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Re: 365s

Post #11 by Niklas Eriksson » Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:02 pm

The 365 is a fantastic looking machine in my eyes. Love the design. And it also look very massive and impressive.
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Re: 365s

Post #12 by Rolyd8k » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:05 am

Hi Stuart,was that nuttalls job,only a friend of mine called Joe has been to Jamaica
for some time helping to run a job involving making lagoons and settling ponds.

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Re: 365s

Post #13 by tone_rmz250 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:54 pm

amazing pics! is that possibly a mcalpines job because i worked on a job on the a30 in cornwall last year and alot of the cat 40ton dump trucks were going to jamaca

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Re: 365s

Post #14 by IBH » Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:51 am

Id be very suprised if it was Alfred McAlpine undertaking the job in Jamaica, as to the best of my knowledge they withdrew from undertaking contracts outside of the UK, more likely Kier who have an operation in the Caribbean.

Id hazard a guess that Alfred McAlpine sold on items of plant that it no longer required or had enough work to justify retaining in its fleet after completing one or more major jobs, such as the A30 contract in Cornwall.
The export market for used equipment, particularly well maintained/low hours equipment is very healthy particularly, as at the moment manufacturers are quoting long lead in times for kit such as ADTs due to high demand and difficulties in securing components such as steel and in particular off road tyres.

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Re: 365s

Post #15 by SRB » Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:32 pm

It is a Kier job with McAlpines doing the muck shifting.

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Re: 365s

Post #16 by martyn williams » Sat Nov 10, 2007 6:31 pm

Regarding taking pictures at work,we have got all the equipment these days.Mobile phones that take pictures,camcorders and didgycams.All this is a fairly recent thing.When we had all sorts of interesting plant to photograph all those years ago, thats all we had was a camera if we were lucky.All those missed photgraphic possibilities gone forever,frustrating!!

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Re: 365s

Post #17 by steve-oh » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:14 am

We have 2 cat 740 dump trucks that were on that job brought back to the uk cabs full of Jamaican news papers but very well looked after done what we need now there off to Africa.

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Re: 365s

Post #18 by gazza » Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:13 pm

Hi Rolyd8k would that be Joe Hinson, I worked with him in Bedford were you had your D8s + boxes, I was working for Norwest Holst at the time with Ian McMIllan, Havent seen Joe for years though, Is sean still with you ?top man on the blade

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