Hillhead/QMJ 2024

January 2019 Issue 177 

First Impressions: CAT D11T: The UK’s first has replaced Matilda, probably Britain’s best-known dozer.

Product Preview: Liebherr excavators: Liebherr is the first to launch Stage 5 Emissions-compliant excavators.

Technology: JCB & Topcon: JCB offers now pre-installation to support machine guidance systems.

Special News Report: Tonic dumpers: The latest site dumpers to join the influential Tonic Construction fleet.

Special Adaption: Terex TA300: Latest Terex ADT features a newly designed high-volume waste body.

Attachments: Sharpegrade leveller: First UK outing for a levelling/grading device imported from New Zealand.

Extreme Machines: Genesee Coal: Surface coal mine’s production sustains Alberta’s electricity needs.

Market Review: Mini-excavators: Current ranges and new models in the popular sub 3.5-tonne category.

Classic Plant: Komatsu D155W: Report on a pair of unusual dozers designed to work underwater.

Factory Visit: Yanmar: Graham Black reports on Yanmar’s European mini-excavator operation.

Site Visit: East Galway landfill: Machinery fleet deployed to construct landfill cells in challenging conditions.

Second Impression: Hyundai R55W: Road-legal, compact and versatile Small-wheeled excavator has a big heart.

Workshop Practice: CAT 775G rebuild: Hillhouse Quarry Group’s planned rebuild of its two Cat quarry trucks.

Euro Focusi: Finnish phosphate: Large mining machinery on a surface site can clock up impressive hours.

Show Report: APF Forestry: Unfamiliar products from familiar names in the machinery industry.

Classic Plant: Cross-pit bucket wheels: Reflections on the true giants of early American opencast coal mining.