Excavators Latest News 

JCB Join Family Firm’s Fleet

Britaniacrest Recycling has recently taken delivery of a new JCB JS200W wheeled excavator from local dealer, Greenshields JCB. The company has also ordered two JCB JS220X excavators to be used for loading crushers, a screener, shredders, waste trommels and breaking concrete, in addition to occasional use for demolition and groundwork. The JS200 is being put to use at Britaniacrest’s busy licenced waste transfer facility at Hookwood, just up the road from Gatwick Airport, mainly for sorting waste and loading a shredder. When required the excavator is also being used to…

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Latest News Wheel Loaders 

JCB Updates Wastemaster!

JCB has updated its 457, 437 and 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels to meet the upcoming EU Stage V emissions legislation. The new Stage V Wastemasters feature Cummins diesel engines that deliver an increase in engine power and a reduction in emissions and fuel consumption. The biggest of the Wastemaster wheeled loaders – the 457 – has had its power output boosted from 192kW (258hp) to 210kW (282hp), while the 437 now comes with 145kW (195hp), up from 136kW (183hp), and the 427’s engine delivers 123kW (165hp). But, when required…

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Excavators Latest News 

“a great place to spend a shift”

A hire company is celebrating its 20th anniversary – by investing in one of the first in a new range of JCB X Series models. Matthew Williams Digger Hire was founded in 1999 offering both operated and self-drive plant hire and some small groundworks services. Founder Matthew Williams started the business with one second-hand JCB 3CX and now runs one of the largest 3CX fleets in Norfolk. It serves a large and varied customer base from private hire and small builders through to some of the biggest blue-chip construction companies…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

Zero Emissions HS2!

One of the first electric mini diggers to roll off JCB’s production line has been pressed straight into service on one of Europe’s biggest and most prestigious infrastructure projects. The JCB 19C-1E was snapped up by leading plant hire firm Lynch for use on the massive High Speed Two (HS2) rail scheme after the company was involved in early evaluations of pre-production models. And Lynch say the machine is – quite literally – putting in an “electrifying” performance. “We chose the new JCB 19C-1E quite simply because it is the…

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JCB Joins Team GB!

A British athlete who triple jumps further than the fully extended boom on one of JCB’s biggest Loadalls has an extra spring in his step today – after landing a sponsorship deal from digger maker JCB. Ben Williams, 27, of Newcastle, Staffordshire, became British Triple Jump Champion last month with a life-time best jump of 17.27 metres – further than the reach of a fully extended boom on a 540-170 Lodall. The stunning achievement has earned him a place in the Great Britain team for the World Championships in Doha…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

The First Dozen!

Weston Logistics, a division of Weston Homes Plc, has invested in a fleet of 12 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers – its first ever JCB purchase. Supplied by Greenshields JCB, the new machines will support Weston Homes in delivering the 7,500 new homes it currently has in the production stage or in the development pipeline, including three schemes of 1,000+ properties. These include the £60 million conversion of the prestigious Grade II listed Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot, providing 140 new homes, as well as the transformation of the old…

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Guernsey’s £32M Wastemaster!

JCB has supplied a fleet of machines from its specialist waste and recycling range to a new £32 million Waste Transfer Station (WTS) and Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) on the island of Guernsey. Based at Longue Hougue, some two miles north of Guernsey’s capital, St Peter Port, the new facility has been commissioned and built as part the Island’s waste strategy to relieve pressure on the existing landfill site, which is approaching capacity. The Guernsey waste transfer station is comprised of three halls: Hall 1 contains a food…

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Excavators Latest News 

JCB Hydradig for Polymer processing plant

Leading Irish manufacturer of uPVC building products, RE-KKUR, has introduced a JCB Hydradig 110W Wastemaster wheeled excavator at the in-house plastic recycling facility that it operates at its County Fermanagh site. RE-KKUR opened its new Polymer Processing Plant in 2018 to further improve the efficiency of its recycling processes. RE-KKUR’s in-house recycling capability enables the company to produce a high quality product that is made from 99 per cent post-industrial recycled PVC – giving it a distinct competitive advantage. Waste management companies deliver trailer loads of reclaimed uPVC that has…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

JCB Secure £75M Order!

JCB has secured the biggest single order for Loadall telescopic handlers ever placed by a UK customer as part of a two-year deal worth more than £75 million. Ardent Hire Solutions, one of the country’s leading plant hire companies, and the UK’s largest telehandler hirer, has invested in a fleet of 1,100 Loadalls ranging from the compact 525-60 through to the 550-80. The company is also investing in a fleet of 3CX backhoe loaders, rough terrain fork lifts and the flagship 7T Hi-Viz site dumpers that address key safety concerns…

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Historic deal for JCB

JCB has secured a historic deal with Morris Leslie Plant Hire for their biggest ever telehandler order worth £36 million. The deal for 555 Loadalls, ranging from the compact six metre 525-60 up to the 20 metre 540-200, has been placed through dealer Scot JCB. The machines, which all feature JCB Livelink and offer unrivalled fuel consumption and emissions, will be built at JCB World Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire. “As the construction market continues to develop, Morris Leslie is experiencing excellent company growth. These JCB Loadalls ensure our customers get…

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