Hillhead/QMJ 2024

April 2022 Issue 216

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: HYUNDAI HX210A: 21-tonne hire-spec excavator recently added to the Hilliard Civils fleet.

SPECIAL NEWS REPORT: DOOSAN DX1000-7: The new 100-tonne class DX1000-7 is Doosan’s largest excavator to date.

FLEET FOCUS: ECL HYBRIDS: The strategy behind the move towards low carbon emissions practices.

NEW PRODUCT: TAKEUCHI TCR50-2: Latest tracked dumper in Ireland is on the fleet of Longford Hire Centre.

FIRST DRIVE: MANITOU MRT2660: Cutting-edge rotating telehandler offers operator challenges and opportunities.

SITE VISIT: DUNFERMLINE CAMPUS: Machinery and equipment deployed on this extensive education complex.

MARKET GUIDE: DEMO ATTACHMENTS: Latest products and recent developments in their UK supply chain.

RUNNING REPORT: CAT 637K: Collins Earthworks’ muck-shift fleet includes new twin-engine scrapers.

USED EQUIPMENT: LIEBHERR PR734 LGP: Father and son team’s trio of Liebherr dozers with 3D GPS systems.

RUNNING REPORT: JCB 150XHD: County Limerick’s Dillon Brothers’ early experiences with their new flagship.

SITE VISITS: EARLCOATE: Reports from a coastal defence site and works at Southampton Docks.

OWNER-OPERATOR: RORY PRINGLE: Feedback on a new forestry-spec Hyundai excavator/tilt-rotator combination.

SITE VISIT: JCB GOLF CLUB: Course specialist Paddy Quinn undertakes some over-winter maintenance.

CLASSIC FLEET: LANMEUR CATS: Classic Cat 200 Series excavators on a mass muck-shift in Dublin.

USED EQUIPMENT: EURO AUCTIONS: The latest trends at the first major sale of the year.

CLASSIC PLANT: LIMA 2400: A time when coal was king and the Lima 2400 the excavator of choice.

INTERVIEW: NICOLA BIRD: Investment in a brand-new construction skills training centre in Gloucestershire.

PLANTMOBILIA: KPS DEMAG H485: The new all-metal 1:50-scale ultra-class Demag H485 die-cast mode