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JCB updates Wastemaster wheeled loaders

JCB updates Wastemaster wheeled loaders

JCB has updated its 457, 437 and 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels to meet the upcoming EU Stage V emissions legislation. The new Stage V Wastemasters feature Cummins diesel engines that deliver an increase in engine power and a reduction in emissions and fuel consumption. The biggest of the Wastemaster …

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High praise for Europe’s first Volvo front shovel excavator

High praise for Europes first Volvo front shovel excavator

In partnership with SNS, Volvo CE has supplied its first front shovel excavator in Europe to Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja, meeting the customer’s preference over wheel loaders and backhoes. For more than 40 years, Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja has tested every combination of machines in search …

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3 ways idling machines affect profitability

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money. 1. Increased fuel costs Fuel is a major cost for every construction equipment owner so it’s important that each drop goes towards doing the work your company is paid …

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The three TCO tools every Volvo customer should know about

The three TCO tools every Volvo Construction Equipment customer should know about

Total cost of ownership depends on far more than the design and quality of a machine. Utilisation and operation are major contributors to profitability. Here are three tools all Volvo customers have at their disposal to dramatically reduce their running costs. 1. Insight Reports Volvo’s Insight Reports – comprising Fuel …

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GKD Technologies first to interface height and slew restriction technology in Tenstar’s Simulation Training machines

Tenstar Simulation Training machines

Immersive training technology is seeing rapid growth within the construction sector. Advanced simulator development for construction site machinery is being implemented by many leading construction businesses, who are using leading-edge technology simulation-based operator training, as a versatile and effective tool to train operators in a safe environment. Tenstar Simulation, headquartered …

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