Plant Machinery News and Views from Plantlocator

Welcome to the Plantlocator blog, where we publish all kinds of news, reviews and information for the plant industries. We cover previews and reviews of major plant equipment shows, plus reviews of new machines launched. It’s here that we tell people that the newest edition of Truck and Plant Locator magazine has been made live online. Please remember to also check out our Facebook page and Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates from Plantlocator. Like to get your news and views across? Then contact us via the website or phone us on +44 (0) 1733 566933.

Doosan DX225LC-3 SCR Reaches Further To Deliver Productivity

July 2nd, 2015

The Doosan DX225LC-3 SCR is a long-reach crawler excavator designed for a wide range of long-reach jobs, such as excavating lakes, digging deep trenches and operating in gravel pits. It can also do drainage work and effectively tackle operations such as slope forming and bank settling. The Doosan DX225LC-3 SCR offers a number of distinct […]

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JCB Launches New Midi Excavator

July 1st, 2015

JCB has announced the launch of a new 9-tonne midi excavator with a zero-tail-swing design to accommodate the demand from its European customers. Named the JCB 90Z-1, the new model has a more powerful engine than that of the 86C-1 and also has more hydraulic capacity and increased digging power in order to ramp up […]

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 983 For FREE Now

June 30th, 2015

Issue 983 of Truck and Plant Locator is available to read online now, featuring 20 pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 982 For FREE Now

June 23rd, 2015

Issue 982 of Truck and Plant Locator is available to read online now, featuring 18 pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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Doosan Launches New Wheeled Excavator

June 18th, 2015

Construction equipment giant Doosan has announced the arrival of a new 21 tonne Stage IV wheeled excavator, the DX210W-5. The new excavator not only meets and exceeds the standards set out for Stage IV machines, but it sets a whole new standard in wheeled excavator design. What’s New? The changes include a distinctive new design […]

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Bobcat Launches New Compact Telehandlers

June 17th, 2015

Bobcat has announced the arrival a pair of new Cubs in the shape of the new TL358 and TL358+ compact telehandlers. There is also a special version designed specifically for the agricultural market. All of the new compact telehandlers are powered by a TCD L4 Deutz 3.6 litre Stage IIIB diesel, offering 100hp. These new […]

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Hyundai Sells Its 500,000th Construction Machine

June 12th, 2015

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced on 2 June that it had built and supplied to a customer its 500,000th construction machine. The company is also the world’s biggest shipbuilder. The building of Hyundai’s 500,000th unit comes just 28 years after the company moved into the construction plant business, building its very first excavator in 1987. […]

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Read Truck and Plant Locator Magazine Issue 980 For FREE Now

June 9th, 2015

Issue 980 of Truck and Plant Locator is available to read online now, featuring 20 pages of new and used plant equipment for sale across the UK and the world.   Click to launch the full edition in a new window

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New Wheel Loaders From Doosan

June 9th, 2015

Doosan has announced the launch of two new range-topping wheel loaders. The DL450-5 and DL550-5 are a new generation of Stage IV loaders. The new machines are designed to offer the utmost in comfort, efficiency and productivity, with bucket capacities available from 4.5 cubic metres to 5.7 cubic metres. They are also targeted at a […]

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Kubota Launches New Range Of Products At Plantworx 2015

June 4th, 2015

Plantworx 2015 is drawing to a close, and UK construction equipment firm Kubota took the opportunity to launch a new product range at the show. The new machines included the KC250HR-4 crawler dumper and the RT articulated wheel loader family. The new wheel loaders have been added by Kubota to enhance its product offering in […]

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