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VIDEO: Squad of excavators chews up a bridge in 30-second demolition time-lapse

VIDEO: Squad of excavators chews up a bridge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2015

Time-lapse photography may have begun with capturing the movements of people and growing plants, but as it has matured, it's ...

VIDEO: Crane cable snaps, drops excavator 100 feet into pit crashing near workers

VIDEO: Crane cable snaps, drops excavator 100 feet into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

What you've got to love most about this video is that despite the terrifying incident that occurs, just about everyone ...

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses North American highway applications

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 30, 2015

In North America, wheeled excavators are more of a niche machine, appealing primarily to municipalities in the Northeast, the Southeast ...

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart hydraulics (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

Caterpillar says its new 313F L GC excavator is aimed squarely at those contractors trying to lower their cost per ...

VIDEO: Guy stuffs an excavator into a minivan for transport

VIDEO: Guy stuffs an excavator into a minivan for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2015

Who needs a trailer to transport equipment when you've got a very old minivan? As the headline states, this guy ...

JCB unveils the 100C-1: This 10-ton compact excavator is the company’s largest yet (PHOTOS)

JCB unveils the 100C-1: This 10-ton compact excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

At a special press event at its North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, Thursday, JCB unveiled a machine the company ...

New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to Hitachi’s smallest excavators

New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 04, 2015

  Hitachi has updated its smallest compact excavators with new Tier 4 Final engines that require no diesel exhaust fluid. The new ZX17U-5 and ...

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among a sample of excavating contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2015

We were also interested in how a contractor’s buy list might change as he increased in size. For example, what ...

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower 32%

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 20, 2015

Hitachi has designed the new ZX300LC-6 excavator with a variety of applications in mind, including site development and roadbuilding jobs. ...

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features cab, productivity enhancements

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 19, 2015

Komatsu America’s new Tier 4 Final PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator, which features a SAA6D114E-6 engine that delivers 257 net horsepower, has ...

Hitachi launches 3 DEF-sipping LC-6 excavators that love the cold

Hitachi launches 3 DEF-sipping LC-6 excavators that...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Hitachi has launched three upgraded excavators that the company says reduce diesel exhaust fluid consumption and are engineered for cold weather ...

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