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John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power and adds numerous new features

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 18, 2014

By EPA mandate, almost every new machine introduced today includes a Tier 4 final emissions reduction system. So what really ...

VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud using cables, bucket lift

VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2014

In most "stuck videos" that we've seen, when a machine gets in trouble, an excavator comes to the rescue. But ...

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and abandoned in icy Lake Michigan

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A brand new 20-ton Komatsu excavator was discovered in Lake Michigan earlier this week near Milwaukee and police are trying ...

Why 3- to 4-ton compact excavators are just the right size to get most jobs done

Why 3- to 4-ton compact excavators are just the right...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2014

  Three- to 4-ton compact excavators seem to be just the right size. “Positioned in the middle of the compact range, ...

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic excavator with fuel economy, cab improvements

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 03, 2014

Komatsu today introduced an update to its PC290LC long-arm hydraulic excavator. The new PC290LC-11 replaces the -10 model, is outfitted ...

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it ...

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63% (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 17, 2014

We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But ...

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR introduced; suited to landscaping, utility and rental applications

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

In addition to its new E2 series of mini-excavators we reported on earlier, Caterpillar has also introduced another mini-ex, but ...

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome emissions challenges with high-def hydraulics, smart technology

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 03, 2014

High-definition is a term normally associated with televisions, but Caterpillar is using it to describe a new hydraulic system that ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%; Bobcat T590 leads August top 10

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2014

Compared to one year ago, the number of new financed construction equipment units sold rose 11 percent this August, according ...

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an excavator sling them through the air

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

Most people see construction equipment from afar. And most people, when meeting these machines in person for the first time, ...

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