Tag Archives: Excavators

Hitachi's Zaxis 470, 670, 870 Dash-5 Excavators Named to Equipment Today Contractors' Top 50 New Products for 2012

Equipment Today, an equipment magazine serving commercial construction contractors, has selected Hitachi’s Zaxis 470, 670 and 870Dash-5 excavators as three of the game‐changing new construction products of 2012. The excavators were chosen as an award winner for the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products based on inquiries, page views and online voting by readers of Equipment […]

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Marsh Excavators by Marsh Buggies

Marsh Buggies Inc. is excited to add to their product line the Model SC-311855 Marsh Excavator. This unique unit will help you reduce overall costs. How? Unlike its sister ship, it has been specially designed to harness the power from the mounted excavator to propel the amphibious undercarriage. This key difference in configuration means only […]

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Bobcat Plate Compactors Expand M-Series Excavator Versatility

Two updated plate compactor attachments expand the versatility of Bobcat® M-Series compact excavators, making safer and more efficient work of restoring trenches. The new PCF34 and PCF64 flat-top plate compactor attachments offer enhanced compatibility with Bobcat M-Series excavators. Mounting changes to the top of the plate, including the use of a bolt-on breaker cap, provide […]

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Hitachi ZX130-5 Excavators

Power through the tough spots The ZX130-5 has the power to boost through the tough spots. You can count on Hitachi’s smart engineering for more productivity and increased lift capacity. And the ZX130-5 blade dramatically increases versatility – just one machine can handle your digging, backfilling and leveling needs. Product highlights Powerful new-generation Isuzu EPA […]

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SES to Distribute Full Line for Terex

Terex, Westport, Conn., has added SES Inc., West Chicago, Ill., as a full line distributor of Terex compact construction equipment and Terex Fuchs material handlers. SES has three locations to serve customers in the greater Chicago and northwest Indiana areas. The Terex compact equipment line includes 45 product models, including compact track loaders, skid steers, loader […]

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JCB Offers New Mid-Range JS Excavators

JCB is offering three new mid-range JS excavators for the 11-15 tonne sector. The JS115, JS130 and JS145 crawler excavators feature Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines, a new multi-function LCD monitor, LiveLink, low noise levels and revised hydraulic systems. The excavators’ Ecomax engine, which requires not DPF or additives, features high efficiency hydraulic pumps […]

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The Basics of Micro Excavators and Rough Cranes

While there is no formal distinction between mini excavators and micro excavators, the smallest excavator, is capable of maneuvering into a standard doorway to enter the house or garden. Similar to their full-size counterparts, mini diggers have tank tracks, a rotating cab, hydraulic arm and a diesel engine. They range in weight from less than […]

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25,000th Kobelco Excavator Rolls Off Assembly Line in Calhoun

  Highlighting the continued demand for fuel efficient, high-performance excavators, Kobelco Construction Machinery America announced the production of its 25,000th American-made excavator at the company’s manufacturing facility in Calhoun. During a ceremony to mark the special occasion, Kobelco executives recognized staff and management who helped achieve the significant manufacturing milestone and presented the 25,000th unit […]

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New Cat® H75Es and H95Es Hammers Feature Enhanced Durability and High Productivity through Design and Manufacture by Caterpillar

Caterpillar is expanding the E Series Hammer line with the addition of the new H75Es and H95Es, designed for backhoe loaders and small excavators. E Series Hammers are wholly designed, engineered and manufactured by Caterpillar, making Caterpillar the only global hammer and carrier manufacturer. The hammers are fully supported by Cat® dealers so that customers […]

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New Ecomax Engines Rev Up JCB Lineup

A number of backhoes, excavators and telehandlers will feature the new JCB Ecomax engine, announced last week. The Tier 4 Interim Ecomax, using in-cylinder technologies, does not require a diesel particulate filter or diesel emission fluid, runs on standard engine oil, and can be recalibrated to run in countries that do not have an ultra […]

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Komatsu Enhances Comfort on Mining Dozers

Komatsu has released a ride enhancement package for its D375A-6 and D475A-5EO mining dozers to improve its reputation in the comfort stakes. Komatsu Australia’s bulldozers and excavators product manager, David Laidlaw, said a number of significant modifications to the undercarriage, as well as the cab mountings had been made to address perception on comfort and […]

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Volvo EW180D, EW210D Wheeled Excavators

Volvo has added two models to its D Series wheeled excavator line: the EW180D and EW210D, weighing 19.9 and 25.1 tons, respectively. Upgrades include 173-horsepower Tier 4-Interim Volvo engines that work in harmony with intelligent, advanced hydraulics and well-matched components, Volvo says. A new ECO mode and an automatic idling and shutdown system aid fuel […]

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