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U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed backhoes from JCB

U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2014

The group responsible for the largest order in JCB's history just asked the British heavy equipment maker to re-up its supply ...

VIDEO: Backhoe rescues truck driver dangling over tunnel after semi rolled down a mountainside

VIDEO: Backhoe rescues truck driver dangling over...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2014

In Israel recently, firefighters and rescue personnel had to get creative when it came to rescuing a truck driver in ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in April, bypass used sales

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 04, 2014

The number of new construction equipment units financed in April totalled 8,000, gaining a nearly 2-percent edge over the 7,846 ...

VIDEO: Excavator, crew upright a backhoe only to watch it roll down a steep hillside

VIDEO: Excavator, crew upright a backhoe only to watch...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

Everything about this video goes according to plan—except the last 10 seconds. Uprighting an overturned backhoe on a steep incline is ...

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match paint job, leather interior of a Ram Laramie Longorn pickup

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

One of the most popular sights in the North Hall at this year's ConExpo without question has been Case's modified ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment of the past decade

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 24, 2014

Using Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates to find out the unit count winners, we calculated the top-selling construction equipment types and ...

4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

What's it really cost to run a backhoe? Probably a lot more than you think. The following will guide you through ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Now that we've got all the math out of the way, there are at least four things we can take ...

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

Clearly, paying your operator is your top expense when it comes to running this machine. Some contractors may not think ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

1. Your operator is your biggest expense. Consider paying extra for enclosed cabs to help retain quality employees and keep them ...

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