All Mini-excavator Articles

Hyundai adds to 9A series
The 9A series, on show at Bauma, includes mini excavators, wheeled and crawler excavators and wheeled loaders
Hyundai's new mini excavator
The 2.6 tonne class R25Z-9A fills a gap in the Hyundai range between models R16-9 and R27Z-9
Road building and earthmoving machines from Volvo
New compact excavator range will be on show at Bauma, together with additions to paving range
Terex backhoe on show for first time
Manufacturer's stand at Bauma will include TLB890 backhoe loader together with hybrid material handler from Terex-Fuchs
Hitachi's mini makeover
Hitachi will show five new 'dash-5' mini excavators in the 3-6 tonne class at Bauma. Murray Pollok got a sneak preview of the machines at Hitachi’s Amsterdam facility in February.
New opportunities in compact equipment
A stream of new compact machines will be introduced in 2013 and manufacturers are competing to increase flexibility and productivity while keeping a close eye on demand in developing markets.
Juchao makes Bauma China debut
Chinese manufacturer showcases excavator range at show, targets domestic and East Asia market
Bobcat minis celebrate 25 years
Manufacturer showcases limited edition version of E16 compact excavator with unique livery at Intermat
Electric mini from Sany
Chinese equipment manufacturer showcases prototype electric mini excavator for European market
Fuel saving focus from JCB
JCB has unveiled a range of new machines at Intermat with new engines, hydraulics and control systems that it says in some cases can deliver thousands of Euros in fuel savings over the course of a year.
Yuchai eyes hybrid development
Chinese excavator manufacturer looks to future market; forecasts strong growth in global sales in 2012
Large number of Cat launches this year
With 64 new machines planned this year, the company claims to be looking forward to a good 2012.
Traditional mini from JCB
Intermat debut for versatile new 2.7 tonne excavator
Caterpillar to build new US factory
Small dozers and mini excavators to be built at US$ 200 million plant in Athens, Georgia.
Compact equipment: Versatile by design
After the bumper crop of 2011, this year looks set to see more compact machines launched, partly in response to new engine emission regulations in Europe and North America. As well as being greener, versatility is also a feature of the latest offerings.
Biggest launch ever from JCB
UK manufacturer unveils new excavators, wheeled loader, compact loaders, telehandlers, compactors, compact backhoe loader and attachments.
Cat to build North American mini-excavator and small tractor plant
Caterpillar is to switch manufacture of mini-excavators and small track-type tractors from its Sagami facility in Japan to a new factory in North America.
Jo Bamford to head up JCB Compact Products
Son of JCB chairman takes over mini excavator division from Chris Spring on 1 November
John Deere and Hitachi partner in Brazil
Companies form joint venture to manufacture excavators, while Deere also expands with separate loader factory
Compact equipment: Thinking big
Scores of new compact machines have been launched so far in 2011 as manufacturers strive to meet demand for more size options and faster and more productive equipment. Helen Wright reports on this rapidly growing market.
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