Hillhead/QMJ 2024

November 2019 Issue 187

FIRST DRIVE: CASE CX90D: Latest Sumitomo-built midi will be familiar territory to Case afi cionados.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: KOBELCO SK180-10: The first of Kobelco’s new 19.6-tonner supplied to a UK customer.

SITE VISIT: CARLTON MARSHES: Rapid progress has been made on a new wildlife habitat in Suffolk.

SITE TECHNOLOGY: GPS GUIDANCE: A Trimble machine guidance system controls earthworks on this site.

SHOW REPORT: MAXPO: Finland’s largest show for construction and associated machinery.

USED MACHINES: McNAMARA CONTRACTING: Long-standing Co Kerry fi rm operates a wide range of nearly new machinery.

FLEET FOCUS: RA SWANN: Herts-based firm’s latest purchase is a demo-spec Hyundai HX160 excavator.

SITE VISIT: HITACHI EX3600-6: Two giants working at Glensanda in Scotland, Europe’s largest granite quarry.

MARKET REVIEW: SAND & GRAVEL WASHING: We review the latest evelopments in the sand and gravel washing sector.

PLANT HIRE: LINCOLN BYPASS: Partnership between contractor and plant supplier for a mega muck-shift.

SITE VISIT: TAKEUCHI TB295W: A rather special wheeled excavator at work in north-east Scotland.

EXTREME FLEET: POPLAR RIVER COAL: One of only two coal-mining operations in the province of Saskatchewan.

CLASSIC PLANT: AKERMAN H3: A restored classic mid-1980s Akerman H3 surprised with its capabilities.

EURO FOCUS: DEMOLITION: Report from Germany on a Sennebogen 870E high-reach demolition rig.

PLANTMOBILIA: SENNEBOGEN: At this year’s Bauma show Sennebogen surprised collectors with ten new 1:50-scale models, produced by Conrad and Ros.