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The 8026 CTS compact excavator gets a 24 horsepower engine and a variable displacement hydraulic pump.

Dancing with diggers: A number of new excavators from...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2013

JCB unveiled a number of new and refreshed excavators at its June press launch in England. (This is the final ...

John Deere launches GreenFleet loyalty rewards program with discounts, financing offers

John Deere launches GreenFleet loyalty rewards program...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

John Deere has launched a new rewards program that can mean sizable discounts, financing offers and other benefits for the ...

VIDEO: Smooth German operator opens his beer with a compact excavator

VIDEO: Smooth German operator opens his beer with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2013

So we'll just get this out of the way: Anonymous German operator, we are impressed with your delicate bucket skills. ...

Quick Data 5/13: Compact excavators

Quick Data 5/13: Compact excavators

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 01, 2013

Editor's Note: To download a PDF of this data, click here.

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls them “one-can” solution

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 15, 2013

JCB says its Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines will offer a "one-can" solution, avoiding the use of both a diesel ...

Kubota KX040-4 compact excavator

Kubota launches three new compact excavators at World...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 07, 2013

  Kubota unveiled three new compact excavators at World of Concrete – the KX040-4, KX018-4 and the U35-4. The machines, which replace ...

Answer these 10 questions before you rent a compact excavator

Answer these 10 questions before you rent a compact...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2013

1. What are your job specifics?  Putting in an irrigation system will require a different machine than installing concrete pipe. You ...

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a must

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 02, 2013

Compact excavators are often workhorses on jobsites, spending the day digging trenches or picking and placing materials. In these applications, ...

Contractor develops on-site soil remediation solution that cuts job costs by half

Contractor develops on-site soil remediation solution...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 16, 2013

Editor's note: This is an edited article that originally appeared in John Deere's Worksite Journal. To view the full interview, ...

Bobcat stresses importance of compact excavator greasing

Bobcat stresses importance of compact excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 06, 2012

Of course, the below video is very specific to Bobcat compact excavators, but we here at Equipment World found the ...

Gehl announces five new compact excavators

Gehl announces five new compact excavators

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 21, 2012

Gehl's new compact excavators announced Thursday are designed for grading and excavating, trenching, digging, light utility construction, demolition and recycling. The ...

On Record

On Record

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

As the equipment ages...   By Marcia Gruver Doyle   When reviewing the responses to our latest equipment strategies survey, I was struck on ...

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