JCB Machine News & Articles

7 TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT WHEEL LOADER
24 Sep, 2018

The sheer size and capacity of wheel loaders make them an essential asset for councils and waste management facilities. There are a number of considerations to keep in mind when reviewing a tender or choosing a ...

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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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WHEELED EXCAVATOR IMPROVES EFFICIENCY AND SAFETY
06 Sep, 2018

Ron Stone, owner of Watermains Australia, purchased JCB’s innovative Hydradig in November last year and is already reaping the benefits. According to Ron, the wheeled excavator has increased time efficiency and safety on-site. The Melbourne-based ...

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FLEXIHIRE PURCHASES 7 NEW JCB TELEHANDLERS
28 Aug, 2018

Flexihire recently purchased three 531-70 and four 533-105 telehandlers. These telescopic handlers are being used on construction and mining projects throughout Queensland and Northern NSW. Flexihire are equipment hire specialists with a fleet of 13 JCB ...

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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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JCB’S FOUR AND FIVE TONNE EXCAVATORS
31 Jul, 2018

JCB's 4 and 5 tonne excavators represent a new generation of compact excavators with greater control, efficiency, performance and strength. These excavators are highly productive, compact, agile, innovative and economical to own. They also have exclusive ...

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KENNARDS HIRE PURCHASES JCB 525-60C TELEHANDLERS
23 Jul, 2018

With more than 170 branches across Australia and New Zealand, Kennards Hire is the #1 family-owned supplier of high quality, hire equipment. From DIY through small-medium projects to large construction sites, their equipment range is ...

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JCB’S HYDRADIG WHEELED EXCAVATOR IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE WASTE INDUSTRY
16 Jul, 2018

The JCB Hydradig Wastemaster wheeled excavator is a totally new material handling solution. It brings new levels of innovation and engineering excellence to the growing compact wheeled machine sector of the waste and recycling market. The ...

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3 STEPS TO IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY FOR EXCAVATOR OPERATORS
04 Jul, 2018

Some excavators are always operated in the heavy work mode which uses the most fuel. By using integrated work modes, you can improve your productivity with less fuel. JCB makes this easy for excavator operators with linked work modes ...

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JCB’S MOST POWERFUL AND PRODUCTIVE BACKHOE EVER
26 Jun, 2018

The all-new JCB 5CX WasteMaster backhoe is quite simply the most powerful and productive JCB backhoe loader ever made. Expanding on JCB’s world-leading backhoe range, the 5CX has all the engine power, torque, tractive effort and ...

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DO GREY MARKET IMPORT TELESCOPIC HANDLERS MEET AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS?
18 Jun, 2018

A Grey market import telehandler is a machine sold by someone other than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). These telescopic handlers are privately imported without the knowledge of the OEM. The telehandlers sold by OEMs ...

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JCB’S HYDRADIG WHEELED EXCAVATOR WINS BEST NEW PRODUCT AT HIRE18
12 Jun, 2018

The JCB Hydradig wheeled excavator has won the award for the best new product at the Hire Industry Excellence Awards. The award was presented at the HIRE18 conference which is the 50th convention hosted by ...

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PURPOSE BUILT DIESEL GENERATORS FOR HIRE COMPANIES
05 Jun, 2018

JCB is meeting the needs of customers in the hire sector with the launch of the RS range of diesel generators, specifically designed for the power generation rental market. Powered by a range of world-class ...

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AUSSIE FARMERS LOVE THE 525-60 COMPACT TELEHANDLER
30 May, 2018

The compact 525-60 agri telehandler is small enough to access older farm buildings with doorways under two-metres wide. With the best in class lift height of 6m and large lifting capacity of 2,500kg, it's no ...

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