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October 2020 Issue 198


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FIRST DRIVE: TAKEUCHI TB370: We take to the controls of this long-awaited 3 Series seven-tonne excavator.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: KUBOTA DASH 5: First examples of these next generation compact excavators appear in Ireland.

NEW PRODUCT: VOLVO EC950F: The fi rst 100-tonne excavator on a mass muck-shift in the East Midlands.

ATTACHMENTS: KINSHOFER NOX: Tilt-rotators that perform without using conventional hydraulic cylinders.

COMPACTION: DYNAPAC CA3500D: Modern compaction technology features in this new single-drum roller.

RECYCLING: SKIP HIRE: Experiences of a recycling company that has benefi ted from new machinery.

OWNER OPERATOR: CONNOR GIBBINS: Young Scot who recently bought his first new machine, Doosan’s DX225-5.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: A14 UPGRADE: Key players in the project give an insight into the reasons for its success.

MARKET GUIDE: SKID-STEERS: The latest developments in wheeled and tracked skid-steer loaders.

FLEET FOCUS: BLUE ROCK: A Hitachi 225USR in full demolition spec is the latest addition to the fl eet.

DEMOLITION: FOOD RESEARCH: Large demolition project undertaken by a fleet of LiuGong excavators.

SITE VISIT: MYTHOLMROYD FLOODING: DigDig UK’s Kobelco SK140-7 excavator on hire to a flood defence project.

EXTREME MACHINES: FALKIRK MINE: Plenty of activity at this huge prairie surface coal mine in North Dakota.

INTERVIEW: THE SIRIUS GROUP: In conversation plant director Stuart Kirk on ways of reducing costs.

CLASSIC PLANT: O&K RH200: The face shovel that helped Budge transform the face of UK coal mining.

PLANTMOBILIA: ATTACHMENTS: The focus this month falls on 1:50th-scale buckets and a selection of other specialist attachments.