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  • Hitachi Connected Technology hosts successful Dig Day

    In conjunction with Leica Geosystems and Engcon, Hitachi Connected Technology hosted its first Dig Day at the Leica Geosystems Training School on the 11th and 12th of November. The event attracted over 150 construction professionals across the two days and gave visitors a hands-on experience with a range of machinery, all equipped with Leica machine control and […]

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    Cat® Command remote control operation expands to Cat 349, 352, 374 and 395 large excavators

    Cat® 349, 352, 374 and 395 large hydraulic excavators can now be equipped with Cat Command for Excavating. The remote-control system removes operators from potentially hazardous jobsite conditions by keeping them at a safe distance, and it reduces potential safety risks from climbing on and off machines. The Cat Command station allows for non-line-of-sight remote control, where […]

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    Wacker Neuson continues to grow significantly in third quarter of 2022 and increases profitability

    The Wacker Neuson Group, a leading manufacturer of light and compact equipment, continues to succeed in an unchanged challenging environment and posted significant growth in the third quarter. Group revenue for the first nine months of 2022 once again marked a record level at EUR 1,641.0 million, up 18.1 percent year-on-year (9M 2021: EUR 1,389.7 […]

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    Doosan Launches New DX245DM-7 Demolition Excavator 

    Doosan has launched the new DX245DM-7 31 tonne High Reach Demolition Excavator, replacing the previous DX235DM-5 model. Powered by the Doosan DL06P Stage V diesel engine providing 129 kW (173 HP) of power at 1800 RPM, the DX245DM-7 is part of a range of demolition excavators from Doosan that also includes the heavier 47 tonne […]

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    IN LOVING MEMORY OF AMILCARE MERLO

    Ringwood, Hampshire | 09.11.2022 – Merlo UK are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of President and founder of Merlo, Mr Amilcare Merlo at 88 years old. Our thoughts are with the Merlo family, friends, loved ones and the many people throughout his beloved local community of Cuneo whose lives he touched.  Born in […]

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    JCB ROTATING TELEHANDLER JOINS BYLOR FLEET AT HINKLEY POINT C

    BYLOR, the civil engineering joint venture helping construct EDF’s Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station in Somerset, has deployed the might of one of JCB’s machines to handle thousands of tonnes of steel. The new JCB 555-210R rotating telehandler model is already in action on the UK’s largest infrastructure project. Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and […]

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    You’re in control with the Hitachi ZX890LCH-7

    Hitachi puts owners and operators in complete control with the next generation of Zaxis-7 large excavators. The new ZX890LCH-7 Stage-V compliant model has an industry-leading cab with first-class comfort and safety features. Its exceptional reliability, efficiency and productivity provide owners with opportunities to increase profits and reduce costs. Improve profit An impressive fuel saving of […]

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    KKB Group inaugurates Volvo hybrid excavator fleet

    Demonstrating its commitment to CO2 reduction, KKB Group invited customers and representatives from the Lower Thames Crossing management team to witness the launch of its new fleet of Volvo hybrid excavators from SMT GB and learn more about the fuel efficiency technology behind them. The teams from KKB Group and SMT GB celebrate the culmination of […]

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    SANY unveils new range of machines at bauma 2022

    Under the theme “Keep on growing with a strong partner”, SANY unveiled an exciting and diverse range of new machines at this year’s bauma, all set to launch in the UK in 2023. Purely electric – the SY19E mini excavator As the demand for machines with low emissions is steadily increasing, the unveiling of the new […]

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    First Volvo EC550E excavators from SMT GB to boost profitability for Ashcourt Group

    Promising 20% higher production and 25% higher fuel efficiency, Great Britain’s first Volvo EC550E crawler excavators are a welcome addition to Ashcourt Group’s growing fleet of construction equipment from SMT GB. Yorkshire-based Ashcourt Group was the first customer to place an order with equipment dealer SMT GBfollowing the launch of the ground-breaking new Volvo EC550E crawler excavator and has now […]

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