Monthly Archives: June 2021

Latest innovation from Engcon

A safe and automatic machine hitch now available for smaller excavators  Engcon, the world-leading manufacturer of tiltrotators, has been known in recent years for excavators in the weight class over 6 tonnes, enabling the coupling of hydraulic tools without the operator having to leave the cab. Engcon is continually improving …

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Rapid International Factory Extension will House New Division and Facilitate 30 New Jobs

Work has commenced on a new 14,000 square foot extension to Rapid International’s existing 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The new extension will create an additional 30 jobs and provide increased manufacturing capabilities for Rapid and its division, Rapid Power Generation. Construction is expected to …

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Komatsu and Honda to electrify micro excavators

In a move aimed at civil engineering and construction contractors, Japanese manufacturers Komatsu and Honda have announced a joint-development agreement to electrify Komatsu’s micro excavators. With an expected launch date later this year, the Komatsu PC01 micro excavator will be electrified by equipping it with the swappable Honda Mobile Power …

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New Doosan Equipment for Canteras de Santullán

Canteras de Santullán, a family-owned, independent quarrying company, has purchased new Doosan equipment for the company’s operations based in Bilbo (Bizkaia) in Spain. The new Doosan machines include two DL550-5 wheel loaders, two Doosan DA30-7 articulated dump trucks (ADTs) and a DX420LC-5 crawler excavator. Since the business was founded in …

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New Cat®980 and 982 series wheel loaders

New Cat®980 and 982 series wheel loaders deliver premium performance, increased productivity and lower maintenance costs New XE models with a parallel path continuous variable transmission (CVT) offer even higher fuel efficiencies and lower operating costs Offering premium performance in the 9- to 11-tonne (10- to 12-ton) wheel loader class, …

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CQMS – The show must go on

The organisers of the Construction & Quarrying Machinery Show (CQMS) are pleased to announce that the 2021 show in Molloy’s Quarry Tullamore will, on Friday & Saturday September 10 & 11th, will go ahead as planned.  With an anticipated government announcement expected this summer there is a growing confidence, given …

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Kobelco launches next generation SK210(N)LC-11 excavator

Conventional size, exceptional performance and design Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce the launch of the all- new SK210LC-11 and SK210NLC-11 (narrow undercarriage variant) to its extensive line-up of high- quality construction machinery. The next generation SK210(N)LC-11 delivers superior performance, greater efficiency and productivity and follows …

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