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Watch: JCB unveils new 19.5t flagship ‘king of the clamp’
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Last week, the Irish Farmers Journal travelled to England to check out JCB’s newly launched 457S, a new 282hp, 20t flagship for its agricultural wheeled loader range.
Watch: JCB launches 173hp 50km/h flagship pocket rocket telehandler
Last week, we travelled to JCB headquarters in England to catch up with JCB’s new 173hp 50km/h flagship Loadall telescopic handler, the fastest and most powerful model the company has ever built.
27 April 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: Bobcat sharpens claws with new R-Series telehandler
Bobcat have big plans for its latest new R-Series telehandlers. Peter Thomas Keaveney recently put the latest TL38.70HF Stage V model through its paces.
Telescopic loader registrations up 14%
FTMTA figures show that 209 new telescopic loaders were registered in the first three months of 2022, up over 14% on the same period last year.
20 April 2022 News
Volvo L110H – king of the clamp for Armagh contractors
Gary Abbott travelled to Poyntzpass, Co Armagh, to catch up with Willy Megaw from Ivan Megaw and Son Ltd to find out how last year’s move to a Volvo L110H has been almost 1,100 hours on.
20 April 2022 Contracting
Keenan showcases new feeder at open day in Mullingar
Keenan showcased its updated MechFiber+ range of paddle diet feeders at an open day in Mullingar last week.
13 April 2022 Farm machinery
Manitou launches ultra-compact telehandler
Manitou has launched new ultra-compact telehandler models, the ULM 412 H and ULM 415 H, with lift capacities ranging between 1,250kg and 1,500kg and lift heights of 4.3m.
6 April 2022 News
Ryall’s appointed Schäffer dealer for Cork
Ryall’s Farm & Industrial Equipment Cork have been appointed by Schäffer Ireland as dealers for the German Loader franchise for the county of Cork.
30 March 2022 News
Claas adds entry level Torion while existing compact models gain more power
Claas has introduced the Torion 530, a new 46hp entry-level model, to its range of compact articulated wheel loaders. In addition, the Torion 535 and 639 models also receive more engine power.
23 March 2022 News
Manitou’s MLA-T fits the bill for Monaghan men
Two years ago, Paul and Gareth Duffy replaced their 2006 John Deere 3800 pivot steer loader with Manitou’s latest MLA-T 533-145+ Elite model. Gary Abbott gets their thoughts 26 months on.
15 March 2022 Farm machinery
Manitou tops Irish telescopic loader sales
Of the 389 new telescopic loaders registered in 2020, the three top selling brands were Manitou (44.2%), JCB (22.9%), and Weidemann (7.7%) and with the trio accounting for almost 75% of total sales.
2 February 2022 Farm machinery
Kubota introduces M6-001 Utility to replace MGX series
The five-model 104hp to 141hp series still satisfies the same segment between the M5-002 and M6-002 tractors.
27 January 2022 News