John Deere Introduces Excavator for Site Work

John Deere introduced the 200G model to its excavator lineup. Designed to decrease the amount of fuel burn without sacrificing power or productivity, the 200G Excavator enables operators to quickly complete tough jobs while also lowering overall operation costs. Combined with John Deere’s broad bucket portfolio, coupler options and attachments, and accelerated swing speed, the 200G machine is ideal for…

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Hitachi Releases Versatile New EX1200-7 Excavator

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Hitachi introduced the EX1200-7 excavator, which will provide increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers. The excavator, which is available in North and South America, is the third machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 series lineup, following the recent launch of the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7. “Available in a backhoe or shovel configuration, the EX1200-7 is our smallest mining excavator and also…

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bauma: Volvo Field-Testing Fuel-Saving Hybrid

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Volvo CE is talking about the EC300E Hybrid, which is now entering field testing, at bauma 2019. Unlike other systems that capture the swing energy of an excavator’s superstructure to electrically assist the engine, Volvo’s novel hydraulic hybrid harvests ‘free’ energy generated by the down motion of the excavator’s boom and uses it to supercharge the hydraulic system. 

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Deere-Hitachi Debuts 345G LC Reduced Tail Swing Excavator At Media Event

On May 17, Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corp. – the joint venture by John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery – welcomed members of the trade press to its Kernersville, N.C., campus for a tour of its manufacturing facility and demonstrations that included the new John Deere 345G LC reduced tail swing excavator. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Patterson was in attendance.

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Deere-Hitachi Host Trade Press at Kernersville Campus

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On May 17, Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corp. – the joint venture by John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery – welcomed members of the trade press to its Kernersville, N.C., campus for a tour of its manufacturing facility and demonstrations that included the new John Deere 345G LC reduced tail swing excavator. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Patterson was in attendance. 

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Caterpillar 323 Next Gen Excavator Delivers High Performance

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Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar – the 320 GC, 320 and 323 – increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of purpose-built features designed to match customers’ productivity and cost targets.

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