Still Used Today, Mass.' Hoosac Tunnel Stands as Testament to 1800s Ingenuity

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Sixteen miles of four-lane divided highway. Twenty-one bridges. Five interchanges. Twenty million cu. yds. of excavation. 300,000 sq. ft. of mechanica...

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Sixteen miles of four-lane divided highway. Twenty-one bridges. Five interchanges. Twenty million cu...
Your excavator is the driving force that allows your team to get their jobs done. Taking care of you...
Global demand for excavators is forecast to advance 9.9 percent per year through 2021 to $50.6 billi...
Hydraulic excavators need their hydraulic hoses working properly. If there's a cut, break or hol...

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Excavators perform the heavy-duty earthmoving functions that are so crucial to many construction operations. These diggers range in size from compact units to enormous heavy excavators weighing in excess of two million pounds.


Excavators perform the heavy-duty earthmoving functions that are so crucial to many construction operations. These diggers range in size from compact units to enormous heavy excavators weighing in excess of two million pounds.





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Wed February 07, 2018

Beaver Excavating Crews Make History in a Big Way

Sixteen miles of four-lane divided highway. Twenty-one bridges. Five interchanges. Twenty million cu....

Thu December 21, 2017

Keep Your Excavator in Top Shape With These Maintenance Tips

Your excavator is the driving force that allows your team to get their jobs done. Taking care of your machine is crucial to keeping it running in smooth working order, avoiding expensive repairs and downtime....

Tue September 05, 2017

Global Excavator Demand to Exceed $50B in 2021

Global demand for excavators is forecast to advance 9.9 percent per year through 2021 to $50.6 billion, approximating the average market pace, according to recent data from The Freedonia Group....

Mon February 22, 2016

Tips for Maintaining Hydraulic Hoses

Hydraulic excavators need their hydraulic hoses working properly. If there's a cut, break or hole in one of them, the digger is done....

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Tue December 03, 2019

Coal Mine Continues to Uncover Millions of Tons Annually

The four types of coal used in energy production are classified by the amount of carbon they contain as well as how much heat energy they can produce. Lignite is the lowest-ranked, however, power plants in Texas commonly use it, due to its abundance across a large area of the Lone Star state....


Mon December 02, 2019

Volvo's Custom-Made 'Gold Rush' Excavator Rolls Into Ascendum Machinery's Charlotte, N.C., Branch Location

On Nov. 22, Ascendum Machinery hosted a customer appreciation event at its Charlotte, N.C., location featuring the Volvo EC200E — a 20-ton size class excavator that appears in the Discovery Channel television show "Gold Rush." To celebrate the 10th season of Gold Rush, Volvo Construction Equipment is proud to share its special edition machine, with a few items that makes it one of a kind....


Mon December 02, 2019

Benchmark Tool & Supply, James River Equipment Host Demo Days for Topcon X-53x System

Sitting in the seat and having the opportunity to experience the ease of use and power that is the new Topcon X-53x auto excavator often ends with a huge smile and the uttering of "Wow, that is incredible!" That, and the chance for companies to share best practices and network with each other, is why Benchmark Tool & Supply is always excited to host product demonstrations like the two held on Nov....


Tue November 26, 2019

LiuGong 9018 F-Series Mini-Excavator Arrives for Review

LiuGong North America, headquartered in Katy, Texas, has announced the arrival of its first new F-series excavators for dealer review. The 9018F is a reduced tail-swing, 1.9 ton (1.8 t) mini-class excavator presently undergoing evaluation....


Wed November 20, 2019

Four EquipmentShare Locations Now Carry Link-Belt Excavators

LBX Company LLC announced the addition of Link-Belt excavators, scrap/material handling equipment and work tools to four EquipmentShare locations: 2828 US Hwy 80 West, Savannah, GA 31408; 912/525-2505 4205 I-70 Drive SE, Columbia, MO 65201; 573/299-5222 2919 East Napoleon Street, Sulphur (Lake Charles), LA 70663; 337/516-2020 412 International Circle, Summerville (Charleston), SC 29483; 843/410-7717 EquipmentShare helps contractors across the country build better and work smarter with the help of Track smart jobsite technology....


Tue November 19, 2019

Orchard Farmer Finds Success Using Doosan Equipment

Situated approximately 60 miles southeast of Mount Rainier, Wash., is the Yakima Valley, a breathtaking agricultural region known for its apple, wine and hop production. The Yakima Valley has the largest variety of fresh grown produce in the Pacific Northwest because of local farmers and growers like Brad Ziemke, owner of Ziemke Farm Fresh Produce....


Mon November 18, 2019

Topcon Showcases Automatic Excavator System in N.C.

On Nov. 13, Topcon Positioning Systems Inc. held a Field Day event at Benchmark Tool & Supply's Raleigh, N.C., branch location. The main purpose of the gathering was for customers to learn about Topcon's new X-53x automatic excavator system from the experts themselves....


Mon November 04, 2019

Kobelco SK400D, SK550D Excavators are Built to Demolish

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has expanded its series of building demolition excavators with the introduction of the SK400DLC-10 and SK550DLC-10 models. These units are purpose-built to tear down and dismantle multi-story buildings, and are engineered with practical features to increase jobsite productivity and reduce downtime....


Mon October 28, 2019

Cat 326 Next Gen Excavator Delivers Increased Efficiency, High Performance Digging, Lifting

The Cat 326 excavator delivers premium performance with integrated simple-to-use technologies boosting efficiencies up to 45 percent over previous models. This 26-ton class model delivers improved fuel savings, lower maintenance costs and improved operator comfort with all-new cab designs....


Tue October 15, 2019

Fecon Introduces Cab Guard for Mid-Sized Excavators

Fecon's Cab Guard are durable polycarbonate panels, tested using ballistic testing standards, that protect mid-sized excavators' cab windows (and the operator behind them). Designed with a universal fitment to most makes/models in the 8-12 ton class, this add-on attachment installs in less than 30 minutes without special tools or modifications to the cab, according to the manufacturer....


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