Tag Archives: Excavators

Caterpillar Equips More Excavators with Cost-Saving Cat Connect Technology

Contractors can enhance their jobsite accuracy, productivity, and efficiency using the latest Cat® Connect technology. Cat Grade with Assist and Cat Payload are now available direct from the factory on several F Series excavator models sold in North America and other regions. Cat Grade with Assist Cat Grade with Assist, introduced last year on the […]

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Making the Grade: The Benefits of 2D Machine Guidance and Control Systems from CASE

When it comes to machine guidance and control technologies, most people think of large site prep and road building projects – but it’s not just for large dirt-moving applications. Whether it’s flatwork prep, trenching, foundation work or underwater dredging, a 2D precision solution can have an immediate impact on a contractor’s bottom line. When discussing […]

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Volvo excavators win Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch

The world’s leading information database for the construction industry honored two Volvo excavator series for retaining strong competitiveness in the resale market. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) again showcased its competitive edge in the resale market when it received two 2017 Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch, a leading information database for the construction industry. […]

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CASE Launches CX750D Excavator

CASE introduces the all-new CX750D, the largest and most powerful machine in the full size excavator line. Operating at a best-in-class 512 horsepower, the CX750D is available in standard and “mass excavation” configurations. The mass excavation configuration features a shorter boom and arm that allow for greater breakout forces and faster cycle times, and is […]

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Hitachi previews new ZX345USLC-6 reduced-tail-swing excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Hitachi Construction Machinery is giving CONEXPO-CON/AGG visitors a first look at the new ZX345USLC-6 in Las Vegas this week. The new model, which is in the 33- to 40-metric-ton size class, will become Hitachi’s largest ultrashort excavator when it is released to the market in early 2018. “As the number of urban renewal projects increase, […]

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John Deere Updates Versatile 75G and 85G Excavators

Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere 75G and 85G excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows the machines to use backhoe buckets. “The standard hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics allow the operator to run […]

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KOBELCO USA Introduces Upgraded SK230 and New SK270 Excavators

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, is pleased to launch the enhanced SK230SRLC-5 and new SK270SRLC-5 models in North America. These KOBELCO excavators set the standard for mid-size machines, offering full-size benefits with short rear swing capabilities and exceptional features. The KOBELCO SK230 and SK270 deliver unmatched power and performance while […]

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Caterpillar Rolls Out New Machines and Technology at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Caterpillar will present its extensive line of machines and technology and its unmatched customer support capabilities. With 40 machines on display in two different exhibit areas totaling 60,000 square feet, Caterpillar’s presence is among the largest at the show. But it’s not all about size. Cat® Connect Technologies for machine control and […]

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KOBELCO Begins Producing SK350LC-10 Model at US Excavator Manufacturing Facility

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, continues to provide customers with quality products from its North American production facility in Spartanburg, SC. KOBELCO is pleased to announce an increase in the facility’s manufacturing capacity to include the latest SK350LC-10 excavator model. “This capacity increase further solidifies KOBELCO’s commitment to producing excavators […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC650LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Production machine built for big dirt, rock and quarry applications; ideal for loading 30-40 ton articulated and rigid dump trucks Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the new PC650LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 140,456 lbs (63710 kg) and 145,284 lbs (65900 kg), the PC650LC-11 maintains the powerful productivity […]

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KOBELCO SK500LC-10 Delivers Superior Power and Performance

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, is pleased to introduce its enhanced SK500LC-10 model. Part of the KOBELCO Generation 10, the SK500 features cutting-edge power and efficiency capabilities to make downtime a thing of the past. This trendsetting excavator delivers a dynamic bucket digging force of 57,500-lbs and achieves leading-class work […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC138USLC-11

Tight tail swing, stout lift capacity for its class and consumes up to four percent less fuel Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC138USLC-11 hydraulic excavator. With the same tight tail swing radius as its predecessor, and up to 4% less fuel consumption compared to the previous model, […]

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