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Synonyms for excavator

a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying

a machine for excavating

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Prior Information Notice: Purchase of 2 pieces mobile excavators, excavators and chain 2 pieces 3 pieces erdverdichtern.
The demand for excavator is likely to increase in China because of the emergence of large-scale projects in the Railways and Oil and Gas sectors and construction of new cities.
Juliette Ghandour, marketing specialist for Parsons in Abu Dhabi, was named best-performing amateur excavator operator by FAMCO, the exclusive distributor for Volvo Construction Equipment in the UAE.
These machines are digging and shoveling overburden or breaking up rock in some of the most abrasive environments on earth," said Doosan Excavator Product Specialist Shane Reardon.
Glyn Jones, chief executive of Grwp Llandrillo Menai, said: "Having the excavator feature so prominently on our stand at Sioe Mon is a reminder to young people in the area that, with the right training and skillset, there will be brilliant local career opportunities for them in the construction and energy sectors over the coming years.
Fleet managers and construction business owners alike are determining that an investment in a compact excavator provides a versatile and mobile solution--and a viable alternative to tractor loader backhoes--for a wide variety of jobsite tasks including augering, grading, hardscaping, trenching, land clearing, lifting and much more.
The new excavator offers three power modes--SP (speed priority), H (heavy duty) and A (automatic)--to allow operators to choose the best mix of power and fuel efficiency.
It provides a new idea to improve the excavator working device.
It was agreed that research would be primarily focused on the bucket wheel excavator SchRs 1320 actually working at open coal mine Nastup Tusimice, the Czech Republic.
The closely watched company's results are a bellwether of industrial production, announced its plans to quadruple its excavator production in China where it inked out a joint venture with Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) to acquire XCMG's 15.
The Tiltrotator increases flexibility and versatility at the end of the excavator boom for the use of attachments such as buckets and grabs, said Bobcat, a US-based manufacturer of farm and construction equipment.
When the excavator is back at the shop, your mechanic can cut or grind the cable flush with the belt's surface.
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits -- Elissa Wall, a 39-year-old volunteer excavator from Winnetka, clears away gloppy black sediment from a knot of saber-tooth cat bones that poke through the molasses ground.
He hauled his excavator down to Gulfport, and a team of 16 volunteers from the Jefferson church went along, including Gordon Hilton, the owner of Hilton Trenching; Scott Weddle, of Weddle Construction; Larry Payne, a retired architectural consultant; and others with home repair skills.
Hire Station managing director John Singleton said: "This deal has come about because we were looking to expand our mini excavator fleet and the JCB range is a key product in that area.