JCB Machine News & Articles

Hint Of New World Record Bid As JCB Marks Decade As Champions
30 Aug, 2016

A special cake to mark the JCB Dieselmax anniversary, pictured is Lord Bamford (centre) flanked by Wing Commander Andy Green (right) and Project Director Tim Leverton. JCB UK Chairman Lord Bamford has indicated a fresh attempt ...

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AGRICULTURAL TRACTOR USED FOR SPREADING – A FASTRAC CASE STUDY
15 Aug, 2016

Spreading expert - Simon Manwaring bought agricultural tractor JCB 4220 Fastrac because of the versatility it gives him. New South Wales spreading contractor Simon Manwaring expects his new agricultural tractor JCB 4220 Fastrac to significantly improve ...

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Next generation mini excavators unveiled by JCB
27 Jul, 2016

Two next generation mini excavators have been added to the JCB CEA range, the 48Z-1 and the 55Z-1, offering durable design and increased performance.JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) has just added two new 5-tonne mini excavators ...

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JCB Fastrac Tractors At 25 – Still Unique As One Of The World’s Most Sophisticated, Productive & Distinctive Farm Tractors
25 Jul, 2016

JCB is celebrating 25 years production of the Fastrac – a range of agricultural tractors that remain unique to this day and continue to offer farmers and contractors an unmatched combination of features and performance ...

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New Skid Steer Loaders offer increased versatility
18 Jul, 2016

The two New Skid Steer Loaders to be added to JCB Construction Equipment Australia’s (CEA) range, the 135HD and 155HD, are purpose built to operate in tougher applications and confined areas.The compact structure of the ...

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NEW 3CX BACKHOE LOADER COMPACT
11 Jul, 2016

JCB CEA has announced the New 3CX Backhoe Loader Compact will be joining their fleet, at only 2 m wide and 2.74 m high, this machine is ideal for compact, urban job sites.JCB’s innovative new ...

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Bronze Artwork Honours ‘Mr JCB’ On The Centenary Of His Birth
22 Jun, 2016

 This shot of the main unveiling shows (from left to right) Mr JCB's  sons Mr Mark Bamford and JCB Chairman Lord Bamford and his grandson Mr Jo Bamford, Group MD of Global Accounts (Lord Bamford's ...

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New Wheel Loader JCB 455ZX
05 Jun, 2016

The all new wheel loader, now available through JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA), delivers maximum uptime with reduced fuel consumption. New Wheel Loader from JCB powered by DIESELMAX engine The New Wheel Loader JCB 455ZX is built ...

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New Agricultural Telehandler Loadall
30 May, 2016

JCB CEA has introduced the 525-60 Agricultural Telehandlers  to their range, ideal for general handling around farms and small enough to access older farm buildings.Australian farmers are looking for smaller machines to work in their ...

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TIGHT ACCESS NO CHALLENGE FOR UPGRADED JCB EXCAVATOR
02 May, 2016

JCBCEA have introduced an upgraded JZ140 to their heavy excavator range, with versatility, productivity and performance in mind for operator control. At just two thirds of the length of a conventional machine, JCB’s upgraded JZ140 excavator ...

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JCB Donates 3CX Backhoe Loader to Help Quake-Hit Ecuador
22 Apr, 2016

JCB is donating a 3CX backhoe loader worth $130,000 to help rescue and clear-up operations in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, resulting in the deaths of at least 570 ...

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Revolutionary JCB Product Marks Huge Production Milestone
07 Apr, 2016

Pictured left to right are Ian Pratt, Ian Vickery, Cliff Ferrie, Mick Smith, Dave Bailey, Nick Miller, Paul Stockley, Richard Jenkinson and Paul Grys from JCB UK. A JCB product that revolutionised the handling of loads ...

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JCB CEA Dealers and Staff Visit World Headquarters
21 Mar, 2016

JCB CEA staff and dealers pictured at a quarry site in Spain as part of a product training trip. A group of JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) dealers and staff travelled to Europe in January to ...

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Compact Machine Made to Tackle the Big Jobs
14 Mar, 2016

JCB’s 86C-1 mini excavator may be compact in size, but that has not deterred from its productivity and performance, with many contractors opting for the machine on their jobsites. With Australia currently in the midst of ...

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Sizzling Summer Giveaway – Winners Announced
07 Mar, 2016

Congratulations to all our winners of the Sizzling Summer Giveaway.Weber Family Q BBQ winners: Tony Lee, PCR Polyweld Andrew, Iolar/CreidimJCB Merchandise Pack winners Brett Milburn, IDIGIT Xavier Martinez, Tuss Group Marian Kot, M&T Kot Earthmoving Brian Nicol, Santrev Jeremy Sparrow, VehtecYour JCBCEA ...

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Telehandler Loadall from JCB Hollywood as Oscars Come to Town
26 Feb, 2016

A JCB Loadall telescopic handler has been playing a leading role in Hollywood…. ensuring the most glittering event in the global showbiz calendar all runs to plan.Preparations for the 88th Academy Awards are now in ...

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Regular Servicing Can Mean Big Savings
22 Feb, 2016

Servicing your machines regularly can save owners and operators in the long run when it comes to whole-of-life costs for new machinery. Keeping up with regular servicing and day to day maintenance are crucial elements in ...

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NEW GENERATION JCB FASTRAC RAISES THE BAR
01 Feb, 2016

JCB’s new generation 4000 Series Fastrac has hit Australian shores, with updated features raising the productivity and efficiency of the tractor.The all-new 4000 Series JCB Fastrac, now available in Australia, draws on 20 years of ...

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NEW 3CX BACKHOE CUSTOMER STORY
18 Jan, 2016

In the 1970s, Victorian company BJB Excavations was established by three mates and one JCB backhoe loader. Forty years later, JCB equipment is still at the heart of the business forged by the trio.The mates ...

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JCB CEA to Support Perth School Bushfire Appeal
22 Dec, 2015

Mrs Tina Campbell (Head of Boarding at St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School), Indiana Scanlon (House Captain), Renay van der Meulen (JCB CEA State Manager for WA), Robyn Fairbairn (Head Girl) and Mrs Lynne Thomson (Principal). JCB ...

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LATEST NEWS

HALF A MILLION AND COUNTING AS MAJOR ENGINE MILESTONE MARKED

A JCB business which has powered its way to international success today celebrated the production of half a million engines - enough to stretch from London to Paris.Four cylinder diesel engines first began rolling off ...

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NEW JCB TELEHANDLER SAVES TIME AND MONEY

JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) has added the 540-180 Hi-Viz to its telehandler range. The new model promises reduced cost of ownership and improved efficiency.The 540-180 Hi-Viz offers 20 per cent faster cycle times and ...

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JCB WHEEL LOADERS, COMPACT EXCAVATORS AWARDED FOR LOW COST OF OWNERSHIP

The JCB 407 wheel loader and JCB 8018 compact excavator have received EquipmentWatch 2017-2018 Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards. The awards recognize the JCB 407 and the JCB 8018 as the most cost-efficient machines, within their ...

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JCB TEAM HELPS ENGINEER WW1 TANK CENTENARY TRIBUTE

EXCAVATOR giant JCB helped TV personality Guy Martin to engineer a tribute to the role tanks played in helping change the course of the First World War. Now the story of the tank’s role and ...

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