SCOTTISH HIRER EXPANDS JCB FLEET WITH HUGE MACHINE DEAL

25 Nov 2014

A leading Scottish plant hirer has bought 35 new JCB models worth nearly £2.5 million as it gears up to handle major projects.

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CUSTOMER HAILS NEW JCB MIDIS AS FUEL COSTS SLASHED BY 40%

20 Nov 2014

A Scottish company has invested in a new fleet of JCB machines worth more than £6 million to support its expansion – including some of the first new generation midi excavators to roll off the production line.

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JCB GT CROWNED THE FASTEST DIGGER ON EARTH

20 Nov 2014

The world-famous JCB GT was today crowned the fastest digger on earth after reaching speeds of more than 70 miles an hour in Australia.

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JCB DOUBLE FACTORY OPENING MARKS 35 YEARS OF INDIAN SUCCESS

14 Nov 2014

JCB today (Friday, November 14th) celebrated 35 years of manufacturing in India with the opening of two brand new factories in Jaipur – an investment of £62 million. While the Indian market has this year declined by 20%, JCB has invested heavily in the new facilities in readiness for a return to growth which will be driven by an increase in spending on infrastructure projects.

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ONE CALL HIRE INVESTS IN JCB LOADALLS WORTH £5 MILLION

30 Oct 2014

London-based plant hire specialist One Call Hire has bought 90 fuel saving JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth £5 million. The investment includes JCB 535-95, 540-140 and 540-170 models which join a further 90 existing JCB telehandlers in the One Call Hire fleet.

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JCB DIGS DEEP TO HELP SAVE ICONIC WEDGWOOD COLLECTION

25 Sep 2014

JCB - the world's third largest manufacturer of construction equipment - today announced a significant contribution to help save one of the world's most important industrial archives. The Bamford Charitable Foundation - the charitable giving arm of JCB - has pledged £100,000 to the appeal to save the Wedgwood Collection.

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JCB’S £6,500 BOOST FOR KYREIGH'S LIFE-CHANGING OPERATION

25 Sep 2014

JCB today gave a £6,500 donation towards a £65,000 campaign to send a young Staffordshire boy for vital life-changing surgery in the USA.

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TAB BOOM ADDS TO JS260XD VERSATILITY FOR SUTTON SERVICES

10 Sep 2014

Demolition and recycling company Sutton Services, of Lakenheath in Suffolk, has added a JCB JS260XD crawler excavator to its growing fleet of specialist equipment. The machine replaces a JS220 and has been purchased to meet a growing requirement for heavier equipment and an increasing workload. The company has ordered the machine, its largest JCB excavator to date, with a triple articulating boom (TAB), adding to the versatility and flexibility of the JS260XD.

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JCB SIGNALS COMMITMENT TO GERMANY WITH €25 MILLION INVESTMENT

08 Sep 2014

JCB Germany today announced the biggest single investment ever in its business as the company prepares to celebrate 50 years of trading in the important market.

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HALF CENTURY OF SERVICE HONOURED AS JCB’S JOHN BOWS OUT

05 Sep 2014

ONE of the first apprentices ever recruited by JCB today marked a double milestone with the company - 50 years’ service and his retirement.

John Smith was just 15 when he first walked through the doors of JCB’s World HQ as a Craft Apprentice on August 31, 1964 - one of nine school leavers who were recruited that year as part of the first ever intake of apprentices.

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