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MX-built loaders now available for M-series Kubota tractors
Peter Thomas Keaveney
A range of MX-built Kubota loaders are now available for M-series Kubota tractors including the M4, M5, M6 and M7 models which span the 66-170hp sector.
27 July 2022 Farm machinery
Bobcat offers wider appeal with new compact L series
Bobcat recently introduced its range of L-Series compact articulated pivot steer loaders. Gary Abbott got the opportunity to put the country's first L85 model to work.
27 July 2022 News
Kubota joins Farming Simulator 22
Kubota has teamed up with Giants Software to create a collection of tractors, loaders and RTV models for use on the popular computer game, Farming Simulator 22.
Claas to debut new loaders and rakes on jam-packed stand
From foragers to loaders to tractors to its green line range of grass equipment, Claas will be exhibiting plenty of new kit on its stand at the show.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Telehandler registrations up 5% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 278 new telehandlers were registered in the first five months of 2022, up almost 5% on the same period last year.
29 June 2022 News
Tobroco-Giant to build five wheel loader models for Doosan
Doosan has confirmed the details of five new compact wheel loaders which will be manufactured by Netherlands-based Tobroco-Giant and sold under the Doosan name throughout its European dealer network.
22 June 2022 News
JCB TM420S hits the spot for Carlow man
Gary Abbott caught up with one Carlow farmer and contractor to find out how why JCB’s TM 420S is his loader of choice and how it has performed having clocked up over 1,000 hours.
8 June 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: JCB unveils new 19.5t flagship ‘king of the clamp’
Last week, the Irish Farmers Journal travelled to England to check out JCB’s newly launched 457S, a new 282hp, 20t flagship for its agricultural wheeled loader range.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: JCB launches 173hp 50km/h flagship pocket rocket telehandler
Last week, we travelled to JCB headquarters in England to catch up with JCB’s new 173hp 50km/h flagship Loadall telescopic handler, the fastest and most powerful model the company has ever built.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: Bobcat sharpens claws with new R-Series telehandler
Bobcat have big plans for its latest new R-Series telehandlers. Peter Thomas Keaveney recently put the latest TL38.70HF Stage V model through its paces.
27 April 2022 Farm machinery
Telescopic loader registrations up 14%
FTMTA figures show that 209 new telescopic loaders were registered in the first three months of 2022, up over 14% on the same period last year.
20 April 2022 News
Volvo L110H – king of the clamp for Armagh contractors
Gary Abbott travelled to Poyntzpass, Co Armagh, to catch up with Willy Megaw from Ivan Megaw and Son Ltd to find out how last year’s move to a Volvo L110H has been almost 1,100 hours on.
20 April 2022 Contracting