Hillhead/QMJ 2024

November 2018 Issue 175

New Product: Hidromek HMK640WL: Turkish 26-tonne wheel loader, the first to work in the south of England.

Special Adaption: Atlas 150W: Modern, more user-friendly duck adapted to work on Dublin’s canals.

Fleet Focus: Fairhurst Stone: Quarry owners deploy the first UK Case CX750D in mass excavation spec.

Extreme Machines: Komatsu WA900: Long-serving fleet of Komatsu quarry machines are still on their original engines.

Market Review: Site Dumpers: EARTHMOVERS reviews the latest trends in the site dumper sector.

First Impressions: Doosan DX85R-3: High-spec midi-excavator fitted with a machine guidance system.

Plant Hire: H.E. Services: In conversation with company founder and chairman Hugh Edeleanu.

Fleet Focus: T&A Plant & Civils: Examples of JCB’s all-new X Series excavators are appearing on Irish sites.

Site Visit: Bingham Scrapers: Graham Black reports on a large mixed fleet of scrapers working in the UK.

Operator Feedback: CAT 352F: Positive initial feedback received on a 50-tonne class Cat excavator.

Factory Visit: Cummins Darlington: New Stage 5 emissions-compliant engines are on the assembly lines.

Site Visit: Bandon flood relief: Completion of the long-awaited Bandon flood prevention scheme.

Fleet Focus: Brace Civil Engineering: Hyundai’s HX140 has been an eye-opener for this Herts-based business.

Classic Plant: CAT 950: Vintage wheel loader was saved from the gas axe and put back to work.