Hillhead/QMJ 2024

September 2021 Issue 209

TECHNOLOGY: FUTURE ENGINES: The future of hydrogen-fuelled construction equipment revealed.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: WACKER NEUSON EZ50: First zero-tailswing EZ50 compact excavator in Ireland.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: CATERPILLAR: The latest round of next generation upgraded low-emission products.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: JCB 245XR: Report from the cab of JCB’s  reduced radius, 25t excavator.

OWNER-OPERATOR: RICHARD BAKER: Sub-contractor’s  reduced-radius Liebherr R920 excavator.

NEW PRODUCT: KOMATSU D71I-24: The latest 23t class dozer with integrated GPS machine control.

RECYCLING: ACE LIFTAWAY: The fleet of waste processing machinery at a recycling centre at Romsey.

SITE VISIT: RAVELRIG QUARRY: Where Tarmac’s new Volvo 75t class EC750E excavator is on duty.

MARKET GUIDE: MEDIUM DOZERS: Mainstream dozers in the 20 to 55t operating weight category.

ATTACHMENTS: MINI FORKLIFT: An innovative forklift mast attachment for small mini-excavators.

YOUNG OPERATOR: SONNY BUZZING: The early achievements & ambitions of a young operator.

FLEET FOCUS: INMOTIONUK: Fleet of equipment run by a demolition, piling and groundworks firm.

FLEET FOCUS: CLYDE COAST: Feedback on the Scottish firm’s new fleet of JCB compact equipment.

USED MACHINE: KUBOTA KX019-4: At the controls of a rare pre-owned 1.9t Kubota mini-excavator.

INTERVIEW: DI ERNIE LOCKE: The man in charge of the new ACE unit.

CLASSIC PLANT: M62 PENNINE SECTION: Back to the 1960s when the M62 was built. 

EXTREME MACHINES: KOMATSU PC8000: Signs of German Demag DNA in today’s Komatsu PC8000 

TRANSPORT: IVECO DAILY: Driving the latest 4x4 derivative of these popular light commercial vehicles.

WORKING EVENT: LINK CAT CLUB: Report from Avalanche Adventure

PLANTMOBILIA: CAT 794AC: The new 1:50-scale Cat mining truck release from Diecast Masters.