JCB 516-40 is a compact 3-IN-1 telehandler

JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) is bringing the smallest telehandler in the JCB range, the 516-40, to our local shores. One of the most innovative telehandlers in the world, the 516-40 combines the benefitss of a skid steer, a wheel loader and forklift into one compact handler package. Anthony Lockwood, JCB CEA National Product Manager […]

JCB Loadall telescopic handler ticks off 40 years of production

JCB was the first to launch an innovative machine to save farmers from what was back breaking work – the Loadall telescopic handler was launched on 20 October 1977. Loadall could offer mechanised lifting and loading tasks on building sites that had previously been carried out by work crews, and its potential in agriculture was […]

JCBs’ alien experience

A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a starring role in a cult film following the biggest product placement project in the company’s history. Source: AFDJ eNews Skid steers loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers and JS excavators were supplied to 20th Century Fox for the making of new Alien Covenant film. They star alongside Michael […]

JCB goes F1 racing

JCB is entering into a partnership with Williams Martini Racing ahead of the 2017 season which will offer the company immense opportunities to promote its brand around the world. Source: AFDJ eNews As part of the partnership agreement, JCB branding will appear on the Williams Mercedes FW40 chassis and rear wing end plate from the start […]

New tough mobile generators from JCB

JCB Construction Equipment Australia’s (CEA) new mobile generators are built to last in even the harshest environments, with nine models from the QS Series coming to Australia. Source: AFDJ eNews According to Dave Moselen, JCB CEA National Product Manager for JCB Power Products, the new QS series generators are fitted with JCB engines to provide power […]

Two JCBs awarded at SIMA

Two of JCB’s newest and most innovative products have been named as Machines of the Year for 2017 at one of the world’s leading agricultural shows. Source: AFDJ eNews The 8000 Series JCB Fastrac received the award in the 280-400 hp tractor category and the JCB Agripro Loadall telescopic handler secured the accolade in the […]

JCB new Agri Pro Loadalls with dual technology

JCB Construction Equipment Australia has launched its new Agri Pro Loadalls that combine Hydrostatic and Powershift drive systems to deliver Australia’s first and only 2-in-1 dual technology transmission (DualTechVT). Source: AFDJ eNews The new 531-70 and 541-70 are the two Agri Pro Loadalls landing in Australia, bringing a new technology to the Australian agricultural machinery […]

Farmer of the Year with JCB’s help

The versatility of JCB’s telehandlers has made them a good choice for one of Australia’s leading farming families, who put the machines to work across every aspect of their sugar cane processing plant. Source: AFDJ eNews Rocky Point Mulching is Australia’s only family-owned and operated sugar cane farm and mulch processing plant. The owners are […]

Service check from the comfort of your cabin

Operators will be able to perform routine service checks without leaving the cab of JCB’s new wheeled loaders, according to Greg Sealey, JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) National Product Manager for Wheel Loaders. Source: AFDJ eNews The in-cab service check ability is just one of a host of features on the latest mid-range wheeled loaders from […]

Queen stops production at JCB

Production was paused at a JCB factory as the company said thanks to its workforce on winning one of the world’s most prestigious export awards. Source: AFDJ eNews JCB Compact Products in Cheadle won a Queen’s Award for International Trade for increasing exports by than 25% over three years. Production lines fell silent for around 15 minutes […]