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VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud using cables, bucket lift

VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2014

In most "stuck videos" that we've seen, when a machine gets in trouble, an excavator comes to the rescue. But ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators build world’s tallest sand castle ever, then completely destroy it

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators build world’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

Everyone knows the best part about building a sand castle of any significance is getting to kick it into nonexistence ...

VIDEO: Motor grader tries to cross violent river, gets swept downstream and nearly buried instead

VIDEO: Motor grader tries to cross violent river, gets...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

Just a few weeks ago we saw a motor grader courageously cross a river using a rope bridge with a ...

VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a lift from another backhoe on the ground

VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

There are lots of ways to get a backhoe down from on top of various objects. Some are conventional and ...

VIDEO: 1,000-hp backhoe blasts Guinness World Record to become fastest digger on Earth

VIDEO: 1,000-hp backhoe blasts Guinness World Record to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

Just about anyone who's familiar with backhoes is familiar with the JCB GT. For more than 20 years, the JCB ...

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: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife that sends crane over a hillside

VIDEO: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

We've all been involved in tense situations. But few of us have ever been in this tense of situation. In the video ...

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

At Bellhaven University they're referring to it as "the Guardhouse Incident." With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, ...

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 25, 2014

There's very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling over the ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one nudge

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2013

While this isn't one of the safest ways to demolish a building, it has to be one of the most ...

VIDEO: Tilt-shift footage from Ritchie Bros. auction makes heavy equipment look like toys

VIDEO: Tilt-shift footage from Ritchie Bros. auction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2013

Our friends over at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers did a pretty cool thing during one of their recent auctions. Rather than ...

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