Excavators


VIDEO: Chadwick-BaRoss Helps Fay & Wright Meet Lofty Processing Goal →

Fay & Wright was founded in 1983 by Peter Fay and Ed Wright doing primarily residential site work excavating. In 1987, they purchased their first portable rock crushing plant and started to move the focus of the company to crushing and recycling unwanted rock and demolition debris into usable aggregate products. In 2016, the company was purchased by Jared Denis and Lee Baldwin, who had a vision of taking the company to the next level.  Click for more...


Kubota Introduces KX030-4 Compact Excavator →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the newest addition to its robust compact excavator lineup, the KX030-4, from the showroom floor at World of Concrete. The new KX030-4 replaces the KX71-3S in the 2- to 3-ton segment and rounds out Kubota's KX Series lineup. Designed with landscape and construction operators in mind, the new KX030-4 will be available at authorized Kubota dealers beginning in March 2023.  Click for more...


Diamond Mowers Slices Trees, Brush With Brush Cutter Pro X →

Diamond Mowers' heavy-duty, hydraulically driven 40 in. excavator brush cutter Pro X slices trees and brush up to 4 in. in diameter and is equipped with a spring-loaded retractable shield to deflect debris. Its simple design keeps operation and maintenance costs low, and it's most productive on tall grass, small trees, fence lines and large-scale brush clearing applications due to the Tri-Hex mulching disc that provides powerful inertia in tough conditions and prevents material build-up between the deck and blade carrier.  Click for more...


Diamond Mowers' Excavator Disc Mulcher Pro X Ideal for Vegetation Management →

Ideal for rural environments, thicker trees, pasture reclamation and hard-to-reach areas that require vegetation management, Diamond Mowers' 36 in. excavator disc mulcher Pro X uses stored energy and hydraulic power to mulch, making it an energy-efficient and cost-effective choice. Using the four-point hardened steel teeth on the perimeter and bottom surface of the mulching disc, this attachment cuts grass, brush and small trees up to 6 in.  Click for more...


Diamond Mowers' Excavator Drum Mulcher Pro X Tackles Over/Undergrowth →

Diamond Mowers' excavator drum mulcher Pro X effectively cuts back and processes unwanted over or undergrowth, making it ideal for land clearing, vegetation management and utility and roadside maintenance. Offered in 30 in. and 50 in. cutting widths to accommodate excavator carriers from 4.5 to 10 metric tons, it is equipped with a Rexroth 63cc adjustable displacement hydraulic motor to power through material up to 8 in.  Click for more...


John Deere Debuts Next Phase of Performance Tiering Excavators, Including Mid-Size 200 G-Tier →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Aimed to deliver a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience, John Deere debuts its latest P-Tier and G-Tier excavator models to its portfolio of mid-size machines. As part of its Performance Tiering Strategy, John Deere has added the 135, 210, 245, 250, 300 and 345 models to its lineup of P-Tier excavators. In addition, John Deere is introducing a brand-new model to its family of G-Tier excavators: the 200 G-Tier.  Click for more...


Cat 352 Hydraulic Excavator Offers More Power for Bigger Jobs →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The new Cat 352 hydraulic excavator combines more power and a heavier counterweight to work with larger tools. The result is greater production for more profit potential. "Built for big jobs, the 352 delivers unmatched performance in its size class," said Brian Abbott, Caterpillar global product manager of large hydraulic excavators. "It can be equipped with high-capacity buckets to dig and load tons of material in fewer passes or large hammers to work in demanding quarry applications." The 352 excavator offers a choice of fixed or variable gauge undercarriage.  Click for more...


Cat 340 Excavator Offers Best-in-Class Production →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The new Cat 340 hydraulic excavator features a more powerful engine, wider track, and 7.5-ton counterweight to increase productivity by 10 percent over the 2020 model year Cat 336. Its increased power and stability, combined with Next Generation electrohydraulic system efficiency, make it the best choice in the 40-t (45-ton) class for moving tons per hour, according to the manufacturer. "The 340 reaches a new level of performance," said Brian Abbott, Caterpillar global product manager of large hydraulic excavators.  Click for more...


Next-Generation -7 Series Doosan Wheel Excavators Deliver Enhanced Digging Performance, More Maneuverability →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Doosan Infracore North America introduced its next-generation -7 Series wheel excavators: the Doosan DX140W-7, DX190W-7 and DX210W-7. Each machine is equipped with a balance of power and fuel efficiency to keep operators working productively. The "dash 7" excavators replace the "dash 5" models in the Doosan excavator lineup. Designed for demanding tasks, the three new Doosan -7 Series wheel excavators deliver powerful digging and maneuverability when working on bridges and roadways or in urban areas.  Click for more...


Doosan's Smart Excavator Ready for Engcon's 3rd Generation Tiltrotator System →

From Construction Equipment Guide... engcon, a leading global manufacturer of tiltrotators, quick couplers and accessories for excavators, announced the launch of the engcon Ready option for the Doosan DX225LC-7X series of excavators. The option is the result of a collaboration between Doosan and engcon to provide an integrated solution between the tiltrotator control system and machine, with all the built-in functions and features.  Click for more...


Kubota Announces New Compact Track Loader, Compact Excavator →

From Construction Equipment Guide... At a recent press event, Kubota announced a couple of new machines that are scheduled to be produced in 2023. In spring 2023, Kubota's compact track loader line will receive a generational update with the introduction of its new SVL75-3 compact track loader. Kubota's SVL75-3 compact track loader will feature keyless start, a 7-in. touchscreen monitor, easy to access HVAC controls and improved cab for visibility.  Click for more...


Hitachi ZX350LC-6 HP Excavator Redefines Power, Speed →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The 80,028-lb. (36,330-kg) Hitachi ZX350LC-6 HP excavator can tackle the toughest production jobs with a hydraulic system that boosts productivity and options that can tailor the machine to the task. This includes a variety of track widths, arm lengths, bucket sizes and more. Work modes like the new high-performance HP mode join the existing thumb, tilting rotator and tilting bucket modes to give you the versatility to tackle a wide range of tasks.  Click for more...


John Deere Announces New Large Sized P-Tier Excavator Models →

From Construction Equipment Guide... John Deere has announced the addition of three new P-tier excavator models to its line of large-size equipment. These heavy-duty machines are the latest excavator models to launch as part of the John Deere Performance Tiering strategy. The 470 P-tier, 670 P-tier and 870 P-tier models offer enhanced visibility features, making them an ideal solution for operators looking to increase productivity on the job.  Click for more...


Komatsu's Intelligent Machine Control 2.0 Now Available On PC490LCi-11 Excavator →

From Construction Equipment Guide... To offer contractors sophisticated productivity-enhancing automation on a larger excavator, Komatsu has introduced its intelligent Machine Control 2.0 (iMC 2.0) on the PC490LCi-11 excavator. Designed to lessen the skills gap between new and experienced operators — while helping improve the bottom line for contractors — the 359 hp PC490LCi-11 is Komatsu's largest intelligent excavator.  Click for more...


Contractor Selects Gradall as His Machine of Choice →

From Construction Equipment Guide... When AC Concrete was contracted to remove and replace exposed aggregate at a local zoo, it called on J.A.C.K. Coffey LLC of Medinah, Ill., specialists in excavation, concrete removal, temporary barrier walls and jersey walls. The zoo needed to replace all walkways, which meant working in a tight space. John and Audrey Coffey started their family-owned company in 2007. J.A.C.K. — which stands for John, Audrey, Cody and Kaila — works in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.  Click for more...


Leica Geosystems Launches Leica iCON Site Excavator →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced the launch of the new Leica iCON site excavator, a machine-control solution that enables compact excavators to carry out designs easily and accurately. When space is limited, compact excavators are required to get the job done right the first time. To increase the efficiency and accuracy of trenching, grading or moving material on a smaller scale, Leica Geosystems further expands its portfolio by offering machine guidance for small excavators.  Click for more...


Takeuchi Introduces TB335R 3.5 Ton Short Tail Swing Excavator →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Takeuchi has added the new generation TB335R short tail swing compact excavator to its TB300 Series. This excavator features a sophisticated interior and exterior design as well as enhanced functions that provide greater performance and peace of mind, according to the manufacturer. "The TB335R's short tail swing design results in a rear overhang of only 3.1 in. over the tracks, making it ideal for working in tight or confined spaces," said David Caldwell, national product manager of Takeuchi.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Volvo CE Helps Elevate Motorsport Safety With Electric Car Recovery Solution →

From Construction Equipment Guide... A tool co-developed by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and Granfors Racing has been adopted by the FIA and is the first solution of its kind to be devised as part of motorsport's electric transformation. Adhering to strict FIA safety protocols, the prototype tool allows for electric rallycross cars to be recovered from the racetrack without any personnel handling the car — a first for motorsport.  Click for more...


Unique Advantages of a High Reach Excavator →

In a world where safety and precision reign supreme, cranes and wrecking balls are things of the past. High reach excavators have taken up the mantle as the go-to machine for demolition projects due to three unique advantages. Fast Assembly A converted high reach excavator engineered by C.W. Machine Worx can be assembled in two hours without assistance from additional equipment. These converted high reach excavators also only require one operator to attach their fronts.  Click for more...


Case E Series Excavators Reloaded With Major Evolution in Operator Experience →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Case Construction Equipment continues turning heads with major rollouts — on the heels of introducing the first-of-its-kind Case Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader, the manufacturer is completely reloading its entire line of excavators. The company introduced seven new models of E Series excavators — including two in new size classes — focused on enhancing the total operator experience in performance and control to deliver even greater productivity, operator satisfaction, and operational efficiency while driving down total cost of ownership over the life of the machine.  Click for more...



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