Hadley Recycling and Waste Management, which processes hundreds of tonnes of construction and demolition waste at its Berkshire, United Kingdom site, is using a JCB Hydradig 110W in the first stage of the operation.
“The JCB Hydradig fits our front-end pre-sort process perfectly,” says Paul Lock, operations director.
“It has a small footprint, but covers a big operational area and is very productive. Safety was a predominant reason the purchase with the driver able to see all four corners of the machine from the operator seat because the engine is beneath the cab.
“Our machine is fitted with reversing cameras, which gives the operator perfect rear visibility when reversing.”
Paul is also impressed with the reversing fan on the machine’s radiator which he says gives a big reliability and productivity advantage when the site gets dusty.
The skip hire and waste management company sorts waste in a 2,700 sq m (29,000 sq ft) purpose built transfer station, which opened in March.
“When working in this industry it’s important to have equipment which is safe, strong and suited to the environment,” added Paul.
“This is something JCB does very well.”