Alliance Mar 22

July 2020 Issue 195

OWNER-OPERATOR: STEVE SHUTE: Long-term backhoe operator has no regrets after changing to a duck.

NEW PRODUCT: WATSON 7300 DRILL RIG: Report on a new drill rig that uses a Cat 330 excavator as its prime mover.

OWNER-OPERATOR: IAN COLLICK: Cornishman has downsized to a mini-excavator, yet remains selfsufficient.

SPECIAL ADAPTATIONS: ANTARCTIC HAULER: An unusual adaptation of Canadian tracked site dumper technology.

DEMOLITION: SKILLINGS CRUSHING: Report on a fleet of new Generation 8 Liebherr demolition-spec excavators.

MARKET GUIDE: CRUSHERS & SCREENERS: The latest crushing, screening and conveyor equipment displayed at CONEXPO

EXTREME MACHINES: SHOTTON COAL: Running report on the Komatsu PC3000 excavators run by Banks Mining.

MARKET GUIDE: SITE DUMPERS: The latest developments, including safety features, in wheeled site dumpers.

FLEET FOCUS: DEMOLITION SOUTH WEST: A pre-owned Hyundai HL960 wheel loader recently joined the DSW fleet.

FLEET FOCUS: QUINN GROUNDWORKS: Latest fleet additions see a swing away from Takeuchi and towards Hitachi.

FLEET FOCUS: JC BALLS & SON: Reflecting this firm’s initials, JCB machines form the backbone of its fleet.

FLEET FOCUS: ASHBROOK: News of three new Cat machines on long-term hire to a silica sand operation.

PLANT THEFT: CLANCY DOCWRA: The firm’s head of security discusses measures to prevent plant theft.

TRANSPORT: SLEIPNER: Finnish transport system reduces tracking time for heavy machinery.

CLASSIC PLANT: RH120 HISTORY: The story of the TriPower surface mining excavator and its several variants.

TRAINING: PLANTFORCE: Plant hirer CEO Sam Mercer on its latest operator-training programme.

SPECIAL ADAPTATIONS: LGP HYUNDAI: Swamp-spec excavators may be seasonal but they can also be conventional.

PLANTMOBILIA: MINING MACHINES: Three recent releases of 1:50th-scale models of large mining machinery from Weiss Brothers, NZG and Diecast Masters.