JCB Machine News & Articles

FIRST 50 ORDERS DELIVERED AS ELECTRIC JCB DIGGER IN FULL PRODUCTION
26 Aug, 2019

JCB has made manufacturing history by going into full production with the construction industry’s first fully electric mini excavator – with more than 50 machines already delivered. The 19C-1E models - JCB’s first-ever electric diggers - ...

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CHOOSING THE BEST TELEHANDLER ATTACHMENTS
22 Jul, 2019

Telehandlers are one of the most versatile pieces of machinery on worksites today. Designed to tackle almost every job with the simple switch of attachment, they can replace a full shed of equipment. Choosing the ...

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JCB FASTRAC TRACTOR STORMS TO NEW BRITISH SPEED RECORD
27 Jun, 2019

JCB has set a new British speed record for tractors with its high-speed Fastrac tractor. The tractor notched up 166kmh at Elvington Airfield, near York, with TV presenter and engineering guru Guy Martin behind the wheel. ...

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NORTHERN TERRITORY HOLDING DEPOT CHOOSES JCB TELEHANDLERS
17 Jun, 2019

The Coomalie Holding Depot is a live export depot facility supplying cattle to South East Asia. Based in the Northern Territory, the facility is responsible for getting cattle ready for export. The Coomalie Holding Depot ...

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JCB TELEHANDLER USED TO TRIM MANGO TREES IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
27 May, 2019

NT Land Development has 150,000 mango trees across 4 farms in the Northern Territory. They purchased a 541-70 Agri Super telehandler through their local dealer Forklift Solutions to trim the mango trees. A unique attachment ...

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AUSTRALIAN BLUEBERRY CO-OPERATIVE PURCHASES BACKUP GENERATOR
05 Apr, 2019

Oz Group Co-op Ltd purchased a JCB G400QX backup generator from their local dealer, North Coast Construction Equipment. The JCB generator allows for the continued packing and storage of blueberries during a power outage. Oz Group ...

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NORTHERN TERRITORY HIRE COMPANY BUYS MORE TELEHANDLERS
29 Jan, 2019

Hireworks purchased a JCB 531-70 Agri telehandler through their local dealer Forklift Solutions. According to Allan Gillet, Managing Director of Hireworks, the new telehandler was purchased as part of a growing fleet of JCB telescopic ...

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WHEEL LOADER IMPROVES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY
03 Dec, 2018

Riverina Oils recently purchased the 426 HT wheel loader through their local JCB dealer, Cadmac Riverina. The new wheel loader has increased employee engagement and productivity. The operator is able to load each truck faster ...

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INNOVATIVE PINE SHAVING SUPPLIER USES JCB TELEHANDLERS
20 Nov, 2018

Straw Services Australia purchased a 541-70 Agripro telehandler through their local dealer Agriquip. According to Anthony Beck, director of Straw Services Australia the new Agripro transmission is superior to other telehandlers. Straw Services Australia has ...

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TRACTOR USED TO MOVE 75,000 TONNES OF SUGAR CANE
05 Nov, 2018

Len Quagliata is a cane farmer and contractor based in Ayr in North Queensland. Len was looking for a tractor to transport 17 tonnes of sugar cane at 60kms per hour from the cane field ...

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THE JCB 435S WHEEL LOADER WINS THE POWER FARMING FARM LOADER OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARD
16 Oct, 2018

The JCB 435S wheel loader has won the Power Farming magazine award for farm loader of the year 2018. We’ve put together 8 reasons why the 435S took out the title.   1.      Farm Machinery Most wheel loaders ...

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2.5 TONNE EXCAVATOR USED TO IRRIGATE WEBSTER WALNUTS
03 Oct, 2018

Webster recently purchased a JCB 2.5 tonne excavator through their local dealer Intersales Leeton. The mini excavator is currently being used for pipework on their Leeton walnut farm. An auger attachment is used to drill ...

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ROTATION INNOVATION – JCB HYDRADIG WHEELED EXCAVATOR
26 Apr, 2018

When some people take a new direction in their lives, often, they travel or take up a new hobby, but there are some, who deviate even further, throwing their lot into some long-considered idea. This is ...

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GRAIN GROWER REAPS BENEFITS OF FIRST HARVEST WITH NEW FASTRAC 8330 TRACTOR
22 Mar, 2018

Esperance grain grower Greg Curnow bought his new JCB Fastrac 8330 in November last year, just in time for a fruitful harvest season. In addition to being a smooth and comfortable ride, the ability to extend ...

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NEW JCB AGRI PRO LOADALL PROVIDES FIRST DUALTECH VT IN AUSTRALIA
02 Feb, 2017

JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) has launched their new Agri Pro Loadalls that combines both Hydrostatic and Powershift drive systems to deliver Australia’s first and only 2-in-1 dual technology transmission (DualTechVT). The new 531-70 and 541-70 ...

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AUSTRALIAN FARMER OF THE YEAR CHOOSES INNOVATIVE JCB TELEHANDLERS
20 Jan, 2017

The incredible versatility of JCB’s telehandlers has made them the perfect choice for one of Australia’s leading farming families, who put the machines to work across every aspect of their sugar cane processing plant. Rocky Point ...

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IMPROVED COMFORT AND CONTROL FOR MID-RANGE JCB AGRI LOADERS
01 Nov, 2016

Operators will be able to perform routine service checks without leaving the cab of JCB’s new wheeled loaders, according to Greg Sealey, JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) National Product Manager for Wheel Loaders. The in-cab service ...

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ALL NEW FLAGSHIP JCB FASTRAC LAUNCHED IN 25th ANNIVERSARY YEAR
10 Oct, 2016

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the JCB Fastrac tractor, Australian distributor JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) is bringing the all-new innovative 8330 Fastrac to our shores, after the launch of the model in the ...

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AGRICULTURAL TRACTOR USED FOR SPREADING – A FASTRAC CASE STUDY
15 Aug, 2016

Spreading expert - Simon Manwaring bought agricultural tractor JCB 4220 Fastrac because of the versatility it gives him. New South Wales spreading contractor Simon Manwaring expects his new agricultural tractor JCB 4220 Fastrac to significantly improve his efficiency ...

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NEW GENERATION JCB FASTRAC RAISES THE BAR
01 Feb, 2016

JCB’s new generation 4000 Series Fastrac has hit Australian shores, with updated features raising the productivity and efficiency of the tractor. The all-new 4000 Series JCB Fastrac, now available in Australia, draws on 20 years of ...

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