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IN BRIEF

Fermecs Turbo-charged backhoe

FERMEC has launched a turbo-charged version of its MF750 backhoe loader, aimed especially at the plant hire market.

The MF760 is fitted with a 67 kW turbocharged Perkins diesel linked with a four-speed synchromesh Powershuttle 2 transmission.

The new machine has a 120 litre fuel tank (22 per cent larger than the MF750).

The larger fuel tank will mean more work on a tank of fuel, the new engine will result in reduced operating costs and the new transmission will mean faster but safer roading, said marketing director Ian Webb.

After-sales help

ELU has launched an after-sales service for professional power tool users. the Hallmark service provides high levels of service for Elu tools either in or out of warranty. The service guarantees one-hour turn-round for portable units.

Machinery units will be repaired and ready for collection by the end of the next working day.

Kubota sales

PLANT distributor Clive Barford has sold 40 Kubota mini excavators in the 18 weeks since it assumed responsibility for Kubota sales and support from Kellands (Plant Sales).