Alliance Mar 22

April 2020 Issue 192

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CARTER EXCAVATORS: The latest Chinese manufacturer to target the British marketplace.

NEW PRODUCT: KOMATSU WB93R-8: The first Dash 8 series backhoe loader to enter service with an Irish customer.

SITE VISIT: LIEBHERR R914: Derbyshire-based civils company’s latest high-spec Liebherr excavator.

FLEET FOCUS: WEE JIM LANDSCAPES: Latest additions to the fleet include a 2D iDig machine guidance system.

DEMOLITION: LIUGONG 933E: Chinese-built excavators are making inroads into the UK demolition sector.

NEW PRODUCT: HIDROMEK HMK390HD: Report on the first Hidromek excavator to commence working in Ireland

MARKET REVIEW: ROTATING GRABS: Rotating grapple attachments for small and medium-sized excavators.

MATERIALS HANDLING: ATLAS 350MH: Norwood Metals has taken delivery of its first new Atlas materials handler.

SPECIAL ADAPTATIONS: FORESTRY: Conversion of a Hyundai excavator into a versatile forestry machine.

POINT OF VIEW: FOCUS ON FUEL: Flannery Plant Hire focuses on a project’s total fuel consumption.

EURO FOCUS: VOLVO L350H: Early impressions of a Czech quarry’s latest 50-tonne class wheel loader.

SURVEYING: PLANTWORX 2021: The survey of underground utilities at the Plantworx showground.

WASTE HANDLING: LIEBHERR L550: North Yorkshire firm’s latest high-spec waste-handling Liebherr loader.

EURO FOCUS: GRADALL XL3300: One of the latest wheeled excavator conversions for underground scaling.

USED EQUIPMENT: RARE LARGE KIT: The availability of large earthmoving equipment for the HS2 project.

PLANT THEFT: HYUNDAI: Latest brand to adopt the CESAR security scheme for its equipment.

SITE PLANNING: TAMPERE MASS TRANSIT: The smooth implementation of a tram system in the city of Tampere.

DEMOLITION: KOMATSU PC490-19HRD: New high-reach excavator on sensitive demolition duties in Sheffield.

PILING: CASTLETOWNBERE PORT: New fish-landing quay development calls for extensive piling works.

PLANTMOBILIA: BELAZ MINING: A new range of 1:50-scale Belaz models, which will be distributed throughout Europe by USK Scalemodels