JCB breaks ground on US factory
Gary Abbott
JCB has commenced a €462m project to build what is going to be its second largest factory in San Antonio, Texas. It will create 1,500 new jobs over five years.
29 May 2024 News
Dieci refines T80 pivot steer loader
Italian manufacturer, Dieci has revamped its Agri Pivot T80 flagship pivot steer loader, to benefit from a new cab and improved performance.
29 May 2024 News
New telehandler registrations up 4.7%
FTMTA registration data shows that there has been a 4.75% increase in the number of new telehandlers registered up to the end of April 2024, compared to the same period in 2023.
SIP and John Deere grass demo day set for Clare
John Deere dealership Geary’s Garage is set to host a working demonstration day with SIP and John Deere grassland equipment on Thursday 23 May.
22 May 2024 News
Bobcat presents its new electric telehandler model
Bobcat presented its TL25.60e electric concept telehandler model at the recent Intermat show in Paris. Although equipped with electric drivetrain, it is based entirely on the TL25.60 diesel model.
15 May 2024 News
Watch: review - compact handler offering big capacity
Peter Thomas Keaveney got the opportunity to spend some time with the Weidemann T7042, the first model from the manufacturer to have a 7m lift and 4.2t lifting capacity.
8 May 2024 Farm machinery
Merlo to establish Irish dealer network
Telehandler manufacturer Merlo has announced plans to establish a dealer network for southern Ireland, drawing to a close a decade long partnership with McHale Plant Sales as sole Irish distributor.
10 April 2024 News
Telehandler registrations lift 5.26% on 2023
FTMTA figures show that 220 new telescopic loaders have been registered up until the end of February 2024, representing a 5.26% increase on 2023 figures.
3 April 2024 News
In pictures: Claas puts long-term investment into UK and Irish market
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to visit Claas UK’s new state-of-the-art headquarters, meet new Irish faces in the company and report on a big investment in a soon-to-be launched online portal.
3 April 2024 News
Lamma 2024: Manitou teases first electric ag telehandler
Manitou previewed its first electric telehandler for the agricultural market at Lamma, which is due to enter production later this year, the MLT 526e offers a maximum 2.5t lift capacity and 6m reach.
24 January 2024 Farm machinery
Watch: ultra-compact Kramer punches well above its weight
Packing serious capabilities for its size, Gary Abbott recently got to spend time with Kramer’s smallest side-boom telehandler, the KT144 to see how it performed on a mixed dairy and poultry farm.
3 January 2024 Farm machinery