Skid Steer Loaders Telematics video 

Lifting the lid on Bobcat technology

Last week, compact equipment giant Bobcat hosted a major online equipment launch to showcase all the latest additions to the company’s expanding product line. But while much of the focus of the event was on the company’s entrance into the compact and articulated wheel loader sectors, that event gave a glimpse at some of the astonishing technology that is being developed behind the scenes. In this EXCLUSIVE LiveStream show, Diggers and Dozers will join forces with journalist, vlogger and all-round technology lover Peter Haddock of Content with Media to look…

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Backhoe Loaders Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

Bobcat backs backhoe

Bobcat has launched a new generation backhoe attachment for the company’s skid-steer and compact track loaders. The new backhoe attachment converts a Bobcat loader into a powerful excavator, allowing customers to increase the versatility of their machines and the return on their investment. The new generation backhoe attachment is ideal for applications in construction, utility, road work, landscaping, and other industries. It is available in four configurations [the two Versatile (V) B32V and B35V models and the two Standard (S) B32S and B35S models] that offer a choice of digging…

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51 Years of Bobcat!

For almost 51 years, stevedoring company, ZHD Stevedores, based in Dordrecht in the Netherlands, has been using Bobcat skid-steer loaders to clear the holds of ships and to move material around so that the grabs on the large unloading cranes on the dockside are kept busy. This way of working was introduced to be able to unload or load a ship as quickly as possible so that it can sail again, as idle time costs money in shipping. Any part of the load that remains out of reach of the…

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Bobcat BIG in Middle East!

According to Bobcat, one of the key changes in the compact equipment sector in the Middle East is the significant growth in the Compact Track Loader market in the region. Since 2017, Bobcat has increased its share of the market, with sales of compact track loaders more than quadrupling in the same period. The growth is being driven by increasing demand among contractors for safe, stable and high performing machines that can be combined with a wide range of attachments that help them to expand the amount and type of…

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Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

Plug & Play Bobcat!

Bobcat is launching a new Remote Control System for Bobcat compact loaders. This system allows operators to leave their seat in the cab and control their Bobcat loader remotely. It is compatible with Bobcat skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loader models equipped with the company’s Selectable Joystick Controls. Bobcat is the first manufacturer to introduce a Remote Control System as original ‘Plug&Play’ equipment, rather than offering it as an add-on development from a third party. The new system will be commercially available later this year. Remote control solutions…

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Attachment Latest News Skid Steer Loaders 

CAT on the side

Cat Side Discharge Buckets—designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) on either side of the bucket. A rotating agitator works to keep material flowing to the conveyor. Adjusting conveyor speed and door openings controls the volume of material discharged and the area covered. Features of the Cat Side Discharge Bucket suit this attachment for varied application, including…

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Bobcat’s True Tool Carrier

Transports i Excavacions Jocar, based in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres near Barcelona in Spain, is a family business with more than 25 years of experience in earthmoving, demolition, compaction, grading and the supply of aggregates. Company owner, Joan Carles Mora, runs a large fleet of highly utilised machinery, and where compact equipment is concerned, has been fully committed to the Bobcat brand for years. The company currently has nine Bobcat machines: four Bobcat compact excavators including E10, E32, E35 and E85 models; four skid-steer loaders – three S530s and an…

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Turquoise Twosome

Bobcat Bensheim, the company owned store for Bobcat in Germany, has delivered two new Bobcat S450 compact loaders to Oliver Pöllmann GmbH, based in Bubach in the Hunsrück area of Germany. Pöllmann works mainly in inner-city and other urban areas in the Rhine-Main region offering a range of civil engineering services including work on road projects, cable laying and utilities infrastructure. Oliver Pöllmann, Managing Director of the long-established company, had been thinking about expanding his fleet for some time and decided to purchase skid-steer loaders instead of conventional wheel loaders.…

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Excavators Latest News Mini Excavators Skid Steer Loaders Telehandlers 

DEMO DAYS DOUBLE BIRTHDAY

With the double milestones of the 60th anniversary of Bobcat and 40 years in excavator manufacture for Doosan, the organisers and the dealers and customers visiting Doosan Bobcat Demo Days held at the end of February 2018 had more than usual to celebrate. Staged at the Doosan Bobcat Campus at Dobříš, close to the capital city of Prague in the Czech Republic, this latest version of the very successful Demo Days event did not disappoint. Attended by hundreds of customers from over 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East and…

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Latest News Skid Steer Loaders Telehandlers 

JCB unveils Teleskid

JCB has previewed the world’s first skid steer and compact track loader with a telescopic boom. The JCB Teleskid is a revolutionary new product that can reach 60% further forward than any other skid steer on the market and – in an industry first – it is the only skid steer in the world that can dig below its chassis to an unparalleled depth of around one metre. In addition, this innovative new machine can reach 8% higher than any other skid steer. JCB Chief Innovation and Growth Officer Tim…

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