|This programme features some of the larger earth-moving equipment working on major projects in Britain. It includes excavators up to 85 tonnes; crawler tractors up to D9; articulated dump trucks from Bell, Caterpillar and Volvo; rigid dump trucks from Euclid; scrapers, including the Cat 637G; loaders, compactors and graders.
The programme has been made with the full co-operation of CA Blackwell Ltd whose contracts at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, the re-development of the Corby iron ore extraction site and the White Horse chalk quarry require a wide range of machines for a variety of tasks. The programme describes why the company uses particular machines and shows the equipment at work in this exciting and specialised world of large-project earthmoving. Running time approx. 60 min.