Tags: excavator

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

Jul 26, 2015

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

You don't see many operation videos that are nearly as interesting as this one. And better yet, it only gets more interesting as it goes on. The video is a compilation of situations shot in Taiwan originally posted to YouTube ...

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Hyundai unveils 7 HX Series excavators with new high-end cab, better control, faster cycle times (PHOTOS)

Jul 26, 2015

Hyundai unveils 7 HX Series excavators with new high-end cab, better control, faster cycle times (PHOTOS)

Hyundai has taken the wraps off of its latest series of excavators and the company says the aim of the new machines is making high-end features a standard expectation. Replacing the Hyundai 9A Series excavators are the HX220L, HX260L, HX300L, HX330L, HX380L, ...

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NEAR MISS: Miner injured at crushed rock mine after highwall failure

Jul 16, 2015

NEAR MISS: Miner injured at crushed rock mine after highwall failure

A man working at a surface crushed rock was injured recently when a highwall collapsed, leaving him trapped inside the excavator he was operating. According to a near-miss report from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the miner was working in the excavator ...

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Near-miss accident: Excavator falls into lake while workers were at lunch

Jul 08, 2015

Near-miss accident: Excavator falls into lake while workers were at lunch

An excavator ended up in a lake at a surface sand and gravel operation while the miners at the site were away for lunch. MSHA released a near-miss accident report regarding the incident and said that the excavator was left parked near the edge ...

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Equipment acquisition trends

Jun 15, 2015

Equipment acquisition trends

Crushers   Screens   Conveyors   Wheel Loaders   Excavators  

MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

May 06, 2015

MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a metal/non-metal near-miss accident alert in response to a highwall collapse that trapped a miner in the cab of an excavator. A large chalk ball/bolder struck the operator’s cab, trapping the miner ...

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RollOuts: Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies

May 01, 2015

RollOuts: Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies

Loaders boast bucket-heaping ability KCMA Corp. rolls out the 95Z7 and 115Z7 XTreme wheel loaders. It says the units reflect recent demand for the short boom, load and carry, or two-pass configuration loaders. Both machines were tested in various applications and ...

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Rollouts

Mar 01, 2015

Rollouts

Electromechanical vibrating feeder Deister Machine Co., Inc. will launch the newest addition to its lineup of screening, scalping, and feeding equipment — the New Deister Two-Mass Electromechanical Vibrating Feeder — at AGG1 in Baltimore. The feeder is designed to allow greater ...

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VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud

Jan 16, 2015

VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud

In most “stuck videos” that we’ve seen, when a machine gets in trouble, an excavator comes to the rescue. But what if it’s your excavator that’s stuck? Typically, you bring in the dozer and pull the sucker out. But in the ...

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When it comes to cold-weather operations, be sure protect your excavator

Jan 05, 2015

When it comes to cold-weather operations, be sure protect your excavator

by Matthew Hendry Excavators are some of the hardest- working machines at any aggregates operation. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, these workhorses perform a variety of tasks, from digging to loading trucks. When the weather turns cold, a new set of ...

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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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