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No. 7 in 2013: “Scoop” game brings excavator operation to the tablet

No. 7 in 2013: “Scoop” game brings...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

In October, we profiled the development of a great game for tablets and smartphones called "Scoop." The game gives you a ...

The top 13 construction industry stories and posts of 2013

The top 13 construction industry stories and posts of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 29, 2013

To say 2013 was a big year for us here at Equipment World would be an understatement. We've seen our online ...

VIDEO: How to dig your way down a steep, shifting slope in an excavator

VIDEO: How to dig your way down a steep, shifting slope...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2013

Should you find yourself at the top of a steep and shifting slope in an excavator, you could simply take ...

12th Day of Construction Gifts: Lego Technic Excavator

12th Day of Construction Gifts: Lego Technic Excavator

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

It's the final day of our 12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools and Toys countdown. And while we kicked the ...

VIDEO: Excavator operator exposes a sewer, removes manhole cover with surgical precision

VIDEO: Excavator operator exposes a sewer, removes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

Exposing a storm sewer manhole doesn't sound like very exciting work, but when the guy in this excavator's operator seat ...

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create 2,500 jobs in UK

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

Two new factories and a large expansion are in the plans for JCB as part of a $244 million plan ...

Komatsu intros Tier 4 Interim PC170LC-10 excavator with more lift capacity, better fuel efficiency

Komatsu intros Tier 4 Interim PC170LC-10 excavator with...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 11, 2013

The newest addition to the company’s dash-10 series, the Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator offers 5 percent more lift capacity with the ...

Hyundai launches R220LC-9A crawler excavator featuring increased speed, power, redesigned cab

Hyundai launches R220LC-9A crawler excavator featuring...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 11, 2013

Designed to perform a range of mid-size excavating projects, road and utility work and demolition, Hyundai Construction Equipment has launched ...

Day 12

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools and Toys

Posted by Staff Report on Dec 03, 2013

If you're looking for a gift this holiday season for a construction worker, or a contractor, or one of the ...

VIDEO: Boy makes a working DIY excavator using syringes and a little bit of wood

VIDEO: Boy makes a working DIY excavator using syringes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 03, 2013

We don't know much about this kid other than what is said in the description, but judging by his creation ...

VIDEO: Very stuck dump truck proves to be a challenging rescue for this excavator

VIDEO: Very stuck dump truck proves to be a challenging...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2013

We have conflicting thoughts about this video. On one hand, we couldn't help but root for the operator of the ...

Social media aids construction company in recovering stolen excavators

Social media aids construction company in recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2013

We know social media isn't exactly a top priority for most contractors. But, in addition to the ways in which ...

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