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25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

Dec 12, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

The Doosan DX350LC-3 excavator features a 281-horsepower engine, a 7,603-pound operating weight, and a 41,667-pound arm digging force. Built for the most rugged conditions, this excavator features significant power and performance increases to go along with its Tier 4 Interim ...

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Top Rollouts of 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Top Rollouts of 2014

How we made our choices When we ask readers how we can best help them keep track of changes in the products and services they use to produce aggregates, almost everyone wants an annual short list of the really important stuff. No ...

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Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63 percent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Nov 21, 2014

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63 percent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

  We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But Komatsu America recently talked about a huge number, and it wasn’t about fuel efficiency, but rather production time. Komatsu says the ...

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RollOuts – October 2014

Oct 01, 2014

RollOuts – October 2014

Largest jaw in modular line Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) rolls out its MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, which is said to increase the application capabilities and crushing capacity of its existing modular product range with its largest jaw module to ...

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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Sep 15, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up

Aug 18, 2014

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up

This is probably one of the craziest and most dangerous demolition videos we’ve come across yet. According to the YouTube uploader, this all took place in 2008 just outside his living room window in Beijing, China. A crew is demolishing a ...

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VIDEO: Excavator water skiing the best way to cool off, get hurt in a mudhole

Aug 15, 2014

VIDEO: Excavator water skiing the best way to cool off, get hurt in a mudhole

There’s nothing better on hot summer days than taking a dip in a pool or heading down to the lake or river for some quality floating on an inner tube. The more adventurous of us prefer water sports such as ...

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Top 5 Compact Excavator Maintenance Issues

Aug 08, 2014

Top 5 Compact Excavator Maintenance Issues

Don’t let their smaller size fool you: Compact excavators require the same amount of maintenance as their larger counterparts. Without the proper maintenance, these machines won’t be as productive on the jobsite and can run up your O&O costs. Here are 5 ...

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VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

Jul 30, 2014

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

There’s very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling over the edge of the bench as crumbs of dirt trickle from the side to the level below. It seems like the ...

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Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

Jul 22, 2014

Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

Harold Steege, 58-year-old truck driver, was killed at a sand and gravel mine in Alma, Kansas. Steege arrived in his dump truck at a Hafenstine Construction owned sand and gravel operation for a load of material. He positioned his truck to ...

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Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

Jul 17, 2014

Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

The Duplex System, brought to you by Rockster Recycler, is a track-mounted crushing plant that allows you to interchange an impact crusher with a jaw crusher, and vice-versa, on the same chassis. It is available in the R1100/1200 impact/jaw models and the ...

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