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JCB wins court injunction to stop patent infringement

JCB has been granted a preliminary injunction by a French court against Manitou which orders the company to stop producing telehandlers featuring a patented JCB productivity device. The ruling by the Judge at Court of the First Instance in Paris means that the company, based near Nantes, cannot manufacture, sell …

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A new Cat PURRS

A new year and a new machine. Harrington Concrete and Quarries have just purchased a brand-new Caterpillar 980M wheel loader. It is currently hard at work in their Ballisodare quarry. To check out the latest addition to their litter, Darren Scully paid them a visit. They say that Brexit could …

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Next generation gyratory cone crusher

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens rolls out the latest upgrade in its 2 Series product offering with the launch of the new QS332 cone crusher. Sandvik has launched the new QS332 gyratory cone crusher which it says has been upgraded to include many product refinements from the recently launched QH332 …

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JCB ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH NEW BRITISH MOTOR RACING TEAM 

JCB has announced an exciting partnership with a new British motor racing team as the company continues to expand its presence in global markets. The partnership with SportPesa Racing Point F1 team (formerly Force India) will see prominent JCB branding on the two cars driven by Lance Stroll and Sergio …

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Terex Trucks has its eyes set on growth in Germany

With hundreds of billions of euros being spent on German infrastructure projects over the coming years, Terex Trucks has identified Germany as a key market. The articulated hauler manufacturer already has three dealers in the country but it’s keen to sign more – not least because its upgraded TA300 was …

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Precision on narrow pathways

The “Grüne Einfahrt” or “Green Gateway” in Baden-Baden is a prestigious route into the town for pedestrians and cyclists. Established as a green corridor for the State Horticultural Show in 1981, the 3.1m-wide path is lined with trees. The new, natural-looking, 3cm-thick surface course of sand-coloured asphalt was precision-paved with …

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KDM BRING HOME THE PASSIONATE HIRE AWARD 2019

The high quality of Cookstown-based KDM Hire has been recognised, with the company having been announced as a Winner in the 2019 Executive Hire Show Passionate Hirer Awards, which took place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The company was nominated in the Outstanding Multi-Depot Hire Company category, from no …

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