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May 2020 Issue 193

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CAT D5: In conversation with the owner operator of the first model in the UK.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: SUNWARD SWE150F: Report from the cab of a Chinese-built 15-tonne Sunward excavator.

NEW PRODUCT: LEIBHERR G8: The first Liebherr Generation 8 excavator to enter service with a UK customer.

SITE VISIT: DOOSAN DX57W: One Scottish contractor’s experiences with a compact wheeled excavator.

FIRST DRIVE: HYUNDAI HX900: Report from the seat of a 90-tonner and from the brand’s Ireland dealer

MARKET REVIEW: EXCAVATOR BUCKETS: Review of the ranges of buckets currently made in the UK.

FLEET FOCUS: B&M O’BRIEN: Prudent choices on front-line machines can be a successful business model.

FOCUS ON HIRE: BISON PLANT: Gloucestershire-based Bison Plant Hire’s choice of plant over the years.

SKILLS COMPETITION: CAT OPERATOR FINAL: Results of the final announced during the Conexpo show in Las Vegas.

SITE VISIT: KOBELCO SK230SR-5: Short-tailswing 24-tonne excavator is ideal on a restricted access site.

TECHNOLOGY: CAT REMOTE CONTROL: Review of Caterpillar’s remote control and semi-autonomous systems.

PLANT HIRE: TECHNOLOGY: L. Lynch Plant Hire director L. Lynch on the introduction of new technologies.

DEMOLITION: MILL HILL: Report on Rye Demolition’s unusual project in a north London suburb.

FLEET FOCUS: CLONMEL ENTERPRISES: Co Kildare-based company has embraced machine guidance technology.

EXTREME MACHINES: KRESS HAULERS: History of Ralph Kress, American designer of a variety of haul trucks.

PLANTMOBILIA: NEW RELEASES: Review of the latest construction models released on to the market from a variety of leading manufacturers.