British manufacturer Dennis Mowers has won a prestigious order to supply over
thirty G860 34" professional cylinder mowers, complete with a range of
interchangeable cassettes, to help prepare all twelve stadia at the forthcoming
2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
through the company's dealer Greenext, who are based in Sao Paulo – home of the
opening game on 12th June, the turf maintenance machines will be
used throughout the duration of the 64 matches at twelve stadia including Belo
Horizonte, Brazilia, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre,
Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo.
manufacturer worked closely with Greenext and the three contractors who were
chosen to maintain the facilities; ensuring the required high standards for each pitch are rigorously met. The G860 machine
complete with an eight-bladed cutting cassette and tungsten tipped verticutter
was then specified as one of the key turf maintenance pieces of equipment.
rich heritage of producing professional mowers which are renowned for their
quality of cut, performance, reliability and versatility, the Dennis G860 has
six quick changeover cassette options including scarifiers, verticutters,
brushes, spikers, and slitters as well as 6 or 8 bladed cutter cassettes giving
ultimate flexibility and a single power unit for many day-to-day maintenance
versatility coupled with low ground pressure, at just 166kgs, and
manoeuvrability makes the G860 the first choice for many top sporting venues
around the world, including the previous World Cup finals in 2010.
Prior to the majority
of the machines arriving in Brazil, sales
managers Toby Clarke and Ewen Wilson, gave a number of comprehensive practical
demonstrations to the contractors and their
operatives explaining pitch presentation with height of cut, frequency, mowing
stripes – with presentation a key goal, machine adjustment and safe operation.
clear from an early stage that, because of the different types of grass species
in Brazil, the tungsten tipped verticutter cassette would be an extremely
important tool," said Ewen. "Major sporting venues across the world are
choosing Dennis because of the superior quality of our machines and our first
class product training.
success of the World Cup in South Africa, where Dennis also provided equipment,
we are pleased to continue our relationship with supplying world class turf
maintenance equipment. We take great pride in being able to support large-scale
events such as this and are very proud to fly the British flag over in Brazil."
further information or a no obligation demonstration, please contact Dennis
01332 824 777 or visit www.dennisuk.com
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