Modern Earthmoving Machines showcases the machines that mine our coal and minerals, construct our highways, lay pipelines, dig basements, landscape our parks, and assist in disaster relief worldwide. Bulldozers, wheel loaders, bucket wheels, scrapers, graders, excavators, off-road haulers, and walking draglines from the popular makes such as Komatsu, Caterpillar, Hitachi, JCB, Case, Deere, Liebherr and Terex, O&K, and Bucyrus are featured.
About the author: Keith Haddock, a professional engineer, has enjoyed a lifelong involvement with earthmoving and heavy equipment. Just over 25 years ago Haddock co-founded the Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) that now boasts over 5,000 members. He has written several books on heavy equipment and has been featured in numerous TV documentaries including Modern Marvels, Monster Machines and Mega Excavators. He currently specializes in providing information, research, and freelance writing for earthmoving and surface mining publications.