Alliance Mar 22

March 2020 Issue 191

SITE VISIT: VOLVO EW60E: More operators appreciate the appeal of a compact wheeled excavator.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: MECALAC TLB890: The first Mecalac backhoe loader off the line with a torque lock feature.

PLANT THEFT: CAT MINIS: One owner-operator’s changing attitude towards purchasing decisions.

WASTE MANAGEMENT: LIEBHERR LH24M: A new material handler is helping to improve operations at a waste firm.

SITE VISIT: WHITWORTH QUARRY: Fairhurst Stone’s latest prime mover is a Kobelco SK500-10 excavator.

MARKET GUIDE: QUICK-HITCHES: EARTHMOVERS update report on the current generation of quick couplers.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIEBHERER PR736: The latest machine bought by a long-term user of Liebherr dozers.

SITE VISIT: CASE CX250D: Jurassic-era stone extracted by a new excavator and classic machinery.

ATTACHMENTS: ENGCON TILT-ROTATOR: An experienced plant operator’s initial views on tilt-rotator operation.

MODERN CLASSICS: CAT 637G: A fleet of coal scrapers shift the last fuel at a South-Wales power station.

FLEET FOCUS: KING’S LYNN CONSTRUCTION: Machines and attachments chosen by a young but experienced company.

DEMOLITION: HITACHI 690-6: Removing an unfinished remnant of Ireland’s earlier construction boom.

QUARRYING: KOMATSU PC490-11: New British-built Komatsu excavators in action in the Scottish borders.

EXTREME MACHINES: CENTER MINE: Machinery and operations of a surface coal mine with a single customer.

EURO FOCUS: ZBRASLAV QUARRY: Review of this Prague quarry’s policy in its latest machinery upgrades.

AUCTION REPORT: WINTER TRENDS: Ritchie Bros sales director on trends in the used equipment market.