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Chepstow’s faith in Volvo brand

Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with SMT GB for a range of Volvo machines, including 52 articulated haulers, 12 wheeled loaders and 7 excavators. Amongst the newly ordered articulated haulers are 25 A40Gs, which are split between a major earthmoving project in the north of England and substantial clay mines located in the South. The remainder of haulers ordered are 17 A30Gs and 10 A25Gs. In addition to the high level specifications found on all of Chepstow’s Volvo machines, the company has opted to have Haul Assist installed…

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Yet more Doosan loaders

The roll-out of Doosan’s new DL-7 range shows no signs of abating. The new DL220-7 and DL250-7 wheel loaders have been launched by Doosan Infracore Europe. The new models are the latest additions to the company’s award-winning ‘DL-7’ wheel loader range, following on from the first phase that involved the launch of seven larger DL-7 machines in December 2020. Like the existing models, the DL220-7 and DL250-7 introduce a next generation design, incorporating a powerful new Stage V compliant engine and providing higher productivity, increased fuel efficiency and a low…

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Liebherr couples up

Liebherr is increasing the availability of its fully automatic LIKUFIX quick-change system for additional wheel loader models. LIKUFIX is now available for the L 506 and L 508 compact loaders; for the L 507 and L 509 stereo loaders; as well as for the XPower large wheel loaders up to the L 580. As before, LIKUFIX is still available for the medium-sized Liebherr wheel loaders L 526, L 538 and L 546. The smaller Liebherr wheel loaders from the L 506 Compact to the L 509 Stereo are known as…

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Small but perfectly formed

If you were here back in October last year, you might recall that Diggers and Dozers brought you all the details of a huge and technology-led virtual event hosted by skid steer giant. You can still view that show here. Well, some of the products hinted at during that event have now landed; and they mark a notable departure for the global manufacturer which now claims to boast the world’s largest loader portfolio. Bobcat SALs are available with canopy and cab versions, both specially designed to provide extra space where…

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Getting to grips with Italian waste

A new Bobcat TL43.80HF Waste Expert telescopic handler has proved to be the ideal solution for Matera-based Decom Srl, for its intensive role in handling waste and recycling on behalf of the 500,000 inhabitants of the Lucania and Apulia municipalities in the south of Italy. Decom is one of the first companies in Italy to achieve ‘End of Waste’ certification, specialising in the recycling of plastic, paper, aluminium, glass, cans and many other materials from waste collection in these communities. The company’s goal is to recycle 98 percent of the…

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Making a CASE for evolution

CASE Construction Equipment has lifted the veil on the new G-Series Evolution Wheel Loader range.  And these machines were the subject of a massive Diggers and Dozers Live Show, which you can see above. The seven model range features an all-new payload system thatis integrated directly into the wheel loader’s primary display and provides bucket-weight, pass counts, accumulated/running weight, job tracking data and more, for high-volume loading and production environments. Operators benefit from the ability to precisely load each truck and reduce under/overload situations by accurately weighing each bucket, whilst…

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Cat upgrades 992 wheel loader

Caterpillar has lifted the lid on the latest iteration of its 992 wheel loader. Powered by the new Cat C32B engine with U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V and Tier 2 equivalent emission engine options, the new 992 meets the global industry’s demand for high-production equipment with greater payloads. Offering both standard- and high-lift configurations, the 992 delivers the lowest cost-per-ton when paired with fleets of Cat 775, 777 and 785 trucks. Standard-lift payload capacities reach 23.1 tonnes for quarry face applications and 27.2 tonnes for loose material handling,…

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Hot off the press

With the first completed machine coming off the assembly line, Bobcat has announced that the company’s first new compact wheel loader (CWL) – the L85 model – is now in full production at the Bobcat plant on the Dobris campus in the Czech Republic. Bobcat has also confirmed full details and features for the L85 CWL, which was part of the company’s revolutionary ‘Next is Now’ launch event in October 2020. The first machine is heading to the Bobcat Institute on the campus, where it will be used to train…

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Hitachi wheels out Stage V loader

Hitachi has announced the introduction of its first Stage V-compliant wheel loader, the first model from its next generation:  The ZW220-7. According to Hitachi, the machine is the safest in the market, thanks to superb all-round visibility and intelligent systems. With the Aerial Angle camera system, operators have an exceptional 270-degree bird’s-eye view of the job site, while the rear obstacle detection and warning system alerts them immediately if anything is close to the rear of the machine. Key specifications include a 157kW / 210hp Stage V-compliant diesel engine and…

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Doosan embraces transparency

Doosan Infracore Europe has launched the industry’s first wheel loader ‘transparent bucket’ system. The transparent bucket is a system that allows the wheel loader driver to see blind spots in front of the bucket on the machine, using the monitor in the cab. The innovative system records images in front of the wheel loader with top and bottom front-loaded cameras and shows combined images on the cab monitor in real time using a curved projection method. Owing to blind spots caused by the buckets on wheel loaders, the area in…

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