Mini excavator

Doosan Infracore North America LLC introduced the new DX42-5K and the DX50-5K mini excavators. The excavators are updates to the prior iterations, featuring new innovations to increase machine performance, versatility, operator comfort and reliability, according to the manufacturer.

JCB is celebrating the news that its electric mini excavator has scooped one of the world's most prestigious prizes for engineering innovation. The UK's Royal Academy of Engineering announced that JCB's ultra-quiet and zero emissions 19C-1E electric mini excavator has won the 2020 MacRobert Award.

Mecalac, a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduced the newly updated MCR Series of crawler skid-excavators. Comprised of three models, the 6MCR, 8MCR and 10MCR, Mecalac's line of compact skid excavators offers increased speed, productivity and compact operation over traditional mini-excavators, according to the manufacturer.

Yanmar America's compact equipment division has launched the SV40 excavator, an ultra-tight tail swing excavator that boasts power, flexibility and stability in a compact package. This is the first of the company's compact equipment line to be offered in the new Yanmar premium red color.

The Doosan DX17Z-5 Electric prototype mini excavator was shown for the first time in North America during ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020. The DX17Z-5 zero tail swing, electric mini excavator could be available for customers in North America as early as 2022. Doosan is developing the new electric mini excavator product because of requests from customers who work in certain applications where exhaust gases are prohibitive.

Caterpillar Work Tools now has a TiltRotate System (TRS) for Cat Next Gen mini-excavators. The new TRS6 and TRS8 models allow attached work tools (including buckets, forks, grapples, brooms and compactors) to rotate 360 degrees and tilt 40 degrees side-to-side, enabling the machine to reach more work areas from a single position, while maneuvering tools over, under and around obstructions when excavating, grading ditches, sorting recycle materials or placing pipe.

Doosan Infracore North America LLC is expanding its mini excavator lineup with the new DX62R-3. The reduced tail swing model provides increased maneuverability and accessibility for excavation work in limited spaces. This new Doosan mini excavator features a reduced tail swing profile — just 4.9 in.

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. It has been designed to meet or exceed North American market design specifications.

Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific Region, announces new delivery of the Cat 308 CR Mini-Hydraulic Excavator, known for its best-in-class performance, operator experience and serviceability.

JCB will exhibit the all-new 1CXT compact backhoe loader, the 18Z-1 mini excavator, and the 3TS-8T teleskid compact track loader and 3TS-8W teleskid skid steer at the 2019 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., from Oct. 16 to 18. In addition to seeing JCB's products at the company's indoor booth (#11204), attendees can operate the machines in JCB's outdoor demonstration arena (#7714D), to gain first-hand understanding of how the JCB's unique, compact machines can boost productivity, efficiency and profits for landscaping professionals.

Doosan Infracore North America LLC will exhibit a DX42-5 mini excavator and a DL200-5 wheel loader in its booth — C5577 — in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Feb. 4 to 7, 2020.