£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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CHINESE PREMIER GETS INSIGHT INTO JCB BUSINESS FROM LORD BAMFORD

19 Jun 2014

JCB Chairman Lord Bamford last night met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at an event designed to promote trade growth for British companies.

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JCB WINS $50 MILLION U.S. ARMY CONTRACT FOR HIGH-SPEED BACKHOES

19 Jun 2014

JCB has won a $50 million contract to supply high-speed backhoe loaders to the United States Army, the company announced today. The High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) will be manufactured at JCB’s North American plant in Savannah, Georgia, and will be delivered by 2017.

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NEW £11 MILLION FLEET PURCHASE IS MILESTONE EVENT FOR HIRER

16 Jun 2014

A UK company’s £11 million investment in more than 200 new JCB T4i telescopic handlers has proved to be a huge milestone. Haydock-based Plant Hire UK (PHUK) bought its first JCB Loadall telehandler when it started out in business in 2005 and the latest fleet deal pushes their JCB machine purchases past the 1,500 mark.

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BUSINESS SECRETARY WELCOMED TO JCB FOR SKILLS INSIGHT

13 Jun 2014

BUSINESS Secretary Dr Vince Cable today visited Staffordshire for an insight into JCB’s development of skills for the future and its global manufacturing operations.

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