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A 3D-printed excavator? Add this to ConExpo 2017’s must-see list

A 3D-printed excavator? Add this to ConExpo...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 18, 2016

The big construction equipment show ConExpo-Con/Agg is teaming up with a group of students and engineers to display the world’s ...

VIDEO: With gentle skill, excavator operator rescues baby deer from deep mud

VIDEO: With gentle skill, excavator operator rescues...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2016

Typically when we see an excavator operator coming to the rescue it's for a fellow operator. But in the video ...

Doosan’s new DX140LC/LCR-5 excavators boast power control, several design improvements

Doosan’s new DX140LC/LCR-5 excavators boast power...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2016

Boasting new power and speed controls along with several other design and cab enhancements, Doosan's new DX140LC-5 and DX140LCR-5 (short ...

Hyundai’s new compact-radius HX145LCR boasts fuel savings, high-end cab

Hyundai’s new compact-radius HX145LCR boasts fuel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2016

Rounding out the company's machine introductions at the Bauma show in Munich last month was the compact-radius HX145LCR. The excavator ...

JCB unveils the Hydradig, a unique wheeled excavator; launches 4 redesigned loaders (VIDEO)

JCB unveils the Hydradig, a unique wheeled excavator;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 25, 2016

While JCB’s Bauma headliner was the wheeled Hydradig excavator—expected to make North American shores next March during ConExpo—it did have ...

Gradall unveils the XL5200V: Newest telescoping tilt boom excavator boasts more compact counterweight design

Gradall unveils the XL5200V: Newest telescoping tilt...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2016

With the introduction of the XL5200V crawler excavator, Gradall has taken the wraps off the largest machine in its entire ...

Caterpillar’s new 308E2 excavator with variable angle boom lets you work really close to the tracks and blade

Caterpillar’s new 308E2 excavator with variable...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2016

Thanks to a variable angle boom design, Caterpillar's new 308E2 VAB is more capable when digging near and away from ...

Diggerland USA to open grown-ups only heavy equipment playground April 2

Diggerland USA to open grown-ups only heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2016

Though the grownups have always been more than welcome to hop on a machine at New Jersey's Diggerland USA, the ...

VIDEO: Excavators squeezing trees to pieces makes for mesmerizing compilation

VIDEO: Excavators squeezing trees to pieces makes for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2016

There are certain mundane tasks that, no matter how common, you could watch all day. For us, excavators ripping apart ...

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC work zone

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 14, 2016

A construction worker died recently after he was struck by the counterweight of an excavator at a highway project in North ...

VIDEO: Parking garage collapses atop excavator during demolition

VIDEO: Parking garage collapses atop excavator during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2016

A demolition crew in the final stages of a job in Houston watched in horror as it came to crashing ...

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that forgot one vital step

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Looks like someone forgot to open their tailgate... Thankfully, there were two excavator operators who had some time on their hands ...

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