Tag Archives: Excavators

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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Excavator Hydraulics, Fuel Efficiency Stand Out for Florida Highway Contractor and Materials Producer

The post-recession construction industry has spurred a number of success stories – one of which is Tampa Bay, Florida’s BP Construction Group. Three-and-a-half years ago, R.G. Stathas and his cousin, Nick DiGiulio, started the company with one machine. They ran a single excavator out of Bridal Path Pit in nearby Lutz, which spawned the name […]

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John Deere Excavator Set to Help Cleanup Ohio River

Manufacturer donated 210G LC excavator to Living Lands & Waters By the end of 2015, more than one million pounds of garbage will be removed from the Ohio River. That feat will be accomplished by Chad Pregracke and Living Lands & Waters, with the help of their new John Deere 210G LC Excavator. John Deere […]

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New Volvo EC160E Boosts Fuel Efficiency & Power

The EC160E is the newest E-Series crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment, and incorporates a powerful Tier 4 Final engine into a durable design, providing excellent fuel efficiency and a robust performance in tough applications. The new EC160E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is designed with a range of new features that boost fuel […]

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Hitachi Releases Upgraded Final Tier 4 Model of ZX470LC-6 Excavator

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas announced the addition of an upgraded excavator to its successful, new Dash-6 line. The upgraded ZX470LC-6 is equipped with an EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine that meets rigid emission standards. This bigger, more powerful machine gives operators the efficiency, reliability and durability needed when out on […]

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Volvo ECR145E and ECR235E Prove Powerful Performers in Tight Places

The new E-series short swing crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment deliver better visibility when operating in confined spaces and greater fuel efficiency without compromising on power and performance. The ECR145E and ECR235E from Volvo Construction Equipment are equipped with a powerful Volvo Tier 4 Final engine that delivers up to 10 percent fuel economy […]

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Hitachi Introduces ZX210-6 and ZX210LC-6 Final Tier 4 Excavators

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas today announced that it has upgraded two models of its successful utility-class excavator line to meet EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4) emission standards. The two excavators – the ZX210-6 and ZX210LC-6 – are equipped with a powerful EPA FT4/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine that provides operators with integrated, effective engine […]

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New Volvo EC140E Offers Industry-Leading Efficiency & Comfort

The EC140E excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment boasts increased fuel efficiency, increased power and updated in-cab controls for unparalleled productivity, comfort and low total cost of ownership. Equipped with a Tier 4 Final Volvo D4 engine, the new Volvo EC140E crawler excavator features a 5 percent increase in engine power and 10 percent improvement in […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces The New PC210LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

More horsepower, consumes less fuel and one of the quietest cabs in its class Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC210LC-11 hydraulic excavator, a versatile, all-purpose construction machine. Featuring a 165 horsepower, EPA Tier 4 final, SAA6D107E-3 engine, the new PC210LC-11 packs up to seven more horsepower than […]

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Excavator Size Classes: Defined from CASE

There are many standards for construction equipment manufacturers. Naming and size classification is not one of them. Each OEM has a different nomenclature and way of categorizing equipment. Our goal here is to break through the clutter and add definition to excavator size classes. Also, we’ll provide a few tips for sizing your next excavator. […]

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