Hillhead/QMJ 2024

January 2022 Issue 213


ATTACHMENTS: DAVE STONE: Owner-operator’s high-spec Takeuchi TB370 compact excavator with tilty.

TECHNOLOGY: UK HYDROGEN: Report on JCB securing a long-term supply of hydrogen fuel.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: DOOSAN DX140-7: Aberdeenshire-based Mackie Plant Hire’s new 14-tonne tracked excavator.

NEW PRODUCT: HITACHI 130-7: Latest Hitachi excavators come with machine guidance and tilt-rotators.

TECHNOLOGY: KOMATSU IMC 2.0: Second generation fully-integrated machine control system for excavators.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: HITACHI EX2000-7: New 200-tonne class mining excavator announced at MINExpo show.

SHOW REPORT: MOLSON GROUP: UK’s first large-scale machinery event comprised a series of open days.

RUNNING REPORT: SANY SY135C: Irish owner-operator reports on two years with this Chinese excavator.

SITE VISIT: LIEBHERR TA230: First batch of the new 30t capacity ADTs are put to work in Scotland.

MARKET GUIDE: WHEELED EXCAVATORS: Latest models with operating weights between 20 and 26 tonnes.

COMPACT EQUIPMENT: CAST CARBON 45T: Italian articulated loader on duty with an Irish surfacing contractor.

DEMOLITION: HITACHI ZX350-7: Central Demolition’s Hitachi ZX350-7 with a triple articulated boom.

FLEET FOCUS: HH CONSTRUCTION: Ties of loyalty have shaped this Yorkshire groundworks firm’s ethos.

SHOW REPORT: MINEXPO 2021: Komatsu’s display of new surface and underground mining machinery.

SPECIAL ADAPTATION: CAT 963 MULCHER: Development of a heavy-duty tracked mulcher for a project on Dartmoor.

EURO FOCUS: BUCKET CHAIN DREDGER: An alternative sand and gravel extraction technique in a Czech quarry.

CLASSIC FLEET: D&I BAIN: The Bain family are passionate collectors of historic JCB machines.

INTERVIEW: NATIONAL HIGHWAYS: National Highways director talks about their future machinery requirements.

PLANTMOBILIA: ROAD-RAILERS: Road/rail wheeled excavator models in 1:50 scale: a Cat M323F and Liebherr A922