This Compact Railroad Excavator from Mecalac Looks like It Comes from the Future
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This Compact Railroad Excavator from Mecalac Looks like It Comes from the Future

Mecalac machines have beautifully edgy designs. Their excavators and loaders look like they could easily fit in the background of some high-budget sci-fi film. The…

New Digs on the Block: Takeuchi Adds TB257FR Excavator to Lineup
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New Digs on the Block: Takeuchi Adds TB257FR Excavator to Lineup

Global compact equipment brand Takeuchi has just launched the TB257FR compact hydraulic excavator. The TB257FR features a patented side-to-side offset boom combined with a tight…

LiuGong North America Launches New 909ECR Midi Excavator
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LiuGong North America Launches New 909ECR Midi Excavator

Maybe a smidge bigger than what we normally cover, but LiuGong NA just announced the introduction of a new 9-ton midi-excavator, the 909ECR. Designed to…

Tiltrotators Have Been Around for Over 30 Years – Now They Are Taking Over the World
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Tiltrotators Have Been Around for Over 30 Years – Now They Are Taking Over the World

Although the tiltrotator phenomenon has been around for over 30 years, more than 97 percent of the world’s excavators still lack one. This is despite…

Let’s Learn about Thumb Attachments for Excavators: An Appendage of Power
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Let’s Learn about Thumb Attachments for Excavators: An Appendage of Power

Mini excavators are powerful and versatile machines, and they fuel your productivity. Attachments play an important role in how well your excavator works for you….

How to Stretch Your Dollar when Buying a Compact Excavator
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How to Stretch Your Dollar when Buying a Compact Excavator

So, you need a new mini excavator but don’t want to break the bank. No worries. We’re here to help. Now more than ever it’s…

Video: RDO Equipment Co. Discusses the Growing Popularity of Compact Excavators
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Video: RDO Equipment Co. Discusses the Growing Popularity of Compact Excavators

The Track is an excellent weekly video series from RDO Equipment Co., a John Deere and Vermeer dealer operating 75 stores in nine states. The…

Doosan Introduces Updated Mini Excavators
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Doosan Introduces Updated Mini Excavators

Doosan Infracore North America LLC, introduces the new DX42-5K and the DX50-5K mini excavators. The excavators are updates to the prior iterations, featuring new innovations…

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine Partner to Produce Electric Compact Excavators
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Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine Partner to Produce Electric Compact Excavators

Strategic partnership will create dual-branded, electric machines to deliver zero emissions, lower operating costs and meet market demand for battery-powered solutions. Doosan Bobcat North America,…

Dig Nimbly: Let’s Learn How to Make the Most of a Mini Ex Rental
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Dig Nimbly: Let’s Learn How to Make the Most of a Mini Ex Rental

Equipment rental is the perfect option to give your operation the boost it needs — whether it’s adding an extra machine to meet a tight…

Compact Wheeled Excavators vs. Backhoes: Four Factors to Consider
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Compact Wheeled Excavators vs. Backhoes: Four Factors to Consider

Let’s talk about compact wheeled excavators versus backhoes. Many backhoe customers opt for that machine because of its mobility and how it serves as two…

Watch: YANMAR Debuts New Premium Red Color Scheme for Its Compact Equipment
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Watch: YANMAR Debuts New Premium Red Color Scheme for Its Compact Equipment

YANMAR America’s Compact Equipment Division recently announced the launch of its entire compact equipment lineup in a premium red color scheme. All of its excavators,…

Mecalac Introduces Speedy New MCR Series ‘Skid-Excavators’
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Mecalac Introduces Speedy New MCR Series ‘Skid-Excavators’

Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has just introduced its innovative line of crawler…

Takeuchi Launches TB225 Compact Excavator with All-Steel Construction/Best-in-Class Engine Output
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Takeuchi Launches TB225 Compact Excavator with All-Steel Construction/Best-in-Class Engine Output

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment has introduced the TB225 compact hydraulic excavator. The brand new TB225 features all steel construction and provides…

Here Are Five Tips for Renting a Vacuum Excavator
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Here Are Five Tips for Renting a Vacuum Excavator

Know Your Ideal Tank Size: One specific item you will need to understand before renting a vacuum excavator is your ideal debris tank size. Landscaping,…

Engcon Creates a Live Streamed Excavator Showcase
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Engcon Creates a Live Streamed Excavator Showcase

The prevailing coronavirus pandemic has meant machine fairs this year have been either canceled or postponed worldwide. Fairs traditionally have provided an easy way to…

Kobelco USA Introduces New SK130LC-11 Excavator
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Kobelco USA Introduces New SK130LC-11 Excavator

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA is pleased to announce the launch of its SK130LC-11 excavator in North America. The SK130LC-11 is the first model to be…

Yanmar America Announces 4-Ton Excavator
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Yanmar America Announces 4-Ton Excavator

YANMAR America’s Compact Equipment Division is excited to announce the launch of the new SV40 Excavator. This ultra-tight tail swing excavator boasts power, flexibility and…

South Coast AQMD Awards Volvo Construction Equipment $2M to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California
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South Coast AQMD Awards Volvo Construction Equipment $2M to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was awarded a $2 million grant for a commercial pilot of the company’s electric, zero emission excavator and electric wheel…

Caterpillar TiltRotate System (TRS) Available for CAT Mini Excavators
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Caterpillar TiltRotate System (TRS) Available for CAT Mini Excavators

Caterpillar Work Tools now has a TiltRotate System (TRS) for Cat Next Gen mini excavators. The new TRS6 and TRS8 models allow attached work tools…