Professional backhoe loaders, mini, skidsteer and tracked loaders, excavators, powered barrows and carriers for use by landscapers, local authorities, nurseries and hire centres in landscaping, construction, demolition, gardening, public green spaces and transporting materials.
Manufacturers are offering improved models to buy or hire for a wide range of landscaping works, Sally Drury explains.
Having the right equipment is key to efficiency when carrying out ground works, Sally Drury explains.
The latest equipment has upped the ante on power, ease of use and fuel efficiency, Sally Drury reports.
All articles are written by the UK's leading horticultural machinery expert, Sally Drury.
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Another useful piece of kit for transporting tools and materials has been introduced by Isolit-Bravo.
Doosan Infracore's prototype E10 Electric one-tonne micro-excavator is a zero-emissions electric powertrain version of the popular Bobcat E10 model.
Building on the success of its previous E55W model, Bobcat has launched the E57W Stage IIIB-compliant wheeled excavator.
Engineers at JCB have created a compact "one can" solution ensuring that the company's Loadall telescopic handlers meet Stage IV/Tier 4 Final emissions rules. The engine's efficient combustion means there is no need for an expensive diesel particulates filter and its additional service requirements, so there is just an SCR system to reduce NOx.
Gardener - Horticultural
Rothamsted Research Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Gardener (full time and fixed term)
The Hurlingham Club SW6 3PR, London
Grounds Maintenance Team Leader
East Devon District Council Exmouth, Devon
The Green Estate 389 Manor Lane, Manor Oaks, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 1UL
Gardener, London (South)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission London, South