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backhoe

[′bak ‚hō]
(mechanical engineering)
An excavator fitted with a hinged arm to which is rigidly attached a bucket that is drawn toward the machine in operation. Also known as backacter; backdigger; dragshovel; pullshovel.

backhoe

backhoe attachment on a crane
An excavating machine for cutting trenches; a boom-mounted bucket moves toward the machine, cutting the ground like a hoe; then the machine turns away from the cut to permit the operator to dump the soil.
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The SIM card was not activated on one of the backhoe loaders because the subscription wasn't renewed by him, and the other two older models didn't have telematics feature on them.
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As Gaby Rhayem, Bobcat's regional director for the Middle East and Africa, puts it: "The backhoe today is a very, very good and important business in the region.
This launch was a great opportunity for our customers to experience first-hand the benefits of our new tractor backhoe loader and also to share information about their personal experiences with our company and the excellent after-sales service offered by our dealership," said Franco Invernizzi, senior business director for the Middle East at CNH Industrial Construction Equipment, the owners of the Case brand.
More and more of our customers have been telling us that they need a backhoe loader that is smaller simply because they are operating in congested towns and cities and on narrow streets.
In terms of geography, Asia Pacific dominates the global backhoe loader market, followed by North America and Europe.
Both H930S and H940S series provide the operator with excellent backhoe performance and productivity, its makers say.
Both H930S and H940S series provides the operator with an excellent backhoe performance and productivity in addition to a powerful loader performance, a statement said.
Now sold in 120 countries, JCB's backhoe loader was first made in Rocester in 1953 and recently achieved a 500,000-production milestone.
Last December JCB marked the production of its half millionth backhoe loader and this year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the production of the first JCB backhoe by company founder Joseph Cyril Bamford.
JCB chief executive Alan Blake said it is an important deal for JCB: "It is huge testament to the quality and versatility of JCB's backhoe loaders and it's fantastic to win an order of this size as we celebrate 60 years of backhoe loader production this year.
Fun to use and practical to own, the hydraulic backhoe provides you with back-saving methods to dig, move, remove, place and even lift.