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Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) reveals all-new look for A-series machines during annual dealer conference

Today, during the yearly Construction Equipment dealer conference, at the European headquarters, a brand-new look for the A-series machines was revealed by the HCEE management team. The new Stage V compliant A-series machines, which includes wheel loaders and excavators, will now adopt a ‘fresh’ new colour combination – and the …

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CAT® D3K2 MULCHER FEATURES DURABLE, PRODUCTIVE DESIGN WITH OPERATOR SAFETY AND COMFORT AS PRIORITIES

The factory-built Cat® D3K2 Mulcher combines the solid foundation of the D3K2 dozer with the ruggedly designed Cat HM518 mulcher to take on a mix of small-to-medium-diameter material in a wide range of applications, including right-of-way construction/maintenance, site development, tree management, and fire-break clearing. Available with either a conventional long …

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WHICH WAY NEXT FOR CHINA?

As the market looks to have peaked, what’s next for the Chinese construction equipment market? On behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Chris Sleight, managing director of industry analysts Off Highway Research, shares his insight. The Chinese construction equipment market is something of a conundrum. When things are good …

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How to prepare your excavator for winter

Extreme low temperatures can have a significant impact on the peformance and maintenance of an excavator. Follow our tips to ensure maximum uptime and profitability from your machine during the cold months ahead. 1. Switch to cold weather hydraulic and engine oils Synthetic and multi-grade oil is usually sufficient for …

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ARNOLD GOES ELECTRIC WITH NEW JCB MINI DIGGER

Leading hirer Arnold Plant has celebrated the 30th anniversary of its first JCB mini excavator purchase by investing in a new 19C-1E electric model. Supplied by Gunn JCB, the new electric mini excavator is being used on local council cemetery projects where its ultra-quiet operation and zero emissions at point …

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Euro Auctions hosts a ‘one day’ stock rotation sale

Euro Auctions hosts a ‘one day’ stock rotation sale for civil engineering contractor MGL in conjunction with GAP Hire and Nixon Hire, in Inverness on 7th December. Euro Auctions are accepting ‘outside lots’ for this sale. Consignors, if you have plant to sell, check out the Euro Auctions website. Euro …

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The sky is the limit at Hire2K

Plant and tool hire company Hire2K operates a large and diverse fleet, covering everything from tools and small equipment to diggers, dumpers, telehandlers and generators. The company recently added some Manitou telehandlers to the fleet. Managing director Rory O’Connor says this has been a successful decision. “We had done a …

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JCB electric digger charges off with top Engineering award

JCB’s world-first electric mini excavator has scooped one of the automotive industry’s most prestigious honours. The Royal Automobile Club presented JCB with the Dewar Trophy for ‘Outstanding Technical Achievement in the British Automotive Industry’ for the 19C-1E – the construction industry’s first fully electric mini digger. The Trophy – only …

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