Takeuchi, a well-known name in the construction industry, has introduced the TB20E, an electric hydraulic excavator that runs solely on a lithium-ion battery. David Caldwell, the product manager at Takeuchi, explains that the TB20E is a fully functional excavator that has all the features of their TB216, with the only difference being that the TB20E does not have an engine. Consequently, the TB20E eliminates the need for engine oil, filters, and coolant, which means fewer
Kobelco Construction Machinery introduces the new SK34SR-7 and SK39SR-7 mini excavators, replacing the SK30SR-6E and SK35SR-6E models. These machines offer enhanced operability, updated cabin interiors, and easier maintenance, while delivering superior performance thanks
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Yanmar and ASV Complete Merger
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Kubota is introducing a new compact excavator, the KX030-4, replacing the KX71-3S.
Kubota released the KX030-4 in Europe and Canada. The the mini excavator is scheduled to hit the U.S. next summer.
Kubota says the machine has a larger cab and touchscreen, has a toolbox added under the door, while the boom and light have guards to prevent damage.
If you are in the market for a mini excavator or a backhoe, you will have many makes and models to choose from. From Komatsu and Caterpillar, to Kobelco and Volvo, there are hundreds of mini excavators with varying specifications and features.
If you are wavering between a mini excavator or a backhoe, here are some aspects to consider.
As with any
JCB has introduced a new compact excavator the makers says has zero tail swing. JCB says the 50Z-1 has increased dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet over its the 48Z model.
“The 50Z-1 is a versatile machine with low cost of ownership, making it the perfect solution for contractors, landscapers, owner operators and rental companies,” sai