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.
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Volvo Construction Equipment is entering the 50-ton class for excavators with two models — the EC530E and EC550E — that have digging and lifting forces normally found in 60-ton machines, giving contractors the performance they need to excel in heavy-duty digging, mass excavation and large-scale site preparation.
The new Cat M320 wheeled excavator optimizes performance and efficiency at the job site with up to 9 percent more swing torque than the Cat M320F to get work done faster.
Case Construction Equipment's OEM-Fit 2D and 3D machine control solutions designed by Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, is now available for Case D Series excavators from Case SiteControl Certified dealers.
The new Cat M319 wheeled excavator features a short front-end design and tail swing to efficiently work in confined areas.
Trimble and Doosan Infracore North America LLC announced that Doosan will offer the Trimble Earthworks grade control platform for excavators as an optional factory-installed machine control solution for the North American market.
The 15.4 ton (14 t) Doosan DX140LC-5 crawler excavator replaced the "dash-3" model, featuring exceptional performance, operator-focused comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is partnering with Baltic Sands Inc. out of Yucca Valley, Calif., to pilot two of its compact electric machines — the ECR25 Electric excavator and L25 Electric wheel loader.
Kubota Tractor Corporation announced its newest compact excavator, the U48-5, a brand new tight tail swing model that builds upon Kubota's U Series with a powerful 5 ton (4.8 t), technology-forward machine packed with features that deliver enhanced performance, comfort and tech options for ultimate operator customization to meet every need and tackle every job.