JCB to supply Terex with engines for site dumpers

Terex TA6S site dumper with JCB EcomaxJCB has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build engines for Terex site dumpers.

The $7 million (£4.5 million) contract will provide power to two Terex site dumpers: the TA6 and TA6S. Terex will be using JCB’s Ecomax 74-horsepower Tier 4 Final engines for the machines.

The contract comes as JCB celebrates the 10th anniversary of its engine manufacturing operation which opened a second plant in India in 2011.

The engines for the Terex machines will be manufactured at the company’s Derbyshire, England Power Systems facility.

“The engine supply contract is a major milestone for the JCB Power Systems business,” JCB CEO Graeme Macdonald said in a prepared statement. “It is one of the biggest engine supply deals in the company’s history and is testament to reliability and efficiency advantages that the JCB Ecomax engine offers customers.”