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   Conrad has produced a limnited edition model of the Liebherr LTM1030-2.1 in the Ainscough Training Company decoration. Only 100 of these models have been produced with 50 available to collectors which can be ordered from TheModelHobbyShop

  Conrad has been busy of late with a number of new models which will be appearing soon with model dealers. First up is the 1:50th scale Liebherr L1-24 fast erecting tower crane which is followed by the Poclain TY 2P excavator in lifting configuration while there are two new models for Mecalac consisting of the 9MWR and Mecalac 15MWR wheeled excavators.

Liebherr L1-24 Tower Crane
1:50th scale Liebherr L1-24 Tower Crane from Conrad

Poclain TY 2p Excavator
1:50th scale Poclain TY 2P wheeled Excavator from Conrad

1:50th scale Mecalac 15MWR Wheeled Excavator from Conrad

  Three more announcements from Classic Construction Models include the Cat 735B articulated dumptruck in 1:48th scale, the Cat 6090 hydraulic shovel in 1:48th scale and the 1:24th scale Cat D5K2 track-type tractor which is another of their "Contractor Machines" series. Check out their website for more details

  Classic Construction Models has released the first prototype images of the Caterpillar 416F2 backhoe loader which is the second of their new 1:24th scale range of Contractor Machines

  CCM has also unveiled the latest addition to the 1:48th scale historic series, the Cat 776 RD160 off-highway truck

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

  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

  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.