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Bobcat puts pressure on zoo

A new Bobcat compact loader is keeping things tidy at the Essehof Zoo in Lower Saxony in Germany. The Bobcat machine was chosen by the zoo owner, Gregor Wilhelm, for its compact dimensions, the high hydraulic performance and the excellent lifting forces, as well as the large portfolio of available attachments, that make Bobcat compact loaders like this, the perfect machines for use in zoos. With its 300 animals and 40 different species living on a ten hectare outdoor area, the Essehof Zoo is a real favourite with the public…

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Mick George dials DL-7

The Mick George Group, a leading supplier to the construction industry in the East Anglia and East Midlands regions of the UK, have taken delivery of the country’s first new Doosan DL-7 wheel loaders. As well as four new DL420-7 models, the order includes two DL580-5 and a DL300-5 wheel loader all now working at quarries within the Mick George Group, with a further new DL320-7 wheel loader arriving in mid-January 2021. The deal was confirmed just a few short weeks after Diggers and Dozers hosed a LiveStream show to…

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Doosan dashes ahead

Amidst considerable anticipation, Doosan Infracore Europe has unveiled the new ‘DL-7’ wheel loader range. In this first phase of the DL-7 range introduction, seven new models are being launched – the DL280-7, DL320-7, DL380-7, DL420-7, DL480-7, DL550-7 and DL580-7,  with four more models  – the DL200-7, DL220-7, DL250-7 and DL420CVT-7 being added in 2021. The new DL-7 range is the culmination of the first complete redesign of the Doosan wheel loader range in 10 years, with the exterior design, in particular, undergoing a complete transformation. The new external design has…

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All smiles at Moody

Following on from a successful demonstration day at the Renewable Energy Association (REA) event in early March, hosted by Jack Moody Group as part of the REA 25th year Anniversary, the company has invested in ten Hitachi Wheel Loaders including four ZW180-6’s, four ZW250-6’s and two ZW180-6 high lift machines.   Founded in 1963 by Jack Moody, the company has become one of the UK’s leading experts in the landscape construction, maintenance and environment industries. In 2001 Jack Moody Group became the first company in the UK to achieve the…

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Hartmeier hauls with Hyundai

BTU Hartmeier Entsorgung GmbH & Co. KG has its headquarters in Unterschleissheim, just north of Munich. The group was founded in 1996 and is split into two divisions, Waste Disposal and Service. The Waste Disposal division works at Unterschleissheim and the Service division at Augsburg and in total employs 120 staff. The company disposes of waste from construction sites in a radius of 50 km around Munich and ensures that the recycling of waste materials and recyclables are correctly classified. Johann Hartmeier Jun. reported that the annual output is an…

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Herbst’s Hyundai

Herbst Tiefbau has ordered a brand-new Hyundai HL955A wheel loader. The civil engineering business is run by Christian Herbst and his six-man professional team – the company operates in Epfach, which is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany. “Your civil engineering partner in the foothills of the Alps” – is how Christian Herbst describes his business. The company needed a new wheel loader for road construction, work in gravel pits and loading construction materials. Herbst chose the latest model of Hyundai’s A-series, equipped with a stage V engine.…

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Liebherr Aid Climate Move!

Under the motto of “Climate Move”, Weihenstephan Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences (HSWT) is constructing a sustainable garden as part of a project for the State Horticultural Show 2020 in Ingolstadt. A total of 55 students from Germany and France are responsible for the project. The aim is to implement the theme of sustainability as a general principle when carrying out the construction. Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen GmbH is sponsoring the project by providing a compact loader L 506 to aid the construction work. Between October 2019 and March 2020, the students have…

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Hitachi Buy Back!

A UK-based operational contract management and plant hire services company has purchased two ZW310-6 wheel loaders for quarrying and bulk handling projects. Both models were supplied to MJ Hickey Plant Hire and Contracts Ltd with a buy-back option from Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV. The first ZW310-6, was fitted with 4.5m³ general purpose bucket, was delivered in 2018 and is working in one of England’s largest limestone quarries, located in Leicester. The second model was delivered in October 2019 with a 6m³ high-tip bucket and is used at a site…

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Award Winning Liebherr!

Liebherr will be presenting a total of four wheel loaders at Samoter. This includes the 32,600 kg L 586 XPower, the largest wheel loader in the group. A winner of the Samoter Innovation Award in the wheel loader category is installed at the rear of this exhibit: the active personnel detection from Liebherr. This assistance system increases safety during wheel loader operation by automatically warning on the display and using acoustic signals of dangers in the rear area. A special feature of this system is that it independently differentiates between people…

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Liebherr at ConExpo!

From an earnest start in Virginia in 1970, Liebherr has built its USA business on a foundation of trust, innovation and engagement with customers. Five decades later, the company’s incredible growth, diversity and stability is tangible evidence of how Liebherr employees are united by success as the company continually moves toward new achievements. Each decade in business and each customer served has positioned Liebherr in a leadership role in multiple industries, such as petrochemical, transportation, aerospace, construction, earthmoving and mining. From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr’s innovative products will be on…

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