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TAG: Excavators

Mecalac releases new hydraulic thumb option to ease material handling

April 27, 2021By

Compact construction equipment manufacturer and distributor Mecalac has released a new option available for its 6MCR skid excavators and 7MWR wheeled excavator models. The new hydraulic thumb option makes it easy to pick up, maintain and move large or long objects, transforming material handling capabilities for applications such as truck loading or pipe laying. “Mecalac believes a machine that doesn’t... read more

Challenge conquered

March 29, 2019By
Photo: Bobcat

Four contractors overcome various installation challenges to reveal design masterpieces read more

Bobcat: R-Series

June 4, 2017By

The new R-Series excavators from Bobcat Company feature a bold, distinct design, helping boost operator productivity and comfort, as well as machine uptime protection. New dual flange rollers have been added to provide up to 15 percent increase in over-the-side capacity for greater digging performance and slewing ability. Operators will also notice improved ride quality, high-quality finish and a redesigned... read more

JCB debuts variety of construction, landscaping equipment

March 9, 2015By

In light of the upcoming spring season, JCB debuted a number of products to the press at its headquarters in Savannah, Ga., March 5. North America is the company’s third largest market, and JCB plans to take advantage of the region’s ever-growing opportunities. “JCB’s global sales were helped by a strong North American construction equipment market that grew by 13... read more

Terex debuts TC16 and TC29 compact excavators

March 3, 2015By

Terex introduced its TC16 and TC29 compact excavators, which were designed to enhance jobsite productivity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. According to the company, these machines can complete a wide range of jobs, including trenching, excavating, ground leveling, backfilling, grading, contouring and loading/unloading. These Tier 4 excavators are engineered with load independent flow distribution and can work with attachments such as hydraulic... read more

Bobcat intros Depth Check system for compact excavators

February 17, 2015By

Bobcat introduced its Depth Check system option for its E32, E32i, E35, E35i, E42, E45, E50 and E55 compact excavators. This grade control system was designed to increase performance, profitability and productivity, says the company. It utilizes three sensors that are connected to the instrument panel inside the cab to track the precise location of the bucket teeth as the... read more