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Nicks Blog | Heavy going didn’t deter the visitors at the Doe show

Post #511 by RSS Bot » Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:03 pm

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There was plenty to see at the 53rd Doe Show which took place last week at the headquarters of Ernest Doe in Ulting, Maldon, Essex. Former Hyundai demonstration star Doug Potter, was out and about taking a few photos to share with us here on Digger.

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Nicks Blog | More Doosan excavators for Shorts Group

Post #512 by RSS Bot » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:06 pm

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Shorts Group of Ascot has recently added four more Doosan machines to its 90-strong fleet of excavators with the delivery of a DX300LC and three DX140LC models from Promac Solutions, the Doosan dealer for SE England, London and the Home Counties.

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Nicks Blog | Rare Cat DD9G Quad-Nine dozer in action

Post #513 by RSS Bot » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:06 pm

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This cracking video is currently doing the rounds on the machinery forum circuit, and as it is such a great piece of footage it would be sacrilege not to share it with the Digger Blog readers.

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Nicks Blog | Komatsu’s underwater dozer straight out of Thunderbirds!

Post #514 by RSS Bot » Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:07 pm

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A few photos of this unusual piece of kit have recently appeared on the internet, and they have really taken me back to my childhood, when I was a keen collector of die cast scale models of diggers naturally!

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Nicks Blog | Peak performance from JCB in Venezuela

Post #515 by RSS Bot » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:08 pm

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A JCB 3C backhoe loader is carrying out dramatic mountainside road repairs on a dilapidated stretch of highway in the Venezuelan Andes.

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Nicks Blog | Penultimate Takeuchi TB175W goes to Mo Locke

Post #516 by RSS Bot » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:09 pm

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The Digger Blog was invited to CBL’s impressive new depot in Saltash, Cornwall, to take a look at the second to last TB175W to be sold in the UK, which in addition, is the last model to be sold with a two piece articulated boom.

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Nicks Blog | K.W.Timmins & Sons Ltd’s new Cat 312E puts the great into Great Britain

Post #517 by RSS Bot » Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:16 pm

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Regular contributor and guest blogger, Scott Hastings caught up with Will Timmins on a site not far from the company’s yard at Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire, where he was preparing a site for a new barn to store to bales with his new Cat 312E.

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Nicks Blog | Its an Italian Job for JCB excavators at the San Siro metro terminal

Post #518 by RSS Bot » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:18 pm

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Two JCB excavators are helping to complete the final stages of a brand new subway line in Milan.

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Nicks Blog | KW Timmins & Sons Ltd’s new Cat 312E puts the great into Great Britain

Post #519 by RSS Bot » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:38 pm

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Regular contributor and guest blogger Scott Hastings caught up with Will Timmins on a site not far from his yard at Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire, where he was preparing a site for a new barn to store to bales with his new Cat 312E.

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Nicks Blog | It's an Italian Job for JCB excavators at the San Siro metro terminal

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Two JCB excavators are helping to complete the final stages of a brand new subway line in Milan.

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