Skid-steer farm test

A two-week-long test of one of Manitou’s latest skid-steer loaders on a large mixed farm was intended to fi nd out whether these highly manoeuvrable machines have agricultural applications beyond poultry and pig buildings. David Williams reports.

Largest ever export order leaves Scotts for Canada

A UK manufacturer of vegetable harvesting and handling machinery has this month exported its largest-ever order.

Handler brand change suits Cambridgeshire farm

One of the first of New Holland’s latest model telehandlers has been selected to replace a competitor brand on a large Cambridgeshire family farm. David Williams reports.

Scotts sends its first evolution to south africa

A UK manufacturer of vegetable harvesting and handling machinery has supplied its first to order to South Africa thanks to a recommendation from a Canadian company.

JCB secures $269 million order from US military

JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military with a fleet of specialised high speed excavators over the next eight years in a deal worth up to $269 million (£217 million).

All the best features in one

Fendt has added the Cargo T955 telehandler to its expanding full-line product range.

Upgrades for Kramer telehandlers

The Kramer brand is upgrading a huge model range to level 5 engines, as well as adding new features for increased comfort and an optimal driving experience for operators.

Better to be less rigid about handling

After operating a succession of traditional telehandlers since the early 1990s, a Suffolk estate opted for a change when updating its machine last year. Following on-farm demonstrations of several alternatives, the decision was made to invest in an articulated telescopic.

New folding forks boost loader productivity

Hydraulic-folding forks designed for shifting large quantities of forage and similar materials were launched earlier this year to further boost the productivity of JCB’s highest-output wheeled loaders, especially when working on silage clamps.

Record Year in 2019 for Doosan Bobcat in EMEA

Total sales for Doosan Bobcat and Doosan Portable Power products in EMEA and outside of EMEA region grew by 12.8% to 863 million EUR in 2019, compared to the previous year.

Increased variety and choice from Manitou

New compact loaders from Manitou were previewed at Lamma earlier this year. The range includes skid-steer and articulated versions to suit a wide variety of users. David Williams has been trying them out.

New Holland showcases their latest range at Cereals and Royal Highland Show

New Holland Agriculture will be showcasing the diverse range of products it now offers at Cereals on 12th – 13th June 2019 as well as at the Royal Highland show on 20th – 23th June 2019.

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