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Kubota launches Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4 compact excavator

Kubota launches Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 11, 2014

Kubota has introduced the Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4 compact excavator. Featuring six different positions, the blade’s capacity has increased to ...

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 ...

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC excavators to Tier 4 Final; 15,000 hours before DPF ash removal (PHOTOS)

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 09, 2014

Three G-Series John Deere excavators—the 250G LC, the 350G LC and 380G LC—have advanced to Tier 4 Final engines that ...

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler ...

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A wheeled excavators

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its 9A series with three wheeled excavators: the R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A. The machines include upgrades ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

VIDEO: Excavator forestry mulcher shreds a tree from tip to trunk in 10 seconds

VIDEO: Excavator forestry mulcher shreds a tree from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2014

While mulcher attachments on excavators are certainly nothing new, it's always fun to see things in our industry make those ...

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 ...

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300 excavator at Hillhead quarry show in UK

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Jun 27, 2014

Two machines from JCB caught my attention this week while touring its booth at this year's Hillhead quarry show in ...

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9% boost in fuel efficiency, coming this December (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, ...

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 ...

Bobcat's 40-inch flail mower at work on the E45 excavator.

Bobcat launches 2 flail mower attachments for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 17, 2014

To help with uptime and protection in mowing and land clearing, Bobcat has introduced two flail mowers for Bobcat excavators. The ...

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