Latest News Mini Excavators 

Cat to go it alone on minis

Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to Caterpillar facilities beginning in 2018 as a successful, six-year strategic alliance with Wacker Neuson is phased out. Caterpillar will focus on growing its global mini excavator business as it leverages existing facilities and design teams to deliver cost effective and efficient new machines weighing less than three tons. Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division will design and manufacture the new machines, building on the proven attributes of the larger Cat® mini excavators. Five of the current models (301.4C, 301.7D,…

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Latest News Mini Excavators 

In the Pink

After fathering three boys, digger company boss Scott Hardwick is so ecstatic at the prospect of finally becoming a dad to a baby girl that he has added a pink JCB mini excavator to his fleet. Scott Hardwick, 33, who owns Barnsley-based Hardwick Plant Limited has splashed out thousands of pounds on the new 1.8 tonne mini digger to mark the impending birth in October. Scans show that the baby is a girl and Scott and his partner and mum-to-be Cheryl Woollands, 25, wanted to celebrate her arrival in style.…

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