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December 2020 Issue 200


FIRST IMPRESSIONS: DOOSAN DL420-7: Latest 26-tonne Dash-7 wheel loader supplied to an Irish cement works.

SITE VISIT: JCB 100C-2: 10-tonne midi with an Engcon tilt-rotator has made an impressive start.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CAT 320SLR: First new generation variants in super long-reach configuration in the UK.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: BOBCAT: Graham Black covers a significant multi-product launch of compact equipment.

TRAINING: STARS OF THE FUTURE: The cream of this year’s crop from the next generation of plant operators.

NEW PRODUCT: CAT 6060: Review of the new generation of Cat 600-tonne/3000hp mining excavators

HEALTH & SAFETY: CABBED DUMPERS: In conversation with the owner/operator of these new generation of dumpers.

AGGREGATES: FALKLAND ISLANDS: The Editor reports on aggregates processing in an East Falklands quarry.

SITE VISITS: BANKS MINING: Progressive restoration of Shotton and Brenkley Lane surface coal sites.

OPERATOR INTERVIEW: LLOYD PECKHAM: An excavator operator better known on social media as ‘Bearded Excavation’.

MARKET GUIDE: COMPACTION CONTROL: Review of the latest developments in compaction control technology.

DEALER PROFILE: WARWICK WARD: Husband and wife team’s remarkable achievements over the past 50 years.

SITE VISITS: EARLCOATE: Hampshire firm’s machines currently deployed at two very different sites.

SITE VISIT: i54 WOLVERHAMPTON: Machinery & systems on a large, self-contained earthmoving site in the Midlands

TECHNOLOGY: OFF-SITE CONSTRUCTION: Research enabling excavators to assemble pre-built structures on-site.

INTERVIEW: DUNTON ENVIRONMENTAL: Interview on the practical implementation of a so-called circular economy.

CLASSIC PLANT: LIEBHERR R911: Refurbished veteran excavator is proving useful on a Tipperary farm.

SERVICING: RH400 SLEW RING: Changing the slew ring on the world’s largest hydraulic excavator.

USED EQUIPMENT: Graham Black reports on a recent major UK auction of plant and machinery.

PLANTMOBILIA: CAT 375: Classic Construction Models has produced three different limited edition versions of Cat’s latest excavator.