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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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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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JCB Cab Systems Factory!

Construction work on the new £50 million JCB Cab Systems factory is forging ahead as it targets a summer opening. The shell of the 350,000 sq ft plant next to JCB Heavy Products and the World Parts Centre at Uttoxeter is on course to be completed slightly ahead of schedule ready for high-tech production line facilities to be installed from March onwards. The investment, one of the biggest in the company’s history, will create the most advanced and productive cab facility in the world with a computer controlled production line,…

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JCB to the rescue!

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has added a JCB Teletruk to its range of front line fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment. The Teletruk is deployed at waste and rural fires where it is used to move bailed and bulky items to support improved firefighting tactics, reduce the risk of fire spread, improve firefighter and public safety and limit the potential for environmental impact during the firefighting process. It will also be used at fire scenes during the clean up and ‘dampening down’ phase of an operation, where there is…

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Excavators Latest News 

X Series Prodigy

Teenager Blair Hughes has landed a dream job as a digger driver – and got straight behind the controls of a brand new excavator costing more than £100,000. Ever since he was a young boy Blair Hughes, 17 has wanted to operate machines. Now his wish has come true after landing a job with the Glasgow-based Clearwater Group, operating a new generation JCB X-Series excavator, which has been launched to great acclaim following a £110 million investment. Blair joined Clearwater straight from school and the company supported him through CPCS…

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Generators Latest News 

JCB Generate Rapid Growth

Mather + Stuart Power Solutions, the power generation division of leading equipment rental firm A-Plant, has placed an order with Greenshields JCB for124 rental specification generators, to meet the demands of its rapid fleet expansion. In a deal worth £4.5 million, the company will take JCB G150RS models, the G200RS and the G250RS. The deal also includes the larger G300RS and the G500RS model. The order is part of an on-going, long-term supply partnership between the two companies, providing a wide range of power outputs in line with Mather +…

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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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