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  • SWISS WATCH

    Swiss giants Eberhard are extremely busy across all sectors of the construction and recycling industries. Their demolition work provides them with copious amounts of material for their ready mixed concrete plant, but unfortunately, there is still a large requirement for virgin material to be used in construction. On the outskirts of Weiach, some 30km north of Zurich, […]

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    Buntons Expands Fleet with UK’s First Hidromek’s 500

    Bunton Plant Hire’s investment in the first Hidromek HMK500 LC HD crawler excavator to arrive in the country is paying off.  The 50-tonne machine, which is the biggest in the Hidromek range, is attracting plenty of attention from operators. The addition of the HMK500 to the company’s already extensive fleet means the Northern dealers for Hidromek […]

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    Kobelco GP SK380SR

    The unique looking machine would look great on any grid! The recent addition of the SK380SR to the Kobelco Europe excavator lineup shows how the changing nature of the earthmoving market is now dictating large capacity machines with as small a footprint as possible. The market for these large, compact tail swing machines is small […]

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    Tilt & Rotate with the new 922f from LiuGong

    As one of the World’s largest producers of crawler excavators, LiuGong has continuously developed its product range to bring operator comfort, reliability, productivity, and economy to their machines. The latest F series range of excavators has not only transformed the look of the product but has also given the company the opportunity to bring in […]

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    Blue Group and Johnston Quarries Working Together

    A specialist provider of material processing and handling equipment throughout the UK and Ireland, the Blue Group has enjoyed a long and successful working relationship with the Johnston Quarry Group, supplying it with a range of Powerscreen crushers and screeners, and Rammer breakers. The Johnston Quarry Group operates eight quarries and two separate processing sites […]

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    Hidromeks Rule at S Walsh & Sons

    One could be forgiven to think that the boys at S Walsh & Sons based at Rainham in Essex are big Hidromek fans; at last count, they had 12 Hidromek machines in the fleet, with five more on order and a couple currently on hire. Regarded as London’s leading provider of bulk freight solutions – […]

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    Engcon Tiltrotators Rule at Cornwall’s MJL Contractors

    While tiltrotators have been around since the 1980’s when they were first invented in Sweden, most operators across the world will tell you that unless you see a tiltrotator in action for yourself, you will never really appreciate its worth. That’s been the case for the team at Cornwall based MJL Contractors. Almost 10 years […]

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    UK Scrapers

    The UK muck shift scene has for many a year relied on excavators and dump trucks to undertake the bulk of earthmoving tasks. Whilst the last opencast coal mines still used the services of motor scraper and tractors and boxes, the use of these now classic muck shifting combinations almost died out. There was, however, […]

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    The Murraywood electric JCB

    Manchester Town Hall sits right at the very heart of the city centre. The Grade 1 listed building – and its surrounds in Albert Square – has long been a place where the city gathers to celebrate, to honour its visitors or to mark great occasions. It’s also the place where people gather – at […]

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