Some of the J.C. Balls & sons classic plant fleet lined up at Belper Steam and Vintage Event 2010

JC Balls & Sons restored Caterpillar 60 at the SED show 2007

JCB 7 excavator at Cromford Steam Fair 2008

JCB 1 (grave) Digger (formerly parked on the Excavator pub roof nr Ambergate)

Caterpillar 60 at Cromford Steam Fair 2008

Caterpillar R4 Dozer of 1943 fitted with Le Tourneau buldozer gear and a Hyster CCU

Thames Trader Tipper APR 196B in JC Balls livery

Hymac 480 crane

Modern Volumetric Concrete Mixer unit

JC Balls Mercedes tractor unit and Low loader

J.C. Balls & Sons of Ambergate in Derbyshire, are Excavation and plant hire contractors.

The Brothers that now run the firm have been building up a collection of classic machines, some of which featured in the firms early history. They take machines to several shows and events throughout the year. They are all immaculately restored and several are painted with the companies name or Logo.

They have 3 of 60 only JCB anniversary specials, produced in a custom specification for JCB;s 60th Birthday.

Classic Machinery[edit | edit source]

Classic Trucks[edit | edit source]

They also run a Dancing digger display team for local shows. They were at the Cromford Steam Fair 2008 held in Derbyshire.

Modern Machine Fleet[edit | edit source]

  • State of the Art Mobile Volumetric Concrete Batch plant.
  • Fleet of Tippers fitted with Grab Loaders
  • Mercedes Tractor unit & Low Loader.
  • Fleet of predominately JCB machines from mini excavators up to 40 ton machines used in the recycling yard
  • Recycling plant and skip service
  • Roller hire

Events attended[edit | edit source]

These are some of the events that they have attended with some of the fleet of classic machinery;

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