When the job is to dig trenches, drill holes or dig in tight spaces, how can utility crews get more work done in less time at lower cost?
That's the question many heavy-equipment manufacturers ask themselves as they design and develop new digging machines and accessories.
So, what new products have emerged within the past six to nine months to help utility companies and contractors improve worker productivity and cut operational costs? Here are seven new developments to keep your eye on.
What’s New: 19C-1E Fully Electric Mini Excavator
As JCB’s first fully electric mini excavator, the 19C-1E is suited for construction and excavation applications in enclosed or urban job sites, or noise- and emissions-sensitive environments, such as hospitals and schools. The machine offers comparable power to JCB’s diesel 19C excavator, while producing zero exhaust emissions and one-fifth the noise.