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  • TS LANDMINE CLEARANCE IN AFGHANISTAN

    JCB SUPPORTS LANDMINE CLEARANCE IN AFGHANISTAN Landmine clearance charity The HALO Trust is operating a fleet of JCB machines to help clear minefields in Afghanistan and they will soon be joined by their latest addition – an armour plated X Series tracked excavator. HALO’s programme in Afghanistan is the largest humanitarian landmine clearance project in […]

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    A First-Hand Exciting Experience of the Doosan DL420-7 Wheel Loader

    The ‘-7’ range of Doosan machines took years of rigorous development and gathering of feedback from all of you – Doosan fans, operators and dealers – to develop. With such a substantial amount of top-class engineering, resources and time invested in the new range, we’re always elated when a great personal experience finds its way […]

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    100 Liebherr PR 776 mining dozers commissioned

    Since its market launch in 2016, the world’s biggest hydrostatic dozer, the Liebherr PR 776, has achieved many successes and exceeded the expectations of Liebherr customers worldwide. Recently the Liebherr factory in Telfs, Austria celebrated the commissioning of 100 PR 776 Mining Dozers. Since its market launch in 2016, the world’s biggest hydrostatic dozer, the […]

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    Caterpillar D11T in a Gravel Quarry

    Awesome Earthmovers visited Stokey Plant Hireʼs 115 tonne Cat D11T bulldozer in Croxden sand and gravel quarry during September. The D11 is iconic amongst heavy equipment, being the largest dozer that Caterpillar produce and the largest machine using the elevated sprocket design, if you donʼt count the oddball one of a kind Acco dozer that […]

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    Collins Earthworks Nailstone Colliery Remediation Project

    I visited Collins Earthworks remediation project of the former Nailstone Colliery in Leicestershire in September 2019. The Colliery was established in 1895 and closed in 1991. The site will be transformed into a new logistics centre, creating up to 1000 new jobs. Collins currently have 650 items of heavy equipment, including 40 Caterpillar dozers, 4 […]

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    Europe’s Largest Bulldozer

    This Komatsu D475A-5 was supplied by the UK’s sole distributor of Komatsu construction and utility equipment, Marubeni-Komatsu to Patersons Quarries Ltd.

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    Picked up in person: Poland’s first Liebherr Fibre Crane

    The first ever tower crane with fibre rope for Poland: A 240 EC-B 10 Fibre has been dispatched and delivered to the Polish company Mazur Zurawie Sp. z o. o. Mazur and company representatives travelled to Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH in Germany specifically for this much-anticipated event. The owner of the Polish crane hire company signed […]

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