July 18, 2018

Ransomes remote controlled Spider mowers ensures safe maintenance for environment agency staff

Ipswich, Suffolk (July 21, 2014) Ransomes  remotely operated Spider mowers, supplied by CLS Selfdrive of Guisborough, have resolved concerns by the Environment Agency of how to ensure safe maintenance of local flood defences in the East Midlands. The two mowers are operating across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, maintaining the steep banks that form part of region’s flood defence system. Frisby Lake in Leicestershire acts as an overspill reservoir for the river Wreake and like all flood defences is subject to the Reservoirs Act 1975, which states that flood banks must be maintained in a stable condition. Following a minor incident…

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Get kitted up for the Autumn

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As chainsaws start to get pulled out of garden sheds, ready to cut logs for autumn fires, now is a good time to carry out some tool maintenance checks and make sure you’re kitted up so you can work smart and work safe. STIHL offers a wide choice of protective and work clothing, specifically designed for your garden and outdoor tasks.  Protective clothing, known in the trade as ‘PPE’ (Personal Protective Equipment), ranges from ear and eye protectors to steel toe-capped boots, so we can keep you covered literally from top to toe! Chainsaw protective Trousers for example, are a…

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Makita EA3201 Chainsaw

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Rochford GM announces UK launch of B3C

Rochford

Rochford Garden Machinery is pleased to announce the launch of the B3C Fuel Solutions range in the UK. B3C Fuel Solutions LLC is a manufacturer of environmentally friendly products and solutions for ethanol and bio-fuel related problems. Rochfords will operate as the exclusive UK distributor of B3C Fuel Solutions’ core suite of products including Mechanic in A Bottle, Ethanol Shield and Diesel Mechanic in A Bottle. “We are very excited that our UK partner, Rochford Garden Machinery, is launching the B3C line of fuel solution products,” says Brian Boezi, CEO of B3C. “The situation in the UK is becoming similar…

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Hitachi Power Tools launches PureFire chainsaw

Hitachi

Hitachi Power Tools has launched its latest chainsaw, the CS33EDP, with New PureFire engine, designed to tackle the big jobs with minimum effort and strain for the operator. Using kit all day long can take its toll, but the great advantage of the new CS33EDP is its anti-fatigue features. The CS33EDP has increased cutting speed and requires approximately 50% less pulling force to start than previous models.  It is extremely low in weight, coming in at just 3.7kg (excluding bar and chain). But while it’s low on grammes, it’s high on power – running at 1.3kW on maximum, it can…

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VIDEO- Excavator mulchers – Land clearing equipment – Forestry mulcher

  Land clearing equipment, forestry mulcher for excavators. These excavator mulchers are ideal for intensive vegetation control, land clearing, roadside, transmission lines, pipeline maintenance, forest fire prevention.

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Carlton Stump Grinders take the ‘grind’ out of the job

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After you’ve felled a 125ft tall triple stem Lime tree the resultant stump needs the best equipment to clear it away and John Stenning of Canadian Roots Tree Surgery always hires the best – a Carlton from Orange Plant.  John is a qualified tree surgeon and has traded as Canadian Roots for over 16 years mainly focusing on tree surgery and stump grinding. From past experience of Orange Plant, through the purchase of a chipper shredder, he had no hesitation to consult them about a stump grinder.  “I used to own my own,” he says, “but after 7 years it…

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New road towable hydraulic chippers from Timberwolf

Timberwolf

This powerful compact machine will outperform the rest of its class and hold its value for years to come. The Timberwolf TW 240TDHB(t) is the latest innovative, feature rich next generation wood chipper from the market leading wood chipper and shredder experts. The 270 degree turntable with multiple locking positions enables safe and convenient loading when working on the roadside or in restricted areas. The operator can turn the mounted section easily using the release catch at the infeed, changing the operating position, rather than manually moving vehicles and machinery saving time and reducing hassle. The 270 degree discharge chute…

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Timberwolf manufactures 9,000th machine

Timberwolf have been designing and manufacturing chipping and shredding machines for the past 25 years. Based in Stowmarket, with an expansive dealer network spread across the UK and Europe, they have succeeded in becoming the largest seller of commercial wood chip machines in Great Britain. Timberwolf are delighted to announce the manufacture of its 9000th machine. Hot off the production line, the 9,000th machine just happened to be their TW240 (the latest addition to the Timberwolf range) and marks a significant milestone in the Timberwolf history. Since the inception over 25 years ago, they have been proud British manufacturers of…

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Over £70,000 of equipment stolen from Cranfield tree surgeon

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MORE than £70,000 worth of equipment has been stolen from a tree surgeon in Cranfield. Items taken from Trim A Tree off College Road include 20 chainsaws, two wood chippers and a stump grinder, which would have meant that the burglars needed a van to take the gear away. The burglary has meant that Ray Brown, owner of the tree surgeon’s and landscaping company, has lost between £4,000 and £5,000 worth of business due to jobs he had to cancel. Bedfordshire Police confirmed that a burglary took place between 10pm and 5.30am overnight between Monday and yesterday, and received a…

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