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Doosan signs up for twoDoosan signs up for two

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has confirmed bookings for both the Executive Hire Show and the new Plantworx Exhibition in 2013.

The EHS Show stand display will feature Doosan Portable Power’s compressor, generator, light tower and construction tool ranges. Bobcat micro- and mini-excavators will be prominent, part of the Bobcat compact equipment range that includes skid-steer loaders, compact tracked loaders, telehandlers, utility vehicles and attachments.

First Year for Plantworx

At Plantworx 2013, Doosan has booked an area of 36 x 24 m for the static display comprising products from Doosan Heavy, Bobcat, Doosan Portable Power and Attachment products. A similar sized area has also been booked in the Demonstration Zone, right opposite the static stand, where the latest Doosan Heavy and Bobcat products will be put through their paces.

Kevin Zimmer, Regional Director for UK and Ireland for Doosan, said: “We have had good experience of the EHS show for a number of years now. The Plantworx show is a new one for the industry and, with the mix of static and demo areas, I’m hopeful it will prove a success. Alternating in the future with the Hillhead exhibition, Plantworx should fill the hole left by the demise of the SED exhibition.”

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 Jumping for joy at their JCB Academy GCSE results ....left to right are Declan Lander, 16, of Church Broughton, Derbyshire; James Gratton, 16, of Littleover; Jodie Howlett, 16, of Burton-on-Trent and identical twins Connor and Rhys Bradbury, 16 of Stoke-on-Trent.JCB academy outstanding achievement

The JCB Academy has been celebrating a resounding success with its first set of GCSE results – with 99 per cent of students achieving five or more passes at grades A* to C.

Jumping for joy at their JCB Academy GCSE results ....left to right are Declan Lander, 16, of Church Broughton, Derbyshire; James Gratton, 16, of Littleover; Jodie Howlett, 16, of Burton-on-Trent and identical twins Connor and Rhys Bradbury, 16 of Stoke-on-Trent.

Of the 111 students receiving results, a staggering 99% achieved A* to C in Principal Learning in Engineering – the equivalent of four GCSEs. A total of 88% of youngsters gained a C or above in GCSE Mathematics. Aside from GCSEs, more than 90% of students also achieved Functional Skills in Maths and English, a national qualification that supports employability.

Today The JCB Academy Principal Jim Wade (right) said: “We are absolutely delighted with our first set of results. They demonstrate that our young people are set up to go out and follow very rewarding careers in engineering. Not only have 99% of them achieved the Principal Learning in Engineering qualification but also 88% have gained grade C or above passes in Mathematics which will be vital in supporting their engineering work.”

The JCB Academy Chair of Governors Paul Pritchard said: “These GCSE marks are excellent and The JCB Academy governors are extremely proud of the students and staff who have all put in such hard work to deliver such a fantastic set of results.”

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