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VIDEO: Case Minotaur DL550 is a compact dozer with a loader’s tools
Here’s why the 18,600-pound Minotaur compact dozer loader – a new machine category shipping now to Case dealers – can replace small dozers and outwork compact track loaders
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
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
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
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
Trencor T14 trencher uses Cat C18 engine for improved efficiency, lower costs
New engine provides 22% more gross horsepower without the need for diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and AdBlue regulations
Details on Doosan’s new dozer
With machines expected on American soil within weeks, Doosan is saying a bit more about the dozers it’s taking to the $2.1-billion U.S. market
VIDEO: How to cut trench faster for more competitive bids
Here’s why a dedicated trencher is the right tool for the job in pipeline applications, providing better results than an excavator can
Two ride-on trencher attachments to increase ROI
Here’s how standard trencher attachments and microtrenching tools widen the scope of possibilities for your ride-on trencher fleet
Wacker Neuson to build mini excavators for Deere
On the heels of ending its joint venture with Hitachi, Deere has entered a new partnership with Wacker Neuson to produce machines in the zero to 9-tonne class for North America
Top 10 construction equipment brands
An annual ranking of the world’s top construction equipment manufacturers has revealed 2021 sales for the top 50 reached a record high of $232.7 billion 
Epiroc says VC 2000 cutter uses 40% less energy
A regular drum cutter must move side to side to create an even trench, while the new V cutter can reach the same result by just going straight, resulting in less wear on the carrier
5 must-ask questions when renting a trencher
Trenchers are common in rental inventories, so be sure to go in armed with the right questions to get the equipment best suited to your job
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