A modified Case loading shovel has replaced a telehandler in a vital production capacity at a tile-manufacturing facility near Stoke in the UK.
The Case 621 EXR machine has been introduced by Johnson Tiles of Tunstall to work at the sharp end of its production process. The machine is being used to stockpile incoming raw material, such as clay and limestone delivered in bulk, and to feed the material into the tile-making procedure. It is also used to pull a trailer that collects reject tiles which are then also fed back into the production process…
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Another Loading Shovel joins the general hire fleet, this time a new JCB 416 c/w 2.0 cubic meter high tip bucket and foamed filled tyres. This machine is available for short or long term contract hire packages
Looking to replace a pair of competitive models for an on-going long term contract hire, the company chose Volvo models. “We’ve had experience with excavators from the Volvo range that gave us good reliability and availability but this is the first time we’ve switched to their loading shovels,” explained Arnold Plant’s service director Alan Laithwaite. “This coupled to the outcome of a recent demonstration and the very positive feedback from the personnel on site persuaded us in taking a leap of faith with the L50Fs.”….
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