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Keep up to date with our coverage of loading shovels large and small for bale handling, loading muck, filling silage clamps, loading sugar beet trucks and cleaner-loaders with machines from Case, Caterpillar, Claas, JCB, Kramer, Manitou, New Holland, Schaffer, Tobroco, Volvo and Weidemann.

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LOADING SHOVELS

JCB pushes up power with flagship TM420S

A new range-topping model has been added to JCB’s popular articulated Telemaster line-up, bringing with it more power and an eight-speed gearbox. The flagship TM420S is an evolution of the…

LOADING SHOVELS

Claas debuts new Torion loader and Disco mowers

A brace of Disco mower ranges, folding 12-row maize header and a first telescopic Torion loader have all been added to German firm Claas’ product offering. Torion 738 T Sinus…

LOADING SHOVELS

Kubota grows its small loading shovel range

Kubota has refreshed its two smallest articulated wheeled loaders – R070 and R090 – by giving them a thorough redesign, a fully enclosed cab and new control layout. Details are…

LOADING SHOVELS

Agritechnica 2019: Kramer shovel gets telescopic option

A telescopic option has been added to Kramer’s quirky four-wheel-steer rigid shovel models. The KL55.8T joins the existing KL60.8 and the KL70.8 versions and improves maximum lift height to 5.4m…

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Test and reviews

GRASSLAND AND MAIZE EQUIPMENT

Driver's view: Norfolk contractors' Claas Torion 1812 shovel

We get the lowdown on the Claas Torion 1812 loading shovel run by Norfolk contracting outfit Spring Farm Partnership. A pair of long-in-the-tooth loading shovels – a Volvo L110 and…

LOADING SHOVELS

Driver's view: Starfitts Farms' New Holland W170D shovel

JCB might be the dominant force in the loading shovel market, but New Holland is intent on muscling in. We get the lowdown on the W170D loading shovel run by…

LOADING SHOVELS

Driver's view: Swinnerton Agricultural Contractors’ JCB 435S

We get the lowdown on the 435S loading shovel run by Shropshire contractor Mikey Swinnerton. Mikey Swinnerton runs a contracting business that centres around the needs of dairy farmers and anaerobic digesters…

TELEHANDLERS

On test: Kramer’s KL60.8 loader

Kramer's KL60.8 offers the unusual combination of four-wheel steer and central cab layout, giving operators great views from a lofty perch and the manoeuvrability of equivalent telehandlers. That might make…

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