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Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M Series expansion; intros updated 910, 914

Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2016

Acknowledging it as a "gray area" machine, Caterpillar is reintroducing the 918 wheel loader, absent from its compact wheel loader lineup since ...

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual view” DW50 concept turns this dumper into a mini truck

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2016

Citing increased adoption of wheel dumpers over smaller trucks on jobsites with difficult terrain or other conditions, Wacker Neuson has ...

JCB’s 48Z-1, 55Z-1 and 57C-1 use a longer main boom and shorter dipper arm or stick to provide up to 5 percent greater dump height over previous models to ease truck loading.

JCB launches 4 compact excavators; doubles Contractor...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 26, 2016

JCB’s 48Z-1, 55Z-1 and 57C-1 models actually debuted at The Rental Show in February, but at Bauma made their second ...

POLL: What do you think of Cat’s new half excavator, half skid steer 304.5E2?

POLL: What do you think of Cat’s new half...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2016

Caterpillar recently launched a new type of excavator it's referring to as an Xtra Tool Carrier, a compact, 4-ton machine ...

Morbark acquired by private equity firm as company looks to reach “next level”

Morbark acquired by private equity firm as company...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2016

Morbark, makers of a wide variety of heavy equipment and attachments, has been acquired by a private equity firm. According to ...

Caterpillar’s new 304.5E2 XTC is half excavator, half skid steer

Caterpillar’s new 304.5E2 XTC is half excavator,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2016

Bringing a whole new meaning to the term "hybrid machine," Caterpillar has introduced the 304.5E2 XTC, an excavator with skid ...

Vermeer’s new FTX25 takes aim at residential footings market

Vermeer’s new FTX25 takes aim at residential footings...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 17, 2016

Based on the platform of Vermeer’s compact utility loader, the company’s new FTX25 footings trencher is a stand-on, track-mounted unit ...

Takeuchi intros TB210R compact excavator with foldable canopy, more power

Takeuchi intros TB210R compact excavator with foldable...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 16, 2016

Replacing the TB108, Takeuchi-US has introduced the TB210R compact excavator with minimal tail swing, and a backfill blade that can ...

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big hydraulic improvements

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2016

Along with an updated engine Volvo's new L45H and L50H wheel loaders boast substantial hydraulic improvements and faster cycle times. Matching ...

John Deere launches G Series loader lineup with 4 skid steers, 1 new CTL

John Deere launches G Series loader lineup with 4 skid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 09, 2016

Over the last several years manufacturers have been ramping up the size and horsepower of their skid steers and compact ...

Takeuchi intros the TL12V2: company’s first vertical lift track loader features new cab

Takeuchi intros the TL12V2: company’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 01, 2016

The all-new TL12V2 track loader from Takeuchi is the company's first vertical lift design. The geometry of the boom and bucket ...

Diggerland’s USA’s latest ride lets park goers operate tandem rollers

Diggerland’s USA’s latest ride lets park...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 01, 2016

Ever since the launch of the park, Diggerland USA officials promised that they would keep looking for new heavy equipment ...

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