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Doosan breaks loose

Doosan Infracore Europe has launched the new HB-series hydraulic breaker range for the European market. The new range of five HB-series breakers are suitable for carriers in the 1.2 to 15 tonne weight class. The high quality of the breakers is backed by an industry-leading 2 year warranty and they are available at cost-effective prices, providing customer benefits in terms of total cost of ownership. According to Doosan, all these features together are aimed at greatly exceeding customer expectations for hydraulic breakers. In common with all Doosan machines and attachments,…

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Anglo-Dutch Mega Sale

Equipment auction giant Ritchie Bros is in the midst of a huge sale that is taking place simultaneously here in the UK AND in the Netherlands. With more than 6,500 lots going under the hammer, this sale is already a record-breaker and there are two more days to go. So Diggers and Dozers caught up with Ritchie Bros’ Rupert Craven and Diedrick van Haselen to get the low-down.

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Splitting from our publishing partners

It is with a heavy heart and more than a little regret that I must announce that – with immediate effect – DemolitionNews and the Demolition magazine has parted company with Chambers Media, its publishing partner of some three years. Chambers Media played a key role in establishing the Demolition magazine as the world’s biggest and most widely-read publication within the demolition sector. However, in recent months, it has become clear that the ambitions of the two parties lay in very different directions; a fact that was exacerbated and polarised…

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Terex Territory!

Residential construction is on the rise in Poland. In 2019, the number of flats and houses being built has increased by over 10% compared to last year, and demand is still strong. To continue its strategic expansion and bring its articulated haulers to the Polish market, Terex Trucks has signed Atlas Poland as its new dealer in the country. Data from Statistics Poland shows that the number of residential construction projects in the country has increased throughout 2019. With a growing population and old housing stock that needs rebuilding, the…

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JCB Wastemaster!

West London Composting (WLC) has introduced a JCB 457 Wastemaster wheeled loader at its facility near the M40 motorway in Uxbridge, Middlesex. Specialising in in-vessel bulk composting of green, and kerbside collected kitchen waste, the WLC site has the capacity to process 75,000 tonnes of organic waste each year from which a variety of high quality soil conditioners for agricultural and commercial use are manufactured. The JCB 457 Wastemaster will be used to transfer material around the WLC site as it undergoes the composting process. On arrival, waste material is…

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Manitou Dealer Network!

Manitou UK is pleased to announce a number of new dealer appointments as part of its constant review of the dealer network. Chandlers Farm Equipment Ltd is a well-established Massey Fergusson and Fendt dealer. The company will take on the Manitou Agricultural product range at its Belton, Horncastle, Spilsby, Holbeach and Barnack branches to serve customers throughout Lincolnshire. The Lutterworth and Shefford branches will not take Manitou at this time. “Manitou is delighted to announce the appointment of Chandlers Farm Equipment. This highly professional dealership is well placed to service…

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NEW Volvo for Grundon

Grundon Waste Management Ltd has taken delivery of a new Volvo EW240E materials handler for its Colnbrook operation following a successful demonstration and evaluation. Replacing a competitive model, the new Volvo EW240E MHE takes up residence at the company’s Waste Transfer and Material Recovery Facility at Colnbrook handling segregated waste destined for the nearby incineration plant or for landfill. Whilst Grundon has operated Volvo equipment for many years on the aggregate side of their business, this is the first Volvo materials handler the company has purchased. “We were looking for…

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JCB open Edinburgh depot

JCB Chairman Lord Bamford has today officially opened a brand new Scot JCB depot in Edinburgh – over six times the size of its predecessor – which is set to bring several new jobs to the region. Located in Sighthill, approximately five miles west of the city centre and a quarter of a mile from existing Scot JCB depot, the brand new facility follows a massive investment by Scot JCB to further enhance its service to customers across the East of Scotland. New roles created by the move will include…

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Plantforce invests in Loadalls

Plantforce has invested £1.5 million in 24 new JCB Telehandlers. The new fleet includes several sizes ranging from 7 metre to 17 metre and they all powered by the fuel-saving JCB Ecomax Tier 4i engine. The models 531-70, 540-140 & 540-170 come equipped with green seatbelt lights, rear view camera, reverse white noise alarm, Q-fit couplers and reverse fans. According to Plantforce Operations Director Sam Mercer, “As the world market leader, JCB’s telehandlers are the most reliable and user-friendly on the market with fantastic lifting ability as well as an…

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