All Demolition Excavators Articles

Pushing the boundaries - excavators for the demolition role
While demand for some classes of standard construction equipment has slumped alarmingly, the market for high reach and demolition spec’d tracked excavators is currently showing little sign of slowing in most countries around the world. D&Ri reports on this equipment sector
Baby Komatsu arrives
Komatsu has added to its range of demolition specific excavators with the introduction of two PC240 models, the 20.3 tonne PC240HRD-8 and the 28.6 tonne PC240NHRD-8
New Holland focusses on demolition
New Holland's new machines will focus on the demolition and waste industries.
Something for everyone
Hitachi's launches include a new mini excavator.
Excavator applications
Volvo launches new waste handlers and speciailised demolition machines.
Wooldridge takes Volvo route
UK contractor Wooldridge Demolition has added four more Volvo tracked excavators to its fleet, all of which are specified for the demanding demolition role.
Bringing down the Antelope
A Hitachi EX670 belonging to Southern Demolition has been working on the demolition of Antelope Park in Southampton, UK
Russian airport job for JCB
JCB equipment was used during the demolition of a terminal building at Koltsovo International Airport, Russia
Mini vision
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) wants to sell more excavators to rental companies and is prepared to develop rental specific machines to do it. Murray Pollok reports.
Reach for the sky
Customer requirements for increased working heights and heavier tools are driving the development of high reach and heavy-duty demolition excavators, and demand for machines is generally high. Lindsay Gale reports
A breaking dam?
High reach demolition rigs are becoming a more common site across North America’s demolition sites, many supplied by custom modifier Jewell Equipment. Lindsay Gale spoke to demolition product specialist Mark Ramun at the recent NDA Convention in Las Vegas
Making The Move
Volvo Construction Equipment made use of the Bauma trade show to unveil its first standard high reach demolition specified excavator, the EC700BHR. Lindsay Gale talked with Eddy Powell, director - demolition and recycling solutions, about the new machine and the other plans for the sector
Giant transport
High reach demolition rigs are getting larger and larger, but quite apart form the inherent hurdles to working at the heights they do, another topic rears its ugly head. Just how do you transport such large machines from site to site? D&Ri reports on the transport of the largest high reach to roll out of Kocurek's Ipswich yard, as well the latest equipment for transporting material on–site
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