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February 2023 Issue 226

RUNNING REPORT: YANMAR B110W: Owner-operator Scott Hamilton’s high-spec compact wheeled excavator.

TECHNOLOGY: JCB HYDROGEN: Graham Black’s update on JCB’s development of hydrogen power.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: MANITOU ULM412H: Report from the cab of this French firm’s smallest new telehandlers.

NEW PRODUCT: CAT 988K XE: Cat machinery at Bauma included a new 50-tonne class wheel loader.

DEMOLITION: REDBRIDGE RAIL: Where the UK’s first MBI Eagle III steel shear is on demolition duties.

FIRST DRIVE: HIDROMEK HMK 230: New dealer MPS South West’s latest demonstrator excavators on test.

SITE VISIT: CRAIG YR HESG QUARRY: Welsh quarry’s Komatsu excavator equipped with an extreme duty bucket.

MARKET REVIEW: COMPACT LOADERS: Review of recent developments within the compact wheel loader sector.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIEBHERR PR736 G8: Report on Essex-based Lionel Whitnell Plant’s high-specification dozer.

PROFILE: S.E.L. CLARKE: North Devon family-run contactor and hirer based in North Devon.

MARKET GUIDE: CABBED DUMPERS: Recent trends in site dumper capacity, safety features and latest models.

SHOW REPORT: BAUMA KOMATSU: The largest zero-emissions muck-shifter on the massive German showground.

TECHNOLOGY: UNICONTROL 3D GPS: First installation of a Unicontrol 3D machine guidance system in Ireland.

RECYCLING: LIUGONG 952E DM: New 52-tonne demo spec excavator added to the fleet of Ward Recycling.

EXTREME MACHINES: LIEBHERR MINING: New mining machinery and technologies seen at the Bauma show.

SHOW REPORT: PILING & DRILLING: Latest specialist piling and foundation machinery at the Bauma show.

INTERVIEW: OPERATOR TRAINING: Flannery Plant Hire’s Aaron Davis on a topic that’s vital to the industry.

CLASSIC PLANT: ENGINS PASSION: Last year’s event saw historic Poclain machinery put through its paces.

PLANTMOBILIA: VOLVO EC220E: AT Collections’ new 1:32-scale Volvo EC220E tracked excavator and associated attachments.