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  • The First Hitachi EX2000-7 Excavator in Ghana Sets the Standard in Mining

    In a significant milestone for Ghana’s mining sector, Engineers & Planners have introduced the country’s first Hitachi EX2000-7 excavator at the Cardinal Namdini mine in Bolgatanga. This state-of-the-art, ultra-large excavator is now a cornerstone in loading operations, efficiently filling a fleet of rigid and articulated dump trucks. The Hitachi EX2000-7’s remarkable performance prompted Engineers & […]

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    Lüscher Gartenbau-Baumschulen AG: Blending Japanese Horticulture and Advanced Yanmar Compact Equipment

    Based just west of Zurich, Swiss horticultural powerhouse Lüscher Gartenbau-Baumschulen AG has been transforming landscapes since 1956. From intimate house gardens to sprawling parks, their comprehensive approach to garden and landscape design is unparalleled. A critical part of their success? The robust, reliable machinery from Yanmar Compact Equipment. Managing Director Hanspeter Lüscher is an ardent […]

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    JCB Breaks Ground on Landmark $500 Million North American Factory in Texas

    San Antonio, TX – June 4th marked a significant milestone for JCB, one of the world’s leading construction and mining equipment manufacturers, as work commenced on their monumental $500 million factory in North America. This investment is the largest in the company’s illustrious history and signals a major expansion of their manufacturing footprint. In a ceremonial […]

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    Finning UK & Ireland Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of Authorised Sales and Service Centres Network

    Finning UK & Ireland, the leading global dealer of Cat® machinery, parts, and services, recently commemorated the two-year milestone of its Authorised Sales and Service Centres (ASSC) network with a grand event at Caterpillar’s Desford site. The three-day celebration brought together Finning’s regional partners, showcasing the strength and growth of the network. A Gathering of […]

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    K-Plant Enhances Operator Training with Limited Edition JCB Backhoe Loader

    To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the JCB backhoe loader, Sheffield-based K-Plant Hire has added one of the first Platinum Edition JCB backhoe loaders to its training fleet. K-Plant, known for providing plant hire and groundworks services to local authorities and private companies across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire, also operates a training division aimed […]

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    New Holland Construction Introduces Telescopic Reach Small Articulated Loaders

    New Holland, Pa., May 30, 2024 – Buckle up, construction professionals! New Holland Construction is elevating its small articulated loader (SAL) lineup with the introduction of two new telescopic reach models: the ML35T and ML50T. Available from June 2024, these advanced machines are engineered to enhance reach and hinge pin height, optimizing material handling on […]

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    Hillhouse Quarry Group Boosts Efficiency with New Cat® Machines from Finning

    In a strategic move to enhance production and fuel efficiency, Hillhouse Quarry Group, one of Scotland’s premier suppliers of quarry materials, has invested in three state-of-the-art Cat® machines. This investment follows a comprehensive fleet production study by Finning UK & Ireland, aiming to optimize operations at the Troon quarry site. Hillhouse Quarry Group has enjoyed […]

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    Finlay Unveils Cutting-Edge Electric Crushing and Screening Equipment at Hillhead 2024

    Finlay®, a global leader in mobile crushing, screening, and conveying equipment, is set to revolutionize the construction, mining, and earthmoving industries with the introduction of electric versions of the I-120RS impact crusher and the 883+ scalping screen. These innovative models will debut at Hillhead 2024, featured in the working demonstration area. The electric-powered technology in […]

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    JCB’s Hydrogen Engine Innovation Inspires Energy Secretary

    The construction, mining, and earthmoving industries are witnessing a groundbreaking shift as JCB, a leading British manufacturer of construction equipment and agricultural machinery, pioneers the development of hydrogen combustion engine technology. This innovation promises to set new benchmarks in efficiency, sustainability, and carbon reduction. Claire Coutinho MP, Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net […]

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    New Cat® Hydraulic Connecting CW couplers for excavators deliver fast and safe attachment changes with less spillage

    Caterpillar has unveiled three innovative Cat® Hydraulic Connecting CW (HCCW) coupler models, designed to transform the way operators manage hydraulic attachments on their excavators. These advanced quick couplers integrate seamlessly with the machine’s hydraulics, allowing operators to switch attachments swiftly and safely from the cab, maximizing productivity and minimizing downtime. Efficient Attachment Swaps The HCCW […]

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