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You Can Power JCB’s New Electric 505-20E Telehandler, 19C-1E Compact Excavator With the Same Fast Charger
JCB recently unveiled it's first fully electric telehandler along with a cab option for its current 19C-1E electric compact excavator production. Details here.
November 20, 2020
Bobcat Packed Enough Power Into the New E60 To Replace 2 Excavators
Bobcat's latest rollout in the R2 Series excavators is the E60. This new mini excavator will replace the previous generation's E55 and E63. Details here.
November 18, 2020
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Quick Data: Top Selling Compact Excavators and Sales Trends
This EQW Quick Data offers insights on new and used equipment sales trends for compact excavators. Details and more information here on Equipment World
November 16, 2020
Takeuchi intros TB257FR compact excavator with side-to-side offset boom
The TB257FR compact excavator from Takeuchi features a side-to-side offset boom along with a tight 7.5-inch tail-swing for full rotation and little overhang.
November 5, 2020
SnowEx intros Automatixx snowplow attachment kit for tractors
The SnowEx Automatixx tractor attachment kit is a solution for an increase in the demand for non-truck-mounted snowplows. Learn more on Equipment World.
November 4, 2020
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What it’s like to play Pac-Man with remote control skid steers
Caterpillar built the largest game of Pac-Man ever played. Remote-control skid steers took the place of Pac-Man and the ghosts and a giant trench maze replaced the arcade cabinet.
October 22, 2020
Bobcat intros front-mount snowblower for its compact tractors
Bobcat is adding to the attachment lineup for its new range of compact tractors with a new front-mount snowblower. The snowblower is available in 49- and 62-inch widths and—as its name suggests—is mounted to the front of the tractor rather than to a 3-point hitch on the rear. Bobcat says this front mount should […]
October 20, 2020
Redesigned Takeuchi TL8R2 Has New Creep Mode
The TL8R2 is Takeuchi‘s latest compact track loader and represents a redesign of the previous generation TL8R. In this video we break down everything that’s new on this CTL, including how the new Creep Mode works. Check it out below. Six years ago, Takeuchi introduced the TL8 compact track loader. It was […]
October 8, 2020
New Compact Excavators: What Comes Standard – and What Doesn’t – Might Surprise You
Compact excavators are rapidly evolving but not all manufacturers are focusing on the same advancements as their competitors.
October 1, 2020
New Tobroco-Giant G3500 Loader: Telescoping Boom, Bigger Loads, More Versatility
Tobroco-Giant offers three different boom options with its latest compact articulating wheel loader, the Giant G3500. The standard G3500 comes with a Z-bar boom. The G3500’s X-Tra model offers higher lift capacity and increased visibility. The G3500 can also be configured with a telescoping boom for extended reach and lift. The company says the G3500 […]
September 29, 2020
Deere Debuts 3D-Ready 210L Tractor Loaders and an Improved Box Blade
The John Deere 210L and 210L EP tractor loaders are now available with both a grade control-ready option and a grade indicate option—both of which are installed at the factory. Combined with an updated box blade, the systems give the machines productivity increases in jobs such as site prep, road building and landscaping jobs, Deere […]
September 24, 2020
New Cat 963 Track Loader Has New Cab, More Power
The cab on the 963 crawler loader also gets an upgrade with suspension seat, adjustable armrests, rearview camera and 10-inch touchscreen.
September 10, 2020
Vermeer Unveils High-Capacity VXT500, VXT600 Vacuum Excavators With More Versatile Design
The new models are the result of an agreement with Vacuum X-Traction to supply Vermeer-branded truck-mounted vacuum excavators to be sold by Vermeer dealers.
September 9, 2020
Kubota Shrank a CTL For Its First Mini Skid Steer: The SCL1000
How popular are CTLs? CTLs are so popular that demand is now exploding for tiny CTLs that you stand on—aka, mini skid steers. Kubota took notice and will soon release its first mini skid steer, the SCL1000. In this video we take a deep dive into the design of Kubota’s mini skid steer, how it […]
September 4, 2020
Morooka’s new MST-1000VDR rotating crawler carrier designed for smaller jobsites
Morooka’s new MST-1000VDR rotating crawler carrier features rubber tracks, 360-degree rotation and 12,125-pound payload capacity.
August 20, 2020
How ASV Reimagined the CTL With New Max-Series
In this video we dig into how ASV essentially reimagined the very idea of the CTL as an operator-centric machine with a bevy of comfort and visibility improvements.
August 19, 2020
Kubota to build CTLs at new Great Plains facility in response to increased construction demand
As part of a $53 million expansion, Kubota North America’s subsidiary Great Plains Manufacturing has bought a 750,000-square-foot building in Salina, Kansas, to support growing demand for Kubota construction equipment, says Kubota. The company says it will launch operations at the facility by the end of 2021 in a phased approach, beginning with production of […]
August 13, 2020
Morooka intros largest U.S.-built rotating crawler dumper, the MST-3000VDR
Morooka continues to expand its rotating crawler carrier lineup with the MST-3000VDR, which has an 18-ton payload.
August 11, 2020
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Video: The Meteoric Rise of Kubota Construction Equipment | The Dirt #28
With the explosion of interest in compact equipment over the last few years, Kubota has seen huge growth in its construction equipment division. We talk to product manager Patrick Baker about what's behind that growth and Kubota's latest machines.
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