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Adaptive lighting improves safety on Liebherr L586 XPower wheel loaders

Adaptive lighting improves safety on Liebherr L586 XPower wheel loaders A Liebherr L 586 XPower® wheel loader was recently put into operation at the Dowideit Recycling GmbH machine park in Wustermark. The company was impressed by the benefits of XPower wheel loaders, which combine fuel efficiency, high performance, durability and comfort. The adaptive lighting, an …

Volvo loading shovels and hauler package for Tillicoultry Quarries

Volvo loading shovels and hauler package for Tillicoultry Quarries Long standing user of Volvo Construction Equipment products, Tillicoultry Quarries has purchased a further three new Volvo loading shovels and another A30G articulated hauler for its quarrying operations spread across Scotland’s Central Belt and Ayrshire. This latest package is for two L120H loading shovels complete with …

New Cat R2900 Underground Loader improves emissions, cooling and servicing

New Cat R2900 Underground Loader improves emissions, cooling and servicing The new Cat R2900 Underground Loader offers configurations to meet the strictest diesel engine emissions standards, including those in Europe and North America, and it continues to deliver the high performance and 17.2-tonne payload of its proven predecessor. The new LHD leverages Caterpillar’s next generation …

Scandinavian style for Cornish Plant man’s Hyundai fleet

Scandinavian style for Cornish Plant man’s Hyundai fleet Cornish plant man Kirk Hough has developed a liking for the Hyundai brand over the past few years, having purchased his first 14 tonne class R 140LC-9A back in 2013, K Hough Contractors Ltd are now running four machines comprising two x HX140L’s, a 22 tonne HX220L …

Norway’s Wiggo Rønningen Maskin flies the Hitachi flag

Norway’s Wiggo Rønningen Maskin flies the Hitachi flag Norwegian construction company Wiggo Rønningen Maskin AS is using a fleet of Hitachi construction machinery to help it manage a number of projects in the south of the country. Owned by Wiggo Rønningen, its main areas of business include: earthmoving and groundworks; masonry and concrete supplies; drilling …

Nokian launches Ground Kare excavator and backhoe tyres for roads and railways

Nokian launches Ground Kare excavator and backhoe tyres for roads and railways In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal for all purposes, which is why Nokian Tyres now offers a full range of tires, including the Nokian Ground Kare, with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demands. The recent trends in …

John Deere adds Backhoe attachments

John Deere adds Backhoe attachments John Deere is unveiling three new backhoe attachments to complement its full lineup of attachments. The BH9B, BH10B and BH11B were designed for operators handling light construction, agricultural, landscaping or utility work. Similar to other John Deere attachments, these backhoes are ideal for use on John Deere G-Series skid steers …

Cat 299D2 XHP Compact Track Loader is purpose-built for difficult land-clearing

Cat 299D2 XHP Compact Track Loader is purpose-built for difficult land-clearing The Cat® 299D2 XHP Land Management Compact Track Loader has just been released in the USA. The loader is a superior, purpose-built machine solution for customers involved in demanding vegetation-management applications, ranging from mulching, brush-cutting, vegetation control, and mowing. This segment-focused machine delivers the …

Holmes Sand and Ballast bag two new Volvo L150Hs Loading Shovels

Holmes Sand and Ballast bag two new Volvo L150Hs Loading Shovels Holmes Sand & Ballast Ltd have taken delivery of two new Volvo L150H loading shovels for its Masters Quarry sand pit near Wareham in Dorset. The two new 25-tonne loading shovels take over the primary duties at Masters Quarry and were chosen following a …

Huge range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on display at bauma

Huge range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on display at Bauma Caterpillar is showcasing more equipment, technology and services than ever before at bauma 2019, the world’s largest construction industry trade show in Munich, Germany. The expansive Caterpillar display features diverse product lines with new offerings, as well as an interactive display of the …

Four brand new JCB 457 Wheel Loaders for Kent waste firm Countrystyle Recycling

Four brand new JCB 457 Wheel Loaders for Kent waste firm Countrystyle Recycling Privately-owned waste recycling business, Countrystyle Recycling, has further improved on-site handling efficiency at its flagship facility at Sittingbourne, Kent, with the introduction of four JCB 457 wheeled loaders. Countrystyle provides specialist waste recycling, haulage and recovery services for a range of industrial …

Nokian Hakkapeliitta winter traction Loader tyres for road graders

Nokian Hakkapeliitta winter traction Loader tyres for road graders Wheel loaders and road graders are in the front line when the roads, parking lots and industrial sites must be cleared from snow to keep the society running in every weather. Nokian Hakkapeliitta Loader tires offer excellent grip around the year – now in new size …

H and H start-up in Waste Management with Volvo Equipment

H and H  start-up in Waste Management with Volvo Equipment H & H Waste Management Ltd, part of the Hoban Group, has taken delivery of a Volvo loading shovel in the guise of an L180H and an EW240E materials handler for its recently acquired waste handling facility located at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Both machines are the …

VolvoCE to test RC Wheel Loaders when Sweden gets first industrial 5G network

VolvoCE to test RC Wheel Loaders when Sweden gets first industrial 5G network Telia, Ericsson and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have launched Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use today at Volvo CE’s facility in Eskilstuna. Volvo CE will then become one of the first in the world to use 5G technology to test …

Portuguese Clay exporter Leca delighted with their Hitachi ZW220-6 loaders

Portuguese Clay exporter Leca delighted with their Hitachi ZW220-6 loaders A new Hitachi ZW220-6 wheel loader has been delivered to Leca to support its operations near the community of Avelar, where the Portuguese company has been mixing and exporting clay since 1969. The machine was supplied in June 2018 as part of a package of …

Diggerland Theme Parks order 24 JCB Skid Steer Loaders

Diggerland Theme Parks order 24 JCB Skid Steer Loaders A fleet of 24 JCB skid steers is destined for a unique working life – as the stars of a children’s theme park. The JCB135 skid steer loaders are being enlisted for duty on the ‘JCB Robots’ driving experience at four Diggerland parks in Kent, Devon, …

New Volvo Loaders arrive at Sheephill Quarry in Scotland

New Volvo Loaders arrive at Sheephill Quarry in Scotland Breaking with its traditional brand of loading shovel, Thompson Quarries, a division of William Thompson & Son (Dumbarton) Ltd has opted for a brace of Volvo L180H wheeled loaders for its quarrying activities for the first time. “Moving to the Volvo brand has been a great …

Cat 950M / 982M Wheel Loader updates improve technology and comfort

Cat 950M / 982M Wheel Loader updates improve technology and comfort The 2019 product update package for Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loaders (950M – 982M) includes technology advances that provide: lower operating costs via extended service intervals; enhanced operator comfort with new seats and suspensions; emissions control strategies to meet EU Stage V standards …

CASE features new compact wheel loaders with electrohydraulic controls at bauma

CASE features new compact wheel loaders with electrohydraulic controls at bauma As part of its theme of innovation at Bauma 2019, CASE launches electrohydraulic controls on its compact wheel loader F-series. Electrohydraulic controls for compact wheel loaders At Bauma 2019, CASE will showcase its new compact wheel loader models with electrohydraulic controls. With more than …

Plantworx 2019 to take a trip down memory lane with Classic Plant display

Plantworx 2019 to take a trip down memory lane with Classic Plant display Plantworx Construction Machinery Exhibition (11-13 June 2019 at the East of England Arena, Peterborough) will be digging up the past and paying tribute to classic plant and machinery in a dedicated arena at the show. Innovation is built on experience – so …

EJ Civils takes on Hyundai for value, efficiency and high specs

EJ Civils takes on Hyundai for value, efficiency and high specs E J Civils is a groundworks company based in Lincolnshire – the company’s main source of business is groundworks for major housebuilding company Taylor Wimpey, alongside other leading developers, located in the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire areas. Employing 48 staff – EJ Civils is never …

VolvoCE brings electromobility to their smaller loaders and excavators

VolvoCE brings electromobility to their smaller loaders and excavators In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will bring electromobility to the market with the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators. In a pioneering commitment to future technology, Volvo CE …

Cat 990K Aggregate Handler boosts Wheel Loader productivity

Cat 990K Aggregate Handler boosts Wheel Loader productivity Caterpillar introduces the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material …

New John Deere L-Series wheel loaders set to storm into job sites

New John Deere L-Series wheel loaders set to storm into job sites After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and 624L offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or …

Brace Civil Engineering brands Hyundai machines as Tough as Old Boots!

Brace Civil Engineering brands Hyundai machines as Tough as Old Boots! Hertfordshire based Brace Civil Engineering was initially a plant hire business although historically their background was in civil engineering. In recent years they have focused on the civil engineering sector and water and waste water engineering, supplying and installing sewerage treatment plants and associated …

Howley Park Quarry opts for the flexibility of a Volvo Construction package

Howley Park Quarry opts for the flexibility of a Volvo Construction package The addition of another Volvo L180H loading shovel, a fifty-tonne EC480E excavator and an A45G articulated hauler coincides with the commissioning of a brand new crushing plant at the Howley Park facility. “Up until now we’ve engaged contractors to carry out the primary …

John Deere introduces next generation of K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders

John Deere introduces next generation of K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders Offering operators increased productivity and significantly faster travel speeds, John Deere redesigned its K-Series compact wheel loader models with the introduction of the 244L and 324L compact wheel loaders. Ideal for landscape/snow removal, ag material handling and construction tasks, the new models round out the …

John Deere unveils updated 655K and 755K Crawler Loaders

John Deere unveils updated 655K and 755K Crawler Loaders Continuing to build on the strengths of the K-Series lineup, John Deere announces the introduction of the 655K and 755K Final Tier 4 crawler loaders. These machines serve as the latest additions to the crawler loader line and provide operators with increased productivity and uptime, along …

Woodgate Sawmills sticks with Volvo Construction

Woodgate Sawmills sticks with Volvo Construction Family-run Woodgate Sawmills of Coleford, Gloucestershire, continues a tradition of owning and operating Volvo loading shovels since way back in 1963 with the addition of a new L50H loading shovel. Situated in the Forest of Dean, Woodgate Sawmills has been run as a family business since it was set …

Volvo takes over as Yorkshire Quarry’s prime mover as production is ramped up

Volvo takes over as Yorkshire Quarry’s prime mover as production is ramped up Featured at this year’s Hillhead exhibition was a 34-tonne L260H loading shovel destined for Ashcourt Group’s Partridge Hall Yorkshire Quarry, near Pocklington, North Yorkshire. The machine, with its unique Union flag proudly displayed on the engine hood in reflective micro-prismatic vinyl panels, …

Liebherr showcasing their Construction Equipment at Bauma China 2018

Liebherr showcasing their Construction Equipment at Bauma China 2018 During Bauma China 2018, Liebherr presents a selection of its construction equipment and its component’s product ranges. The Liebherr stands at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) are located outdoors, booth No. B12 and indoors in hall N4, booth No. 524. From November 27-30, Liebherr …

Ernest Doe and Sons expand Hyundai territory in Southern England

Ernest Doe and Sons expand Hyundai territory in Southern England Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe has recently announced that the current South East England dealer Ernest Doe & Sons has extended their territory with the addition of West Sussex, Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Ernest Doe is the longest serving Hyundai dealer in the UK and …

John Deere new mulching head shreds wood in minutes

John Deere new mulching head shreds wood in minutes John Deere continues to provide best-in-class vegetation management with the addition of the MH60D mulching head to its Worksite Pro™ lineup. Designed to remove 8-inch (203-mm) trees and 12-inch (305-mm) stumps with ease, the MH60D model shreds underbrush and woody materials into beneficial mulch in minutes. …

TBS Plant appointed Hyundai construction equipment dealer

TBS Plant appointed Hyundai construction equipment dealer Hyundai are pleased to announce that TBS Plant Ltd, based in Ryhall in Lincolnshire, has been appointed as the new Hyundai Construction Equipment dealer covering four UK counties, which include South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. TBS Plant is a newly formed company which comes with a vast …

Volvo loader keeps production flowing at Angle Park Sand and Gravel

Volvo loader keeps production flowing at Angle Park Sand and Gravel Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd, is an independent family-run business that was incorporated in 1961 by founder Frank Cuthbert and operates two sand and gravel pits close to Ladybank, Cupar, in the Howe of Fife. Today, the business is run by father Ian …

VolvoCE unveils electric compact wheel loader concept

VolvoCE unveils electric compact wheel loader concept Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the LX2 electric compact wheel loader at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Berlin. The prototype machine delivers zero emissions, significantly lower noise levels, improved efficiency and reduced operational costs. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the …

John Deere intros on-board Grade Indication on G-Series Skid Steers and Track Loaders

John Deere intros on-board Grade Indication on G-Series Skid Steers and Track Loaders John Deere continues to provide industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of an exclusive on-board grade indication option. Available as a factory or field kit option on the large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G and 332G) and the large-frame G-Series compact track …

John Deere revamps 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader with Final Tier 4 Engine technology

John Deere revamps 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader with Final Tier 4 Engine technology Continuously striving to produce world-class equipment that delivers customers with the highest value possible, John Deere added Final Tier 4 engine technology to the 944K hybrid wheel loader, providing customers an increase in fuel economy from the Interim Tier 4 model. Other …

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials 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) …

Greywacke extraction specialist Günter Jung relies on Liebherr XPower

Greywacke extraction specialist Günter Jung relies on Liebherr XPower Rugged American lorries for bulk material transportation are pairing up with high-performance Liebherr equipment for the greywacke extraction process. Based in Germany’s Sauerland region in North Rhine-Westphalia, quarrying company Günter Jung GmbH operates a very special fleet of machinery, which boasts the L 580 XPower® wheel …

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell

KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal for sorting and demolition. The attachments feature 360-degree endless rotation for precise positioning to give construction, demolition and recycling contractors …

Volvo updates mid-size Loaders to deliver 25 percent greater fuel efficiency

Volvo updates mid-size Loaders to deliver 25 percent greater fuel efficiency The L60H, L70H and L90H 2.0 wheel loaders offer improved fuel efficiency, higher tipping loads and maintenance-friendly features. Volvo Construction Equipment has expanded its H-Series 2.0 updates to its L60H and L70H wheel loaders, giving its mid-size lineup improved fuel efficiency and enhanced productivity …

New Hitachi ZW330-6 wheel loader tackles the toughest working conditions

New Hitachi ZW330-6 wheel loader tackles the toughest working conditions The new Hitachi wheel loader features highly durable components and performance-enhancing technology to boost productivity, and several design improvements that result in industry-leading safety for demanding job sites. Following extensive research in Europe, the Hitachi development team has designed the new ZW-6 wheel loader range …

Chepstow Plant International grows their fleet with 99 new Volvos

Chepstow Plant International grows their fleet with 99 new Volvos Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with SMT GB for the supply of 99 machines for its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. The deal sees CPI continuing to grow its fleet as it moves forward with sustainable, practical and safe machinery solutions for its …

Hyundai Construction launches HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader

Hyundai Construction launches HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are experiencing …

Volvo CE and LEGO Technic team to create an autonomous wheel loader concept

Volvo CE and LEGO Technic team to create an autonomous wheel loader concept Volvo Construction Equipment and LEGO Technic construction toys have joined creative forces with a team of children to design the Volvo ZEUX, a futuristic, autonomous construction machine. The result: The LEGO® Technic Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX set, scheduled for release in …

The Three most important factors to consider when buying a mining machine

The Three most important factors to consider when buying a mining machine Jim Moffat, Product Manager – Rigid Haulers at Volvo Construction Equipment looks at the most important factors you need to consider for investing in a mining machine. “Running a busy mining operation only to have your machine break down in the middle of …

Volvo pushes Load Assist real-time on-board weighing accuracy to one percent

Volvo pushes Load Assist real-time on-board weighing accuracy to one percent The updated Load Assist, On-Board Weighing, from Volvo Construction Equipment provides payload accuracy within ± 1% on every bucket, while the machine is moving. Volvo Construction Equipment has updated the Load Assist application for its L110H to L260H wheel loaders and, together with a …

John Deere announces contest finalists for Small Machines. Big Impact.

John Deere announces contest finalists for Small Machines. Big Impact. After reviewing countless standout community enhancement project ideas from across the nation, John Deere selected the three finalists of its second annual Small Machines. Big Impact. contest. Each finalist will have a chance to win his/her choice of a new John Deere G-Series skid steer …

Wastemasters Hire opts for JCB Yellow with latest equipment procurement

Wastemasters Hire opts for JCB Yellow with latest equipment procurement A Coventry company has turned its waste and materials handling fleet completely JCB yellow with its latest order of four new machines. Wastemasters Hire’s latest purchase includes a 437 wheeled loading shovel, a 457 Wheeled loader, a 560-80WM Loadall and a JS20MH wheeled material handler. The …

Productivity records set at Ukrainian Port with the help of Volvo

Productivity records set at Ukrainian Port with the help of Volvo A fleet of Volvo L180 and L220 wheel loaders is helping TIS Group, Ukraine’s largest stevedore and port operator, set new standards for productivity. For Ukraine’s TIS Group, business is booming. Since its foundation in 1994, the company has grown to become the country’s …

John Deere extends their Compact Equipment Line warranty to two years

John Deere extends their Compact Equipment Line warranty to two years Reinforcing its commitment to producing the industry’s most reliable and durable machinery, John Deere extended its machine warranty on all Commercial Worksite Products to two years. This coverage includes new compact track loaders, skid steer loaders, compact wheel loaders and compact excavators. “Extending our …

Hyundai machines rolling off at Tilbury Docks

Hyundai machines rolling off at Tilbury Docks Over 800 Hyundai construction machines came into the UK last year, including crawler excavators, wheeled excavators and wheeled loaders. The machines are all manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in South Korea – from here they begin their 5,676 mile journey (approx.) across the sea – from the South Korean …

Bobcat Compact Loaders for Oliver Pöllmann in Germany

Bobcat Compact Loaders for Oliver Pöllmann in Germany 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 …

Hyundai Construction Equipment launch HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader

Hyundai Construction Equipment launch HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are …

New Holland to showcase Tractors, Combines, Foragers and Balers at FTMTA

New Holland to showcase Tractors, Combines, Foragers and Balers at FTMTA Visitors to the FTMTA Grass & Muck show in Ireland will be able to see demonstrations of a wide range of New Holland machinery including its latest tractors, foragers and balers as well as a selection of equipment from the agricultural construction range. FR920 …

KINSHOFER Multi-Quick Processors offers versatility and fast Jaw change

KINSHOFER Multi-Quick Processors offers versatility and fast Jaw change KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its Multi-Quick Processors, featuring best-in-class cycle times, power, jaw change-out times and power-to-weight ratio. The attachments allow demolition and recycling industry contractors to use one attachment with several jaw sets instead of buying …

Volvo H-Series mid-sized wheel loaders offer 20 percent fuel improvement

Volvo H-Series mid-sized wheel loaders offer 20 percent fuel improvement Offering up to 20% greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the upgraded L60H, L70H and L90H H-Series wheel loader range from Volvo are multi-talented powerhouses. It’s hard to imagine that Volvo Construction Equipment’s mid-sized wheel loaders could be improved, but the …

Volvo gives their machines a new lease of life with the Certified Rebuild Program

Volvo gives their machines a new lease of life with the Certified Rebuild Program  Volvo Construction Equipment’s Certified Rebuild Program offers the same quality standards as a new Volvo machine through three flexible packages. At Intermat 2018, Volvo Construction Equipment is taking a new approach to helping customers optimize the lifecycle of their Volvo machines …

Volvo launches six skid steer and compact track loaders

Volvo launches six skid steer and compact track loaders The new MC110D, MC115D and MC135D skid steer loaders, and MCT110D, MCT125D and MCT135D compact track loaders offer more strength, greater capacities, and improved safety and operator comfort. Volvo D-Series skid steer loaders and compact track loaders have been revamped with a stronger boom design, backed by …

Drax Power Station calls in Volvo Construction Equipment to handle Fly Ash

Drax Power Station calls in Volvo Construction Equipment to handle Fly Ash A Volvo L120H and a L150H have been supplied to Rail Freight Services on a long term contract for Lytag, handling pulverized fuel ash (Fly Ash) at Drax power station near Selby in Yorkshire. Both machines are six months into a long term …

John Deere redesigns Pallet Forks for increased durability

John Deere redesigns Pallet Forks for increased durability Continuing its commitment to providing industry-leading attachments to rental, ag material handling, landscape and construction customers, John Deere redesigned its Worksite Pro™ pallet forks to be more durable and powerful than ever. Available in a 45-inch and 60-inch frame for jobs of any scale, the new attachments …

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018 Offering up to 20 percent greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the new L90H, featuring H-Series 2.0 updates, is a multi-talented powerhouse. Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its latest innovation in mid-sized wheel loaders with the debut of the updated L90H …

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018 Offering up to 20 percent greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the new L90H, featuring H-Series 2.0 updates, is a multi-talented powerhouse. Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its latest innovation in mid-sized wheel loaders with the debut of the updated L90H …

Volvo updates H-Series 2 Wheel Loaders with their latest technology

Volvo updates H-Series 2 Wheel Loaders with their latest technology The new H-Series wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment take a proven machine and add the latest technology, including the next-generation OptiShift and new load-sensing hydraulics and transmission. The result is a wheel loader lineup that boasts faster cycle times and improved fuel efficiency. The …

Swiss recycling plant relies on Hitachi workhorse

Swiss recycling plant relies on Hitachi workhorse TIB Recycla SA (TIB) has selected a new Hitachi ZW310-6 wheel loader to be its main workhorse at the company’s new recycling centre in the district of Lugano, Switzerland. The machine was supplied to TIB with a five-year/6,000-hour extended warranty and service contract by the country’s official Hitachi …

John Deere adds mid-frame G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

John Deere adds mid-frame G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders Designed for construction, agricultural, rental, landscape and governmental customers seeking superior performance and versatility from their machines, the new John Deere G-Series mid-frame skid steers and compact track loader (CTL) offer a powerful tool for jobs of any scale. Developed from customer feedback, the …

Lift more and move faster with new John Deere 344L Compact Wheel Loader

Lift more and move faster with new John Deere 344L Compact Wheel Loader Combining speed, precision and exceptional lift capacity, the new John Deere 344L compact wheel loader provides peak productivity for ag material handling, landscaping, snow removal and construction customers year-round. Industry-exclusive features on the 344L help operators move faster and remain comfortable on …

Caterpillar develops electric proof of concept Load Haul Dump (LHD) Loader

Caterpillar develops electric proof of concept Load Haul Dump (LHD) Loader The Underground Mining group within Caterpillar Inc. has shipped a proof of concept battery electric LHD to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early 2017 at the Caterpillar Peoria Proving Grounds …

A day in the life of a Volvo Technician in Kiruna

A day in the life of a Volvo Technician in Kiruna Working in Kiruna, a Swedish mining town above the Arctic circle, puts special requirements on a technician. One day, Anton Laitamaa is a thousand meters underground and the next, servicing machines in the new centre. Outside, snow is falling, and beanie season has started …

John Deere new roll-out bucket helps operators reach new heights

John Deere new roll-out bucket helps operators reach new heights John Deere continues to grow its ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series Compact Track Loaders and K-Series …

Hitachi compact construction equipment make a perfect combination

Hitachi compact construction equipment make a perfect combination A Hitachi ZW75-6 wheel loader and ZX55U-5 mini excavator are offering exceptional support to a landscape gardening company in southwest Germany. Susewind is using the two compact machines to construct and maintain private gardens near the city of Freiburg, as well as for additional forestry projects. One …

Hitachi fine-tunes ZW150-6 wheel loader to perfection

Hitachi fine-tunes ZW150-6 wheel loader to perfection The new mid-size wheel loader from Hitachi is a detailed evolution of the successful previous generation model, and offers outstanding versatility, exceptional comfort and industry-leading safety. Using its extensive knowledge of the high-performing ZW-5 model, and ongoing research of the European market, the Hitachi development team has fine-tuned …

New John Deere L-Series Compact Wheel Loader tackle the toughest tasks

New John Deere L-Series Compact Wheel Loader tackle the toughest tasks Built for construction contractors, landscapers and rental center operators, the new John Deere 204L and 304L compact wheel loader deliver higher productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs. An evolution of the 204K and 304K models, the L-series models are built for tasks …

Liebherr releases Tunnel versions of four XPower wheel loaders

Liebherr releases Tunnel versions of four XPower wheel loaders Tunnel construction is one of the most demanding civil engineering applications for construction equipment. Liebherr has a range of machines capable of working productively under the extreme conditions of a tunnel construction site. These include the XPower® L 550, L 556, L 566 and L 576 …

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines

Liebherr wins two design awards for their earthmoving machines Liebherr has received the 2018 German Design Award in the “Excellent Product Design” category for its T46-7 telescopic handler and its XPower® L 550 to L 586 wheel loaders. The expert judges were impressed by the optimal visibility and the dynamic appearance of the telescopic handler, …

Willy Dohmen Group expands their fleet with two Liebherr L 580 XPower wheel-loaders

Willy Dohmen Group expands their fleet with two Liebherr L 580 XPower wheel-loaders Two Liebherr L 580 XPower® wheel loaders have recently joined the state-of-the-art machinery fleet of Willy Dohmen GmbH & Co. KG. The benefits of the XPower wheel loaders, which combine fuel efficiency, high performance, robustness and comfort, won over the traditional company. …

Volvo loading shovels at Britaniacrest Recycling increase productivity

Volvo loading shovels at Britaniacrest Recycling increase productivity Britaniacrest Recycling Ltd of Hookwood, Surrey has recently added a Volvo L150H to its plant fleet with a second machine on order for the New Year as it ramps up production at its recently acquired transfer station at Warnham on the outskirts of Horsham, West Sussex. The …

New Vermeer S925TX Mini Skid Steer delivers outstanding lifting and performance

New Vermeer S925TX Mini Skid Steer delivers outstanding lifting and performance Vermeer has expanded its compact equipment lineup with the new S925TX mini skid steer, designed to provide impressive lifting performance and the power to conquer the most demanding applications. With a tip capacity of 2,643 pounds (1,198.8 kg), a rated operating capacity of 925 …

Danish family contractor swears by quality Hitachi Construction Machinery 

Danish family contractor swears by quality Hitachi Construction Machinery A new Hitachi ZW220-6 wheel loader has been delivered to Jysk Kloak Entreprise ApS (JKE), a specialist sewage and landscaping contractor based in Tjæreborg on the west coast of Denmark. It is the latest addition to the company’s Hitachi fleet, which includes a ZX250LC-6 medium and …

Volvo CE debuts L20H and L25H compact wheel loaders at ICUEE 2017 in US

Volvo CE debuts L20H and L25H compact wheel loaders at ICUEE 2017 in US The new Volvo H-Series compact wheel loaders offer 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than their predecessors, smart features, all-round visibility and excellent traction for efficient performance. The newest in the line of Volvo compact wheel loaders — the L20H and L25H …

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling

JCB Hydradig versatility fits the bill at Hadley Recycling Hadley Recycling and Waste Management seeks to divert as much waste from landfill and into recycling and renewable energy as possible. At its busy transfer station, located just outside Theale in Berkshire, the company processes each week approximately 1,000 tonnes of mixed waste including mixed construction …

The Day Group in London relies on Volvo reliability and technology

The Day Group in London relies on Volvo reliability and technology “They’re a good tool for the job…” is the opinion of Stuart Holmes, plant manager for Day Group Ltd, as the company purchases more Volvos for its recently commissioned IBA facility at Greenwich, South London. A new Stage IV compliant EC250E weighing in at …

Skene Group adds another Volvo Loader to their Soutra Mains Quarry in Scotland

Skene Group adds another Volvo Loader to their Soutra Mains Quarry in Scotland Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes, Fife, has added a second Volvo L220H loading shovel to work at its Soutra Mains Quarry facility, which joins the very first L220H sold in Great Britain three years ago Joining its three year-old brother, …

New electric drive Cat Wheel Loader delivers on fuel efficiency and running costs

New electric drive Cat Wheel Loader delivers on fuel efficiency and running costs Electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader The new Cat 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. …

LKAB Minerals has relied on Volvo Loaders for 22 years 

LKAB Minerals has relied on Volvo Loaders for 22 years UK based LKAB Minerals Ltd continues a tradition of operating Volvo loading shovels dating back to 1995 with the addition of a new L90H loading shovel and a second unit on order for delivery this Autumn. The new 12-tonne loading shovel has been supplied complete …

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland invests in a big 35 tonne Volvo L250H Loading Shovel

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland invests in a big 35 tonne Volvo L250H Loading Shovel Long standing user of Volvo Construction Equipment products, Tillicoultry Quarries, has purchased its largest Volvo loading shovel to date in the guise of the thirty five tonne L250H which takes up residence at the company’s Northfield Quarry on the outskirts of …

BPMS produce pink Avant wheel-loader to support Make a Wish Foundation and Macmillan Cancer

BPMS produce pink Avant wheel-loader to support Make a Wish Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Hampshire based plant and machinery dealers BPMS Ltd. have produced the world’s first pink Avant 635 compact wheeled loader, which will be the focal point of a fund raising charity campaign for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support. The stunning …

Building instructor wins John Deere 333G compact track loader in Small Machines. Big Impact. contest

Building instructor wins John Deere 333G compact track loader in Small Machines. Big Impact. contest After all the online votes were counted, Eric Moores, a high school building trades instructor in Woodbine, Iowa, was crowned the grand prize winner of the inaugural John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest last night at the 2017 John …

New Volvo loading shovel lands on familiar territory at Scottish Bogside

New Volvo loading shovel lands on familiar territory at Scottish Bogside The world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer, O-I Manufacturing Ltd, continues to favour Volvo Construction Equipment products as it takes delivery of a new L150H loading shovel for its Devilla silica sand quarry located at Bogside near Alloa, Scotland O-I Manufacturing Ltd has been operating …

The VolvoCE LX1 electric hybrid wheel loader proves itself in real-world testing

The VolvoCE LX1 electric hybrid wheel loader proves itself in real-world testing Volvo Construction Equipment’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has excelled during hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving around a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to its conventional counterparts. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) presented field test results for its LX1 …

JCB introduces new compact wheel loader with increased performance and comfort

JCB introduces new compact wheel loader with increased performance and comfort JCB is introducing a compact wheeled loader that combines outstanding powertrain components with a new cab design, control features and layout. The JCB 403 is a 2.5-tonne articulated chassis wheeled loader, capable of working efficiently in confined locations. It features: Compact four-cylinder Kubota engine …

Copart UK expands its JCB wheeled loader fleet to seventy

Copart UK expands its JCB wheeled loader fleet to seventy A COMPANY which runs one of the biggest fleets of JCB wheeled loaders in the world is increasing its size further with the addition of six newly-launched 417 models. Online salvage and non-salvage vehicle auction company Copart UK Ltd already has 64 JCB wheeled loaders …

JCB introduces a high-flow loader option to boosts 3CX compact backhoe loader’s versatility

JCB introduces a high-flow loader option to boosts 3CX compact backhoe loader’s versatility JCB is to make a high-flow auxiliary hydraulic circuit available for the 3CX Compact backhoe loader – delivering up to 120 litres/min of flow to power a range of loader-mounted attachments. In addition JCB will launch additional features to enhance the machine …

Three finalists compete to win new John Deere G Series Loader

Three finalists compete to win new John Deere G Series Loader After receiving community project ideas from across the nation, John Deere has selected three finalists in its “Small Machines. Big Impact” contest who each have a chance to win a new G-Series skid steer or compact track loader (CTL) with a WorkSite Pro™ attachment. …

Hitachi’s ZW310-6 wheel loader wins MinERALiX on-site competition

Hitachi’s ZW310-6 wheel loader wins MinERALiX on-site competition German recycling and demolition waste company MinERALiX has purchased a large-capacity Hitachi wheel loader for one of its facilities located to the west of Weingarten (Baden) in southern Germany. The Gaggenau-based company ordered the ZW310-6 from the authorised Hitachi dealer Kiesel after holding a comparison test between products …

Manitou Group presents its new backhoe loader at the first edition of Intermat Asean

Manitou Group presents its new backhoe loader at the first edition of Intermat Asean Manitou Group, a world leader in all-terrain material handling, is taking part in the Intermat ASEAN trade show for construction and infrastructure. For the inaugural edition of Intermat in Southeast Asia, the group presents its new backhoe loader model, following the …

ASV RT-120 Compact Track Loader delivers size, power and versatility for tough applications

ASV RT-120 Compact Track Loader delivers size, power and versatility for tough applications ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of high-performance compact track loaders and skid steers, features the largest and most powerful compact track loader in the industry: the large-frame, radial-lift Posi-Track RT-120. The rugged RT-120 helps operators easily handle tough excavation, mulching and …

Volvo helps the iceman conquer the volcano

Volvo helps the iceman conquer the volcano What happens when some cool customers have to quarry some volcanic basalt? They call in Volvo, of course. Standing in the middle of Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city, you could be forgiven for mistaking it for another Scandinavian city. However, just a short drive away, the landscape drastically transforms. …

New John Deere light material high-capacity buckets make big impact on G-Series productivity

New John Deere light material high-capacity buckets make big impact on G-Series productivity Designed to take advantage of the improved performance capabilities and boom design of the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), John Deere now offers a 90-inch Light Material High-Capacity Bucket (LM90) as part of the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ …

John Deere loads up on 30 new bucket options for its four-wheel drive loaders

John Deere loads up on 30 new bucket options for its four-wheel drive loaders Designed to enhance productivity and efficiency, John Deere is debuting its enhanced production series buckets for the 744K-II, 824K-II and 844K-III wheel loader models. The enhanced production buckets offer several new features, including an improved bucket profile, integrated narrow spill guards, …

JCB takes centre stage with supporting role in the new Aliens blockbuster film

JCB takes centre stage with supporting role in the new Aliens blockbuster film A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a starring role in a cult film following the biggest product placement project in the company’s history. Skid steers loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers and JS excavators were supplied to 20th Century Fox …

Volvo milks it in Germany

Volvo milks it in Germany Volvo Construction Equipment is helping Fehrbellin-based farmer, Rhinmilch, maintain its position as one of the most powerful dairy producers in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. For 365 days of the year, Rhinmilch’s seven Volvo CE wheel loaders – six L30Gs and an L60G – barely take a break. From early …

Share Your Dream Project to WIN a brand new John Deere G-Series Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader

Share Your Dream Project to WIN a brand new John Deere G-Series Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader How would you make a positive difference in your community if you won a new John Deere G-Series skid steer or compact track loader (CTL)? John Deere is asking that question in communities across the USA through the launch of …

Finnish quarry hails Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loaders for their unrivalled productivity

Finnish quarry hails Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loaders for their unrivalled productivity A new Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader is offering a Finnish contractor the highest level of productivity at a demanding quarry in the south of the country. Niemisen Sora Oy’s (Niemisen) decision to utilise Hitachi’s second-largest wheel loader was based on the successful introduction of the …

Hyundai Construction Equipment extends free use of Hi-Mate Remote Management System to five years

Hyundai Construction Equipment Extends Free Use of Hi-Mate Remote Management System to Five Years Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., has announced that they have extended the period during which owners of Hyundai wheel loaders and their full-sized excavators may use its Hi-Mate remote management system free of charge to five years from three. The extended Hi-Mate coverage …

ASV offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader for versatility in tight areas

ASV offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader for versatility in tight areas ASV LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skidsteers, offers the Posi-Track RT-30 compact track loader as a heavy-duty commercial machine in a small package. The radial lift loader is the industry’s smallest sit-on model yet features the same …

JCB launches Teleskid the first compact skid steer track loader with a telescopic boom

JCB launches Teleskid the first compact skid steer track loader with a telescopic boom JCB today previews 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 …

John Deere adds 844K-III and 844K-III aggregate handler to their wheel loader line-up

John Deere adds 844K-III and 844K-III aggregate handler to their wheel loader line-up A pillar in mining and quarrying operations in the USA, the John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III Aggregate Handler configuration. The workhorse machines offer customers increased uptime and the ability to sell more …

Cat introduces 950 GC Wheel Loader to North America and Europe

Cat introduces 950 GC Wheel Loader to North America and Europe Caterpillar announces availability of the Cat® 950 GC Wheel Loader for sale in North America and Europe. The 950 GC delivers solid performance and ease of use with the reliability and durability Cat machines are known for. The loader offers exceptional value that provides customers …

Caterpillar rolling out new machines and technology at Las Vegas CONEXPO 2017

Caterpillar will present its extensive line up of machines and technology and its unmatched customer support capabilities at this years CONEXPO-CON/AGG – 7 to 11 March 2017. With 40 machines on display in two different exhibit areas totalling 60,000 square feet, Caterpillar’s presence is among the largest at the show. But it’s not all about …