Hillhead/QMJ 2024

October 2019 Issue 186

New Product: Volvo EWR150E: High-specification wheeled excavator intended for use in tight locations.

New Product: Doosan DX380-5: High-spec example of Doosan’s latest generation 40-tonne excavator.

Materials Handling: Sennebogen 730E: Short-tailswing 34t rehandler is just right for busy timber yard duties.

First Impressions: Wacker DV100: Groundworks firm Galtec takes an enlightened view on running site dumpers.

Fleet Focus: JCB 3CX: Report from Manchester on a new fleet of full-sized JCB backhoe loaders.

Technology: GPS Tilt Rotators: The merger of two technologies: machine guidance systems and tilt-rotators.

Owner-operator: Kyle Gallacher: Young Cornish operator has taken delivery of his first new JCB 220X.

Civil Engineering: New Ross Bypass: Report on the construction of what will be the longest bridge in Ireland.

Fleet Focus: John Luffman: Civils group recently added a GPS-equipped Hyundai HX380 to its fleet.

Site Visit: Silvertown: the initial phases of the rehabilitation of a site in London’s docklands.

Classic Plant: CAT 5130A: Believed to be the last of its kind still on front line duties in the UK.

Special Report: Scottish Coal: Latest developments in the restoration of its surface mining sites.

Factory visit: Liebherr Austria: Austrian wheel loader plant was opened in 1960 and is now due for expansion.

Fleet Focus: Martyn Ward: Reports from a variety of major muck-shift projects being worked in Scotland.

Extreme Machine: Komatsu WA800-3: Report on the first year’s operation of Irish Cement’s giant wheel loader.

Plantmobilia: Kleemann crushers: Kleemann has added two more 1:50-scale mobile crusher models to its portfolio, made by Conrad in Germany.