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John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC excavators to Tier 4 Final; 15,000 hours before DPF ash removal (PHOTOS)

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 09, 2014

Three G-Series John Deere excavators—the 250G LC, the 350G LC and 380G LC—have advanced to Tier 4 Final engines that ...

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler ...

25-foot foldover light mast from Larson Electronics illuminates up to 2 1/2 acres

25-foot foldover light mast from Larson Electronics...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 08, 2014

Illuminate up to 2 ½ acres of jobsite area with the LM-25-3S-EPL-4X150RT-RB foldover light mast from Larson Electronics, which produces ...

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE's acquisition of Terex's line of articulated and rigid frame trucks.

Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 07, 2014

The Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers, now owned by Volvo Construction Equipment, will appear on North ...

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A wheeled excavators

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its 9A series with three wheeled excavators: the R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A. The machines include upgrades ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed for small spaces (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2014

Ditch Witch has launched its latest horizontal directional drill, the 64-horsepower JT9. Claiming the most power in its class (Ditch Witch ...

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 01, 2014

A snapshot of new and used trencher sales trends based on data from Randall-Reilly's Equipment Data Associates.

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power ...

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300 excavator at Hillhead quarry show in UK

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Jun 27, 2014

Two machines from JCB caught my attention this week while touring its booth at this year's Hillhead quarry show in ...

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q 2015

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 26, 2014

CNH Industrial announced today it will close its Calhoun, Georgia, assembly plant—which manufactures the M Series dozers that Case Construction ...

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9% boost in fuel efficiency, coming this December (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, ...

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