18 February 2019
25 April 2017
JCB has unveiled the 116D single drum soil compactor, a high-performance roller designed for infrastructure construction and maintenance, general construction and landscaping projects.
06 January 2014
Construction equipment manufacturer JCB is celebrating 60 years of making the iconic backhoe loader that has helped to shape the world - with the promise of more exciting innovations to come. Company founder Joseph Cyril Bamford invented the concept of the backhoe and the first JCB model was manufactured in 1953 after he combined a lightweight backhoe with a Major Loadall tractor loader. It created, for the first time, a single machine which combined a front shovel and rear excavator arm.
21 November 2013
British digger maker JCB today responded to the Filipino typhoon disaster with the news that machines and generators worth more than $500,000 are to be provided to assist in the aftermath of the catastrophe. The company is sending a fleet of three 3CX backhoe loaders to help in the clear up operations following Typhoon Haiyan which was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded on land and which has left up to 2,500 people dead. In addition more than 120 JCB electrical generators are being provided through the company’s Filipino dealer Camec.
05 September 2013
At Bauma Africa 2013, JCB will showcase a broad range of its fuel saving heavyline equipment for the construction and mining industries.
JCB is investing around £1 million in purchasing and transforming a former budget hotel in Uttoxeter into high-class accommodation for employees and visitors to its World HQ.
Hundreds of JCB employees today joined in the celebrations to mark the production of the company’s one millionth machine – enough diggers to stretch from the UK to Australia.