Hillhead/QMJ 2024

November 2022 Issue 223

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: HYUNDAI HX235ALCR: A compact radius 24-tonner replaces conventional excavators.

NEW PRODUCT: VOLVO R100: Next-gen 95t capacity hauler on long-term test with Banks Group.

FIRST DRIVE: BOBCAT T86: Report from the cab of the maker's most powerful tracked skid-steer.

SITE VISIT: EUROCOMACH 28ZT: Forestry contractor Dan Hurle and his new mini-excavator.

SHOW PREVIEW: BAUMA 2022: Previews  of the upcoming construction and mining machinery show.

FLEET FOCUS: H&C PLANT HIRE: Recent investment in a fleet of JCB 3CX Site master backhoe loaders.

RUNNING REPORT: CAT D11T: Stokey Plant's 115t dozer on ripper duties at Croxden Quarry.

SITE VISIT: EDINBURGH TRAMS: A pair of Liebherr A910 Compact wheeled excavators in Edinburgh.

MARKET REVIEW: SCRAPERS: Towed and motor scrapers together with a review of prominent UK fleets.

FLEET FOCUS: MEANEY PLANT: Recent additions to the fleet of Kildare based Meaney Plant and Civil.

RECYCLING: NEWTOWN WASTE: A pair of JCB Hydradigs work within a compact recycling facility.

MARKET REVIEW: CONSTRUCTION DOZERS: Construction-sized dozers below 35t.

FACTORY VISIT: KOMATSU UK: Taking a closer look at their new retro-fit machine guidance system.

CLASSIC PLANT: TOWER EXCAVATORS: Review of these forgotten members of the excavator family.

INTERVIEW: AID ALLIANCE: Ardent Hire’s CEO speaks for the UK's Plant & Hire Aid Alliance.

PLANTMOBILIA: 30 PRINTING: A range of 30-printed diorama accessories and vehicle loads.