Tag Archives: backhoe

Backhoe Loader Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Caterpillar Inc.'s YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Backhoe Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Daily Walk Around - Walk around inspection guidelines for the Backhoe Loader.   Adjust Digging Precision - Learn about adjusting digging precision with the E Stick.   Greasing Overview & Tips - Why greasing a machine is […]

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John Deere Produces 250,000th Backhoe

The John Deere Construction & Forestry Division marks a production milestone with the completion of its 250,000th backhoe loader at the Dubuque Works factory. The model 310SK backhoe loader was purchased by Phoenix-based NPL Construction Co., who took delivery of the machine at a special ceremony at the Dubuque Works facility. "Backhoes have been a key […]

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Caterpillar 450F Design Enhancements Include More Power, Efficient Electronic Control, Added Operator Amenities, and Easier Serviceability

The new four-wheel-drive Cat® 450F Backhoe Loader Center Pivot complements the durability, reliability, and lifting performance of its 450E predecessor with a more efficient overall design, including more horsepower, electronic control of the hydraulic system, serviceability improvements, and added operator comfort and convenience. Powered by a Cat C4.4 ACERT™ engine meeting U.S. EPA Tier-4 Interim/EU […]

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Case 590 Super N Loader Backhoe

The 590 Super N is the largest of the Case loader backhoes.  It focuses on productivity at every level, featuring ample power at both ends of the machine. With some of the best comfort features in the industry, such as the side lighting and optimum airflow, this reliable machine can operate all day and night. […]

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Work Trucks Traveling to Help with Clean Up in the NorthEast

While traveling on I-81 in Virginia, Rock & Dirt's Sales Manager took this photo of Chippers and Chip Trucks. We can only assume that these trucks are traveling Northeast to help the affected parts of the country clean up after Hurricane Sandy. Some of the equipment needed for the clean up efforts may also include bucket […]

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Komatsu Backhoe Loaders

What is a Backhoe Loader? A backhoe loader is a versatile, multipurpose machine that can be used as an excavator and as a loader and which allows you to quickly travel on the road to the jobsite. Backhoe loaders are available in various configurations, with the main difference being the steering modes (e.g., four-wheel steering […]

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JCB Adds Ecomax to Backhoe Loaders

JCB has added Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines and variable flow hydraulic pumps across the 3CX and 4CX backhoe range, which is expected to boost fuel efficiency by 11 percent. Improvements to the new 3CX and 4CX backhoes include variable flow hydraulic piston pumps, uprated backhoe slide performance, reduced daily checks, LiveLink connectivity for […]

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JCB to Add New 4CX Wastemaster Backhoe Loader at RWM 2012

At RWM 2012, JCB will add the brand new 4CX Wastemaster backhoe loader to its well-established range for the waste and recycling industry - delivering unprecedented levels of efficiency, versatility and cost savings. Fitted with a package of features, the flexible and productive backhoe loader is transformed into a tailor-made model for arduous waste environments. […]

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