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Officials at the launch event.

Officials at the launch event.

Mannai launches top JCB excavator in Qatar

December 2014

MANNAI Auto Group’s Heavy Equipment Division (HED) has launched JCB’s most powerful tracked excavator, the top-of-the-line JS500, in Qatar.

The JCB JS500 has an engine rated at 305 hp at 2,000 rpm (revolutions per minute). This powers a 7.10-m-long heavy-duty mono boom and 4.76-m dipper. It can dig up to 9 m deep and can dump at an elevation of 8.46 m, with extended digging reach up to 13.1 m.

“The full range of JS excavators is becoming more and more popular with customers and we are happy to add an even more powerful option to the lineup,” said Khalid Yousef, general manager, Mannai HED.

“The JS500 is designed to be at the top of the food chain and is able to meet the most demanding needs.”

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