August 2024 Issue 244


SITE VISIT: DEVELON DX165WR ELECTRIC: A new battery powered duck.

SPECIAL NEWS: REPORT MAMMOET: Dismantling a pair of massive tunnel-boring machines.

NEW TECHNOLOGY: BOBCAT: Compact machinery safety systems under development.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIUGONG 933F: Contractor Austin Wilkinson’s  new 35t LiuGong.

PRODUCT LAUNCH: VOLVO: Report from Sweden on the latest batch of new products from Volvo.

SITE VISIT: MANCHESTER WASTE: Redgate Holdings’ new Liebherr LH22C tracked materials handler.

FLEET FOCUS: SINCLAIR PLANT: Firm runs new bespoke-liveried JCB machines.

SITE VISIT: HIGHLAND CONSERVATION: Kobelco SK75SR-7 midi maintaining upland peat bogs.


SITE VISIT: BANNER CONTRACTS: Sany excavators and an SMB mobile crusher in a Derbys quarry.

FLEET FOCUS: CROSS CIVILS: New fleet to support the formation of a new golf course.

SITE VISIT: CAT 309CR: The increasing use of construction equipment by arboriculturists.

EURO FOCUS: MANSEN MORINAT: A unique dealer trade show held at Tampere in Finland.

EXTREME MACHINES: COAL CREEK: Wyoming surface coal mine’s machinery and reclamation activities.

FACTORY VISIT: KOMATSU MINING: Germany’s former Demag factory focuses on electric-drive excavators.

PRE-ELECTION STATEMENT: CONSTRUCTION HIRE: The CPA’s priorities for the UK plant sector.

BOOK REVIEW: EARTHMOVING IMAGES: David Wylie’s latest pictorial book.

INTERVIEW: VIKI BELL (CEA): The CEA’s recently published manifesto.

PLANTMOBILIA: KOMATSU WE1850: Stunning hybrid wheel loader replica by Weiss Brothers.