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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JCB’S MARTIN STRIDES OUT AND RAISES £1,300 FOR CHARITY

05 Sep 2014

Generosity and hard-work helped JCB's Martin Ealham make a success of a fundraising hike across Northern England – with all donations going to the charity that helps him manage his circulatory condition. Martin, 49, of Uttoxeter, raised £1,300 for the Raynauds and Scleroderma Association (RSA) with help from JCB – which donated £250 to the cause – and work colleagues who raised a collective £400.

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£30 MILLION JCB GOLF COURSE PLAN GETS GREEN LIGHT

14 Jul 2014

PLANS for a new £30 million golf course to help JCB boost sales and build global awareness of its brand were today given a unanimous go-ahead by planners.

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SUPERMARKET DEAL SET TO BRING LEGACY SCHEME PLANS TO LIFE

10 Jul 2014

The redevelopment of a former JCB factory in the centre of Uttoxeter today took a giant leap forward with news that Waitrose is planning a new store on part of the site creating up to 180 new jobs.

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SWEET TASTE OF SUCCESS BECKONS FOR RUNNERS IN JCB CHARITY RACE

02 Jul 2014

Veteran runner and keen baker Mick Grindey has cooked up a recipe for rewarding success in this year’s 31STannual JCB Lakeside Five and Fun Run. The JCB engineer will be making a batch of his favourite raspberry-filled cupcakes to hand out to the first 31 runners across the line – one for every year the race has been run.

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RUGBY STAR DAN BEEFS UP JCB’S PRODUCT PROMOTION

26 Jun 2014

WELSH rugby international Dan Lydiate is tackling a new role – promoting JCB’s famous yellow machines. The 6ft 4in flanker, who tips the scales at nearly 18 stone, is putting his weight behind JCB Agriculture as a brand ambassador.

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LEEDS HIRE FIRM CELEBRATES MILESTONE YEAR WITH JCB INVESTMENT

23 Jun 2014

Leeds-based plant hire company Chippindale Plant is investing more than £2 million in a fleet of JCB machines as it takes advantage of the UK’s new building boom – and as it marks 65 years in business.

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TOP MARKS FOR JCB ACADEMY AS OFSTED PRAISES OUTSTANDING FEATURES

23 Jun 2014

The JCB Academy - Britain’s only school dedicated to developing engineers and business leaders of the future - has passed its first full Ofsted inspection with flying colours.

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