Equipment Type

 Crawler Excavators

Crawler Excavators are utilitarian machines that can dig trenches, load trucks, lift pipe, and handle attachments, such as hydraulic breakers, shears, and grapples. These machines range in size from the "mini" that fits through a back-yard gate, to those in mining applications and have operating weights of a quarter million pounds or more.

products

New E Series ECR145E and ECR235E excavators have Tier 4-Final engines

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has launched the HX series of Tier 4-Final-compliant hydraulic excavators in the U.S. and Canada.

A 119-horsepower Volvo D4J diesel brings the EC140E excavator into Tier 4-Final compliance and boosts engine power by 5 percent and fuel efficiency by 10 percent compared to its predecessor

The 90Z-1 zero tailswing excavator has been added to JCB lineup.

The EC20D compact excavator has been upgraded to meet Tier 4-Final requirements with a Volvo D0.9A diesel that produces 16.3 horsepower.

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