Monthly Archives: February 2019

New Purpose-Built Cat® Scrap Shears Enhance Productivity in Primary Demolition and Scrap Processing

Caterpillar Work Tools has expanded its range of excavator attachments with three new scrap-shear models—S3015, S3025, and S3035—which build on the company’s demolition-and scrap processing technology experience. Designed for hydraulic excavators with operating weights between 8 and 40 metric tons, these new Cat®shears feature optimum force-to-weight ratios that yield faster …

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Yanmar appoints MTS Plant to UK and Ireland dealer network

Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE) has appointed MTS Plant to its UK and Ireland dealer network. The sales and rental specialist will be responsible for distributing Yanmar’s class-leading portfolio of excavators, carriers and wheeled-loaders to construction professionals across Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire. Founded in 1986, MTS Plant has more than …

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LATEST KOMATSU WA100M LOADER HITS IRELAND

Komatsu’s latest version of the WA100M Dash 8 compact wheel loader has gone on sale in Ireland. Described by distributor McHale Plant Sales director, John O’Brien as ‘one of the most reliable and versatile machines out there’, the WA100M is being pitched at construction, farm contractors, bulk materials and waste …

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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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KOMATSU BRINGS SPARKLE TO BAUMA

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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