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Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated controls, more fuel-efficient D13 engine

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

Following the launch of the new EC480E earlier this week, Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced another Tier 4 Final crawler ...

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up to cut column loose during demo

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2014

This is probably one of the craziest and most dangerous demolition videos we've come across yet. According to the YouTube ...

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

One man is dead and six others are wounded in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem carried out ...

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" ...

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