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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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Mecalac’s all-new MDX cabbed site dumper enters production

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK Ltd, a global leader in compact equipment design and manufacture, has commenced production of its all-new MDX cabbed site dumper range. Unveiled at the INTERMAT exhibition in April 2018, the innovative portfolio aims to set the standards in site safety. Manufactured at Mecalac’s UK production facility …

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Yanmar to showcase latest range at the Executive Hire Show

Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE) will showcase its latest range of compact plant solutions at this year’s Executive Hire Show (6-7 February; Ricoh Arena, Coventry). Representatives from the company’s UK and European sales teams will be located on Stand K26, displaying the class-leading C08 Hi Tip tracked carrier and ViO12-2A …

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Kobelco strengthens its demolition and vehicle dismantling range

Following the introduction of the SK210D in 2016 and the recent unveiling of the SK350DLC-10, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is excited to announce the launch of the SK140SRD – the manufacturer’s smallest machine designed for the demolition and recycling sector. Despite its smaller size, this machine is borne …

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Cat® GRADE with 3D brings added utility, versatility and operating efficiency to automated grade control for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 models

The new Cat®GRADE with 3D system for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 track-type tractors is an automated grade control system using GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology to precisely position the machine’s blade, without operator input, from first rough cut to finish grade. For added utility, GRADE with 3D incorporates the Cat AccuGrade™ Ready …

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Yanmar CEE launches ViO82 midi-excavator

Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE) has further expanded its class-leading equipment portfolio with the launch of its ViO82 zero tail swing midi-excavator. Perfectly blending technology and innovation, the new model will be available to order through dealers nationwide from December. Offering the efficiency and productivity of a large excavator with …

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NEW WA480-8 EXPANDS KOMATSU WHEEL LOADER RANGE

The latest wheel loader to be added to Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales’ product offering is the all-new WA480-8 – a machine which their sales director, John O’Brien says is ‘a very important model and hugely popular amongst sand and gravel operators in Ireland.’ Unveiled for the first time at the Intermat …

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