Equipment Roundup: Why Komatsu's Electric Excavator Won't Need a Counterweight (Video); Dozer Expert Explains Cat's New D9 Improvements; Komatsu Intros First iMC 2.0 Excavator; Kubota Kicks off "Year of the Excavator"; New LaBounty Pulverizers

LaBounty: Separate Rebar From Concrete Faster With New Pulverizers

LaBounty’s new Mobile Hydraulic Pulverizers can pick up, crush and separate rebar faster than previous models, the company says.

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Kubota's "Year of the Excavator" Kicks Off With KX057-5, U55-5 Launches

At its virtual dealer meeting this fall Kubota Tractor called 2021 "the year of the excavator" and its first product announcements this year make good on that promise. Starting in March, two new compact excavators and a new hydraulic quick coupler will be available at Kubota dealerships; another excavator model is due this summer.  

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Komatsu Launches First Excavator To Pack Its Latest Machine Control Technology

Komatsu has launched an updated version of the PC210LCi-11, its smallest excavator equipped with intelligent Machine Control (iMC), the company's fully-integrated system for semi-automatic grading functions. The update brings the new, second-generation version of iMC to the machine, making it the first Komatsu excavator to hit the market with iMC 2.0 on board.  

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Video: Dozer Expert Explains What's Better About the New Cat D9 | The Dirt #20

In this new episode of The Dirt we talk with Cat tractor expert Todd Cole about the new D9 dozer. Todd takes us through all the major changes and upgrades in this machine and how Cat has lowered costs while retaining performance in replacing the D9T.  

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No Counterweight Needed: What Will Set Komatsu's First Electric Excavator Apart? (VIDEO)

Komatsu has announced a partnership with Proterra to build a battery-powered excavator. We take a look at the design sneak peek Komatsu passed along and talk about what to expect from this machine. We also discuss Proterra and why this battery technology company might give Komatsu a leg up on the competition.