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Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

Wayne Grayson - Oct 28, 2014

Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia recently, an excavator operator has lived to tell about one of the more extreme examples you can think of. While working ...

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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Brian Ethridge - Sep 17, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Wayne Grayson - Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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Hyundai partners with Werk-Brau

Brian Ethridge - Aug 20, 2014

Hyundai partners with Werk-Brau

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) has announced a partnership with Werk-Brau, an attachment manufacturer based in Ohio. The partnership should allow Hyundai to provide a wider array of attachment options to its customers. Werk-Brau offers a complete line of original equipment manufacturer and replacement attachments ...

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VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up

Brian Ethridge - Aug 18, 2014

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up

This is probably one of the craziest and most dangerous demolition videos we’ve come across yet. According to the YouTube uploader, this all took place in 2008 just outside his living room window in Beijing, China. A crew is demolishing a ...

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Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Wayne Grayson - Aug 08, 2014

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

One man is dead and six others are wounded in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem carried out by a construction worker driving an excavator. Police identified the driver as 30-year-old Muhammed Naif El-Ja’abis, a Palestinian man from East Jerusalem ...

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5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

Brian Ethridge - Jul 18, 2014

5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

A truck hauling an excavator caused some major problems for the Washington State Department of Transportation after colliding with five freeway overpasses. Cost of the repairs have not yet been determined, but all five bridges will need to be repaired. “It’s ...

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Hyundai adds 3 wheeled excavators to 9A series

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 26, 2014

Hyundai adds 3 wheeled excavators to 9A series

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its 9A series with three wheeled excavators: the R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A. The machines include upgraded features such as improved hydraulics, cab and durability. Each mid-size excavator is powered by a Cummins QSB6.7 Tier 4 Interim ...

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VIDEO: How to move a machine from the ConExpo-Con/Agg show floor

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 31, 2014

VIDEO: How to move a machine from the ConExpo-Con/Agg show floor

  If you attended ConExpo-Con/Agg, or if you saw any photos or videos from the show, you might be wondering how those machines are moved to and from the convention center. I know I was curious. Well, one YouTube video shows how ...

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Volvo releases EC380E excavator, G-Series articulated haulers and L250H loader

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Mar 17, 2014

Volvo releases EC380E excavator, G-Series articulated haulers and L250H loader

In addition to unveiling an electric, remote-controlled concept compact excavator, Volvo debuted several new products at ConExpo on Wednesday. EC380E Tier 4 Final excavator The new machine is powered by a Volvo 306-horsepower, D13 engine, and offers a 9 percent improvement in ...

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Hyundai unveils R220LC-9 HI-POSS excavator prototype with next-gen power system

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 16, 2014

Hyundai unveils R220LC-9 HI-POSS excavator prototype with next-gen power system

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas unveiled its R220LC-9 HI-POSS excavator prototype, which features the company’s next-generation power system. The R220LC-9 HI-POSS (Hyundai Intelligent Power Optimal Sharing and Energy Saving) uses an electronically controlled pump to maximize energy use and an accumulator to ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Liebherr R 9XX

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 30, 2013

25 Days of RollOuts: Liebherr R 9XX

Liebherr’s R 9XX 40-ton prototype electric hybrid excavator features an electric hybrid driveline and is powered mostly by a standard diesel engine, though it also uses an electric storage device known as supercaps and a hydraulic pressure accumulator. The hybrid system ...

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