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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, ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63% (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 17, 2014

No. 7 Story in 2014 « No. 8 No. 6 »   We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers ...

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR introduced; suited to landscaping, utility and rental applications

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

In addition to its new E2 series of mini-excavators we reported on earlier, Caterpillar has also introduced another mini-ex, but ...

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome emissions challenges with high-def hydraulics, smart technology

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 03, 2014

High-definition is a term normally associated with televisions, but Caterpillar is using it to describe a new hydraulic system that ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%; Bobcat T590 leads August top 10

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2014

Compared to one year ago, the number of new financed construction equipment units sold rose 11 percent this August, according ...

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an excavator sling them through the air

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

Most people see construction equipment from afar. And most people, when meeting these machines in person for the first time, ...

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket instead of your hands

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

We've seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might ...

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with greater durability, lower operating costs (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 09, 2014

Caterpillar has launched two new wheel excavators—the M318F and M320F—which the company says incorporates the best features of predecessor models ...

VIDEO: Guy attempts Ice Bucket Challenge with excavator, bucket knocks him out cold instead

VIDEO: Guy attempts Ice Bucket Challenge with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2014

No. 1 Video in 2014 « NO. 2 Editors' Pick »   When we were putting together our original roundup of Ice Bucket ...

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