All articles about Loading shovels

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.



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…


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…


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…


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


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…


On test: JCB TM420 takes pivot-steer power up a notch

JCB’s pivot-steer line-up has a new face – the TM420. The company’s TM320S has reigned supreme in the articulated telescopic market over the past few years and has been joined…

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