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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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A British Empire

Tomorrow marks a landmark for a global equipment giant, and for the construction equipment sector in general. 23 October 2020 is the official 75th birthday of JCB. The company’s own celebrations have been curtailed somewhat by the COVID-19 pandemic. But Diggers and Dozers was unwilling to allow such a momentous occasion to pass unmarked. And so, the video brains here at Diggers and Dozers have produced a feature-length documentary that charts the rise and rise of this great British institution: from a tipping trailer made from recycled metal; to a…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

Bobcat’s R2 detour

Bobcat has launched the company’s new R2-Series generation of 5-6 tonne Stage V compliant mini-excavators – the new E50z, E55z and E60 models. The R2-Series machines offer many new state-of-the-art features and options such as Bobcat’s unique award-winning Advanced Selectable Auxiliary Control (A-SAC) system and the innovative Automatic Track Tensioning System (ATTS) technology. Deliveries of the first R2-Series mini-excavators will begin early in 2021. Robert Husar, Product Line Director for Bobcat Mini-Excavators in EMEA, said: “We are delighted to announce the new Bobcat R2-Series 5-6 tonne mini-excavators, the design of…

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A family affair

As JCB prepares to mark its 75th birthday tomorrow there’s one family with an extra reason to toast the milestone after notching up a staggering 600 years’ service to the company.  The Boot family started its long association with JCB in 1949 when Bill Boot clocked on for the first time at the company’s factory in Rocester, Staffordshire. In the years that followed, nine of ten of Bill and his wife Lucy’s children went on to work at JCB. In total 27 Boot family members – including nine grandsons and…

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Another one bites the dust

Due to continuing uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, and following discussions with exhibitors, supporters and partners, the Executive Hire Show organisers have taken the decision to reschedule the 15th annual hire event from its original dates in February 2021 to 28 and 29 April 2021. The show will still take place at its established home at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The postponement follows a similar decision with both the Hillhead and PlantworX shows. The Executive Hire Show has long been a key event on the exhibition calendar and is at…

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Dial R for Revolution

Bobcat has launched the company’s new R-Series Stage V compact loaders, representing the most significant redesign of Bobcat loaders in 60 years. The new R-Series models comprise the S66 and S76 skid-steer loaders and the T66 and T76 compact track loaders – the company will begin deliveries of these machines in October 2020. John Chattaway, Loaders Product Manager at Bobcat, commented: “Utilising decades of experience, Bobcat has always made the toughest market-leading loaders on the planet. This continues in the new R-Series loaders, which have been completely redesigned from the…

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Ritchie remains resurgent

One part of the economy for which doom and gloom predictions have not materialised is the used construction plant sector, as Ritchie Bros. has witnessed with its recent auctions in September. The world’s largest heavy equipment auctioneer switched to online-only auctions in the pandemic and has seen record-breaking auctions all over Europe, including in the UK. The auctioneer has held auctions in June and September at its Maltby site in the UK, seeing massive increases in the number of items sold, indicating equipment utilization is at peak levels, with the…

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Bobcat unveils wheel loaders

To expand the company’s loader product portfolio and to strengthen the company’s position as the world leader in compact equipment, Bobcat is entering the European wheel loader market for compact wheel loaders and small articulated loaders. The company is expanding its loader portfolio to provide customers with more choice of Bobcat products, with optimised characteristics for specific applications in construction, rental, agriculture, landscaping, road works, material handling and many other industries. Designed and built by Bobcat at the company’s campus in Dobris in the Czech Republic, the L65 and L85…

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Hydrema hits Stage 5

In a bid to stay ahead of the competition and meet the latest environmental requirements the new Hydrema 912G features the very latest Cummins 110 kW Stage 5 engine. Hydrema is ready to launch the new 912G-Series. The R&D department at the Danish construction equipment manufacturer has been hard at work looking at modifications and improvements for the G series to come up with the ninth generation of its best selling dump truck. “The new Hydrema 912G-Series has been finely tuned on all fronts. It has become much more than…

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Doosan breaks loose

Doosan Infracore Europe has launched the new HB-series hydraulic breaker range for the European market. The new range of five HB-series breakers are suitable for carriers in the 1.2 to 15 tonne weight class. The high quality of the breakers is backed by an industry-leading 2 year warranty and they are available at cost-effective prices, providing customer benefits in terms of total cost of ownership. According to Doosan, all these features together are aimed at greatly exceeding customer expectations for hydraulic breakers. In common with all Doosan machines and attachments,…

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