Volvo CE’s Fully-electric Compact Excavator Prototype Wins Intermat Innovation Award

Volvo CE’s Fully-electric Compact Excavator Prototype Wins Intermat Innovation Award

Volvo Construction Equipment’s fully-electric compact excavator has won an Intermat Innovation Award for its revolutionary design. The EX2 prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher…

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

The long arm of a mini excavator has become a pretty powerful and popular tool for American contractors. Fitted with a bucket, hammer, brush cutter,…

Cat 300.9D VPS mini hydraulic excavator can work via a remote electrical power source

Cat 300.9D VPS mini hydraulic excavator can work via a remote electrical power source

Caterpillar has added the model 300.9D VPS (Versatile Power System) to the Cat range of mini-hydraulic excavators. The versatile design of the 300.9D VPS benefits…

Editor at Large: Visiting Caterpillar at Its Tinaja Hills Demonstration & Learning Center

Editor at Large: Visiting Caterpillar at Its Tinaja Hills Demonstration & Learning Center

Every time I visit Caterpillar’s massive demonstration and learning center out in the Arizona desert, we end up talking about the future of technology in…