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Hitachi Introduces ZX130-6, ZX160LC-6 and ZX180LC-6 Utility Excavators with FT4 Engine

  Final Tier 4 excavators meet rigid emission standards and do not require a diesel particulate filter Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas has upgraded three models of its successful utility-class excavator line to meet EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV emission standards. The three excavators – the ZX130-6, ZX160LC-6 and ZX180LC-6 – are equipped […]

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Rock & Dirt's Top Construction Toys for 2015

Do you have a construction loving kid or "kid at heart" on your holiday shopping list? Need help finding the perfect gift? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from dump trucks to excavators. There’s something for just about every price range. Here’s our list in […]

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Komatsu America Launches the PC210LCi-10 Hydraulic Excavator in North America

Komatsu America introduces the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the North American market. The PC210LCi-10 features Komatsu’s unique machine control and guidance technologies, built upon the successful foundation of the standard Komatsu PC210LC-10 excavator. Thanks to the exclusive control function, the PC210LCi-10 goes beyond simple guidance to semi-automatically limit over-excavation and trace a target […]

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Rock & Dirt's Top Construction Toys

Do you have a construction loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list on our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from wheel loaders to forklifts. There’s something for just about every price range. You might even see something for the construction kid […]

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Fast Forward with These Volvo Concept Machines

Volvo Gryphin Concept Wheel Loader Check out Volvo’s futuristic wheel loader concept machine, the Volvo Gryphin. The 'Gryphin' extreme wheel loader concept has fully independent wheels so it can literally 'climb' to dump its load. It has a single spar boom, a zero-emission electric hybrid engine, noiseless electrical wheel motors and intelligent cab glass that […]

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Fast Forward with These Doosan Concept Machines!

Doosan Concept Excavator Check out this Doosan CX Eco Transformer, Concept Excavator. Its cab includes many impressive features including a Sliding Door, Sliding Control Stand, Haptic Control Panel, Transparent IP, Head-up Display, Light Adjusting Glass, and Color Control Window. Some other impressive features this Hybrid Articulated Crawler of the future boasts are a Safety Sensor […]

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Volvo EC350E Switches Tasks with Ease

The EC350E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment features a powerful Tier 4 Final/Stage IV engine, combining superior efficiency, productivity and ease of transportation in general earthmoving applications. The new Volvo EC350E crawler excavator is an exceptionally productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simple maintenance requirements in general applications. Powered […]

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New Cat 311F RR Excavator Is More Fuel Efficient & Improves Performance

As an machine that was developed to cut costs while successfully handling numerous heavy jobs, the Cat 311F RR Excavator is powered by a 70 net horsepower C3.4B engine that delivers robust performance while meeting all EPA standards. Size, Material, and Efficiency The excavator features a counterweight of 5,400 pounds, so the machine is stable […]

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Cat's 336F H Hybrid Transitioning To Tier 4 Final Engine

Once it is outfitted with the EPA-certified Tier 4 Final Cat C9.3 ACERT engine, the already-powerful Cat 336F H excavator will feature maximized performance alongside greater fuel and energy efficiency. Featuring a 30-percent reduction in fuel consumption over standard 336 models, the 336F H Hybrid helps minimize recurring fuel costs. Powerful and Environmentally Friendly The […]

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Canadian Man Excavating His Own Basement Using Only Radio-Controlled Tractors and Trucks

Some Construction Managers Prefer Their Machines Small – and Radio Controlled! Excavating a basement is a job for a powerful, maneuverable, and efficient machine. Construction machines like skid steer loaders and dedicated excavators come to mind when deciding on which type of unit to employ when digging out a basement area. For those who have […]

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Hitachi Launches Two New Zaxis Dash 5 Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavators: ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5

Hitachi introduced the newest models to join its Zaxis Dash-5 line – the ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5. The two reduced-tail-swing excavators feature the same performance and reliability as the preceding Dash-3 series models, but include a variety of enhancements that make them more durable, productive and easy to maintain. “Our exclusive focus on excavators is especially […]

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Caterpillar Names a 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner

Company recognized for innovative hydraulic hybrid technology, which dramatically increases fuel efficiency for the company’s excavator equipment customers Caterpillar Inc. is bringing home the silver for its first-ever commercialized machine that uses hydraulic hybrid technology. The Cat® 336E H hybrid excavator earned the prize in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, which […]

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