Courtesy Las Vegas Paving Corp. The 119-ton mining excavator stands more than 14 feet tall and costs about $1.8 million. Related Links: Cranespotting: More CONEXPO Setup Photos Quick Specs: Hitachi EX1200 Las Vegas Paving Corp.'s newest acquisition, a Hitachi EX1200 hydraulic excavator, has landed in Las Vegas and is being assembled in time for the triennial CONEXPO-CON/AGG equipment exposition March 4-8.The 119-ton excavator, which is powered by a 760-horsepower Cummins diesel engine, operates with a 9-cubic-yard bucket and stands more than 14 feet tall, according to its spec sheet."It's a big excavator," says Jay Prybil, fleet maintenance supervisor for Las
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.