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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Waste and Recycling company Remondis have recently invested in Hitachi’s ZW180-6 Wheel Loader for their brand new facility based in Birtley, Tyne and Wear.

On completion of a successful demo and the Hitachi product being dubbed reliable and robust within the waste application sector;the team at Remondis made the decision to commit to the ZW180-6 waste handling spec machine for loading and carrying operations at the plant.

Built bespoke for the application, the machine comprised of foam filled tyres, light and screen guards and finally a full paint job to fit in with the company’s corporate colours!

Remondis is one of the world’s largest public service recycling and waste management companies and at their new site in the North East they are currently using highly efficient and cutting-edge technology to ensure the maximum amount of material is recycled or recovered.

Kevin Hawkes, Operations Director said, “We decided to invest in the Hitachi ZW180-6 Wheel Loader following the provision of a demonstration machine and the excellent feedback from our experienced plant operators. Having previous experience of Hitachi Wheel Loaders, I am sure this latest addition to our mobile plant fleet will compliment our new state of the art C&D Processing Plant.”

Steve O’Mara, Hitachi Wheel Loader Product Manager said, “We are delighted that Remondis chose Hitachi Loading Shovels, with our excellent reliability and low fuel usage I’m positive it will compliment the state of the art plant that Remondis are running.”

ZW180-6 Key Specifications:

Net Power: 173 hp

Operating Weight: 15,250 kg

Static Tipping Load: 13,000 k