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VIDEO: Watching antique steam shovels work makes excavator regen times seem not so bad

VIDEO: Watching antique steam shovels work makes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2016

In this age of joystick controls, climate-controlled cabs, machine control and load-sensing hydraulics, it's easy to get frustrated with current ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Excavator operators sled sideways down snowy hills like they’re in the digger luge

VIDEO: Excavator operators sled sideways down snowy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

Just a few days ago we showed you some amazing snow racing by the 900-horsepower super trucks in Red Bull's ...

The Top 10 Construction Equipment Videos of 2015

The Top 10 Construction Equipment Videos of 2015

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2015

We couldn't wrap the year up with a Top 15 stories countdown and leave out all the crazy videos, now ...

VIDEO: 3 excavators, 2 dozers team up to move 100-year, 518k-lb. tree to new home

VIDEO: 3 excavators, 2 dozers team up to move 100-year,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

Who knew an old tree could make for such a fun video? According to the YouTube description for this video, in ...

VIDEO: Bucket badly stuck and without a clue, excavator operator begins burying tracks too

VIDEO: Bucket badly stuck and without a clue, excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 10, 2015

Despite the suggestion of the Seussian headline, the video below has no happy ending. Though it's good motivation to train up ...

VIDEO: Smokestack collapse crushes excavator cab, somehow doesn’t kill operator

VIDEO: Smokestack collapse crushes excavator cab,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2015

No. 3 Video of 2015 « No. 4 No. 2 »   An excavator operator in Alabama is lucky to be alive ...

VIDEO: Hillside slop sends excavator flipping into a creek

VIDEO: Hillside slop sends excavator flipping into a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2015

When it comes to heavy equipment and steep grades, things can go surprisingly well or horrifically wrong. The latter was ...

VIDEO: Excavator operator’s tricks aren’t nearly as cool as he thinks they are

VIDEO: Excavator operator’s tricks aren’t...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2015

Just in case you ever hoped there existed a video on the Internet that perfectly summed up how to get ...

VIDEO: Excavator rides a landslide into the jungle

VIDEO: Excavator rides a landslide into the jungle

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2015

A couple weeks ago we saw an excavator operator escape a hillside collapse while staying inside his machine. Today's video ...

VIDEO: Excavator narrowly escapes avalanche of soil in giant hillside collapse

VIDEO: Excavator narrowly escapes avalanche of soil in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2015

It's not immediately clear exactly what is going on in the run-up to this near-catastrophe, but we're a bit conflicted ...

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