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

The new generation of Volvo-Advanced Combustion Technology (V-ACT) engines feature ultra-high pressure variable fuel injection systems that control combustion temperatures.

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 ...

Volvo CE’s new EC20D compact excavator drops fuel consumption with new engine, auto idle system

Volvo CE’s new EC20D compact excavator drops fuel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced its latest compact excavator, featuring an engine update and a new automatic idling system. The new ...

Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more efficient, more comfortable

Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

Following the announcement of its new log loader earlier in the week, Komatsu has introduced the new PC210LC-11 hydraulic excavator. Similar to ...

Komatsu intros PC210LL-10 log loader with power boost, redesigned cab

Komatsu intros PC210LL-10 log loader with power boost,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2015

Boasting a new engine and redesigned cab, Komatsu has launched its latest log loader, the PC210LL-10. Replacing the PC200LL-8, which had ...

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Excavator falls from bridge onto train tracks during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

While performing demolition work on a bridge which crosses over a portion of train tracks near Boston, an excavator fell ...

VIDEO: Watch this mini RC Liebherr excavator actually demo a pool with working shears, breaker (PHOTOS)

VIDEO: Watch this mini RC Liebherr excavator actually...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2015

We've seen tiny, remote control models of construction equipment move a fair share of dirt. We've even seen one machine ...

Caterpillar’s new 313F L GC excavator provides low operating costs, high lifecycle value with standard tech (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s new 313F L GC excavator provides...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 26, 2015

Suppose you don't want all the bells and whistles? Caterpillar's newly branded XE line of excavators, as we reported earlier, are loaded ...

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Caterpillar intros 336F L XE hybrid excavator: smart...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2015

Now we know. In 2012 when Caterpillar first unveiled it's 336EH hybrid excavator, the company spokespeople offered only vague notions about ...

New Holland intros E55BX compact excavator featuring reduced noise, 3 fuel modes

New Holland intros E55BX compact excavator featuring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 18, 2015

New Holland has launched its latest compact excavator, a model big on fuel savings but small on footprint and noise. The ...

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