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  • Doosan

    New Doosan & Bobcat products at Bauma 2016

    Doosan Construction Equipment is presenting every aspect of the company’s business at Bauma 2016, encompassing many new Doosan Heavy, Bobcat and Doosan Portable Power product launches as well as the very latest initiatives from the company’s attachment and aftermarket support operations. The Doosan Heavy display includes the new 5 tonne DX57W-5 wheeled excavator which, in addition to complying with the latest Stage IIIB emission regulations, incorporates many new features that increase performance, operator comfort, durability and fuel efficiency. The DX57W-5 has increased power from the 42.5 kW (52.3 HP) Doosan D24 4-cylinder engine which also offers convenience and lower costs…

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  • Kubota

    Spring savings with Kubota

    Gardening professionals searching for high performance mowers this season can save time and money by taking advantage of Kubota’s latest spring cash back offer. Available until 30 June 2016, Kubota’s latest cash back offer includes the GR2120, T1880 and GR1600 ride on mowers, all designed to meet the extensive requirements of those working to keep their gardens in pristine condition. Buyers of the GR2120 can claim back £300, whilst buyers of the T1880 and GR1600 ride on mowers can enjoy £200 cash back. The incentive is open to anyone who purchases one of these ride on mower from Kubota dealers.…

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  • PSD Groundscare announces deal to supply Farol Ltd

    PSD Groundscare, the leading distributor of AS Motor, Eliet, Koppl and TS Industrie professional groundscare machinery, are pleased to announce a recent deal that sees them supplying central and southern England multi-depot groundscare dealer Farol Ltd. James Moore, director of golf and grass machinery at Farol said: “We were looking for a solution to fill a gap in our shredders and chippers product offering. PSD Groundscare presented both their Eliet and TS Industrie ranges of which we had no hesitation in listing. The build quality and the output results from both ranges are top class and this coupled with their excellent…

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  • Makita

    Makita expands water pump range with 4-stroke models

    Makita donated generators to the Cumbrian flood relief operations to help overcome power loss in this rain-devastated area last December. Now three new clean and dirty water pumps have been added to the range, all powered by a quiet, low emission 4-stroke petrol engine. These pumps are suited for use in flood relief operations and have been designed for arduous operations in the most testing conditions. The new Makita EW2050H, EW2051H and EW3051H are all powered by a reliable 169cc engine that comfortably meets the latest EPA Phase 3 and EU emissions regulations running on straight unleaded fuel held in…

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  • Etesia

    Cut, collect and stripe with even more Etesia models

    Following the successful launch of the rear roller kit for its 41cm pedestrian rotary models last year, Etesia has announced that the kit is now also available for 46cm models in its range. Etesia pedestrian mowers have become world renowned for cutting and collecting in all weather conditions, even the wet, but before last year were not available with a rear roller kit for that all important presentation. With the launch of the rear roller kit for the 46cm cutting width models, which are Etesia’s most popular models, users will be given much more choice in their cutting requirements – cut,…

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  • Polaris awards dealers at Poland conference

    More than fifty Polaris dealers gathered last month for the annual business conference, held at the Polaris factory in Opole, Poland. For many it was their initial chance to see the factory, which has completed its first full year of production. The 345,000-square-foot facility was also the first Polaris plant dedicated to manufacturing Off-Road Vehicles (ORV’s) outside North America, producing approximately 35 different ORV vehicle models destined for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region. The Polaris dealers arrived from across the UK including Shetland, Wales and Northern Ireland to see the 2016 line-up and receive Dealer of the…

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  • The CGM Group choose Ransomes fleet from Ernest Doe & Sons

    At the beginning of last season the CGM Group Maintenance, based at Downham Market in Norfolk, took delivery of seven new Ransomes Parkway 3 ride-on cylinder mowers from Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd as part of a major machinery investment programme. Managing director Tom Glover and his wife Julie started the business 30 years ago carrying out grass cutting for the local authority and now provide grounds maintenance, landscaping arboriculture, facilities management and pest control services throughout East Anglia. The Group employs over 180 staff working on a wide range of contracts for local authorities, housing associations, schools and sports…

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  • STIHL to search for green-fingered givers in local community hero competition

    STIHL is on the search for Great Britain’s ‘Local Community Heroes’ to recognise and reward those people that have given back to their neighbourhood in the form of landscaping, gardening, clearing or cultivating. STIHL will be giving away £2,500 worth of STIHL Cordless System product to a deserving winner who has been nominated by someone in their community. Six finalists will also win a STIHL FSA 90 cordless brushcutter with battery and charger, worth more than £550. Robin Lennie, managing director at STIHL GB, says the competition looks to reward those unsung heroes who take an active role in regenerating…

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  • EGO doubles trimmer range for 2016

    EGO Power+ has introduced two new line trimmers to its range, bringing the total variety within its trimmer product line to four. The range had consisted of a 30cm option and a 38cm brushless model but now two new string trimmers with brushless motors have been introduced to complement the existing two. These are a 33cm option with a 2mm dual line and two speed functionality and a 38cm option, with a 2.4mm dual line and variable speeds, with a bike handle for extra manoeuvrability and operator comfort. All four trimmers have a free-rotating bump feed which means that the…

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  • Husqvarna

    Husqvarna launch UK’s first robotic lawnmower giveaway

    The world’s largest producer of outdoor power products, Husqvarna, is today launching the UK’s first and biggest robotic lawnmower giveaway worth over £300,000. The aptly named Husqvarna Automower® Challenge aims to recruit 100 participants from across the UK to trial the Husqvarna Automower® in their garden, allowing them to see for themselves the benefits of the world’s most advanced robotic mower. Over the last three years, sales in Scandinavia have risen 200%, while in France, following a similar Husqvarna Automower® Challenge last year, sales increased by 150%. In the UK, the market has been slower to recognise the benefits of the robotic…

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  • Kubota

    Kubota kick starts 2016 with new promotion

    Kubota UK is getting 2016 off with a bang with the launch of a new promotion available across its M60 and MGX-II Series tractors. For a limited time only, buyers can take advantage of a range of added value services when purchasing a new Kubota tractor, including an extended warranty package, competitive and tailored finance on all purchases and generous discount offers on all loader packages. The offer, available on Kubota’s M8540, M8540n, M9960, M6060, M7060, M110GX-II and M135GX-II tractors, gives buyers access to an impressive free 5-year, 2,000-hour warranty (worth up to £2,000); 3-years interest free finance; and generous…

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  • Adamsons opens new dealer premises in Lincolnshire

    East Yorkshire based John Deere turf dealer F G Adamson & Son has opened a new outlet in Langworth, near Lincoln after a £500,000 investment to expand its sales area in the county. Adamsons is a longstanding groundscare dealership with over 70 years of experience. The business was originally appointed by John Deere as a full-line turf equipment dealer in 1998, covering east and north Yorkshire and the north and north-east of Lincolnshire. It currently employs a total of 42 staff across the two outlets. “The opening of this new depot in Lincolnshire represents a significant moment in our history,…

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  • John Deere

    John Deere Gators get on track

    John Deere has approved the use of Camso rubber tracks on its Gator utility vehicles in Europe, following their availability in the US for several years. An XUV 855D Gator equipped with a Camso UTV T4S four-track system supplied by UK distributor Supatracks was recently featured on the company’s stand at LAMMA 2016. Designed to extend the versatility and all year round use of these popular all-terrain vehicles even further, the Camso tracks reduce ground pressure by up to 75 per cent to less than 1 psi and take less than two hours to install in place of the wheels,…

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  • Industry-leading service at Doosan European Parts Centre

    The European Parts Centre for the Doosan Heavy range of excavators, wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks, based at Leipzig in Germany, is currently achieving an industry-leading fill rate of an average of 96.6% compared to the typical figure of 95% in the rest of the industry. Providing 24-hour delivery of parts to Doosan dealers and customers door-to-door anywhere in Europe from a stock of over 43,000 parts, the 6000m2 Doosan European Parts Centre is housed in a large warehouse facility operated by Doosan’s partner, DHL Supply Chain. The warehouse is located right next to the central European DHL Express…

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  • Etesia

    Etesia launches three new battery powered pedestrian models

    Etesia has launched three new battery-powered pedestrian rotary mowers, the PACS push and PACTS single speed 46cm models and the NACS push 41cm model. All new models are now also available with the new rear roller kit for easy, effortless striping. The three new models offer extreme versatility with the ability to cut, collect and mulch without the need for an accessory. Users will be capable of mowing with or without collection in all conditions as well as undertake high-quality mulching, and with the new rear roller kit now stripe for presentation. Built upon the DUOCUT concept of combining 100%…

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  • Ariens announces changes to sales and marketing structure

    Ariens Company Limited has announced several changes to their sales and marketing structure. Ariens, which includes Countax and Westwood garden tractors and ECHO outdoor power tools in its portfolio, has named John Horn as senior vice president of international sales and marketing. He will assume the position as leader of the UK sales and marketing teams along with his other international responsibilities. John will work closely with European manager Darren Spencer and the international leadership teams to further develop the subsidiaries located in the UK and Scandinavia. Former UK sales manager Steve Campbell has been made product and business development…

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  • JCB

    JCB unveils next generation 4-6 tonne midi excavators

    Building on the successful introduction of next generation 6, 8, 9 and 10 tonne midi excavators last year, JCB is releasing four additional models, with operating weights of 4.8-5.7 tonnes. The midi excavators are available in conventional, reduced and zero tailswing configurations, to meet the requirements of customers across the world. Key features include: 500 hour greasing intervals Improved cab instrumentation 18% increase in 57C operator’s cab capacity 11% improvement in visibility 9% boost to bucket tearout 5% additional dump height 2% more powerful bucket tearout force The four new models are; the 48Z-1, which replaces the previous 8045Z/8050ZTS; the…

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  • Kubota

    Kubota UK expands marketing team with two new appointments

    Kubota UK, the market leading supplier of agricultural, groundcare and construction machinery solutions, goes from strength to strength with yet another expansion to its marketing team. Newly appointed John Johnson, marketing support manager, and Pavlos Panteleimonitis, marketing administrator, will work alongside the company’s marketing manager Karen Tipping to further strengthen the structured marketing approach across all divisions of Kubota UK, primarily through shows and events; both tasked with organising the company’s busy show calendar. Commenting on the new appointments, Karen Tipping said: “It’s an extremely exciting time for Kubota UK and a fantastic start to 2016, with the additions of…

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  • Isuzu

    New parts and service dealer for Isuzu Truck in Aberdeen

    Commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd has announced the appointment of Aberdeen-based company Almar Garage as its official parts and service dealer for the north-east Scotland area. This appointment went live on January 2 2016 and commenting on the latest addition to its national UK dealer network, Keith Child, marketing director at Isuzu Truck said: “We have a growing vehicle fleet parc in Scotland and the appointment of Almar Garage can only strengthen our coverage and commitment to support our increasing number of customers within this strategically important part of the UK.” “Almar Garage has been in business since 1982…

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  • Doosan

    New Doosan 5 tonne Stage 3B Compliant Wheeled Excavator

    At Bauma 2016, Doosan Construction Equipment will be showing the company’s new 5 tonne DX57W-5 wheeled excavator for the first time. In addition to complying with the latest Stage 3B emission regulations, the DX57W-5 incorporates many new features that increase performance, durability and fuel efficiency. The DX57W-5 has increased power from the 42.5 kW (52.3 HP) Doosan D24 4-cylinder engine which also offers convenience and lower costs by meeting Stage 3B emission regulations without the need for a diesel particulate filter (DPF), through the use of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) after-treatment technologies. Factory tests…

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  • ABBA Plant Hire praises JCB Midi Excavator

    Lincolnshire plant hirer ABBA Plant Hire has praised the performance of JCB’s new 10-tonne 100C-1 midi excavator model after buying the first of the machines in the UK. The 10-tonne machine is based on the frame of the successful 8.6 tonne 86C-1 midi machine, but with a more powerful engine, larger dig end and increased hydraulic capacity to boost performance. It shares the striking new JCB midi appearance, along with a revised H-design undercarriage and a powerful JCB Diesel by Kohler Stage 3B (Tier 4 Final) engine that delivers increased efficiency and lower operating costs for the customer. ABBA’s plant…

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  • Isuzu

    Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd and TVS Supply Chain Solutions celebrate 20 years of collaboration

    This year not only marks the 20th anniversary of the collaboration between Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd and TVS Supply Chain Solutions, but as a result of TVS SCS providing Isuzu with industry leading levels of service and excellent support since they first established in the UK, both companies have culminated this successful relationship by signing a further 3 year renewal contract. This continued relationship is particularly positive as Isuzu continues to develop an increased share of the UK Truck Market, with market leaders TVS playing a fundamental role in supporting those developments through its extensive range of Aftersales Parts Services. The TVS team…

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  • Kubota

    Kubota UK partners with Northampton Saints

    Market leading machinery manufacturer Kubota UK has signed up as an partner of Northampton Saints, one of the biggest and best supported teams in the Aviva Premiership, England’s top flight of Rugby Union. The deal, announced at the club’s Franklin’s Gardens stadium, has already seen the Kubota brand ideally positioned on the back of the Northampton Saints rugby shirts. Kubota machinery will also be used by the club’s expert groundcare team, ensuring its pitch and training facilities are kept in first class condition. Dave Roberts, managing director of Kubota UK, commented: “Partnering the club really is the perfect match for…

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  • power

    The next generation of garden power from EGO Power+

    The next generation of products from EGO Power+ have been unveiled and the expansion of the range will see the brand increase its ever-growing presence in the garden machinery market in 2016. The range of 56 volt lithium-ion products launched in the UK and Europe in spring 2015 and proved incredibly popular. The original range consisted of six core products; a mower, a blower, a chainsaw, a hedgetrimmer, a 30cm line trimmer and a 38cm line trimmer. Now for 2016, the range has expanded to include nine new products. Three new lawnmowers have been added to the range which includes…

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  • Kubota

    Farmstar strikes gold in Kubota dealer excellence

    Midlands agriculture and groundcare machinery dealer, Farmstar Ltd Newark Branch, is the latest Kubota dealership to receive the Kubota Gold Service Excellence Award, meaning that the firm has achieved the highest possible standard for its service, maintenance and parts offering. Farmstar started as a machinery business in 1986, becoming an official Kubota dealer in 2005 and have expanded to a workforce of nearly 70 staff, including 31 service and parts staff. With its head office based in Marr, Doncaster with four depots in total, the firm offers a full range of Kubota groundcare equipment, with Kubota agricultural tractors a recent…

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