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JCB announced the launch of its largest articulated dump truck, the 20-tonne 720, fuelling speculation that it is preparing to introduce bigger models to compete in the volume quarrying and bulk earthmoving sectors in the near future. 'JCB is not going to stop at 20 tonnes, the market is too small, ' said one industry observer. . 'It is inevitable the company will bring out bigger machines;

the only question is: when?'