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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To minimise investment risk, Doosan Bobcat acquired idle facilities in India to produce its backhoe loaders. The company added that this also dramatically shortens the period from preparation time to shipping time compared to the time taken to establish an entirely new plant.
Doosan Bobcat, a South Korean construction equipment maker, said Tuesday it is aiming for a market share of over 10 percent in India's backhoe loader market by 2024.
Along with the range's three other models - the B700, B750, and B780 - the Bobcat backhoe loader line offers a choice of different specifications for applications in the construction, utility, rental, roadworks, demolition, excavation, landscaping, and agriculture sectors.
"For over 35 years, from A Series to the new F2 Series, we have produced backhoe loaders that are designed with the operator in mind, providing reliability, power and a quality operator environment.
The global backhoe loader market can be segmented on the basis of application: industrial sector, civic bodies, agricultural sector, and construction industry.
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In addition, the new Hyundai backhoe loader offers excellent visibility, easier serviceability and ensures operator safety, the statement added.
The landmark order for the machines comes as the company marks 60 years of backhoe loader production.
JCB chief executive Alan Blake said it is an important deal for JCB, adding: "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."
CONSTRUCTION giant JCB has secured a PS40m order from the Brazilian government for more than 1,000 backhoe loaders, the world-renowned digger which made the company famous.
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