Tags: excavators

VIDEO: Excavators use sand and gravel to repair beach

Jun 30, 2015

VIDEO: Excavators use sand and gravel to repair beach

Typically, heavy duty excavators such as those featured in this video are found chugging along at mines and quarry sites, but the machines were put to another use on a beach in the United Kingdom this week. The excavators were taking ...

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Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more efficient, more comfortable

Jun 12, 2015

Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more efficient, more comfortable

Following the announcement of its new log loader earlier in the week, Komatsu has introduced the new PC210LC-11 hydraulic excavator. Similar to the log loader, the main update to the machine is a new engine, producing 7 more horsepower while consuming 6 ...

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An end to aging iron?

Jun 02, 2015

An end to aging iron?

While the recovery of the aggregates market has been much more on pace with the turtle, rather than the hare, operator responses in a number of areas indicate that it is indeed well under way. In late 2014, operators responding ...

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Aggregates producers talk about investing in iron

Jun 02, 2015

Aggregates producers talk about investing in iron

Earlier this year, the Aggregates Manager 2014-2015 Forecast Study showed that operators are optimistic. A total of 42 percent predicted either excellent or very good business conditions this year. At the same time, reports from the U.S. Geological Survey show ...

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Caterpillar intros 336F L XE hybrid excavator: smart pumps, boom work faster, burn less fuel (PHOTOS)

May 20, 2015

CAT 336E LH

Now we know. In 2012 when Caterpillar first unveiled it's 336EH hybrid excavator, the company spokespeople offered only vague notions about how and when they might deploy this new technology on other excavators. But at a press event last week in Tinaja ...

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VIDEO: Caterpillar builds world’s tallest sand castle, then destroys it

Dec 12, 2014

VIDEO: Caterpillar builds world’s tallest sand castle, then destroys it

Caterpillar got to play in the sand, but this was no ordinary sandbox found in a client’s backyard. In fact, the company did much more than just play in the sand – it built the Guinness World Record-setting tallest sand castle ...

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Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Dec 05, 2014

Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it recovered, according to the latest theft report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the National Equipment Register. The majority of thefts occurred ...

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VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket

Sep 17, 2014

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket

We’ve seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might be our favorite. In the video below, the operator, whom the Daily Mail identifies as Juha-Pekka Peramaki, puts together a dump truck made of LEGOs, complete ...

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PHOTOS: Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill 5-year-old’s wish to see how his favorite machines are made

Sep 02, 2014

PHOTOS: Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill 5-year-old’s wish to see how his favorite machines are made

A five-year-old boy fighting a rare blood disorder got to have a few days of pure fun thanks to the Make-A-Wish North Dakota and Make-A-Wish Minnesota. Connor Menard of Montrose, Minnesota got to witness what goes into building his favorite machines: Bobcat loaders and excavators. On August ...

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Hyundai introduces full line of hydraulic breakers

Jul 28, 2014

Hyundai introduces full line of hydraulic breakers

Hyundai Construction Equipment has introduced a full line of hydraulic breakers. The line consists of 14 different models HDB10 through HDB800. The all new HDB series breakers perfectly complement Hyundai’s excavators of all sizes. Hyundai’s HDB series breakers come with a ...

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Excavator Options

May 01, 2014

Excavator Options

A bevy of new excavators round out existing offerings in this product category.   Built for rugged conditions The Doosan DX350LC-3 excavator features a 281-horsepower engine, a 77,603-pound operating weight, and a 41,667-pound arm digging force. Built for the most rugged conditions, this ...

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State and Province News April 2014

Apr 01, 2014

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Alabama M&N Materials filed a 15-page lawsuit against the town of Gurley, WAFF.com reports, noting the lawsuit outlines steps ...

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