Hillhead/QMJ 2024

May 2022 Issue 217


PRODUCT LAUNCH: CASE E-SERIES: The first Case E series tracked excavators to be put to work in the UK.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: DOOSAN: Report on the latest additions to Doosan’s broad range of machinery.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIEBHERR A913: Compact wheeled excavator has joined the fleet of Somerset-based Gartell.

RUNNING REPORT: SUNWARD SWE215F: How are Gill Skip Hire’s Chinese excavators doing after almost a year?

TECHNOLOGY: KOVACO SKID-STEER: Demo specialist Erith Group’s new battery-powered skid-steer loaders.

NEW PRODUCT: LIUGONG 915FCR: Report on one of the first Chinese compact radius excavators in the UK.

FLEET FOCUS: LJ DEVELOPMENTS: Devon firm’s batch of new JCB excavators are equipped with Leica GPS.

RUNNING REPORT: KOBELCO SK300-10: Central Demolition’s demo-spec excavator with an OilQuick coupler.

MARKET GUIDE: MIDI-EXCAVATORS: We review the wide range of midi excavators currently available.

FLEET FOCUS: RORY HOLBROOK: East Anglian firm’s expanding fleet of Liebherr handling machinery.

EXTREME MACHINE: CAT 992: Evolution of one of the most successful mining wheel loaders ever made.

OWNER-OPERATOR: JASON METSON: One-man’s Volvo EC140E and Rototilt clean up on the waterfront.

CLASSIC COLLECTION: S.E. DAVIS: A walk through this firm’s awe-inspiring collection of classic plant.

ATTACHMENTS: DIGGERLID: An Australian-designed raincoat for mini-excavators equipped with a canopy.

INDUSTRY BENCHMARKS: O&K RH300: History of a 500-tonne commercial failure that left a huge design legacy.

PLANTMOBILIA: CAT 6030: The new 1:48-scale Cat 6030 hydraulic shovel from Classic Construction Models.