JCB Machine News & Articles

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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MINI EXCAVATOR TAIL SWINGS: CONVENTIONAL VS. REDUCED VS. ZERO
03 Apr, 2018

Do you know which mini excavator tail swing is right for you? We’ve made it easy by spelling out the pros and cons of zero, reduced and conventional tail swing excavators.   Zero Tail-Swing Excavator A zero tail-swing excavator’s ...

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NO TASK TOO SMALL FOR NEW COMPACT JCB LOADERS
17 Oct, 2017

JCB CEA is introducing two compact wheeled loaders to their range – the 403 and the 406ZX – both boasting small dimensions and versatility suited to any task, from material handling to farming applications. 403 – ...

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BOOMING INDUSTRY DRIVES BACKHOE LOADER DEMAND
07 Apr, 2017

A booming civil construction sector in NSW has encouraged one JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) customer to invest in a new backhoe instead of sub-contracting the work. Robson Civil Projects has been operating for over 50 ...

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JCB EXCAVATOR – KEEPS YOU WORKING
08 Sep, 2016

The Woolgoolga Quarry praises JCB CEA on the service and support they have received on their newest addition to their excavator fleet, the JS300 excavator. As a blue-metal quarry, The Woolgoolga Quarry really puts their machines ...

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New Skid Steer Loaders offer increased versatility
18 Jul, 2016

The two New Skid Steer Loaders to be added to JCB Construction Equipment Australia’s (CEA) range, the 135HD and 155HD, are purpose built to operate in tougher applications and confined areas. The compact structure of the ...

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New Wheel Loader JCB 455ZX
05 Jun, 2016

The all new wheel loader, now available through JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA), delivers maximum uptime with reduced fuel consumption. New Wheel Loader from JCB powered by DIESELMAX engine The New Wheel Loader JCB 455ZX is built ...

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TIGHT ACCESS NO CHALLENGE FOR UPGRADED JCB EXCAVATOR
02 May, 2016

JCBCEA have introduced an upgraded JZ140 to their heavy excavator range, with versatility, productivity and performance in mind for operator control. At just two thirds of the length of a conventional machine, JCB’s upgraded JZ140 excavator ...

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JCBCEA Adds Versatile All-Rounder to Wheeled Loader Range
19 Oct, 2015

JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) has expanded its Wheeled Loader range, with the new entrant sure to win a legion of fans among farm and construction site operators. The 409ZX is a highly productive wheel loader with the ...

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