Yet more job losses at JCB…

JCB has announced a further 398 redundancies as it reduces production at UK factories by 34% for the last two months of the year and for the first quarter of 2009. The plant manufacturer has already announced over 700 job losses this year but said the extreme deterioration in business levels and confidence around the…Read moreRead more

Demolition robot from Husqvarna…

This November marks the production start of Husqvarna’s first demolition robot – a remote-controlled demolition machine developed by Husqvarna Construction Products in Jonsered, Sweden. The robot is the first product from a new Demolition Robots category, which is projected to strengthen the group’s leading position in machinery for the construction industry. The market for demolition…Read moreRead more

Thoroughbred Volvo high reach…

Amidst all the talk of 90 metre high reach machines, this 21 metre Volvo unit rather crept in under the radar. It is owned by Nuneaton-based AR Demolition and while its height doesn’t make it unique, the fact that it’s the UK’s largest pure Volvo high reach certainly does. Of course, there are plenty of…Read moreRead more