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March 2023 Issue 227

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIEBHERR LR636: New crawler loader at work within the UK muck-shifting community.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: DOOSAN DX85R-7: The latest item of compact construction equipment from  Doosan.

SHOW PREVIEW: EXECUTIVE HIRE: Some of the highlights of the upcoming Executive Hire Show at Coventry.

FIRST DRIVE: JCB 19C-1E: The practicality of using a battery-powered mini-excavator at home.

SHOW REPORT: BAUMA DEMO: Round-up of the latest high-reach demolition rigs on show at Bauma.

OWNER OPERATOR: ADAM GILBERT: West Country operator’s latest acquisition is a new Doosan DX225-7.

MAINTENANCE: KOMATSU D475A-5: A team of young service engineers take care of Europe’s largest dozer.

SITE VISIT: BRIGHTWELL LAKE: Remediation methods used at this former sand and gravel quarry.

MARKET GUIDE: ROTARY TELEHANDLERS: Details of the latest models available in this versatile machine category.

EURO FOCUS: STABILISATION: Some unusual machines undertake a major stabilisation project in Finland.

FLEET FOCUS: INGENIUM: Bristol-based contractor’s first year operating Kobelco excavators.

SPECIAL ADAPTATIONS: LIEBHERR R920: Two heavy-lift road-rail excavators at Europe’s most westerly railway station.

FACTORY VISIT: AUGER TORQUE: Behind the scenes of this Cheltenham-based attachment manufacturer.

EXTREME MACHINES: CALLIDE MINE: Massive Australian surface coal mine’s new 240t Cat 994K wheel loader.

USED EQUIPMENT: EURO AUCTIONS: Reviewing trends impacting the residual values of earthmoving machinery.

INTERVIEW: BUCYRUS HISTORY: The inside story of the sale of the long-established firm to Caterpillar.

INTERVIEW: HYDROGEN UK: Talking to Clare Jackson, CEO of the trade organisation Hydrogen UK.

PLANTMOBILIA: DIECAST MASTERS: Review of the latest Caterpillar models produced in 1:50 scale.