Kobelco Introduces Next Generation SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 Excavators
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Kobelco Introduces Next Generation SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 Excavators

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA recently introduced the enhanced SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 excavator models in North America. This next generation of Kobelco SR Series units set…

Look Out Below: Let’s Dissect the Anatomy of a Mini Excavator’s Undercarriage
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Look Out Below: Let’s Dissect the Anatomy of a Mini Excavator’s Undercarriage

There’s a lot riding on a mini excavator undercarriage. In a word, everything. Boom and bucket, operator controls and climate-controlled cab — they all function…

Enjoy these Photos of Doosan Infracore’s Three New Mini Excavator Models
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Enjoy these Photos of Doosan Infracore’s Three New Mini Excavator Models

Doosan Infracore North America is bolstering its mini excavator lineup with the addition of three new models in the 3.5-, 4- and 5-ton classes: the Doosan…

Volvo’s Electric Excavator Helps Build the Morgan Stanley Garden in London
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Volvo’s Electric Excavator Helps Build the Morgan Stanley Garden in London

The construction of the Morgan Stanley Garden – one of this year’s main show gardens at the global consumer showcase – will be the first…

Kobelco Mini Excavator Fitted with an All-Electric E-DEUTZ Drive at bauma 2019
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Kobelco Mini Excavator Fitted with an All-Electric E-DEUTZ Drive at bauma 2019

Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. unveiled its first mini excavator (SK17SR) fitted with an all-electric drive at bauma 2019 in Munich. In its role as…

Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader at bauma
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Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader at bauma

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of ‘Building Tomorrow’ with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and…

Southeastern Equipment Sells Kobelco’s 1,000th Excavator
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Southeastern Equipment Sells Kobelco’s 1,000th Excavator

Southeastern Equipment Co. has sold the 1,000th excavator manufactured by Kobelco Construction Machinery USA’s plant in South Carolina. The excavator was purchased by A Crano…

Topcon Introduces Automatic Excavator System Featuring Fingertip Control at bauma
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Topcon Introduces Automatic Excavator System Featuring Fingertip Control at bauma

Topcon Positioning Group recently announced a new automated edition of its 3D modular aftermarket solution for excavation — the X-53x automatic. The system uses the same…

LiuGong Showcases New Compact Radius Excavator at bauma
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LiuGong Showcases New Compact Radius Excavator at bauma

LiuGong and Dressta are currently showcasing a 20-machine lineup of tough equipment designed for the world’s toughest conditions at bauma this week. This lineup clearly…

Widest-Ever Range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on Display at bauma 2019
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Widest-Ever Range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on Display at bauma 2019

Caterpillar Inc. is showcasing more equipment, technology and services than ever before at bauma 2019, the world’s largest construction industry trade show in Munich, Germany….

CASE Dealer ASCO Donates Equipment to Help Team Rubicon and SBP Rebuild Home Devastated by Fire, Hurricane Harvey Flooding
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CASE Dealer ASCO Donates Equipment to Help Team Rubicon and SBP Rebuild Home Devastated by Fire, Hurricane Harvey Flooding

CASE Construction Equipment dealer ASCO recently provided a TR310 compact track loader and CX130D excavator to disaster recovery nonprofits Team Rubicon and project leader SBP….

Kobelco Dealer Helps Kick-Start Fifth Generation Family-Owned Business in Texas
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Kobelco Dealer Helps Kick-Start Fifth Generation Family-Owned Business in Texas

The Moss family has been installing utilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex for almost a century. The fourth-generation family-owned business, Moss Construction Co., was…

Excavator Dexterity: Tilt and Tiltrotator Couplers Enhance Flexibility, Accuracy and Efficiency
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Excavator Dexterity: Tilt and Tiltrotator Couplers Enhance Flexibility, Accuracy and Efficiency

Using an excavator bucket to create the vertical sidewalls of a trench is one thing. Rotating that bucket 360 degrees while scooping up soil, carving…

Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows
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Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows

One of the biggest trends that has emerged from this year’s abundance of early equipment launches is the promotion of both commercially available and prototype…

Volvo CE Machines Win EquipmentWatch’s Highest Retained Value and Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards
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Volvo CE Machines Win EquipmentWatch’s Highest Retained Value and Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards

The leading data researcher for the construction equipment industry EquipmentWatch has selected two Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) machines for its 2019 Lowest Cost of…

Here Are Some of the Coolest Compact Excavators on the Market Right Now
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Here Are Some of the Coolest Compact Excavators on the Market Right Now

Mini excavators can dig basements, bury downspout lines, install electrical services, trench service lines, auger holes for trees or grapple obscenely big, decorative rocks. Today’s…

New Digs on the Block: The Latest Mini Excavators from Volvo, Deere, Bobcat, Cat, JCB and Beyond
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New Digs on the Block: The Latest Mini Excavators from Volvo, Deere, Bobcat, Cat, JCB and Beyond

Like other equipment in the compact world, small hydraulic excavators keep coming up big for manufacturers. In 2018, they continued to enlarge their place in…

Up & Running: Forget Downtime by Performing Maintenance on Your Mini Ex
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Up & Running: Forget Downtime by Performing Maintenance on Your Mini Ex

Downtime. It’s a word that crews would rather not contemplate, especially when deadlines are tight and the project is long or complex. One way to…

Assisted Digging: Grade and Machine Control Systems Can Be Equipped to Compact Excavators
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Assisted Digging: Grade and Machine Control Systems Can Be Equipped to Compact Excavators

Precision. Efficiency. Speed. Safety. Four criteria that a contractor would want in almost any professional excavator operator. Unfortunately, skilled excavator operators are harder and harder…

Battery Powered — Volvo Prepares Commercial Release of Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loaders
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Battery Powered — Volvo Prepares Commercial Release of Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loaders

Last year, Volvo Construction Equipment announced a pair of exciting compact machines — the fully electric EX2 compact excavator and LX2 compact wheel loader. Both…