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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
The response of backhoe OEMs? Make their machines even better at the many things they do. The sales of compact ...
JCB unveils the 3CX Compact backhoe at ICUEE; packs power into machine 35% smaller than standard 3CX (PHOTOS)
At the ICUEE show, JCB has unveiled its 3CX compact backhoe loader, 35 percent smaller than the company’s standard model ...
The choice between a low-spec backhoe and high-end siblings isn’t as clear-cut as you might think
Backhoe loaders of 14-foot-and-greater dig depth have split into two markets: rental and contractor. As more standard features were ...
JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line
JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in ...
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Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4 debate to subside?
The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This ...
VIDEO: Backhoe rescues truck driver dangling over tunnel after semi rolled down a mountainside
In Israel recently, firefighters and rescue personnel had to get creative when it came to rescuing a truck driver ...
JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler
JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form. The machine intros include ...
Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared
There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the ...
JCB introduces Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines, new machines at Bauma 2013
According to our sister site, Equipment World, JCB unveiled its Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines today at Bauma 2013. The ...
JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls them “one-can” solution
JCB says its Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines will offer a "one-can" solution, avoiding the use of both a ...
JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes
A team of 21 people is headed to Myanmar, also known as Burma, to dig and see if they ...
Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
Small trench, big disaster
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ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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