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Classic Plant & Machinery May 2017

Pick up your May issue of Classic Plant & Machinery for the very latest news, features, events and much more. Jeremy Rowland visits a JCB 520 telescopic handler that’s just been restored and Keith Haddock’s series moves to a famous area, Corby, with some lovely big machines featured.

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Contents

THRELKELD TIME IS HERE

Threlkeld Vintage Excavator Working Weekend takes place over May 20-21 and here’s a preview of what you might see

EDITOR’S WELCOME

Some pithy thoughts on relevant topics

SPARKLING LIKE NEW

Jeremy Rowland visits a JCB 520 telescopic handler that’s just been restored: we have the full story here

NEWS

The full story on the biggest preservation Caterpillar sale for decades, which took place in California on March 18

HAVE YOUR SAY

We look at Traxcavator memories, The Great Walk and so much more

EVENTS DIARY

Jayne Love’s ever-popular Events Diary tells you what’s going on regarding events that you can visit

IRONSTONE MINING IN THE ENGLISH MIDLANDS

Keith Haddock’s series moves to a famous area, Corby, with some lovely big machines featured

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HCEA WORKING

Keith Haddock looks at all that went on regarding this famous working event, which in 2016 was held on home turf at Bowling Green, Ohio, USA

WINTER WORKING

Jeremy Rowland took in Andrew Beaulah’s working event at the end of February near Hull and had a great time in the good weather

PELICAN STILL WORKING

We sent David Read to Northumbria where CPM had been invited to see possibly the very last Pelican still working for its living in the UK

COBRE LAS CRUCES

The second part of Steve Vale’s story on this mine, which still uses classic plant in its business

TRAXCAVATOR POSTSCRIPT

Paul Tofield concludes his series on Traxcavators with a tidy-up of various aspects of the story

SALES DIARY

The season is very much in full swing and there is plenty going on in one way or other and this gives you a list of places to head to for equipment you might want

SALES TALK

Our reporters have been all around the UK reporting on what’s been going on with regard to the sales scene

SMALL PLANT & MACHINERY

We have an extended version to cover what is to be introduced following the recent Nuremberg show, thanks to Steven Downes

CLASSIFIEDS

The place planstmen turn to to buy or sell

NEXT ISSUE

Our plans for the June issue, out on May 18. Please note our new publishing date