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New Cat 350 excavator consumes 13% less fuel
The model also has three power mode options – Smart, Power, and Eco – to match the excavator to the job for lower fuel consumption
Yanmar intros upgraded ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B mini excavators
The latest redesign incorporates features that make the machines easier and more efficient to use in tight spaces on small general construction projects
Vertical mast lifts rise to the need for single-person access in tight spaces
A trend toward electrification brings the benefit of having no hydraulics, which translates into lower energy consumption and less maintenance
Bobcat brings big new telehandlers to round out R Series
Rated at 9,000 pounds and 7,056 pounds, the TL923 and TL723 are designed for faster boom speeds and heavier lifting
VIDEO: How to operate an articulated dump truck
Check and compare your ADT know-how with this tutorial which features a Komatsu HM-300 hauler
New Chevy Colorado offers big-truck power at a lower cost
New tunings of a Silverado-proven engine deliver towing and off-road capability that could cut the cost of some field managers’ trucks
Case Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader is two machines in one
Capable of doing the work of a small dedicated dozer and a large compact track loader, this one-of-a-kind machine needs only a truck and heavy trailer to get on the job site
Rigid vs. articulated dump trucks: Choosing the right fit for the job and conditions
Volvo CE product manager discusses differences in maneuverability, total cost of ownership
Six new backhoe loaders lead a surprisingly diverse field of features
Recent backhoe loader updates include the full range of exhaust technologies, pilot hydraulics and electro-hydraulic controls, a diesel-electric hybrid and a super-skid-steer/backhoe mashup
VIDEO: Doosan introduces four redesigned -7 Series crawler excavators
Models DX140LCR-7, DX225LC-7, DX255LC-7 and DX350LC-7 range from 14 to 25 metric tons and incorporate a number of areas that have been beefed up for better performance
Zoomlion claims world record for highest-capacity all-terrain crane
The 2,400-tonne capacity ZAT24000H was designed for onshore wind turbine installation projects up to 525 feet tall
VIDEO: 10 of the biggest backhoes in action
Watch earthmovers made by many of the biggest brands do their thing on the job site, displaying the ultimate in utility and versatility
Compact telehandlers: Bigger is not always better
With their compact size, versatility, varied power options and an attachment for nearly any need, compact telehandlers are becoming a hot commodity
Volvo’s upgraded L350H wheel loader now ‘even tougher’
The machine has a number of improvements, including a more responsive hydraulics system allowing for 10% faster work cycles and higher productivity
VIDEO: How to operate a backhoe
This entry-level overview of backhoe operation from Heavy Metal Learning covers the basics of controls, driving and parking in a John Deere 310 
ASV RT-50 now powered by Yanmar engine with 8% more horsepower
The compact machine now comes with a slew of new performance features, and can still be towed behind a 1/2-ton pickup truck
Test drive: Hyundai HL980A wheel loader
Dan Gilkes takes a first drive of Hyundai Construction Equipment’s HL980A and gives an exclusive overview of his experience
Yanmar’s ViO80-1A and SV100-2A top its line of mini excavators
The two largest models in the company’s lineup come standard with Yanmar’s telematics system, SmartAssist Remote
Top 100 crane-owning companies in North America
American Cranes & Transport’s 17th annual ACT100 Index of North America’s top crane-owning companies shows a decline for the first time in more than a decade
5 excavator technologies that offer the most bang for the buck
Here are top innovations that provide construction companies with the most value for their machine investment
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