Hillhead/QMJ 2024

July 2021 Issue 207

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: HYUNDAI HX85A: First Hyundai HX85A midi-excavator to start earning its keep in the UK.

NEW PRODUCTS: YANMAR MINIS: Three brand new 1.5-, 1.7- and 1.9-tonne minis added to their SV range.

NEW PRODUCT: KOBELCO SK850-10E: 85-tonner currently tasked with loading a high-capacity mobile crusher.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: MANITOU: Including new telehandlers that will be available for delivery later this year.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: CAT 315 : Caterpillar’s next generation 315 excavator has started work in Ireland.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: MECALAC: Latest compact equipment on display at a first ‘physical’ product launch.

MARKET REVIEW: ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCKS: Latest developments in the industry’s choice of bulk materials haulers.

SITE VISIT: GROUND DEVELOPMENTS: Scottish soil stabilisation specialist’s new Wirtgen 240i mixer unit.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: DOOSAN DX350-7 TAB: First Doosan DX350 excavator  with a triple articulating boom.

RECYCLING: FUCHS MHL 331F: Potentially the last diesel-powered materials handler on the JWS fleet.

SPECIAL ADAPTATION: LIEBHERR R922: First example of Liebherr’s long-reach R922 excavator in the UK.

FLEET FOCUS: NICK BEERE: Recent fleet enhancements have included a new Bobcat mini-excavator.

SITE VISIT: JCB POTHOLE PRO: JCB’s demonstration team at work for the Scottish Borders Council.

EXTREME MACHINES: CAT 6090FS: The history of the world’s largest hydraulic excavator, the Cat 6090F.

INTERVIEW: RITCHIE BROS: Market insight and opinion from UK & Ireland sales director Rupert Craven.

USED EQUIPMENT: EURO AUCTIONS: Report on the strong market for pre-owned plant and machinery.

CLASSIC PLANT: DALMENY TANK FARM: Constructing the oil storage and distribution site near Edinburgh.

PLANTMOBILIA: LATEST RELEASES: The latest 1:50-scale models to become available on dealers’ shelves.