Equipment News: High-end rear loader fit for any purpose

Bucher Municipal’s rear loader, the UrBin RL60, has been positioned to offer the best package for its customers. More versatile than ever before, the RL60 is lighter, narrower and lower in height than any other rear loader in the market.

Narrow access roads, jam-packed driveways and multi-unit dwellings (MUD’s) require agile refuse collectors with precise manoeuvrability capabilities. The cutting edge UrBin RL60 is ideal not only due to its low height and narrow body design, but also for its raised hopper bowl allowing access in and out of steep driveways without compromising capacity or manoeuvrability.

Versatile and efficient

The RL60 brings versatility to day-to-day disposal tasks, delivering even more transport capacity. Driven by a more environmentally friendly vehicle, the UrBin RL60 places less strain onto local infrastructure, playing its part in reducing emissions and on-going road maintenance. With an optimised body length, the RL60 reduces expensive chassis modifications, guaranteeing a high level of vehicle utilisation for the operator while also providing municipalities with an improved return on their procurement costs.

The rear loader can be used across multiple applications without any limitations. Its unmatched productivity sees the RL60 offer less down time for maintenance and higher payloads; on-board safety features such as integrated reversing camera, reversing lights, alarm and improved Bucher hydraulic system.

Improved ergonomics

Additionally, the fully integrated Bucher control system continuously monitors the vehicle for emergencies and faults, its improved in-cab layout provides better ergonomics for the driver and its larger all-in- one screen, provides better visibility.

Bucher Municipal vehicles for commercial or domestic waste collection deliver the best solution for business, and the environment.

Bucher Municipal’s product range is built on the company’s reputation for innovation, while playing a major role in maintaining the its position as a leading manufacturer and supplier for collection, compaction and sweeping equipment both throughout Australia and internationally.

Bucher Municipal expands and develops

Bucher Municipal opened its new Marsden Park facility in Sydney in April 2020. This 19,000m2 purpose-built facility is an expansion of its local and well recognised manufacturing capabilities.
This state-of-the-art paint facility will also accommodate refuse, vacuum and sweepers vehicles. 2,400m2 of Bucher Municipal’s new facility, will allocate fast parts supply and a guaranteed 24-hour emergency support 365 days a year. Along with this new operational facility, Bucher Municipal also has 19 service vehicles on its portfolio and 80 dedicated industry specialist on site to provide the best class in service and support for its customers.
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Waste 2020 conference cancelled

The annual Waste 2020 Conference which was scheduled for 5-7 May in Coffs Harbour has been cancelled  with Impact Environment conference convenor Greg Freeman advising the industry yesterday.

“We have been monitoring and evaluating the situation with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past few weeks to ensure we were taking proper steps to protect the health and wellbeing of all stakeholders,” Freeman said

On the afternoon of 13th March Australia’s chief medical officer has told premiers, chief ministers and the Prime Minister that mass gatherings of more than 500 people should be cancelled amid fears about the spread of coronavirus.

“As such, and in light of all the information and advice given to date, we have unfortunately had to make the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming Waste 2020 Conference which was scheduled for 5-7 May in Coffs Harbour.

“This decision is one that was not taken lightly, and we understand that there will be much disappointment within the waste industry as many of you look forward to this conference each year.

Freeman explained that the decision was also impacted after a significant number of attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors notified the organisers that they were unable to take part in the event due to stringent travel restrictions imposed, making it not viable to run at a reduced capacity.

“We will make contact with all registered delegates, presenters, sponsors and exhibitors to discuss the next steps over the coming days,” he said.

Freeman advised that questions or concerns regarding the conference can be emailed to either or and the team would respond as soon as possible.

“We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and our sympathies are with those affected by the virus,” he said.

Shark compactor chomps through bulky waste

The Shark compactor is as tough and sturdy as the name suggests. Wood-framed furniture and hard plastics are no match for the compactor. Neither are softer, difficult to manipulate materials such as insulation bats and large pieces of cardboard.