Case Construction Equipment, Racine, Wis., recently introduced its new CX700 excavator, which at 70 metric tons represents a new size offering for Case. The new CX700 is powered by a high-performance, fuel-efficient Isuzu engine that is Tier III certified. With an operating weight of 153,400 lb and 425 net hp, the CX700 digs to 31 ft 11 in. and reaches 46 ft 11 in. at ground line. New on the CX700 is a switch that allows the operator to give priority to either the boom or the swing functions. The excavator has retractable side frames and an operating counterweight removal device for easy transport.