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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
Trendlines: Excavators remain the king of construction sites
Equipment innovations are changing many aspects of construction, but the excavator remains the consistent workhorse... it’s the suppliers that are changing
Bobcat promotes fuel cost savings with new E32e and E10e electric compact excavators
With a stable of electric compacts, Bobcat shows California construction professionals why it makes economic sense to look for alternatives to diesel-powered equipment
Ditch Witch ride-on trencher designed for better visibility, comfort
Operators of the RT70 get a full view of the machine – from front tire to back tire and the attachment – making it easier for those with less experience to be productive
Hitachi calls its new ZX210LC-6 HP excavator a ‘beast’
Just months after ending its joint venture with John Deere, Hitachi brings its first excavators to North America with features designed for heavy-duty performance
VIDEO: 10 of the world’s biggest dozers in action
Watch as machines weighing more than 100 tons work in large mines and construction projects around the world
ASV expands line of branded attachments
Attachments are available through ASV’s dealer network and include a two-year warranty with all parts and support available directly through ASV
Takeuchi’s new 15-ton TB2150R excavator tackles wide range of jobs
One of the company’s biggest excavators, the TB2150R has a fixed boom arrangement and reduced tailswing design
New K-Tec scraper goes straight from factory to auction
Funds raised through the sale will help Habitat for Humanity build a five-bedroom bungalow for a family of eight in Rosenort, Manitoba in Canada
Volvo opens order books for latest electric compact machines
L20 Electric compact wheel loader and EC18 and ECR18 compact excavators are now available for order, with deliveries expected in 2023
7 medium-duty dozers that offer better views and more control
Today’s construction equipment is made to move more dirt with greater ease and less fuel, and today’s medium-duty dozers are right in line with those goals
VIDEO: 5 things NOT to do in a dozer
Heavy Metal Learning walks us through the pitfalls of dozer operation, including five mistakes operators commonly make
Cat 906, 907 and 908 compact wheel loaders join Next Generation family
Three new models feature an improved operator environment as well as a new engine and hydraulics, bringing larger machine benefits to a smaller size class
VIDEO: Mini loader showdown
YouTube’s Charles B puts models from Ditch Witch, Toro and Vermeer to the test, asking viewers to weigh in on which model they would choose and why
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