JCB Machine News & Articles

JCB CEA LAUNCHES ELECTRIC MINI EXCAVATOR
06 Nov, 2019

The new JCB electric excavator is the quietest digger in its range and delivers zero emissions. Designed to meet a growing need for zero-emission environmentally-friendly construction equipment, JCB CEA will launch the electric-drive 19C-1 E-TEC ...

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CEA WINS GLOBAL DEALER OF THE YEAR AT JCB GLOBAL DEALER CONFERENCE
28 Oct, 2019

JCB recently held its annual Top 50 Dealer Conference in Germany, at its new state of the art facility, where dealers from around the world were recognised for their outstanding commitment to the industry and ...

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INTRODUCING THE 3CX COMPACT BACKHOE PLUS
08 Oct, 2019

Today JCB CEA unveils the new 3CX Compact PLUS model, offering enhanced attachment compatibility to undertake a range of new applications including landscaping and other high performance construction duties. New features of the model includes: Varispeed ...

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WARRANTY AND GREY MARKET IMPORTS
01 Oct, 2019

Machines purchased at auctions outside of Australia are sold ‘as seen, no warranty given or implied.’ The default warranty will not be valid even if the machine has been previously despatched from the original equipment ...

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JCB UNVEILS ONE MACHINE SOLUTION FOR ROADS MAINTENANCE
02 Sep, 2019

Backhoe loader world leader JCB has introduced the 3CX Road Master – a one machine solution for roads and highways maintenance. The new model has been designed to specifically meet the needs of highway contractors, local ...

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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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JCB 1.8 TONNE EXCAVATOR IS A FIRST FOR SOLE TRADER
06 Aug, 2019

Peninsula Concrete is a small business operating out of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Brian Dupas, managing director of Peninsula Concrete says his business works on projects with limited access. This includes driveways, pathways and ...

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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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EARTHWORKS COMPANY RELIES ON JCB LIVELINK
15 Jul, 2019

Peter Stadelbauer has been in the bulk earthworks, plant hire and drainage industry for 50 years. As the Managing Director for ACI Excavations, Peter has lost count of how many backhoes and wheel loaders he’s ...

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BACKHOE FOR ROAD SURFACING, RESEALING AND MAINTENANCE
14 Jun, 2019

The JCB 3CX Road Master backhoe is a game changing solution. This backhoe is suitable for use in road surfacing, resealing and maintenance applications. The JCB 3CX Road Master backhoe loader offers exceptional safety for ...

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HIGH SCHOOL TRAINS THE NEXT GENERATION OF EXCAVATOR OPERATORS
06 May, 2019

Coffs Harbour Christian Community High School (CHCCHS) purchased a 4 tonne excavator through their local JCB dealer, North Coast Construction Equipment (NCCE). According to Andrew Lynn, the Deputy Principle of CHCCHS, the JCB 4 tonne excavator is used to ...

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS CHOOSE JCB EXCAVATORS
19 Mar, 2019

Archaeological Excavations is an Australian owned company that specialises in earthmoving, excavation and sieving of archaeological and historical sites. Their extensive team of experienced archaeologists work across government research and heritage projects, salvage, sieving of ...

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BACKHOE OPERATOR LOVES NEW JCB 1.7 TONNE MINI EXCAVATOR
04 Mar, 2019

Broadford Excavations purchased a JCB 1.7 tonne zero tail swing excavator through JCB CEA’s Melbourne dealership. According to Brad Sanders, director of Broadford Excavations the 18Z-1 mini excavator has excellent reach, power and stability. Broadford Excavations ...

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JCB’S NEW 1.7 AND 1.8 TONNE MINI EXCAVATORS
18 Feb, 2019

The new 18Z and 19C mini excavators have operating weights of 1.7-1.8 tonnes and are offered in four variants. There are two upper structure designs, zero tail swing (18Z) and conventional tail swing (19C). In both ...

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SHOULD I HIRE OR BUY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT?
11 Feb, 2019

The decision about hiring versus buying needs to be based on a range of factors, like how soon the machine is needed and how often it’s going to be used.   When to rent Renting from a machinery ...

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NINETEEN JCB’S AND COUNTING FOR MELBOURNE CONTRACTING COMPANY
04 Feb, 2019

Civil Force is an earth and civil contracting company that services Geelong and surrounding areas. According to Shane Norris, Managing Director for Civil Force, he made the switch to JCB when he purchased his first ...

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13 TONNE EXCAVATOR INCREASES PRODUCTIVITY BY 20% ON NSW COTTON FARM
12 Sep, 2018

Toby Makin, General Manager of Australia Food and Fibre Kooramba Cotton Gin, bought a new JCB 13 tonne excavator in November last year. He has already noticed a 20% improvement in cycle times using the ...

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A MINI SKID STEER LOADER
22 Aug, 2018

Skid steer loaders are classified by their rated operating capacity (ROC). The ROC (not the Dwayne Johnson variety) is the weight a skid steer loader can safely pick up without flipping or nose diving and ...

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DEMOLITION COMPANY CUTS FUEL COSTS WITH 20 TONNE EXCAVATOR
07 Aug, 2018

The super-efficient 20 tonne JCB excavator is slashing fuel costs for contractors, with one demolition contractor in South Australia saying he’s cut fuel costs by up to $400 per week. Mr Dapy’s Demolition, run by Sean ...

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WHY WAS THE JCB BACKHOE LOADER #1 IN 2017?
04 May, 2018

The JCB backhoe loader was number one in Australia yet again for 2017. It’ll come as no surprise that half of all backhoe’s sold in Australia last year were the JCB 3CX backhoe loader. We’ve held ...

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