More Earthmoving News

Deere extends SmartGrade dozer warranty
John Deere’s ‘enhanced’ warranty covers powertrain, hydraulics and SmartGrade components, available until June 30, 2021
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the U.S.
Issues with U.S. engine certification leads to temporary suspension of some equipment at U.S. plant
Loading zone: Skid steers vs. compact track loaders
The two machines each have their place, but the choice of one over the other depends in large part on cost considerations
Wheel loaders for today’s job sites
The latest models incorporate small changes as well as substantial ones, such as new steering methods and power options
Surface mining equipment sales recover
Number of machines delivered during the fourth quarter of 2020 increased, leading to hopes of a recovery for the sector 
Vermeer in distribution deal with Bron for utility plows
Latest in a series of agreement broadening equipment offering for distributors adds utility track plows and attachments.
Cat’s three new small excavators cover the bases
New models designed to meet the needs of operators who want high-tech features as well as those who prefer lower costs
Komatsu and Proterra partner to produce all-electric construction equipment
Komatsu will utilize Proterra’s high-performance battery systems for the development of a proof-of-concept electric excavator in 2021
Cat’s 374 excavator is built to be twice as durable with 20% less maintenance
Company says its new Next Generation machine is capable of loading up to 33 40-ton trucks per hour
Kobelco’s new Blade Runner excavator is two machines in one
ED160BR-7 Blade Runner is combination of a short-radius excavator and a dozer
John Deere’s new plan offers a machine for every level of need
Performance Tiering Strategy will deliver a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience, starting with wheel loaders
Kubota launches troubleshooting App
Kubota Diagnostic App is designed to make it easy for technicians to identify faults in Kubota’s compact tracked loaders
Caterpillar introduces new fuel-efficient excavator
The 335 Next Gen Hydraulic Excavator includes performance updates
Volvo’s new EC350E excavator extends mid-sized range
Made for general constuction, machine measures under 13 feet when loaded on a trailer and can be transported without dismantling
Komatsu introduces its smallest machine control excavator
Updated, factory-integrated system minimizes over-excavation and empowers operators to dig straight to grade quickly and accurately
Backhoe loaders: Increased productivity, lower fuel use
With fuel consumption declining and productivity increasing, this segment could get more admirers in the future
Bobcat unveils new R2-Series E60 compact excavator
Features include a redesigned engine and an upgraded cooling system
Doosan launches DX57W-7 wheeled excavator
New model features DoosanCONNECT telematics and a 42.5 kW D24 Stage V engine
John Deere to test electric backhoe concept
Leading OEM and power company National Grid working on electric backhoe concept
Mini excavators: Small size, big popularity
Mini excavators are one of the fastest-growing product segments in the industry with no signs of stopping
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