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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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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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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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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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Half a century JCB!

JCB is celebrating 50 years of wheeled loading shovel manufacture – with production hitting record highs. Over those five decades, the company’s award-winning loader range has expanded beyond recognition, introducing many market-leading technologies and establishing JCB as a global leader in the loader business. The company entered the wheeled loader market with the acquisition UK-based Chaseside Engineering, taking on its seven rigid axle machines. Relocation of production lines from Chaseside’s plant in Blackburn, Lancashire took several months and it was all systems go by the start of 1969, which marked…

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JCB’s Biggest Single Order!

JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost £14 million. North East based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls which will join the fleet at its depots across the UK. The deal further strengthens the relationship between Nixon Hire and dealer Scot JCB and includes the full range of JCB models including the 6 metre 525-60 and the 20 metre 540-200. “We have worked very closely with Nixon…

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JCB teams with Red Bull!

A pair of hardworking JCB machines – the workhorses of the construction world – are soaking up the summer sun on the beach this week. But it’s very much a busman’s holiday, with the giant 20 tonne JCB X Series excavator and JCB wheeled loader drafted in to build a brutal beach obstacle race course in Margate, Kent. As Official Build Partner to Saturday’s Red Bull Quicksand race, the two machines will transform the beach into a one-mile race-course of trenches, rollers and sandcastles the height of two double-decker buses…

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JCB shredding in Scotland!

Started in 2002, Highlander International Recycling is a highly successful paper recycling and shredding business based in the town of East Kilbride, Scotland. By far the most significant part of Highlander’s business involves processing waste paper on behalf of, and selling recycled material directly to, paper mills and packaging companies. Highlander processes over 22 grades of waste paper and currently recycles some 1000 tonnes of fibre per week – although the weekly average is expected to hit 1200 tonnes in the near future. To keep pace with this growth, newer…

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