Tag Archives: Excavators

Cat® Tilt Buckets Handle Angled -Surface and Precision- Grading Tasks

A new line of Cat® tilt buckets is available for Cat crawler-excavator models 311-325 and for wheel excavator models M314–M322. The new buckets, available in both pin-on and coupler configurations, hydraulically tilt 45 degrees from vertical, right and left, to provide added capability when working on angled surfaces or performing precise grading. The buckets install […]

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New CASE Long Reach Excavators

CASE Construction Equipment’s CX210D LR and CX250D LR crawler excavators provide increased operating performance for deep trenching, sloping, demolition, dredging, digging in sand or gravel pits or any application that requires long-distance bucket reach and precision. Each Long Reach (LR) model features an elongated boom and arm for increased digging capabilities in deep or long-distance […]

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CASE CX470C Leads Mass Excavation for Rafat

Rafat General Contracting (Bolton, Ontario, Canada) has been in business since 1988. The company has grown since then to more than 400 employees and 200 pieces of equipment that handle everything from excavation and demolition to site remediation and property management. One of the latest projects for Rafat is the mass excavation of a site […]

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KOBELCO USA Introduces New SK300 LC - 10 Excavator

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, is pleased to announce the launch of its SK300LC-10 excavator in North America. As part of the revolutionary KOBELCO Generation 10, the SK300LC establishes new standards in value, productivity and durability. This robust 68,100-lb model is powered by a 252-hp Tier IV Final HINO engine, […]

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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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