Bobcat News

Bobcat digs in deep on Mandela Day to help Manger Care Centre

To mark the centenary of Mandela Day on 18 July, Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, supplied a B730 backhoe loader for the Manger Care Centre’s SD & ED project in Benoni, Johannesburg to boost sustainable agricultural output in line with the National Development Plan 2030. The project specialises in providing accredited agricultural training to rural communities in Benoni, where Manger Care Centre’s sustainable farm has 15 small and four  large vegetable tunnel, and five polyhouse [...]

Bobcat treasure beach clean up

Bobcat Equipment South Africa, was a proud sponsor and partner to Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa’s (WESSA’s) Big Treasure Beach Clean-Up in KwaZulu-Natal from 5 to 8 June. The event coincided with the UN World Environment Day and World Ocean Day. Over 1 300 people assisted with the beach clean-up and Bobcat used their specialised machinery to collect over 1.5 t of waste material. “This project forms as an integral part of WESSA’s role as a leader in implementing both [...]

Bobcat attachment options for agriculture, construction applications

Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, has an extensive range of accessories, comprising over 95 attachments, that are ideal for agricultural and construction applications in challenging African operating environments. The attachments can be used on Bobcat skidsteers, compact track loaders, compact excavators and telehandler machines. Bobcat Equipment South Africa Product Specialist Brian Rachman highlights that these genuine Bobcat attachments are used in many different applications such as construction, civils, plant hire, shipping, agriculture and warehousing. “Companies can always [...]

Animal-feed producer stocks up with Bobcat skidsteer loaders

Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, delivered five Bobcat S550 skidsteer loaders (SSLs) to De Heus Animal Nutrition in September 2017, deployed at various sites in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Gauteng, and the Eastern Cape. De Heus is an international company that produces and markets high-quality animal feeds. The machines were delivered from Bobcat branches in each of the respective provinces. Bobcat Equipment South Africa General Manager Brian Rachman explains that the SSLs are used at De Heus’ facilities [...]

Big showcase for Bobcat compact equipment range at NAMPO 2018

Bobcat will showcase its M-Series of at NAMPO 2018 following the significant success achieved with its 5-Series and 4-Series Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, will showcase its full range of compact machinery, which is well-suited for application in the agricultural sector, at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 15 to 18 May 2018 at Bothaville in the Free State. This includes Bobcat mini excavators, agricultural telescopic handlers, skidsteer loaders (SSLs), and tractor loader backhoes (TLBs), as well [...]

Bobcat stocks up on R18-million worth of spare parts

Fast-moving general-service parts are critical to customers’ daily operations, and are needed on-hand immediately to avoid costly downtime. It is for this reason that Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of the Goscor Group, holds a comprehensive spares stockholding of about R18 million. The biggest range of spare parts stocked are fast-moving and general service parts, such as sparkplugs, filters, nuts and bolts, ground-engaging tools, wear parts, and cutting edges, among others, Bobcat Equipment South Africa National Parts Manager Deric Knox [...]

Versatile Bobcat B730 backhoe loader for a range of applications

From digging to trenching, breaking, and materials handling, the B730 from Bobcat Equipment South Africa is a versatile backhoe loader that can be configured for a diverse range of job applications. The B730 is perfect for both small and large contractors, who have high expectations in terms of machine reliability and service, which is a prime focus for Bobcat Equipment South Africa, Product Specialist Jan Stansfield comments. Other target markets are municipalities, and local utilities such as water and telecoms. Applications [...]