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Digging for Goldilocks: ‘Midi’ excavators a happy medium of small size and power
Combining maneuverability with productivity, this mid-size class of compact excavator provides value on jobsites
JCB introduces two new 3.5-tonne excavators
35Z-1 zero-tailswing model replaces the previous generation 8035ZTS, while the conventional rear-end 36C-1 is a totally new model 
Prinoth upgrades T14R rotating dumper to load more and go faster
Next generation Panther dumper can now go up to 5% faster - at 8 mph - than its predecessor
4 tips for trench safety
How contractors can best use trench protective systems by following manufacturers’ tabulated data
Bobcat launches M3-Series compact loader line for price-conscious contractors
Four new skid steer and compact track loader models are available by limited release in North America through select dealers
John Deere launches SmartGrade for excavators
Deere’s 210G LC and 350G LC excavators are now available with factory-installed and -calibrated grade control technology
Could Covid lead to record construction equipment sales in 2021?
Supply chain issues and societal changes challenge an otherwise positive outlook for construction through 2025
John Deere’s 2021 “Own It” progam helps grow small equipment fleets
Low monthly payment option lets customers pay for compact and mid-size equipment models without breaking the bank
Wacker Neuson’s new app helps contractors find and rent compact equipment
EquipZip will give 1,000 independent dealers access to larger equipment such as skid steers, mini excavators and compact wheel loaders
Cat rolls with more efficient, productive new wheel loader
The 992 model offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel efficiency than previous generation
Case invites customers to virtual product launch
Equipment manufacturer will make announcement related to product line that touches all segments of construction on April 21
Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 ‘midi’ excavator lowers fuel usage by 13%
Simplified catalytic system removes soot without a diesel particulate filter, resulting in lower maintenance and lower cost of ownership
Volvo adds two new short-swing models to compact excavator lineup
The 5-ton ECR50 is a new entry in North America, while the 6-ton ECR58 gains performance updates from Volvo’s D-series model
Compact loaders offer the right tool for the job, with versatility too
A natural tool carrier, compact wheel loaders quickly and easily switch from one attachment to another, including those used on smaller types of equipment
Case offers factory-fit machine control for dozers
New option for Case 750M through 2050M dozers aims to simplify ordering and acquisition, streamline installation and increase residual/resale values
Case delivers electric backhoes to New York utilities
Electrification of the CASE 580 EV was performed in conjunction with New York companies Green Machine Equipment Inc. and Moog Inc.
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
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