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Volvo CE unveils GaiaX concept: an electric, tablet-controlled excavator  (VIDEO, GALLERY)

Volvo CE unveils GaiaX concept: an electric,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2014

We've got to hand it to Volvo Construction Equipment's design team. After all, the team took inspiration from Swedish furniture ...

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid excavator and compact wheel loader

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2014

If there’s one word that Caterpillar wants you to take away from this year’s ConExpo it’s “technology.” And the equipment ...

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF product design award

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Just in case award-winning design plays heavily into your buying decisions, Volvo Construction Equipment might have the compact excavator for ...

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 01, 2014

Tier 4 Interim excavators are rolling into the market with Tier 4 Final models close behind. They’re more expensive than ...

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment of the past decade

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 24, 2014

Using Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates to find out the unit count winners, we calculated the top-selling construction equipment types and ...

VIDEO: Excavator busts massive beaver dam, artfully tiptoes away from ensuing flood

VIDEO: Excavator busts massive beaver dam, artfully...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2014

This video exemplifies the fun of watching construction equipment. In it we see a very skilled operator bust up a ...

VIDEO: Excavator mercilessly pounds a perfectly good Dodge Viper to bits

VIDEO: Excavator mercilessly pounds a perfectly good...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

We spent a considerable amount of time with Google search trying to figure out why, in the name of all ...

Bobcat launches E42, E45, E50 and E55 Tier 4 non-DPF excavators; new instrument panel

Bobcat launches E42, E45, E50 and E55 Tier 4 non-DPF...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 10, 2014

Bobcat has introduced four new Tier 4 excavators which feature an ultra-low particulate combustion engine instead of a diesel particulate ...

VIDEO: Excavator hits WWII bomb in Germany; explosion kills operator, injures 13 more

VIDEO: Excavator hits WWII bomb in Germany; explosion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2014

The operator of an excavator in Euskirchen, Germany was killed Friday by the blast of a buried World War II bomb. The ...

Blazing, Breaking, Busting a move: Top 10 Construction videos of 2013

Blazing, Breaking, Busting a move: Top 10 Construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 31, 2013

Yesterday, we ranked the top 13 construction stories of the past year, but we'd be remiss if we didn't rank ...

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 ...

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