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Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

EXCAVATOR SHOWDOWN: Tracked vs. Wheeled: One’s a hard digger, the other can do more than you may realize

EXCAVATOR SHOWDOWN: Tracked vs. Wheeled: One’s a hard...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 09, 2014

When it comes to high-production digging, you just can’t beat an excavator on steel tracks. But take away the undercarriage ...

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power ...

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an excavator in drug bust (PHOTOS)

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

It took several hours and a blow torch to bear the theory out, but police in Houston followed up a ...

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one smash of the bucket

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

The ease with which this mining excavator is able to completely smash this pickup into the ground is nothing short ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Excavator destroys bridge with one nudge, creates huge wave in domino effect

VIDEO: Excavator destroys bridge with one nudge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 28, 2014

In this video from China, we see one of the most beautiful bridge demolitions ever. We only get to see ...

VIDEO: What the heck is this massive, spider-like digger in JCB’s “Vision of the Future”?

VIDEO: What the heck is this massive, spider-like...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2014

JCB has posted a video to YouTube that has me asking a lot of questions. It's titled "Vision of the Future" ...

VIDEO: Excavator hits WWII bomb in Germany; explosion kills operator, injures 13 more

VIDEO: Excavator hits WWII bomb in Germany; explosion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2014

The operator of an excavator in Euskirchen, Germany was killed Friday by the blast of a buried World War II bomb. The ...

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to allow for equipment resale in less regulated countries

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 13, 2013

A conversion kit that will allow Volvo customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines outside of highly regulated countries ...

Man steals excavator, uses it to steal ATM

Man steals excavator, uses it to steal ATM

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

This brings a whole new meaning to "knocking over an ATM." Police in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are on the hunt for ...

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