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Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it ...

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in October, up 13 % year-over-year

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 01, 2014

The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with ...

VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a lift from another backhoe on the ground

VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

There are lots of ways to get a backhoe down from on top of various objects. Some are conventional and ...

VIDEO: 1,000-hp backhoe blasts Guinness World Record to become fastest digger on Earth

VIDEO: 1,000-hp backhoe blasts Guinness World Record to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

Just about anyone who's familiar with backhoes is familiar with the JCB GT. For more than 20 years, the JCB ...

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in Savannah, ...

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing to Chinese division SDLG; machines will no longer have Volvo brand

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment announced today its Chinese SDLG division will now manufacture its backhoes and motor graders, and the Volvo ...

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2014

A backhoe operator in Phoenix was found dead earlier this week in an accident with little in the way of ...

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made of old logs

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2014

During the reconstruction of a bridge in what looks to be a very rural part of Brazil, with the water ...

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%; Bobcat T590 leads August top 10

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2014

Compared to one year ago, the number of new financed construction equipment units sold rose 11 percent this August, according ...

Financed used construction equipment sales drop third month in a row; new financed units flat in June

Financed used construction equipment sales drop third...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 11, 2014

According to the latest numbers from Equipment Data Associates, the number of financed used construction equipment sold dropped in June ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

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