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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2014

Typically, excavators are the ones doing the digging; doing the uncovering and the filling. But deep below the streets of ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in April, bypass used sales

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 04, 2014

The number of new construction equipment units financed in April totalled 8,000, gaining a nearly 2-percent edge over the 7,846 ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China shop, stacks glass, somehow doesn’t break anything

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For ...

Doosan’s new wedge lock coupler allows for fast attachment changes with no decrease in excavator breakout force

Doosan’s new wedge lock coupler allows for fast...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 13, 2014

Change excavator attachments without decreasing breakout force with Doosan’s wedge lock coupler designed for use with the company’s 6- to ...

VIDEO: Excavator, crew upright a backhoe only to watch it roll down a steep hillside

VIDEO: Excavator, crew upright a backhoe only to watch...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

Everything about this video goes according to plan—except the last 10 seconds. Uprighting an overturned backhoe on a steep incline is ...

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment attractions spread a nationwide craze to get behind the joysticks?

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 30, 2014

All over the country people are laying down cash to do what contractors do everyday: operate equipment. There are currently ...

Bobcat releases new fuel-efficient E32i, E35i compact excavators with improved information display

Bobcat releases new fuel-efficient E32i, E35i compact...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Bobcat has released two new compact excavators into the wild, both with Tier 4 engines, boasting better fuel efficiency and ...

CNH Industrial to build Sumitomo crawler excavators under new agreement

CNH Industrial to build Sumitomo crawler excavators...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2014

CNH Industrial, maker of the Case Construction and New Holland equipment brands, announced today that it has secured the rights ...

Hyundai releases R35Z-9 compact excavator

Hyundai releases R35Z-9 compact excavator

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 28, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has released its R35Z-9 compact excavator, designed for use in tight work spaces. A 26.5-horsepower Tier 4 Certified ...

VIDEO: Dozer towing a truck, towing a mining excavator goes predictably wrong, rips off truck’s front end

VIDEO: Dozer towing a truck, towing a mining excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2014

We can't figure exactly how these guys thought this system would work out, but what they've accomplished has to be ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

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