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Nicks Blog | More stunning photos from our man Down Under

Post #481 by RSS Bot » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:40 pm

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We head back down under now, to remind ourselves just what the sun looks like, and to be treated to some more excellent machine photos from Michael Bullock, as he continues his working holiday in Western Australia.

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Nicks Blog | Menzi Muck’s coming to a hillside near you thanks to Exc@v8

Post #482 by RSS Bot » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:52 pm

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The recent announcement that Kendal based Exc@v8 - Total Plant Solutions have become UK dealers for the Swiss made Menzi Muck specialist excavators, reminded me of a spectacle I witnessed during my last visit to Bauma in 2010.

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Nicks Blog | Tony Wagner finds the purr-fect Cat for his customers needs

Post #483 by RSS Bot » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:55 pm

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Liskeard based Tony Wagner Plant Hire, has just purchased his first Caterpillar machine from the recently appointed Compact Cat dealership for Cornwall and West Devon, W H Bond Ltd.

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Nicks Blog | Plant man’s dream becomes a reality

Post #484 by RSS Bot » Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:00 pm

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Lifelong plant man Rob Williams had always dreamt of running his own plant hire & groundworks company. In July 2012, he finally took the plunge and Williams Plant came to fruition.

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Nicks Blog | JCB diggers join the hunt for buried WWII Spitfires

Post #485 by RSS Bot » Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:00 pm

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Diggers made by Staffordshire-based JCB are about to embark on a mission to help recover Spitfire warplanes designed by one of the county’s most famous sons and believed to be buried in Burma.

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Nicks Blog | JCB-2-Go Hydraulic isolation system

Post #486 by RSS Bot » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:04 pm

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This week I am making a return to operating JCB JS range excavators, with a long term end user of JCB equipment in the South West, after my last deployment bizarrely came to a soggy end on a “waterlogged” site.

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Nicks Blog | Tony Wagner finds the purr-fect Cat for his customers' needs

Post #487 by RSS Bot » Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:06 pm

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Liskeard-based Tony Wagner Plant Hire has just purchased his first Caterpillar machine from the recently appointed Compact Cat dealership for Cornwall and West Devon, WH Bond Ltd.

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Nicks Blog | Its snow joke as normal service continues at Arlanda airport

Post #488 by RSS Bot » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:12 pm

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This video is a couple of years old now, but it depicts superbly how the Swedes cope with real snow every winter, while here in the UK we get 20cm of the white stuff and everything comes to a grinding halt!

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Nicks Blog | Builder gets on a firm footing with his first Cat machine

Post #489 by RSS Bot » Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:12 pm

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Liskeard based general builder Andrew Borlase Ltd, has recently purchased his first Caterpillar mini excavator, and the Digger Blog was invited to take a look at his latest machine.

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Nicks Blog | Digger Blog readers doing their bit in the snow

Post #490 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:14 pm

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A number of our readers and friends have been snow clearing with various machines, and posting photos on their Facebook pages. I figured it would be nice to see their efforts here on the blog.

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