Equipment

HS2’s emissions statement

England’s multi-billion pound HS2 rail project will be the first infrastructure project to adopt a new identification scheme for construction plant emissions. JCB and Hitachi have backed the plan.

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Yanmar’s new wheels

Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has revealed the new generation of its B75W wheeled excavator. The new model features the latest 73hp Yanmar turbocharged diesel engine with DPF as standard

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Clean air Liebherr

The two smallest models in Liebherr’s range of Compact wheeled excavators have completed changeover to Stage V emissions standard. It brings higher lift capacities and greater stability.

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‘Pay later’ says Yanmar

Yanmar Compact Equipment has launched a ‘buy now, pay later’ scheme for customers in the UK and Ireland. The limited-time promotion applies to excavators, carriers and wheeled loaders bought before June 30.

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What’s new in Scots fleets?

Ten new Volvos, a pair of Doosans and two Hyundai 'high-walkers' are among the latest fleet investments by Scottish companies ready for a resumption of business.

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Equipment round-up

Liebherr brings forward the world launch of mid-range wheeled loaders, Volvo puts the foot down and what the F is happening with Caterpillar backhoe loaders? Plus Doosan hi-reach and and Hitachi hammer time.

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Hitachi goes for Topcon

Hitachi says it is taking its ‘intelligent’ excavators to the next level under a new partnership with Topcon that allows even inexperienced operators to dig precisely to flat, stepped or sloped designs. 

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First Deere grader in UK

A John Deere grader began working for a Scottish contractor last week as the giant American manufacturer kick-started the widely anticipated reintroduction of the machines into the UK.

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Distance no object

When you want back-up from a dealer do you want to rely on one who’s two hours distant or just 25 minutes up the road? Unusually, at least for one forestry contractor, the first option has proved the better choice.

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A ‘perfect’ Komatsu

Komatsu says it has struck the perfect balance of visibility, operator comfort and productivity with the WB97S‐8, the first ‘follow‐up’ model in its new backhoe loader range.

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