Tag Archives: Kobelco

Priestly Demolition Inc. Secures the Premier KOBELCO SK1000 Demolition Excavator

  KOBELCO has announced that the first SK1000 demolition excavator in North America was delivered to Priestly Demolition Inc. (PDI); PDI purchased the massive 245,000 lb. demo machine from Robert Green Equipment Sales Ltd. The KOBELCO SK1000 is already working on site at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario. Ryan Priestly, President/Owner and Andrew […]

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KOBELCO USA Announces Construction of Excavator Production Facility in North America

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA is pleased to announce its plan to construct a hydraulic excavator production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. KOBELCO’s market development has been proceeding at a faster rate than expected since its reentry into the US market in 2013. A production factory in North America will allow KOBELCO to reduce the production […]

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KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA Designates Cen-Cal Machinery as Dealer in California

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues its forward momentum in the relaunch of its excavator line by expanding their dealership representation to include Cen-Cal Machinery. Cen-Cal Machinery will represent KOBELCO’s full line of excavators in California. “We have been a KOBELCO dealer since the 80’s and they have always been a first class company offering top […]

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Kobelco Excavators Prove Their Worth in Bridge Demolition

Contractor Greg Bair Track Hoe Service put their fleet of Kobelco excavators to the test in the demolition of the Nolan Road Bridge, west of Kansas City, Missouri.  Time was of the essence: demolition of the four-lane interstate overpass, which started at 3 am on a Saturday had to be completed in 18 hours, before […]

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Kobelco SK850LC Super Acera

SK850LC Super Acera High productivity  diesel engine Same comfortable cab found on Kobelco SK350LC/SK485LC Powerful, category leading bucket and drawbar pull forces Superior stability delivered through expert chassis design and balance Maintenance walk provides easy access to routine daily maintenance items 12-Step product assembly and 4 transport configurations Designed for heavy-duty applications like heavy earth […]

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Kobelco's Kentucky Lift

Sterett Crane and Rigging of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA carried out reconstruction on a local bridge that had been hit by a cargo boat. The firm used a Kobelco SL4500R, with a lifting capacity of 450t, mounted on a barge to lift a 300t bridge span section. It did a tandem lift with another 600t crawler […]

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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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Kobelco Introduces SK170 Mark 9 Excavator

Kobelco Construction Machinery America introduced the SK170 full-size, high-performance excavator to the Kobelco Mark 9 excavator series. These new Tier 4 models include the SK210, SK260, SK295, SK350 and SK485 Mark 9 excavators. The versatile SK170 Mark 9 delivers up to a 10-percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and productivity, and provides more power and […]

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