Hillhead/QMJ 2024

March 2022 Issue 215

FIRST IMPRESSION: CAT 313: One of Scotland’s first full-spec Cat 313 excavators, run by Keystone Construction.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: HYUNDAI EXCAVATORS: Report on the latest ultra-low emissions tracked excavators.

OPERATOR FEEDBACK: CASE CX245D SR: Experienced operator Joe Foster on his new zero-swing/tilt-rotator excavator.

SITE VISIT: GOATS HILL QUARRY: Doosan’s flagship DL580-7 wheel loader is among the latest investments.

NEW PRODUCT: HYUNDAI HW210A: New flagship wheeled excavator on duty at an innovative recycling depot.

MARKET GUIDE: DUST SUPPRESSION: Latest water misting machines – key components in controlling dust.

USED EQUIPMENT: DONOUGHA O’BRIEN: County Wicklow contractor makes best use of second-hand machinery.

SHOW PREVIEW: EXECUTIVE HIRE: The return of this popular February trade show.

OPERATOR FEEDBACK: CHAMPION HITACHIS: Fred Champion operators talk about their new Dash 7 Hitachi excavators.

FLEET FOCUS: WOOLDRIDGE GROUNDWORKS: Contractor’s reduced-swing JCBs equipped with tilt-rotator and 3D systems.

TECHNOLOGY: MJL CONTRACTORS: South-west earthworks contractor invests in tilt-rotators and GPS systems.

MARKET REVIEW: RUBBER TRACKS: The wide range of replacement rubber tracks available in the UK marketplace.

EXTREME MACHINES: AUSTRALIA MINING: Oz’s National Group is at the top end of the global plant hire market.

ROAD/RAIL: D’AVINO SITE DUMPERS: Recent additions to the McCormack Brothers’ fleet of road/rail machinery.

ATTACHMENTS: KPRIME TEETH: Eurofab Scotland has adopted Komatsu’s new long-lasting bucket teeth.

INTERVIEW: FLANNERY PLANT HIRE: Patrick Flannery on his own role in the need to invest in operator training.

PLANTMOBILIA: LIEBHERR A916: AT Collections’ detailed 1:32 scale model comes with a tilt-rotator and attachment packages.