Hillhead/QMJ 2024

August 2022 Issue 220

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: HYUNDAI HX300A: Report from the cab of this new 30-tonne class A-series tracked excavator.

RUNNING REPORT: LIEBHERER TA230: Report on a quarry’s first six months with this new design of ADT.

OWNER OPERATOR: STEFAN SUMMERSBY: Devoted JCB backhoe loader owner-operator’s latest 3CX Pro model.

INTERVIEW: HYUNDAI: European sales and marketing director on ambitious plans for growth.

TECHNOLOGY: ELECTRIC MINING: Liebherr and Fortescue develop zero-emissions mining haul trucks.

SITE VISIT: INGESTRE GOLF CLUB: Designing a new fairway at a prestigious Staffordshire golf course.

MARKET GUIDE: 21-TONNE EXCAVATORS: Tracked excavators in this weight class available in the UK market.

EURO FOCUS: KRUUNUVUORI BRIDGE: Cat excavators work on the construction of the largest bridge in Finland.

FLEET FOCUS: CLINTY QUARRY: Recent fleet additions and the transition towards on-site electric power.

MARKET REVIEW: MID-RANGE LOADERS: Current wheel loaders with operating weights from 15 to 30 tonnes.

SITE VISIT: NATURAL RESOURCES WALES: JCB excavators working with a team from Natural Resources Wales.

FLEET FOCUS: ARONMAR PLANT: Contract crusher in Ireland also runs a fleet of LiuGong excavators.

REHANDLING: LIEBHERR LH110: New wheel loader’s positive effect on a port’s ship-loading capabilities.

SERVICE SUPPORT: BANKS PLANT SOLUTIONS: Coal mining team diversifices  to provide machine maintenance services.

CERTIFICATION: CORAM TRAINING: Positive impressions of this plant training centre near Yeovil, Somerset.

CLASSIC PLANT: ELECTRIC DRIVE: Development of the first generations of electrically-powered earthmovers.

INTERVIEW: PLANTFORCE: The thinking behind on-line technology demonstrated at the recent Futureworx.

PLANTMOBILIA: NEW RELEASES: Bucking the anticipated trend, some interesting new 1:50th-scale releases are now available.