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Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4 debate to subside?

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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, ...

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 ...

Diggerland USA, the country’s first construction equipment theme park, breaks ground for summer opening

Diggerland USA, the country’s first construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2014

With most of the site work done on the 14-acre plot of land the theme park will occupy, West Berlin ...

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 taps Graeme Macdonald to succeed Alan Blake as CEO

JCB taps Graeme Macdonald to succeed Alan Blake as CEO

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

JCB has announced that Grame Macdonald will be the company's next chief executive officer. Macdonald will succeed current CEO Alan ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 07, 2012

Better Rather Than Bigger   The 14-foot-class backhoe remains the industry standard thanks to high maneuverability, increased power and a growing role ...

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