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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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Latest News Telescopic loadall 

235 JCB Loadalls!

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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Excavators Latest News 

FIRST EVER LONG REACH JCB X SERIES

A south west contractor has bought the first long reach version of JCB’s X Series range of crawler excavators and declared the machine: “a real eye-opener”. Dartmouth-based JW Baron Earthworks purchased the specialist JCB 220X model which has been fitted with a 15.6-metre long reach boom. With the addition of the longer boom and capable of powering a broad range of specialist attachments, the new JCB model is tailor made for services JW Baron Earthworks offers its clients across the South West. Specialising in environmental earthworks, the JCB 220X Long…

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Excavators Latest News 

Hydradig is the ‘Go To’ Machine!

A JCB Hydradig 110W Wastemaster is helping RiverRidge – the largest independent waste management operator in Northern Ireland – to further improve operational efficiency at its materials recovery facility in its Maydown site in Londonderry. Supplied by JCB dealer, Dennison JCB, the Hydradig is being used to undertake a range of core duties, including loading and unloading lorries, sorting waste materials, delivering loads to RiverRidge’s shredders and ensuring that the site is kept tidy at all times. At the Maydown site, a range of industrial, domestic and commercial waste is…

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MAJOR DEAL FOR JCB!

JCB has secured a major deal with Plant Hire UK for new fleets of Loadalls and compact excavators worth almost £17 million. The deal will see the leading UK hirer strengthen its construction machinery line-up by purchasing 300 new JCB Loadalls and 50 compact excavators along with site dumpers and tandem rollers. The new machines will be put to work by contractors on construction and civil engineering projects across the country and will add to Plant Hire UK’s vast fleet of JCB machines. “As the construction sector goes from strength…

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Latest News video Wheel Loaders 

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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JCB £65 Million India Investment!

JCB is to invest £65 million in a new plant in India as the company prepares to celebrate 40 years of manufacturing in the country, it was announced today. The new factory will be located in Vadodara near the port city of Surat in the State of Gujarat on the West Coast of India and will fabricate parts for global production lines as the company prepares to meet increased demand. JCB Chairman Lord Bamford yesterday (Monday, March 25th) laid the foundation stone for the new plant which will be JCB’s…

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Latest News Telehandlers 

JCB for Ridgway!

Shropshire based Ridgway Rentals is proud to announce a significant expansion in the number of JCB telehandlers available to hire or purchase. Due to popular demand, we are excited to have increased our stock of telehandlers to over 200 machines – all available with a full range of attachments and next day delivery nationwide. An established, family run company based in Oswestry, Ridgway Rentals are a trusted supplier of telehandlers to a range of agricultural and construction companies throughout Shropshire, Mid and North Wales, Cheshire and beyond. As well as…

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JCB Apprenticeships at all time high!

A record-breaking group of JCB apprentices had two reasons to celebrate at the launch of National Apprenticeships Week on Monday (March 4th). A total of 79 apprentices were awarded their apprenticeship certificates – at the same time as getting coveted contracts of employment with the Staffordshire-based digger maker. The group is the biggest in the history of JCB to graduate as Level 2 and 3 apprentices in a single year. They received their awards from JCB directors at a special graduation ceremony at JCB’s World Headquarters, Rocester. JCB has a…

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JCB WINS COURT INJUNCTION!

JCB has been granted a preliminary injunction by a French court against Manitou which orders the company to stop producing telehandlers featuring a patented JCB productivity device. The ruling by the Judge at Court of the First Instance in Paris means that the company, based near Nantes, cannot manufacture, sell or lease telescopic handlers equipped with the patented feature. “We invest many millions of pounds in developing and patenting innovative and sophisticated engineering solutions which benefit our customers all over the world,” says JCB CEO Graeme Macdonald. “We will not…

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