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September 2023 Issue 233

NEW PRODUCT: VOLVO EC230 ELECTRIC: Working on site with Europe’s largest battery-powered excavator.

NEW PRODUCT: WACKER NEUSON DV90-2: The 2nd generation of Wacker Neuson’s innovative compact hauler.

APPRENTICE AWARDS: STARS OF THE FUTURE: Report on the leading construction plant apprentices.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: BOBCAT L95: Report from the cab of Bobcat’s new 5.4-tonne compact wheel loader.

USER FEEDBACK: JCB POTHOLE PRO: Midlothian Council’s answer to maintaining a pothole-free road network.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: KUBOTA RT210-2E: Report on Kubota’s new battery-powered compact wheeled loader.

FLEET PROFILE: GB DIGGER HIRE: Purchase decisions of a well-established East Anglia plant hire firm.

RECYCLING: CELSA STEEL WORKS: Machinery run by GR Plant on an operation at a Welsh steel works.

MARKET GUIDE: GRABS AND GRAPPLES: British attachments allowing an excavator to pick, place and sort.

FLEET FOCUS: SIX MILE EXCAVATORS: Kent-based firm’s machine choices started in the 60s with a backhoe.

EURO FOCUS: CASE 695SV: Report on a Finnish veteran owner-operator of a backhoe loader.

MARKET REVIEW: FORWARD-FACING DUMPERS: Compact haulers with the option of facing the direction of travel.

SITE VISIT: FFOS-Y-FRAN: The last surface coal site in the UK has recently ceased production.

EXTREME MACHINE: CAT D10: Development of this iconic dozer’s innovative elevated drive sprockets.

INTERVIEW: KATIE KELLEHER: CPA technical & development officer supports the PPE that fits campaign.

DEALER OPEN DAYS: MOLSON GROUP: Reports from the Avonmouth open days event hosted by Molson.

FACTORY VISIT: LIEBHERR: Report from one of Liebherr’s production facilities at Colmar in France.

CLASSIC PLANT: MUSKINGUM MINE: Recollection of visits to some of the largest earthmoving kit in the USA.

DEALER PROFILE: VERSATILE EQUIPMENT: Bobcat’s new compact equipment depot near Lakenheath, Suffolk.

PLANTMOBILIA: CAT D9: The latest 1:24-scale release from model manufacturer Classic Construction Models.