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JCB aims new minis at rental sector

 

JCB has launched three new mini excavators that it says are engineered to meet the needs of individual industry customers. With operating weights of 1.6-1.8 tonnes, the line-up includes the rental-specific, conventional tailswing 16C-1 and JCB’s first zero tailswing 1.7-tonne model, the all-new 18Z-1, which is designed to meet the changing requirements of mini excavator users in all industry sectors. Completing the line-up is the conventional tailswing 19C-1d.

 

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Compact with impact

 

EvoQuip has launched a new addition to its impact crushing range: the Cobra 230 impact crusher. “No matter what line of work you’re in, whether it is construction and demolition, asphalt recycling, quarrying or contract crushing the Cobra 230 will enhance your profitability,” the company says.

 

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Building sites ‘human free’ by 2050

 

“The construction site of 2050 will be human-free.” This is the jarring first line of a new report from British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty. The report, entitled Innovation 2050, outlines the effects the ‘Digital Revolution’ is likely to have on the world of construction and infrastructure.

An increasing number of the tasks on a construction project will be performed by robots, beginning with the simplest, most repetitive jobs, followed by applications such as remote machine maintenance. Eventually, most of the building process will be automated..

 

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Ten new Hyundais find homes in London

 

A host of new Hyundai excavators is helping pave the way for new homes in London with Enfield based firm ODG Plant. ODG Plant is the plant-hire arm of multidiscipline construction company Galldris Construction, which is working on the massive redevelopment project, centred around Silvertown on the north bank of the River Thames in East London. Here plans are underway to create a new riverside community on former industrial land,

 

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Sales up 36% in strong second quarter at Volvo CE

 

Transformation program and increasing demand in key markets helps boost Volvo CE in Q2 2017, with significant improvements in both sales and earnings the company says.

Driven by improvements in most major markets, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) reported that net sales in the second quarter of 2017 increased by more than a third, rising 36% compared to the same period in the year before. Good cost control as volumes return also resulted in a significant improvement in profitability.

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Michelin introduces new wheeled excavator tyre

 

Tyre options for wheeled excavators have expanded with the introduction of the ‘Power Digger’ – described by Michelin as ‘the most robust dual-fitment excavator tyre we’ve ever manufactured’.

 

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Machinery Movers Magazine, Unit 1, H2K House, Dunshaughlin Business Park, Dunshaughlin, Co.Meath.
Tel +353 (0)1 5134967 | Mobile +353 (0)83 4335968
© 2015 Machinery Movers Magazine

Compact with impact

 

EvoQuip has launched a new addition to its impact crushing range: the Cobra 230 impact crusher. “No matter what line of work you’re in, whether it is construction and demolition, asphalt recycling, quarrying or contract crushing the Cobra 230 will enhance your profitability,” the company says.

 

» Read More