Electric Ex: Bobcat Turns to Green Machine to Help Build then Sell Alt-Propulsion Excavators
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Electric Ex: Bobcat Turns to Green Machine to Help Build then Sell Alt-Propulsion Excavators

Bobcat Co. had a busy 2020. The famous compact equipment brand has been aggressively revamping product lines (from Next-Generation R-Series loaders to R2-Series excavators), entering…

Machine Heads Ep. 4: Innovative Iron Awards Go to Deere’s SmartGrade 333G, ASV’s MAX-Series and Mecalac’s MCR Series
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Machine Heads Ep. 4: Innovative Iron Awards Go to Deere’s SmartGrade 333G, ASV’s MAX-Series and Mecalac’s MCR Series

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fourth episode of my new video series. This is once again Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig…

Five Reasons to Consider Compact Wheeled Excavators
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Five Reasons to Consider Compact Wheeled Excavators

By Matthew McLean, Product Manager, Excavators, Volvo Construction Equipment Wheeled excavators have been staples in construction fleets throughout Europe and Asia for decades, but in…

Bobcat Company Introduces the New R2-Series E60 Compact Excavator
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Bobcat Company Introduces the New R2-Series E60 Compact Excavator

As the global leader in compact equipment, Bobcat Company has enhanced its compact excavator lineup with the introduction of the new, R2-Series E60 compact excavator….

Machine Heads: Welcome to Our New Video Series (Let’s Talk about Takeuchi’s Two New Mini Exs)
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Machine Heads: Welcome to Our New Video Series (Let’s Talk about Takeuchi’s Two New Mini Exs)

Hello there, Compact Equipment readers. This is Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig at Benjamin Media Inc. Welcome to my new video series curiously…

Takeuchi-US Launches New 300 Series Excavator Lineup with TB370
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Takeuchi-US Launches New 300 Series Excavator Lineup with TB370

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has launched the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator to its lineup. This machine is the first in Takeuchi’s…

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…