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Improved Power mode on Komatsu’s new PC360LC-11 excavator lowers cost per ton

Improved Power mode on Komatsu’s new PC360LC-11...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2015

Komatsu has announced an update to its PC360LC excavator that includes cab improvements and greater productivity. The PC360LC-11 replaces the -10 ...

Reduced tail swing gives Hitachi ZX85USB-5 excavator the edge in crowded conditions (PHOTOS)

Reduced tail swing gives Hitachi ZX85USB-5 excavator...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 03, 2015

Ultra-short may not be an advantage in basketball, but that’s what Hitachi says gives its new series of excavators, including ...

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

If you've never been both mesmerized and extremely uncomfortable at the same time, but might like to try it out, ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2015

Kobelco Construction Machinery announced it will build an excavator plant near Spartanburg, South Carolina. The plant will start producing 1,800 ...

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 ...

Breakdown of $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Breakdown of $300 million worth of heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 01, 2014

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

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