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Note of caution sounded as record results posted for 2018

JCB set new records for turnover, machine sales and earnings in 2018 as global markets for construction equipment and agricultural machinery remained strong, the company announced today. Staffordshire-based JCB revealed that its sales turnover in 2018 rose by 22% to £4.1 billion (2017: £3.35 billion), while machine sales increased to …

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How a complex jobsite became a piece of cake

What hides behind a blissful scene? Mayotte is an island of 250,000 people that is part of the Comoros archipelago of islands off southeast Africa, is beautiful.Sandy beaches, coconut trees, one of the largest lagoons in the world… our journey here seemed perfect. However, such perfection hides many issues that local …

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GKD Technologies first to interface height and slew restriction technology in Tenstar’s Simulation Training machines

Immersive training technology is seeing rapid growth within the construction sector. Advanced simulator development for construction site machinery is being implemented by many leading construction businesses, who are using leading-edge technology simulation-based operator training, as a versatile and effective tool to train operators in a safe environment. Tenstar Simulation, headquartered …

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Bobcat Attachments Expand with Loader Remote Control

New Video Shows How Simple it is to Remotely Control Loaders Bobcat is a major player worldwide in the attachment market. For the company’s market-leading range of compact loaders, the attachment range has just been expanded with the launch of the new Bobcat Remote Control System. All Bobcat compact loaders …

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EcoOperator training: ‘A love story for operator and machine’

EcoOperator training is slashing fuel consumption, machine wear and environmental impact among Volvo customers all over the world. One such company to embrace the training is Algerian limestone quarrying company SAPAM.  In the Northern Algerian quarrying industry, competition is tough.  Companies are seeking new ways to generate profits by the …

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