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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 ...

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in Savannah, ...

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global demand

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2014

JCB has announced it is cutting 150 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Staffordshire, England. According to a report from the ...

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues restructuring; Bobcat, Terex add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 03, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

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 ...

U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed backhoes from JCB

U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2014

The group responsible for the largest order in JCB's history just asked the British heavy equipment maker to re-up its supply ...

BURIED ALIVE: Why London contractors entombed up to $10 million worth of perfectly good excavators beneath their jobsites

BURIED ALIVE: Why London contractors entombed up to $10...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2014

Typically, excavators are the ones doing the digging; doing the uncovering and the filling. But deep below the streets of ...

Inside Diggerland USA: First look at the rides of the nation’s first construction theme park in action (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Inside Diggerland USA: First look at the rides of the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2014

As the owners of Sambe Construction, the Girlya family has seen many different types of projects over the 30-year history ...

JCB sales dip, profit drops 14% in FY 2013

JCB sales dip, profit drops 14% in FY 2013

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2014

British equipment maker JCB saw profit and sales fall during fiscal year 2013, mostly impacted by a slowdown in emerging ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

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