s skid steer range. This enables operators to enter the cab of the machine through a large side door rather than climbing over potentially dangerous attachments at the front. The machines have been supplied…

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Cat unveils new control option

For the first time, Hand & Foot Controls will be offered on Cat Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loader models. Operators who prefer this type of control can now take advantage of the full suite of features and benefits that the Cat D Series loaders deliver. With extensive input from hand and foot control users, Caterpillar has designed a set of controls which competitive users can quickly adapt. It starts with smart joystick design. Single-axis joysticks were chosen in order to provide the fore/aft movement operators are used…

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Bobcat provides Knight with shining armour

Knights Construction Ltd, based at Wrexham in the UK, has purchased a new Bobcat T770 compact tracked loader with laser grader, six-way dozer blade, scarifier, combination bucket and pallet forks attachments from Norwest Plant Ltd, based at Wigan, the Authorised Bobcat and Doosan dealer for North-West England and North Wales. With over 50 years of experience in the concrete flooring market, Knights Construction provides flooring solutions for all sizes of project for an ever increasing client base across the UK. The company is a specialist contractor for the agricultural and…

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