JCB Machinery news and articles


Monday, June 17, 2019

The Coomalie Holding Depot is a live export depot facility supplying cattle to South East Asia. Based in the Northern Territory, the facility is responsible for getting cattle ready for export. The Coomalie Holding Depot purchased a 541-70s telehandler, 4220 Fastrac tractor and 300T compact tractor through their local dealer Forklift Solutions.

According to Hamish Brett, Manager for the Coomalie Holding Depot, the telehandler is used for unloading hay trucks and organising the feed mix.

“I use the Fastrac tractor to pull the feed in mixer wagons and I use the compact track loader to clean the cattle pens,” says Hamish. “The JCB machines are really reliable and have never let us down.”


541-70 telehandlers

The JCB 541-70 telehandlers is a highly efficient EcoMax-powered telescopic handler. It sits on a chassis that’s designed for load-bearing and stability. The side-mounted JCB engine combines with JCB axles and transmission to ensure reliable drivetrain performance from well-proven components. For added versatility, high utilization and extra investment value, we offer a broad attachments range. There’s also instant steering selection between three modes for easy operation, single-lever servo controls, a tight turn radius and great maneuverability. Of course, being a JCB telehandler, residuals are strong – as the world’s number 1 telescopic handler brand, our Agri telescopic handlers are always in demand and therefore valuable.


4220 Fastrac Tractor

The JCB Fastrac 4220 is a brand new generation of tractor, raising performance and productivity levels to new heights with seamless control, faster operating speeds, multiple implement mounting points and unique all-round self-levelling suspension.The design draws on 25 years’ experience in developing the unique JCB Fastrac tractor features and capabilities like equal sized wheels, 50:50 weight distribution and 4-wheel disc braking with ABS. With unrivalled productivity, versatility, comfort, safety and serviceability the JCB Fastrac 4220 really is all the tractor you’ll ever need.


300T Compact Track Loader

The large platform 1361 kg rated operating capacity JCB 300T vertical lift compact track loader incorporates our unique single boom and side entry design. Designed for comfort, safety, economy, productivity and durability in the USA (home of tracked loaders), the 300T’s 68.6 kW kW JCB Dieselmax engine is powerful, durable and hugely efficient.
The 300T has on average 60% better visibility and a 33% larger cab than rival manufacturers’ tracked skid steer loaders, and there are a whole host of other benefits as well. Like ergonomic controls, an extremely tough powerful boom and a low cost of ownership.
All of which helps to make our large platform compact track loaders 21% more productive in performance tests against the competition*.
* – Based on faster speed of getting in/out and faster startup times.

For more information on telehandlers, Fastrac tractors and skid steers please contact your local dealer on 1300 522 232.

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