Excavators perform the heavy-duty, earth-moving functions that are so crucial to many construction operations. These diggers range in size from compact units to enormous heavy excavators weighing in excess of two million pounds.
Hitachi Construction & Mining Division, an operating division of John Deere Construction & Forestry Company, announced the new ZX Secure service plan for select construction excavators that will further support Hitachi customers by providing routine equipment maintenance by expert dealer service technicians at every 500-hour interval.
Kobelco Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Marshall Machinery to its nationwide dealer network.
In mid-March, on the north side of Chicago, four Volvo excavators — owned by Tommy Taylor, president and owner of Taylor Excavating and Wrecking — began munching away at the former Stanley's Grocery Store.
Hitachi Construction & Mining Division, an operating division of John Deere Construction & Forestry Company , rolled out options for its grade control technology, on select excavators, including 2D Grade Control and Solution Linkage 3D Grade Control, which allow an operator to set a grade and hold it.
Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, offers a new hydraulic thumb option for its recently re-configured two-piece boom with offset, available for 6MCR skid excavators and 7MWR wheeled excavator models.
Volvo CE is adding to its demolition lineup with the new 38-ton EC380E straight boom excavator, which replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a 23-ft.
Engcon, a leading tiltrotator manufacturer, and John Deere have entered into a major agreement with a focus on the United States and Canada.
Following the unveiling of the Volvo EC55 Electric excavator in China at the China International Import Expo 2020, the first customer pilot machine has now been delivered to aluminum company Xinyuan for customer testing.
JDC Demolition was contracted to perform the environmental remediation and demolition of the former Alfond Athletic Center at the Colby College, a private Liberal Arts college in Waterville, Maine.
[Updated March 29]: The Ever Given shipping container that was stranded in the Suez Canal has been fully refloated, and traffic has finally resumed in the Suez Canal six days after the international shipping crisis began.