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Caterpillar Produces 40,000th Large Dozer

The legacy of the Cat® large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval tracks, helping …

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Euro Auctions’ October sale was biggest on record, making a case for current expansion plans, building Europe’s largest auction site!

Euro Auctions, Europe’s leading auctioneers of industrial plant, construction and agricultural machinery, is expanding to meet the increasing needs of its global customers, building Europe’s largest permanent auction facility at its sale site just outside of Leeds in the UK. The Euro Auctions October sale was the biggest on record …

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MAN wins Truck Innovation Award

MAN Truck & Bus won the Fleet Transport Irish Truck Innovation Award 2019. Held at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Thursday 11th October, this annual awards ceremony sees Ireland’s transportation and haulage heavyweights go head to head for a number of different awards, including Technician of the Year and Irish …

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Ridgway Add More SiteSafe Dumpers

Ridgway Rentals Ltd. have added JCB 9T cabbed dumpers to their hire fleet. These cabbed dumpers improve operator safety and comfort with full ROPS cab and forward-facing camera to improve visibility plus the green seat belt light ensures the seatbelt is worn at all times. 7 ton sitesafe dumpers are …

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TEREX ECOTEC EXPANDS CONVEYOR RANGE WITH FOUR NEW MODELS

Terex Ecotec – distributed here by McHale Plant Sales – has introduced four new conveyors. Already offering two self-powered tracked options, 65ft and 80ft with conveying capacities of 400tph, the new conveyors just announced are a TSC 100T, TRC 75, TFC 75 and TFC 75L. Building on the successful TSC …

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The Executive Hire Show 2019 is Ready for Business

The tool, equipment and compact plant hire industry is going from strength to strength following reports from the organisers of the Executive Hire Show 2019 (6-7 February Ricoh Arena, Coventry). During the annual exhibitor ‘Kick-Off’ meeting at the Ricoh Arena, which took place last week, the team reported that an …

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MICHELIN TYRES HELP TIPPER TRUCKS DUMP COSTS

Leading UK aggregates producer, Shire Aggregates expects to dump annual running costs of over £25,000 by fitting Michelin X Works tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tipper trucks.   The moves follows a series of test results – based on each 8×4 rigid tipper travelling around …

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