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Banks Mining are long term users of Caterpillar trucks hav pairs of Caterpillar 785 and 789 trucks so the decision to pu manufacturer, may come as a surprise to many. Although Caterpillar machinery, the Komatsu's are proving to be a

At the time of our visit the fleet of trucks was split betwee face shovel and the newest prime mover on site, a three m involved in digging out a mixed variety of rock, overburd fitted with a 15m3 bucket and is generously filling the 60m3 on the side of the excavator has changed, and is expected digging prowess associated with the RH120 name. Weighin scheme to that of the Scottish Coal machines featured in a garish purple colours it will be interesting to see if, once th shade of mustard yellow. Pulling away from the shovel th with the incline thanks to the K-Atomics system and, depe to a tip only a few hundred metres away or back through the restoration of the site.

Caterpillar equipment is still the first choice when it comes wheeled 834H clearing between the navvies and helping o The company is still using D400 coal haulers but has also in bodies. Capable of carrying around 23t of coal at a time th proving to be a very economical truck to run.

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ving 777B, D and F models on a fleet which also includes rchase from a different, and in Bank's case untried h a radical departure from the tried and tested popular choice at the Brenkley site.

en 3 navvies, an O&K RH90 backhoe, O&K Terex RH120C month old Bucyrus RH120E. All three machines were den and drift. The latest Bucyrus face shovel has been 3 body on the Komatsu in 4 passes. Although the name d to change again soon, the Bucyrus still exhibits the ng in at over 280t the Bucyrus sports a revised colour an earlier edition of this magazine. Sporting less of the he deal is officially ratified, the machines will turn a he Komatsu shows no sign of wheel spin or struggling ending on the loads carried, the trucks are either directed h to the void at Delhi where the material is being used in

s to dozers on site with a D9R working the tip and a new out an ageing 16H grader on haul road maintenance. nvested in a brace of Volvo A40E ADTs equipped with bulk he new Volvos are very quick across the ground and are


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After an extensive search for quality kit with the correct s found at Marubeni Komatsu in Redditch.

"We looked at a Volvo EC290B that met most of our requir explains Austin. "The machine Komatsu supplied was perf was more realistic compared to the Volvo." The Marubeni Austin. "Kerry Pytlik has looked after us very well dealing done for the base machine, attachments were the next pr supplied with the PC290 but the build quality was not up to was also sourced, this was then rebuilt by Austin's father,

Leeds based demolition attachment specialist, Northerntra price, build quality and original spec. "I wanted the grab t not be a waste specification model." said Austin "Myself a Hair at Northerntrack and he was able to answer our que our decision a much easier one."

Quality is the name of the game at Northerntrack with be companies heritage and it was this attention to detail that With a 1.1m3 capacity the NTSG20-HD is a truly British desig and features 2m opening jaws made from high quality Fin benefits from a 25% increase in rib width and are fitted wi

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specification, a used PC290LC-8 from the fleet of EDS was

ements but the price was nowhere near our budget." fectly specified for the demolition needs and the price i Used Equipment Department comes in for praise from g with any questions and queries I had."With the deal riority for the fledgling company. A digging bucket was o Austin's exacting standards whilst a ditching bucket a self-employed vehicle engineer.

ack, offered Austin what he felt was the best deal on to be able to withstand the rigours of demolition and and my Dad were constantly asking questions to Andy estions honestly and immediately, helping us to make

espoke manufacturing playing a major part in the t secured the deal for a new NTSG20-HD selector grab. gn aimed specifically for use in the demolition industry nnish RUUKKI Raex 400 steel steel. The newly revised grab th sturdy reinforcing plates across the width of the shells.


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AINSCOU

As the largest crane hire company in the UK Ainscough ca available for any job. With the UK energy market looking the amount of wind farm construction taking place has inc

To service the lifting requirements for such wind farms Ain to be able to service their customers every requirement. W tower is naturally the crane, the size of such turbines has larger and larger cranes.

While the largest road going crane on the Ainscough fleet brother, the LTM500, is no toy by any means. Running on e Predominately wind farms are situated in remote areas a sites is very complex. The wind farm that the Ainscough v line in North Wales and although not a great distance fro through field to reach the site.

With the increasing size of the cranes comes the need to t winches and base plates. To allow these pieces of kit to b in their transport fleet. MAN tractor units are the driving f Nooteboom carry the extensive range necessary accesso

Getting to the site can create its own problems with steep required.

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an rightly pride themselves on having the right kit g for alternative ways of producing clean, green energy creased massively over the last decade.

nscough have invested heavily in the latest technology While the main component for the erection of a turbine led to crane hire companies having to invest heavily in

t is a mammoth 750 tonne Liebherr LTM750, its smaller eight axles the LTM500 weighs in at almost 90t. and the logistics in supplying plant and equipment to such vehicles were servicing was situated on an exposed ridge m the main road, a haul road needed to be constructed

ransport additional equipment such as ballast, fly jibs, e transported, Ainscough have also invested heavily force while heavy duty ballast trailers supplied by ries to assist the crane in its job.

p haul roads and the assistance of a tow vehicle is often


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