**    Confirmed Models     **

  Classic Construction Models has released the first prototype images of the Caterpillar 287D Multi-Terrain Loader which is the first of their new 1:24th scale range of Contractor Machines

  Diecast Masters have announced two new 1:50th scale models in the Cat 242D skid steer loader and the 259D multi-terrain loader.

  Diecast Masters have announced a 1:16th version of the Caterpillar Twenty Five historic track-type tractor which is finished in yellow with a canopy, opening side engine covers and linked metal tracks.

  CCM has announced the development of three different versions of the Caterpillar K series scraper. Versions include th 631K single engine, the 637K twin engine and a coal bowl version of the 637K

  Diecast Masters have released images of the upcoming 1:50th scale Caterpillar 320F and 323F tracked excavators.

  CCM has announced a 1:48th scale die-cast Caterpillar 6015B backhoe excavator which is currently in development.

  IMC Models have announced a new Kobelco branded Scania 3-axle truck with Nooteboom Multi-PX semi low loader trailer and crane boom load.

  First Gear has announced an updated version of the Komatsu HM400 articulated hauler to the dash 5 specifications. The model is expected to be released third quarter 2016

  An exclusive model for Meiller is a 1:50th scale Kaelble KDV 22 E8 tipper which has been produced by NZG in a limited edition run, fitted with road tyres in a striking decoration of red chassis with yellow cabin and tipper body.

  The new 2016 Drake Collectibles online catalogue is now available to download. Just click on the image below.

  Weiss Brothers have introduced a stunning spreader bar lifting set, consisting of everything needed to accurately depict a lifting scenerio, from rope slings, web slings, wire ropes and chains with two sized of shackles and three different sizes of flat design spreader bars and three pairs of different lenth tubular design bars. The sets are available in a number of different versions including white, red and yellow base colours and numerous company printed versions including sarens and Mammoet.