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VIDEO: Fecon’s FMX28 makes compact excavators into mulching machines
The new lightweight mulching head combines the power and durability of Fecon’s Bull Hog line and optimizes it for 3.5- to 8-ton excavators
Bobcat E10e excavator delivers electric power to the 1-ton class
Rental companies’ additions to their fleets are putting zero-emissions power to work boosting productivity in confined spaces 
Case to expand new E Series Excavator lineup with enhanced operator experience
Two entirely new models, improved engine performance and hydraulics, larger operator interface with more control customizations all drive greater performance
VIDEO: Cat Trial 13 says ‘Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site’
The latest video in Caterpillar’s popular Cat Trials series highlights five machines hard at work after the job site shuts down for the night
7 new compact excavator models
Here’s a sampling of some of the most-recent introductions from leading equipment manufacturers, highlighting construction’s demand for compact machines that can do it all 
John Deere’s new G-tier compact wheel loaders are entry-level workhorses
Part of the company’s new performance tiering strategy, three new models were introduced for those looking for a machine that’s easy to use while completing everyday tasks
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
VIDEO: Case Minotaur is a compact dozer with a loader’s tools
Here’s why the 18,600-pound Minotaur DL550 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
VIDEO: The worst excavator recovery in one man’s career
See what happens when YouTuber LetsDig18 rescues a rented XCMG excavator from the depths of a muddy pond excavation project
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
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
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