Alliance Mar 22

February 2020 Issue 190

Site Visit: JCB 150X HD: Report on a demolition version of JCB’s new 150X HD excavator.

First Impressions: Kobelco SK85MSR-7: One firm’s first Kobelco midi, equipped with their first tilt-rotator.

Product Launch: Komatsu WA475-10: 25-tonne wheeled loader features a new type of mechanical-hydraulic transmission.

New Product: Hyundai HX900: The first 90-tonne Hyundai excavator to be put to work in Ireland.

Site Visit: Volvo EC220E & Steelwrist: New excavator equipped with Trimble GPS and a Steelwrist tilt-rotator.

Fleet Focus: MJL Contractors: Latest fleet additions at one of the big three players in the south-west.

Cable Laying: Föckersperger: New wind farm project involves the cable-laying operation of Josef Schnell.

Show Preview: Executive Hire Show: Graham Black looks forward to the first machinery event of the year.

Technology: Komatsu-Topcon: Dealer Marubeni Komatsu’s increased focus on machine guidance and control.

Site Visit: Dublin Airport: Current expansion of Dublin Airport provides an additional runway.

Attachments: Rototilt: Recent demonstration event included several working and static displays.

Special Adaptation: New Holland B115C: Backhoes make a vital contribution to pole erection works across Ireland.

Factory Visit: Kawasaki UK: Report from the Japanese manufacturer’s UK component factory.

Processing: Terex Finlay: Review of the latest technology available from Terex Finlay.

Demolition: Valori: Well-known Essex contractor’s approach to stripping out a warehouse.

Extreme Machines: Coyote Creek: Brand new surface coal mine running a Marion 8400 walking dragline.

Plantmobilia: O&K RH75A: Visit to UK-based precision model maker KPS Models to review their latest 1:50-scale face shovel.