Cover date July 2017
Published/on sale Friday 2nd June 2017
|FIRST DRIVE VOLVO A60H: Could Volvo’s largest ADT give the muck-shifting sector a shot in the arm?||PRODUCT LAUNCH STEELWRIST & SVAB: Graham Black reports on the latest excavator technology from Scandinavia.|
|SHOW PREVIEW PLANTWORX: The editor previews some of the star attractions at the forthcoming show.||TECHNOLOGY 3D GPS: Graham Black reports on initial work with a high-tech guidance system.|
|DEMOLITION SENNEBOGEN: An unusual but versatile demolition rig, based on a materials handler.||SITE VISIT FOYNES PORT: A significant land reclamation project within Ireland’s key west coast port.|
|FIRST IMPRESSIONS HYUNDAI R1200-9: Tiny Luxembourg is home to Hyundai’s largest hydraulic excavator.||SITE VISITS GRANGE QUARRY: Cat machines have just been put to work in the Scottish borders.|
|NEW PRODUCT EUROCOMAC: A new brand of mini- and midi-excavators are available on the Irish market.||MEN & MACHINES IAN COLLICK: Cornish owner-operator is pleased with his New Holland B110C backhoe.|
|PLANT HIRE KOBELCO SK75SR: A modified Kobelco midi configured for watercourse maintenance.||LEET FOCUS DUCON CONCRETE: Leading Irish quarry firm upgrades its processing and loading fleet.|
|EURO FOCUS LÄNNEN: Backhoe loaders are often labelled the Swiss Army Knife of the plant world.||COMPACTION LIEBHERR/BSP: Bespoke compaction rig based on a Liebherr excavator and a BSP attachment.|
|COMPETITION LIEBHERR R9800: Visit EARTHMOVERS at Plantworx for a chance to win this fantastic model.||MACHINES PAST & PRESENT SCRAPERS: The revival of towed scrapers in the global earthmoving community.|
|BEST PRACTICE ON THE ROAD: Graham Black on using and towing construction equipment on the road.||EXTREME MACHINE TRACTOMAS: French maker eyes up the mining sector for the world’s largest semi-truck.|
NEWS: A round-up of the latest news from the earthmoving and associated machinery industry
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