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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, ...

VIDEO: Backhoe rescues truck driver dangling over tunnel after semi rolled down a mountainside

VIDEO: Backhoe rescues truck driver dangling over...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2014

In Israel recently, firefighters and rescue personnel had to get creative when it came to rescuing a truck driver in ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the tasks ...

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls them “one-can” solution

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 15, 2013

JCB says its Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines will offer a "one-can" solution, avoiding the use of both a diesel ...

JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2013

A team of 21 people is headed to Myanmar, also known as Burma, to dig and see if they can ...

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