The options to consider when renting a compact excavator

The options to consider when renting a compact excavator

Earth movers need solid steel to tackle tough terra firma. The shovel, the backhoe and the excavator have all made an impact in the applications…

Innovative Iron Awards 2014: Complete List

Innovative Iron Awards 2014: Complete List

The Visionary Commercial Equipment of 2014 Click the links below to see these impressive winners: Kobelco Takeuchi Caterpillar John Deere Boxer Ditch Witch Terex Polaris…

Innovative Iron Awards: Kobelco SK35SR and Takeuchi TB excavators

Innovative Iron Awards: Kobelco SK35SR and Takeuchi TB excavators

Kobelco SK35SR and Integrated Noise and Dust Reduction Cooling System Kobelco Construction Machinery USA launched its newly enhanced SK35SR model in early September 2014. The…

Bobcat Co. Launches ‘Show Us Your Tracks’ Contest

Bobcat Co. Launches ‘Show Us Your Tracks’ Contest

Need new tracks? Bobcat wants to hear from you! Bobcat Co. wants to hear from customers who think they have the toughest and dirtiest tracks…

Maintenance Insights on Tier 4 Final Compact Excavators

Maintenance Insights on Tier 4 Final Compact Excavators

The Ex Factors By Lynette Von Minden Just about everyone in the heavy equipment industry is well aware of Tier 4 and its implications. When…

Mustang Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Mustang Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Mustang excavators were first introduced in 1999. Fifteen years of industry knowledge and market experience has produced the third generation of Mustang excavators — the…

Compact Excavators – 2014 Spec Guide

Compact Excavators – 2014 Spec Guide

Over the past two decades, the small, tool-carrier excavator has found its home in the American construction equipment fleet. It’s a machine that migrated from…

Yanmar Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Yanmar Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Since its inception in 1912, Yanmar’s core business has been the production of engines. Following the introduction of the walk-behind dozer in 1967, Yanmar introduced…

Wacker Neuson Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Wacker Neuson Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Wacker Neuson only began offering excavators to the U.S. market in 2008, but it was one of the first companies to introduce mini excavators to…

Volvo Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Volvo Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Volvo currently has seven models of compact excavators and nomenclature denotes the approximate operating weight in metric tons — EC20C has an operating weight of…

Terex Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Terex Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

The Terex compact excavator line was developed and made by Hanix and distributed by Schaeff in Germany. The first model was called the HR02. Terex…

Takeuchi Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Takeuchi Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Takeuchi manufacturing began in 1963 and has been a pioneer in the compact equipment industry ever since. Takeuchi developed one of the world’s first compact…

Sany America Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Sany America Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Sany America has expanded its hydraulic excavator product line with the addition of its first two compact models, the short tail swing Sany SY16C and…

New Holland Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

New Holland Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

In 1999, New Holland Construction launched its construction equipment brand for the North American market, which included compact excavators. The company was one of the…

LiuGong Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

LiuGong Mini Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

LiuGong started to develop excavators in 1992 and kicked off the R&D of mini excavators in 2001. The mini excavator plays an extremely important role…

Kubota Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Kubota Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Kubota launched Kubota Tractor Corp. in the United States in 1974 with an initial introduction of a 12-hp, four-wheel drive compact tractor, the first of…

Komatsu Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Komatsu Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Komatsu entered the compact excavator market in the mid-1990s. Today’s newest member of the compact family is the PC88MR-10: One of the only excavators in…

Kobelco Crawler Excavators  — 2014 Spec Guide

Kobelco Crawler Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

Since 1982, Kobelco has been offering its excavator line to contractors throughout the United States and Canada, innovating many of the popular features in today’s…

John Deere Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

John Deere Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

John Deere has been manufacturing excavators for more than 40 years. Responding to customer demand for excavating equipment that can fit in small spaces, without…

JCB Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

JCB Compact Excavators — 2014 Spec Guide

For decades, JCB has been producing both full-size and compact excavators. All of JCB’s weight classes of compact excavators are popular in construction applications, but…