Tag: hydraulic excavator

Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, stick, bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the “house”. The house sits atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels. A cable-operated excavator uses winches and steel ropes to accomplish the movements. They are a natural progression from the steam shovels and often mistakenly called power shovels.

The Right Size for the Job

The Right Size for the Job

People often boast of the size, horsepower, and strength of the equipment they own and use. However, for many erosion control jobs, the right choice is compact equipment that has a smaller footprint. Compact excavators, track loaders, and skid steers are the best option for projects in limited space or

Compact Excavators for Small- to Mid-Sized Jobs

Compact Excavators for Small- to Mid-Sized Jobs

If you’re a contractor working on mid-size to smaller projects, there’s good news to be found in the growth of the compact excavators for small- to mid-sized jobs. All the major manufacturers continue to provide the industry with a wide variety of choices in both size and attachment options—especially in

Downsizing

Downsizing

If you’re a contractor working on mid-size to smaller projects, there’s good news to be found in the growth of the compact excavator market. All the major manufacturers continue to provide the industry with a wide variety of choices in both size and attachment options—especially in the 2–5 ton range,

New Cat 320F Is Builty for Your Business Needs

New Cat 320F Is Builty for Your Business Needs

The new mid-size Cat® 320F is a reliable, durable, low-cost-per-hour hydraulic excavator built to meet your business needs. The machine features a powerful and efficient C4.4 ACERT U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine with a 161 horsepower (120 kW) rating and a proven hydraulic system capable of taking on a

Gradall Industries Introduces Series V Excavators With Volvo Engines

Gradall Industries Introduces Series V Excavators With Volvo Engines

Gradall Industries has announced the introduction of Series V hydraulic excavator models, including the upgrade to Tier 4-Final compliant diesel engines, acquired in an arrangement with Volvo Penta.

Tier 4 Final-compliant five- and eight-liter diesel engines meet the highest global standards including the demanding Stage IV (EU) and Tier 4 Final

Caterpillar Is Showcasing at M&T Expo 2015

Caterpillar Is Showcasing at M&T Expo 2015

At M&T Expo 2015 Caterpillar will present its unmatched lineup of machines, integrated technologies and services designed with the primary goal of helping customers succeed. The Caterpillar organization and Cat® products are built to work for contractors of all types, construction materials suppliers and specialty trades.

Caterpillar will exhibit about 20

Kobelco Factory Construction in North America

Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (President: Jun Fujioka. Tokyo Headquarters in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Hiroshima Headquarters in Saeki-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan) has decided to construct a hydraulic excavator production factory in South Carolina, United States. The new factory will be incorporated into its North American subsidiary, Kobelco Construction Machinery U.S.A.

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