Check out Volvo’s formidable excavator six pack
Excavators

Check out Volvo’s formidable excavator six pack

Was there ever a machine more adaptable, scalable or shape-shifting than the excavator? Here we look at the versatility behind a selection of Volvo Construction…

Vermeer introduces new MUD Hub Slurry Solidification System
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Vermeer introduces new MUD Hub Slurry Solidification System

The new Vermeer MUD Hub slurry solidification system helps control the costs, time and complexity of drilling fluid management. Using the new Vermeer ST2000 slat…

Two New JCB Compact Excavators Are Now Available in the US and Canada
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Two New JCB Compact Excavators Are Now Available in the US and Canada

The new JCB 18Z-1 and 19C-1 compact excavators are easy-to-transport machines, configured to meet the needs of construction, landscaping and rental customers. JCB North America…

Operation Deere-Hitachi: Find the Secret to the 30-Year Success of the Deere-Hitachi Line of Excavators
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Operation Deere-Hitachi: Find the Secret to the 30-Year Success of the Deere-Hitachi Line of Excavators

SPECS: Engine Horsepower: 23.3 hp Max. Digging Depth: 10 ft Max. Reach: 17 ft, 1 in. Bucket Breakout Force: 6,085 lbf Operating Weight: 7,760 lbs…

Ditch Witch Certified Training Program Offers New Vacuum Excavation Courses
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Ditch Witch Certified Training Program Offers New Vacuum Excavation Courses

As vacuum excavators expand use beyond horizontal directional drilling (HDD) jobsites to other industrial applications such as microtrenching, operators require new technology, tools and information…

Operation Volvo: Be the First North American Journalist to Operate the EW60E Wheeled Excavator
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Operation Volvo: Be the First North American Journalist to Operate the EW60E Wheeled Excavator

SPECS: Engine: 60.6-net-hp Tier 4 Final Volvo diesel Max. Travel Speed: 18.6 mph Max. Dig Depth: 10 ft, 10 in. Max. Dig Reach: 19 ft,…

Hitachi extends warranty for compact excavator line
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Hitachi extends warranty for compact excavator line

Hitachi has extended its standard full-machine machine warranty on all six compact excavators to 2 years/2,000 hours, reinforcing its commitment to manufacture the industry’s most…

Case, Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup Operation
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Case, Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup Operation

Case Construction Equipment and heavy equipment dealers Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery donated the use of skid steers, a compact track loader and an excavator…

Deere-Hitachi celebrates 30 years of construction equipment joint venture
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Deere-Hitachi celebrates 30 years of construction equipment joint venture

John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery are proud to celebrate more than three decades of their longstanding joint venture, the Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation. Utilizing…

LiuGong North America introduces new 9035EZTS compact excavator
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LiuGong North America introduces new 9035EZTS compact excavator

LiuGong North America’s compact 9035EZTS excavator is its first zero tail-swing model in the 3.5 metric ton class. The rig is an ideal tool for…

Trimble and Kobelco Announce Trimble Ready Option for Select Kobelco Excavator Models
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Trimble and Kobelco Announce Trimble Ready Option for Select Kobelco Excavator Models

Trimble and Kobelco recently announced the introduction of a Trimble Ready option for select Tier 4 Final Kobelco excavator models. Select excavators that ship from the Kobelco factory…

Editor at Large: Visiting Volvo Construction Equipment in Pennsylvania to operate the EW60E wheeled compact excavator
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Editor at Large: Visiting Volvo Construction Equipment in Pennsylvania to operate the EW60E wheeled compact excavator

We’re getting our boots muddy operating a lot of equipment this spring. One of our big goals for 2018 was to get the Compact Equipment…

Aftermarket Options: Looking for a New Pair of Mini Excavator Tracks?  We’ve Got the Lowdown
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Aftermarket Options: Looking for a New Pair of Mini Excavator Tracks? We’ve Got the Lowdown

Compact excavator operators know that their success rides on good rubber tracks, which is why excavator manufacturers sell their machines with tracks that optimize the…

Yanmar announces new industry standard for warranties
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Yanmar announces new industry standard for warranties

Yanmar America’s Construction Equipment Division is proud to announce the new industry standard for compact excavator factory warranties. Beginning April 1, 2018, Yanmar will implement…

Excavator Tool Carrier: Attachments Push Mini Excavators Beyond Digging
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Excavator Tool Carrier: Attachments Push Mini Excavators Beyond Digging

Compact Excavators Can Dig in Many ways, but they can Do a Lot More than Just that The skid steer loader has often been referred…

Infographic: Five Ways to Save Money on Your Machines
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Infographic: Five Ways to Save Money on Your Machines

For many construction site managers, getting the lowest total lifetime cost is crucial when managing their fleets. So how can they save money on their…

Excavator Turned Compactor: A Quick Q&A About Hydraulic Compactor Attachments with Epiroc
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Excavator Turned Compactor: A Quick Q&A About Hydraulic Compactor Attachments with Epiroc

Hydraulic compactors are one of many attachments that can turn a compact excavator into a powerful multi-tool on the jobsite. For insight on hydraulic compactors…

New, Low-Profile Ditch Witch HX Vacuum Excavators Enhance Performance on Compact and Large-Scale Jobs
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New, Low-Profile Ditch Witch HX Vacuum Excavators Enhance Performance on Compact and Large-Scale Jobs

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, has released a new, advanced lineup of vacuum excavators to boost operator productivity and versatility on municipality and…

Learn the Dos and Don’ts of Trailering Compact Excavators
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Learn the Dos and Don’ts of Trailering Compact Excavators

Whether you’re hauling across a jobsite or from city to city, a lot has to be considered when trailering your compact excavator. It’s not only…

Micro Machines: We Track Down the Smallest Mini Excavators on the Market
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Micro Machines: We Track Down the Smallest Mini Excavators on the Market

The smallest hydraulic excavators (with seats for operators) indeed are small. They are narrow and short enough to be driven through doorways. They’re powered by…