THIS MONTH

Cover date October 2016

Published/on sale Friday 2nd September 2016

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CASE 1021F: Believed to be the first loader to join a quarry fleet in the island of Ireland. NEWS: A round-up of the latest news from the earthmoving and associated machinery industry.
TECHNOLOGY: TOPCON GPS: One firm is expanding its use of machine control and guidance technology. MEN & MACHINES: OWEN MAYS: Owner/operator relies on Classic Takeuchi mini-excavators for a living.
SITE VISIT: SHELL CENTRE: McGee demolition project is one of the largest in the heart of London. SPECIAL ADAPTATION: KOMATSU PC800: A China Clay mine in the Czech Republic runs some unusual machines.
FLEET FOCUS: M&H GROUNDWORKS: Dedication and the right machine choices lead to a first £1m contract. MARKET REVIEW: HYBRID EXCAVATORS: Our review of the latest developments in hybrid-drive excavators.
EXTREME MACHINE: R994 DEMO RIG: Giant Liebherr excavator takes on underwater demolition projects. RECYCLING: TIPPERS R US: Industry legend behind a new plant hire and recycling firm with ambitious aims.
SPECIAL ADAPTATION: HITACHI 350: Could this possibly be the most versatile demo excavator in the UK? FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CASE CX370D: Scots plant hire firm’s new excavator makes a positive impression.
MEN & MACHINES: COURTNEY KING: Owner/operator has purchased his second generation of tilt-rotator. FACTORY VISIT: HSM BUCKETS: Here’s what it takes to build some of the world’s largest excavator buckets.
TRANSPORT: BAS MINING TRUCKS: Dutch truck dealer specialises in customised versions of Volvo haulers. SHOW REPORT: ROAD-RAILERS:Developments in the road-rail sector of the market seen at the Bauma show.
EXTREME MACHINE: RB 480W: 50-year-old 800-tonne walking dragline settles into work in a French quarry. SUBSCRIBE & SAVE: Take out an annual subscription – don’t miss an issue and save up to £7.90 into the bargain!
JOBS & TRAINING: The latest job opportunities around the industry together with selected training courses. PLANTMOBILIA: CCM’s 1:24-scale Cat D10T2 dozers are chunky models with a high standard of detailing.
NEXT MONTH: Here’s a taster of just some of the exciting features planned for the next issue. PICTURE POST: Got any interesting or unusual pictures of earthmoving men or machinery? WIN £20 for our ‘Pic of the Month’.

 

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News A round-up of the latest news from the earthmoving and associated machinery industry.

Plantmobilia Interesting larger-scale models,some of which appeared for the first time at the recent Bauma show.

Jobs & Training The latest recruitment opportunities, together with specialists training courses.

Picture Post Got any interesting or unusual pictures of earthmoving men or machinery? Win £20 for our ëPic of the Monthí.