Excavation and ground conditioning
April 27, 2015 - KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced the launch of their new SK25 compact excavator model as well as their enhanced SK17 model. These machines are compact, yet tough performers that offer full-size benefits with short-radius capabilities and exceptional features.
February 17, 2015 - Bobcat compact excavator owners can increase performance, profitability and productivity by adding the new Bobcat Depth Check system option — a grade control system.
February 5, 2015 - Configured to meet the rental market’s need for a low acquisition cost, high-performance backhoe, the Terex® TLB840R backhoe loader is designed to give rental business owners a more immediate return on investment without sacrificing performance or quality.
Tell your customers to throw away the shovels and dig these compact yet powerful mini-excavators for their home landscaping projects.
Little Beaver’s towable, hydraulic earth drill is designed for power, versatility and dependability. Little Beaver's goal was to design a towable, hydraulic earth drill that was clearly superior to any competitive offering currently on the market.
March 24, 2011 - Takeuchi used ConExpo 2011 to unveil what it claims is the world’s first all-electric, battery-powered excavator, the 3,792-pound TB117e. It is a pre-production unit and, according to David Caldwell, Takeuchi’s product and training manager, a full battery charge will give six hours continuous operation – sufficient for a full day’s work, once stops and breaks are taken into account.
Dec. 29, 2010 – Barreto has introduced the new 712MT Micro Trencher. The 712MT features an all new wheel drive propulsion system, utilizing a load sensing hydraulic valve that adjusts the trenching wheel speed to the load on the digging chain. When the load on the digging chain increases, the sensing valve sends less oil to the wheel drive motor and wheel speed will automatically slow down.
Nov. 26, 2010 – Little Beaver’s line of MDL Mechanical Earth Drills features a 360-RPM operating speed, while the compact design allows access to areas unreachable by skid steer-mounted augers. Built to be reliable, powerful and lightweight, the Little Beaver says the MDL drills are ideal for a variety of industries, including rental centres, fence and sign installers, landscape and building contractors, and parks and recreation departments.
Sept. 23, 2010 – Caterpillar says the new Cat D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators— models 303.5D CR, 304D CR, 305D CR and 305.5D CR — are powerful, versatile, compact-radius machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and build on the quality design and reliability of their C Series predecessors—303C CR, 303.5C CR, 304C CR and 305C CR. With model designations that closely reflect their operating weights (3.5 to 5.5 metric tons), the new machines feature enhanced stability for greater productivity, a redesigned work-tool coupler, load-sensing hydraulics, and engines that meet U.S. EPA Tier-4 Interim and E.U. Stage-3A emissions regulations.
Mar. 11, 2010 — Extend Manufacturing has introduced a new line of TMX Towable Mini-Excavators. According to the company, the TMX units are designed to provide exceptional power in a towable, easy-to-maneuver package, and offer a powerful excavating solution for a wide variety of markets, including rental, municipal, landscape and plumbing.