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Reliability wins the day

When a County Antrim quarry business needed to replace an ageing excavator it was in a bit of a dilemma as to which brand to choose. Chris McCullough travelled to Ballycastle to find out why Hitachi emerged victorious. Running a successful quarry takes a lot of organisational skills, a dedicated team of …

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Hillhead 2020 set to be even better for visitors

Maintaining its reputation as the largest exhibition of its kind in the world, Hillhead 2018 boasted a record-breaking attendance with 19,753* unique visitors making the trip to the Derbyshire quarry last June. Following a visitor survey, feedback on the show has been extremely positive with more than 90% of those …

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No show for JCB at Bauma

JCB has confirmed that it will not be attending the Bauma trade show in Munich this year. This year the event takes place in the week of the 8thApril, a week after the UK is set to leave the EU. JCB owner Lord Bamford has long been a vocal supporter …

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Volvo looks to the Electric Future at bauma 2019

Visitors to this year’s bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will be given a glimpse into the technological future as Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at Building Tomorrow, showcasing its latest machines and integrated services. Demonstrating the breadth of the Volvo Group, Volvo CE will be joined at bauma …

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A touch of sparkle visits the Komatsu stand at the Bauma 2019 construction machinery trade fair in Munich this year with the promise of a number of ‘world premieres’, details of which will not be released until the event itself in April. Forecasting what these ‘under wraps’ developments might be, …

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Terex Trucks gears up for bauma 2019

Terex Trucks’ recently updated TA300 articulated hauler will soon be making its first international tradeshow appearance at bauma Munich 2019. Visitors to the bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will have the chance to get up close to the newly upgraded Terex Trucks TA300 articulated hauler. This will be the first time …

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