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.
29 January 2013
A company which runs the largest fleet of JCB telehandlers in Brazil has invested in additional machines so it can forge ahead with a contract to build a tunnel to house a new ring road.
12 February 2013
Diggers made by Staffordshire-based JCB are about to embark on a mission to help recover Spitfire warplanes designed by one of the county’s most famous sons and believed to be buried in Burma.
19 February 2013
Two JCB excavators are helping to complete the final stages of a brand new subway line in Milan.