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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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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