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A self-powered machine equipped with a front-mounted bucket and lift arms for pushing and raising a load of earth or other construction materials; usually mounted on wheels or crawler-track undercarriage.
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Aaron McCauley, 10, was crushed to death as he helped older brother Matthew and father Maurice with a loading shovel. It's understood the machinery slid out of control down an embankment on the Rathfriland Road, in Ballyward, Co Down.
Eston man Raymond Burns, died, aged 43, on December 19, 2008, at UK Wood Recycling (UKWR) at Wilton, Redcar, after he was struck and run over by a mechanical loading shovel. An inquest into the dad-of-two's death resumed for the second day at Teesside Coroners' Court yesterday where a jury heard from former worker Neil Andrew Castle, who said he contacted the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) with his concerns after he left the firm in October 2008 - two months before Mr Burns' death.
A HSE spokesman said: ``It is believed that the man was crushed between a fork lift truck and a caterpillar loading shovel.
Sources say Aaron McCauley, 10, was helping his older brother Matthew and father Maurice on a loading shovel when it slid down an embankment at their farm on the Rathfriland Road in Ballyward, Co Down.
Showing its commitment to the Indian market, JCB India is also gaining strength in the Tracked Excavator and the Wheeled Loading Shovel segment all over India.
JCB India is also gaining strength in the Tracked Excavator, Compaction equipment and the Wheeled Loading Shovel segment all over India and has created history in India by selling its 100001st machine recently.
Michael Woodhouse, a labourer at the firm until April 2009, told how he was about 30ft away when he saw the loading shovel, driven by Paul O'Neill, strike Mr Burns, as he walked across the yard.
m and a low feed-in height and optional extensions allows the machine to be fed by any primary crusher or directly with a loading shovel.
With a vibrating grid feed-in width of 4.4m (14' 6") the machine can easily be fed with an excavator, loading shovel or grab.
JCB today is the market leader in construction equipment sector in India with products that includes Backhoe loaders, Excavators, Compaction equipment, Wheeled Loading Shovel, Liftall and Skid Steer loaders.
Health and Safety Executive prosecutor Oliver Glasgow revealed "not all operatives" received safety training and said: "Simply not operating the loading shovel in the pit when the public had access would have sufficed."