Tag : Clyde Engineering

Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Terex 82-20 crawler tractor

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Smallest of all the production Terex track type tractors, the 82-20 was designed to expand Terex’s market share of the crawler tractor business and take...
Classic Machines Excavators

Classic Machines: Early Kato Excavators

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Well known for the quality of its mobile cranes, Kato, of Japan, was also a pioneer in the field of hydraulic excavators, and the second...
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Forgotten companies: Hewco

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Our country has produced over the years many forward thinking and innovative companies. In the mid-1940s another one was born, in Huntly of all places,...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Euclid TS-24 motor scraper

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Euclid TS-24s were a major influence in shaping New Zealand, responsible for opening up many areas of the country. By Richard Campbell The Euclid TS-24...
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: Euclid’s R-15 dump truck

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The backbone of the New Zealand Ministry of Works haul truck fleet on hydroelectric power projects from the 1940s into the mid 1970s, the ubiquitous...
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Euclid’s 82-40 tractor

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Development began on what was to become the 82-40 in 1964 following numerous requests from contractors for a machine a little larger and heavier than the...
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Classic Machines: The Terex 72-81 wheel loader

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Following on from the success of its smaller 72 series wheel loaders, Terex decided to take on the big boys with the 72-81. By Richard...
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Classic Machines – The Euclid/Terex S-24 scraper

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Designed as a direct replacement for its existing S-18 single engined motor scraper, the Euclid (later Terex) S-24 had a long career and was the...