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VIDEO: 3 dozers pull upended excavator and a bunch of gear up a ridiculous rocky grade

VIDEO: 3 dozers pull upended excavator and a bunch of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2015

What do you do when you've got a crapload of gear to move and an incredibly steep and rocky grade ...

Remu’s Crossover screening bucket serves as all-in-one materials processing solution

Remu’s Crossover screening bucket serves as...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 17, 2015

Quickly transition between different applications with Remu’s Crossover screening bucket, which is a bucket frame with an exchangeable work module. The ...

Volvo CE intros EC160E excavator with power, fuel efficiency boosts (PHOTOS)

Volvo CE intros EC160E excavator with power, fuel...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 06, 2015

Lower operating cost combined with operator comfort were key for Volvo Construction Equipment when designing the EC160E, the company’s newest ...

VIDEO: Watch Volvo excavators dance bucket-in-bucket in this cool tiltrotator demo

VIDEO: Watch Volvo excavators dance bucket-in-bucket in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2015

Usually manufacturer equipment demos are filled with hard-driving rock, and Volvo Construction Equipment’s recent event at Volvo Days in Eskilstuna, ...

REVIEW: Komatsu PC210LC-10 excavator earns high marks for speed, size

REVIEW: Komatsu PC210LC-10 excavator earns high marks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2015

Nabbing some of the highest scores we’ve seen from a reviewed machine so far, there was a common theme among ...

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2015

You don't see many operation videos that are nearly as interesting as this one. And better yet, it only gets ...

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Hyundai unveils 7 HX Series excavators with new...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2015

Hyundai has taken the wraps off of its latest series of excavators and the company says the aim of the ...

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan jobsite

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 20, 2015

A worker on a Michigan jobsite was killed last week when he was struck by an excavator. According to a report ...

VIDEO: Follow this excavator operator’s example. Make your hot dogs with a grapple

VIDEO: Follow this excavator operator’s example....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

With Independence Day weekend officially upon us, millions of Americans are preparing to host or attend a cookout. But none ...

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up?...

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 02, 2015

It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of the ...

Volvo recently unveiled the EC140E excavator. The company's North America sales saw a huge jump in the 2Q.

Volvo CE unveils EC140E excavator with improved cab,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2015

Continuing its E-Series excavator introductions, which began last year at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment launched the EC140E at its annual ...

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Though he wasn't exactly sure of what he had struck at the time, an excavator operator in Austria likely needed ...

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