Hillhead/QMJ 2024

June 2019 Issue 182

Materials handling: Sennebogen: We visit the first Sennebogen 355E loader to be put to work in the UK.

Product launch: JCB X Series: Report on the launch of new JCB small- to mid-size tracked excavators.

First drive: JCB 140X: Report from the cab of JCB’s latest 14/16-tonne X Series excavator.

First impressions: NC ST10: We report on NC Engineering’s latest 10-tonne cabbed site dumpers.

Product launch: Hydrema: Graham Black has details of Hydrema’s first new compact dump truck.

Site visit: CAT 963K: The latest version of Cat’s classic tracked loader with a modern twist.

First impressions: Yanmar SV100-2: Described by one Irish groundworks firm as the perfect all-rounder.

Euro focus: Komatsu PW98MR-6:  Report from Finland on a high-spec compact wheeled excavator.

Technology: Bauma innovations: German show reveals some key industry technological developments.

Site visit: MJ Church: Eight- and 50-tonne excavators from Kobelco are the firm’s latest additions.

Show review: Bauma mining: Report from Munich on the latest developments in mining machinery.

Fleet focus: Wexford Sands: The development of a new training gallop at Ireland’s Curragh Racecourse.

Owner-operator: Olly Swiggs: Cornish owner-operator started OWS Earthmoving with a used JCB 3CX.

Market review: Tracked haulers: Large capacity tracked dumpers offer year round LGP hauling, with low ground pressure.

Special adaptations: Timber skyline: Co. Wicklow-based brothers are a new generation of skyline operators.

Classic plant: Longwall mining: Machinery displayed at the National Mining Museum of Scotland.