All Mini-excavator Articles
Hitachi has launched the 1,5 tonne ZX14-3 excavator to fill the gap in its 1 to 2 tonne class mini excavator range.
Doosan's launches include wheeled loaders and tracked excavators, compact machines form its subsidiary Bobcat and re-branded trucks from its newest acquisition, Moxy.
New machine in the 5,5 tonne class. Kubota's latest addition is the 5,4 tonne KX057-4 mini excavator. Operators will appreciate the enlarged cab, which has a wider entrance and more foot space as well as being larger overall.
Bobcat has launched the 6 tonne E60 crawler excavator. Offering low noise and emission levels it is suitable for operation in noise sensitive areas and at night.
Kubota has introduced the 1,6 tonne zero tail swing U17-3 mini excavator which replaces the U15-3 model.
Hitachi has announced a new addition to its Zaxis-3 range of excavators - the ZX14-3, filling a gap in the 1 to 2 tonne class.
Caterpillar has manufactured its 100000th mini hydraulic excavator, and has marked the milestone by producing an exclusive silver-painted machine.
Mini excavators remain a popular choice for contractors in the European market and many new machines have already been introduced this year, most of which feature the latest in zero tail swing technology. Becca Wilkins reports.
Hitachi wants to sell more excavators to rental companies in Europe and is prepared to develop rental-specific machines to do it. Murray Pollok reports from Oosterhout, the Netherlands.
Buoyed by selling more than 70000 machines in 2007, JCB has started this year in bullish spirits, with new mini and large-sized excavators, telehandlers and wheeled loaders. Chris Sleight reports.
Compact equipment manufacturer Komatsu Utility is updating and adding to its range of mini and midi excavators, adding features that will find favour with rental companies. Murray Pollok reports from the company's production plant in Este, Italy.