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Case to launch grader at Intermat

Digger Blogger | 09:54, Thu January 22 2015 | 0 Comments

Here's a first look at Case's new grader, to be launched at the Intermat trade fair in April.

Intermat, held every three years in Paris, is Europe’s big plant show this year. We’ll bring you more previews of what to expect at the show as the date gets nearer.

Among the new machines on Case Construction Equipment’s stand will be the first grader in its C Series.
There will be two models in the range with operating weights of 13 and 16 tonnes. They will be available in 6x4 and 6x6 all wheel drive versions.

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Hydrock puts Doosans to work at Northampton waterside

Digger Blogger | 11:17, Wed January 14 2015 | 0 Comments

Doosan equipment is at the forefront of a waterside regeneration contract in Northampton.

The University of Northampton is building a new £330m campus on a 55-acre site that previously housed Nunn Mills coal-fired power station and an Avon Cosmetics factory.

Specialist contractor Hydrock bought new earthmoving machinery to carry out the land remediation for the scheme from its Doosan dealer, Kellands.

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World's biggest sandcastle

Digger Blogger | 10:21, Mon December 15 2014 | 0 Comments

In the latest stunt from its creative team, Caterpillar has built the world’s biggest sand castle.

On a beach in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, seven Cat machines helped seven sand sculptors to build a rather sophisticated edifice standing 12.69 metres in the air.

It has officially been verified by the people from the Guinness Book of Records as a new world record.

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New dredging specification machines join Land & Water

Digger Blogger | 10:51, Wed December 10 2014 | 0 Comments

With every expectation of another wet winter, it looks like specialist contractor Land & Water is going to remain up to its eyeballs in work for quite a while yet.

Land & Water is one of the country’s leading names when it comes to flood defences. It boasts the largest fleet of specialist long reach excavators, dredging equipment and floating plant in the UK.

We reported in our news section recently how some of Land & Water's new JCB JS145 long reach excavators had been put to work on flood prevention schemes on Somerset Levels on behalf of the Environment Agency (pictured below).

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A&L McCrae stands by Bell

Digger Blogger | 10:49, Wed December 10 2014 | 0 Comments

Having tried out another make, Scottish plant hire firm and quarry operation A&L McCrae has continued its association with Bell Equipment with the purchase of two B30E articulated dump trucks.

A&L McCrae ran trials with another manufacturer’s ADT but decided it couldn’t match the performance and reliability it had already experienced with Bell.

A&L McCrae owns and operates the Barrachander Quarry, in Argyll, while also running a plant hire and haulage division. It uses ADTs to transport rock armour from the quarry up and down the west coast of Scotland, as well as carting rock from local borrow pits on road lines.

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