Tag Archives: Excavators

Cat® 330 and 330 GC Next Generation Excavators Deliver Increased Efficiency and Lower Operating Costs

The Next Generation 30-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar — the 330 and 330 GC — increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of features designed to match contractors’ productivity and cost targets. Delivering high-production performance, the new Cat® 330 […]

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NEW JCB 220X EXCAVATOR NOW AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA

JCB announced the availability of its new 220X tracked excavator in the United States and Canada. The first of JCB’s new X-series range of tracked excavators, the 220X is the product of a four-year development program to set new industry standards for dependability, controllability and operator comfort in the 20-ton excavator class. JCB 220X excavator […]

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John Deere Adds Grade Guidance to 210G LC Excavator and Makes Customer-Driven Updates to 130G – 470G LC Models

John Deere added grade guidance technology to the 210G LC excavator and made numerous other customer-inspired updates to improve productivity, uptime and lower daily operating costs on the 13 to 47 ton models. The grade guidance system provides operators with information on the bucket’s location with respect to a 2D reference or 3D design surface and […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC390LCi-11 Intelligent Machine Control Hydraulic Excavator

First 3D semi-automatic excavator to combine 36-ton-machine speed, next-size-class-up stability and intelligent machine control accuracy conveniently located in the operator joystick Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC390LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the first 3D semi-automatic excavator available with the nimbleness and speed of the popular 36-ton weight class machines […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC238USLC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Heavy counterweight mass and rounded cab combine for true tight tail swing performance and better lift capacity than most conventional, same-size-class excavators Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine and a new viscous fan clutch, engine parasitic […]

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Volvo Extends Lifetime Warranty to Cover Demolition and Wheeled Excavators

The Volvo Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty now includes high-reach demolition excavators and wheeled excavators. Seemingly small design differences can add up to big differences in machine durability, and Volvo is so confident in the design of its excavators that the company has extended its Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty to cover high-reach demolition excavators and […]

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Volvo Adds New Size Class with ECR355E Short Swing Crawler Excavator

The newest addition to the Volvo E-Series excavator lineup from Volvo Construction Equipment offers a 10 percent increase in fuel efficiency over its predecessor model and increased digging and lifting forces for high productivity and performance. The Volvo ECR355E short swing radius excavator brings an entirely new size class to the Volvo excavator lineup — […]

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Three Next Generation Cat® Excavators Deliver More Choices for Increased Efficiency and Lower Operating Costs in 20-Ton Size Class

Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar—the 320 GC, 320 and 323—increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of purpose-built features designed to match customers’ productivity and cost targets. Still the 20-ton class standard, the new Cat® 320 […]

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KOBELCO to Double Production Capacity at U.S. Manufacturing Facility by 2018

KOBELCO USA is continuing its commitment to providing customers with quality products from its North American excavator production facility with plans to nearly double manufacturing capacity by 2018. Mass production at the Spartanburg, SC facility began in 2016 with conventional machines weighing 20-plus tons. Over the past year, KOBELCO has increased production capacity by threefold […]

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Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC210LCi-11 intelligent machine control excavator

Money-saving efficiency and automatics, combined with operator-friendly, machine-control-enabled joysticks make this among the most versatile and productive excavators on the market Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC210LCi-11, intelligent Machine Control hydraulic excavator. This second generation PC210LCi leverages the proven track record and success of the pioneering PC210LCi-10, […]

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CASE Expands D Series with CX145D SR Minimum-Swing Excavator

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new CX145D SR minimum-swing radius excavator to its D Series lineup. Designed to provide ample digging and lifting power in a small footprint, the CX145D SR features a compact counterweight and modified boom placement. This results in a highly maneuverable and powerful excavator that is easy to transport and ideal […]

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Momentum at KOBELCO U.S. Manufacturing Facility Continues to Build

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues its commitment to provide customers with quality products from its North American excavator production facility in Spartanburg, SC. Increases in manufacturing capacity and several new hires are on the horizon as the facility ramps up to produce 1,800 units/year. Since opening in June 2016, the KOBELCO USA production facility has […]

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