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Construction Collectives – Thechnology Show

Last night saw the fourth outing for The Construction Collective show and was co-hosted by DemolitionNews’ Mark Anthony and Peter Haddock of Content with Media. The show covered a whole host of topics and included a huge range of companies including Bobcat, Rammer, Leica GeoSystems, Miller GroundBreaking, DigBits, FHOSS Lighting, Lynch Plant and many more besides. You can watch the show below.   But, since it was an 80-minute marathon, you might want to save it for the weekend.

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New Year, new look

Most people didn’t notice that OilQuick changed its logo and profile on the German-speaking market during the autumn. They will now, as that change is being rolled out across the world. Marketing manager Johan Lindqvist: “The reason for this test was that we wanted to see how the market reacted. But as predicted, it was well received. All reactions were positive and now the change is continuing on other markets all around the world,” says marketing manager Johan Lindqvist. “The old logo has been around for a long time and…

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Transformative transmission

The Hyundai HL975A CVT (continuously variable transmission) is the first Hyundai wheel loader that combines the benefits of a traditional automatic transmission and a hydrostatic transmission in one machine. The new wheel loader forms part of Hyundai’s, award-winning, A-series machines that comply with the European Stage V emission levels, offering near-zero-emissions. A range of new technologies have been incorporated into this new model which greatly improves fuel efficiency, keeps harmful emissions to a minimum and delivers the maximum power and performance needed for heavy-duty work in tough conditions. Customers can…

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Selwood simplifies daily checks with QR codes

Selwood plant hire customers can now use QR codes to access bitesize video guides to help them carry out daily maintenance checks on their equipment. The guides have been completed for the dumpers, telehandlers, excavators and rollers in the fleet and are viewable through the innovative Selwood QR system. Selwood have created these videos as guides so that their customers can perform daily checks easily and effectively for any machines they have on site from Selwood. All bitesize videos can be found on the Selwood QR system and the full…

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The BIG Giveaway

Just in time for Christmas, we are giving away a HUGE amount of branded goodies from the likes of Bobcat, JCB, Kinshofer, Liebherr and LiuGong together with an exclusive “Wreck the Halls” Christmas t-shirt from DemolitionNews. The show takes place at 6.30 pm tonight. It is FREE to watch and FREE to enter, with no sign-up process or difficult questions. We’d love to see you there. Just click THIS LINK at 6.30pm (UK time) tonight.

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JCB’s latest steps on Road to Zero

UK construction equipment giant has established itself as the front-runner in the electrification of construction equipment with the launch of a number of important new products. Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, the company hosted a virtual press event during which it unveiled a new electric telescopic handler, electric powered site dumper and a pair of new charging solutions. These latest products mark the latest step on JCB’s ongoing “Road to Zero” emissions started by the electric mini excavator launched in 2019; and the electric dumpster unveiled earlier this year. Diggers…

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Bateman’s double baker’s dozen

Norfolk contractor Bateman Groundworks has taken delivery of 26, Thwaites 6 tonne forward tip dumpers, in a deal that will expand its fleet and further improve efficiency and productivity on and off site. “We chose Thwaites after careful consultation with our on-site team, hire suppliers and stakeholders,” says managing director Jason Ramsey.Whatever question we asked, whether it related to safety, quality, suitability, preference or cost of ownership, the answer came back Thwaites”. In line with the Government’s announcement that construction should continue through the November lockdown, Bateman have identified multiple…

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Meet the hybrid Dragon

Dragon Equipment has become the first plant manufacturer to launch a compact hybrid crusher that is not only powerful enough for the toughest of jobs, but also functional and easy to operate. The powerful patent-pending jaws of the new CR300H are capable of crushing up to 7.0 tonnes an hour into reusable hardcore and the hybrid machine has recently been shortlisted for a World Demolition Award. Built entirely in the UK, the CR300H weighs under 780 kg, has a single lifting point, and multiple tie-down points – combined this makes…

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