Tag Archives: Excavators

The End of the Liebherr R 984 Era

After being available for sale for almost thirty years, Liebherr has decided to retire production of the legendary R 984 excavator. Launched on the market for the first time in 1986, the R 984 backhoe or face shovel, was equipped in its standard version with a 7m³ bucket capacity. With more than 1,100 units sold […]

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Cat® F Series Excavators Are Built For Your Unique Business Needs

The introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F completes Caterpillar’s launch of its U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV 11- to 90-ton tracked excavator family. “Customers choose Cat® excavators because they make more money with our products,” said Brian Abbott, worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s small excavator platform. “We focus on understanding each […]

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Variable Angle Boom for Cat 308E2 Increases Versatility and Confined Space Performance

The Cat® 308E2 mini hydraulic excavator is now available in a variable-angle-boom (VAB) configuration that provides an expanded working envelope and increased application flexibility. While providing a maximum dig depth of 169 in. (4 290 mm), the VAB extends the 308E2’s maximum reach by 30 in. (760 mm) to a total of 306 in. (7 […]

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Ten Tips for Buying a New Excavator from CASE

When it comes to purchasing a new excavator, there are many important items to consider. Understanding the right specs and knowing what to look for will have the greatest impact on the productivity of your business. Here is a list of ten important considerations for buying a new excavator. 1. Operating weight/size, Application It’s important […]

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CAT® F Series Excavators Are Built For Your Unique Business Needs

The introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F completes Caterpillar’s launch of its U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV 11- to 90-ton tracked excavator family. “Customers choose Cat® excavators because they make more money with our products,” said Brian Abbott, worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s small excavator platform. “We focus on understanding each […]

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New Cat® 325F Brings Right Size & Performance To Close-Quarters Work

The new mid-size Cat® 325F is a reliable, durable, highly efficient compact radius excavator built for all your close-quarters work. The machine features a powerful C4.4 ACERT U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine that’s miserly on fuel paired with a state-of-the-art hydraulic system that’s responsive to your every command. Each pull of the “sticks” will […]

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Four New CASE Products Awarded in Construction Equipment Magazine’s Top 100 New Products for 2015

CASE Construction Equipment recently had four products named to Construction Equipment’s 2015 Top 100 New Products list — the CASE D Series Excavators, 580N EP Backhoe, Tier 4 Final Skid Steers and CTLs, and 3-in-1 Welder/Generator/Air Compressor. Compiled based on editors’ reviews and nominations, the Top 100 awards are designed to recognize the top equipment […]

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CASE CX350D Excavator Provides Speed, Fuel Efficiency and Power for Family-Owned Business in Ontario

Claude Gagne, founder of Gagne Excavation, purchased his first CASE backhoe in 1959, and the business has been thriving ever since. Offering a broad range of services, Gagne Excavation has developed relationships with their customers that have lasted for generations. Now operated by his son Marc Gagne and his grandsons, Yannick and Jonathan, the company […]

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New Cat® 320F Is Built For Your Business Needs

The new mid-size Cat® 320F is a reliable, durable, low-cost-per-hour hydraulic excavator built to meet your business needs. The machine features a powerful and efficient C4.4 ACERT U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine with a 161 horsepower (120 kW) rating and a proven hydraulic system capable of taking on a variety of tasks. Weighing in […]

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New Dozer and Excavator Models Deliver Speed and Fuel Efficiency for KO Pipeline on Ohio Gathering Line Project

One of the challenges for any new company is how to put capital equipment in place to get that very first job done. Kim Ozalas, owner and operator of KO Pipeline, was no different as her company embarked on its first project in 2014. KO Pipeline has kept busy in its first two seasons of […]

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Eight Tips for Managing Excavator Owning and Operating Costs from CASE

As a business owner, there are always factors that are out of your hands. However, effectively managing the things that you CAN control will save you time and money, and will have a positive impact on your bottom line. Here are eight considerations that can help you manage your overall operating costs, sharpen your bids […]

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The Volvo EC60E Is The Perfect Fit For Any Application

The newest compact crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient and versatile operation. The new EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built to perform on any jobsite — from confined spaces to major construction projects. Equipped with a Volvo Tier 4 final engine and adjustable hydraulic flow, the machine […]

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