Latest Edition is HERE!

The all-new edition of Diggers and Dozers magazine is here; and it is full to the margins with the latest, greatest and hottest content available from Planet Plant. We would urge you to read the magazine from start to finish; but we would draw your particular attention to our exclusive report from the European headquarters of Hyundai which appears on Page 12. We really hope you enjoy the magazine, and look forward to receiving your comments in due course.

Read More
Excavators 

JCB Has X Factor

JCB has unveiled the first model in its all-new line-up of hydraulic excavators. Four years in development, the new excavators benefit from a significant focus on the operator environment. The cab is a completely new structure, which will be used across the X series range. It is 100 mm longer and a full one metre wide, making it 15 percent larger overall than on previous machines. That probably doesn’t sound like much. But I’ve sat in an X Series machine and I was disappointed when I had to return to…

Read More
Competition 

Holding out for a Hero

Finning UK & Ireland has launched #MyCatHero, a competition to find the most heroic Cat® equipment and the positive impact it has made on a business or customer.   Sponsored by parts.cat.com/uk – Finning’s eCommercesite for genuine Cat parts – the competition is open to all Finning customers in the UK and Republic of Ireland and will be judged by UK explorer and Cat equipment ambassador, Ranulph Fiennes. There are four prizes available; two winners’ prizes of £1,000 for each business to spend on Cat parts in the parts.cat.com/uk store plus £250 for each entrant to spend on Cat merchandise.  Two runners up will…

Read More
Latest News 

Guy Martin calls on JCB

Excavator giant JCB helped TV personality Guy Martin to engineer a tribute to the role tanks played in helping change the course of the First World War. Now the story of the tank’s role and its modern-day recreation will be told in a Channel Four documentary ‘Guy Martin’s WW1 One Tank’ on Sunday, November 19 at 8pm. The truck mechanic and TV presenter came up with the idea of producing a replica of a 30-tonne Mark IV tank to mark the centenary of a battle in which they were first…

Read More
Latest News 

Brokk underscores dominance

Brokk, the world´s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, used the ConExpo 2017 exhibition to introduce the new Brokk 500. According to the manufacturer, the new unit benefits from more demolition power, the Brokk SmartPowerTM electrical system, a more powerful breaker, extended reach and industry-leading serviceability. The new Brokk 500 boasts 40 percent more breaking power than its predecessor. basket nike tn The machine delivers 1,500 joules punch with each blow of the 700 kg heavy Atlas Copco SB702 hydraulic breaker. nike air max 2017 On top of that it…

Read More
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…

Read More
Latest News Magazine 

The Mag is BACK

After several years in the musical wilderness, Elvis Presley stormed back onto the world’s TV screens in 1968 with his “comeback special”. Clad in black leather, it showed Presley at the very height of his powers. Within the opening few bars, he was truly back as the King of rock and roll. Well, Diggers and Dozers has had its time in the journalistic wilderness. And while we have eschewed the black leather in the interests of public decency, we hope that our return is no less spectacular. Our comeback edition…

Read More