Tag Archives: Excavators

John Deere Updates Maneuverable, Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavators

The John Deere excavator lineup continues its transformation with the updating of the 135G and 245G LC reduced-tail-swing excavators. Built with the same toughness as their larger production-class counterparts, these machines deliver the productivity, uptime and low daily operating costs customers know and trust with the John Deere G-Series. Whether up against a wall or between a […]

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Hitachi ZX135US-6 and ZX245USLC-6 Ultrashort Excavators Offer Big Efficiency in Tight Spaces

Hitachi Construction Machinery - America's Dash-6 lineup continues to grow with the introduction of two new ultrashort excavators – the ZX135US-6 and ZX245USLC-6 – in Canada and the United States. The updated, reduced-tail-swing models are equipped with a powerful EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine complete with integrated, effective engine technologies and […]

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John Deere Upgrades Largest Production-Class Excavator in G-Series Lineup

A workhorse in mining and quarrying operations, the John Deere 870G LC production-class excavator follows in the footsteps of its G-Series counterparts with the addition of an EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV diesel engine and other customer-influenced updates to meet the demands of today’s job site. The updated excavator offers a new, fuel-efficient […]

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John Deere Enhances 670G LC Excavator with Customer-Driven Features and Emissions Updates

The definition of a mass earthmover, the John Deere 670G LC excavator is the latest model to be updated to meet customer needs and emissions. The 463 horsepower production-class model is now equipped with a Final Tier 4 engine to meet the strictest emission standards, and it boasts customer-inspired updates to enhance productivity, maintenance and […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC490LCi-11 Intelligent Machine Control Hydraulic Excavator

World’s largest 3D semi-automatic excavator sets new standard for jobsite production, accuracy, efficiency Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the new PC490LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the largest 3D semi-automatic construction-sized excavator available today. “Many of our customers have been enjoying the precision, versatility and efficiency of the PC210LCi-10, and have been asking […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC360CLi-11 Intelligent Machine Control Hydraulic Excavator

First 3D semi-automatic excavator offered in North America’s most popular size class Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC360LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the first 3D semi-automatic excavator available in the popular 36-ton weight class. “Nimble, yet highly productive, the PC360LCi-11 is easily the most anticipated intelligent machine control machine […]

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New Generation Cat® Mobile Shears for Large Excavators Speed Primary Demolition and Scrap Processing

The new Cat® S2000/S3000 Series mobile shears, designed for hydraulic excavators working in scrap and demolition applications, feature optimum force-to-weight ratios that yield faster cycle times and more cuts per hour, compared with predecessor models S340B, S365C, and S385C. Built with added strength and jaw protection features, the new models can be boom or stick […]

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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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