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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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Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

Mar 16, 2014

Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

“The Kobelco brand has sprouted on this land once again this year,” says Jun Fujioka, president and CEO, Kobelco Construction Machinery. More than a year after ending its North American distribution and marketing agreement with CNH Industrial, Kobelco is waving an ...

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Mining on the Pacific Rim

Nov 01, 2013

Mining on the Pacific Rim

Japanese aggregate quarries differ from those in the United States in very subtle ways.   By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Aggregate mining in Japan is pretty much the same as it is in the United States — blasting, loading, hauling, etc. — but ...

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Rollouts July 2013

Jul 01, 2013

Rollouts July 2013

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     For FREE Product Information, Text INFO to (205) 289-3782 or visit aggman.com/info     50 years of 988 loaders The introduction of the seventh-generation Cat 988 Wheel Loader, ...

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Aggmen in Training

Feb 07, 2013

Aggmen in Training

I have two young grandsons, ages 2 and 4, who visit me quite often. When they visit, one of their favorite things to do is watch the videos I’ve taken at aggregate quarries. While we watch the videos, we talk ...

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Komatsu’s PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator

Sep 28, 2012

Komatsu’s PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator

Komatsu America Corp. says its new PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator features a more environmentally friendly Tier 4 Interim-certified Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine. The excavator has an operating weight of 52,036 pounds and features improved hydraulic efficiency and operator comfort. The machine features ...

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