Covering more ground quicker is the aim of the new heavy-duty combi decks from Husqvarna. Designed for the P520D and P525D Series out-front riders, the 2016 issue decks are made from stamped 4.5mm steel sheets for tough jobs encountered by contractors and local authorities.
Targeted at landscapers needing to lift turf, the Classen Pro sod cutter is a short-length highly manoeuvrable unit with an integrated rear swivel wheel that can be locked in place for straight-line cutting.
A key addition to the new range of professional equipment from Bosch, the GEN 230V-1500 mobile power unit provides off-grid power for all-day working.
Making first-response medical assistance quicker, easier and more efficient, the Injured Person Response Trailer is designed to be towed behind a variety of off-road vehicles, including ATVs and 4x4s.
Demand for new machinery is being driven up by growers and nurserymen turning to automation because of projected increases in labour cost, Sally Drury reports.
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Film-clad structures can help retailers to display stock that would otherwise be open to the elements, Sally Drury explains.
Many of the latest tractor-mounted and towed machines can improve productivity, Sally Drury explains.
Fewer applications can mean increased efficiency and profitablity for growers, Sally Drury explains.
Your choice of machine will depend on the user as well as the job, Sally Drury explains.
Essential maintenance for synthetic pitches need not be costly or complex but it must be consistent and effective, Sally Drury explains.
The science behind polytunnels and cladding has advanced significantly and new developments continue to benefit growers, Sally Drury reports.
Trials are essential to develop products for the turf consumables market. Sally Drury reports on the latest projects underway at the Sports Turf Research Institute.
Customer appeal is the top consideration for manufacturers developing new pots and containers, Sally Drury finds.
Optimal conditions for roots to develop make September to March an ideal time to plant new trees and relocate existing specimens, Sally Drury reports.
Demand for trees and shrubs has been high as development has gathered pace. Jack Shamash uncovers the varieties that are heading buyers' wish lists.
Buckingham Town Council seeks a contractor to provide grounds maintenance services within the Town.
Closing date: 5th November 2015
- Writtle College Lordship Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 3RR
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- Writtle College, Lordship Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR