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JCB apprentices are quids in as they earn while they learn

JCB apprentices are quids in as they earn while they learn

Eight JCB apprentices are celebrating their graduation with foundation degrees without running up massive student debts. The group chose to ‘earn while they learn’ by becoming higher apprentices at JCB rather than heading to university. Their decision is now paying dividends as all have qualified with foundation degrees in engineering …

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PLANTWORX 2017 on the runway to success 76% sold

PLANTWORX 2017 on the runway to success 76% sold

The PLANTWORX 2017 team are preparing to put on an impressive exhibition when the biennial show returns to Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire, from 6 -8 June 2017. The UK’s Largest Working Construction Equipment Show, hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), will be the biggest event to date where visitors …

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Bronze artwork honours Mr JCB on the centenary of his birth

Bronze artwork honours Mr JCB on the centenary of his birth

The centenary of the birth of JCB’s Founder has been marked with the unveiling of a specially commissioned bronze bust. Joseph Cyril Bamford CBE was born on June 21st, 1916 at the family home, The Parks, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, the son of Cyril and Dolores Bamford. As a youngster playtime was …

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Mercedes-Benz Vito digs in with Watling JCB

Mercedes-Benz Vito digs in with Watling JCB

One of the world’s largest JCB sole franchises has unearthed another winner in the shape of the latest-generation Mercedes-Benz Vito van. Watling JCB, which this year celebrates its 40th anniversary, operates from a head office in Leicester, and depots in Kidlington, Leighton Buzzard, Peterborough and Wymondham. The company’s fleet of …

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JCB machines put Economic Skips on top of the pile

JCB machines put Economic Skips on top of the pile

Economic Skips has been providing professional waste management solutions for businesses in Greater London since the early 1970s and has an unusual way of dealing with the industrial waste that passes through its facility. Economic Skips has developed a high-level approach by positioning its JCB JS220 – a 22-tonne tracked …

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