Equipment News

Volvo CE launches augmented reality App for technicians
New app allows dealer field technicians to video call Volvo CE engineers while onsite
Construction’s top ten OEMs revealed
Latest Yellow Table reveals top 50 OEMS saw sales of US$191.5 billion in 2020
Doosan Bobcat to invest $70 million in Statesville
Adding jobs and expanding manufacturing capacity for Bobcat machinery
Used equipment: what are the key trends?
The used and re-conditioned machinery market is experiencing solid demand due to factors including Covid-19 and the rise of online auctions. Belinda Smart reports.
International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation, to speak at free to attend webinar
Ritchie Bros reports 40% rise in auction bidders
Online equipment auctioneer’s Dubai event attracts participants from 105 countries
3D machine control for backhoe loaders
Unicontrol has launched a 3D machine control system for backhoe loaders that the company says makes the machine more productive
Interview: Jahangir Doongaji, Hilti
Jahangir Doongaji, member of the executive board at Hilti Group, speaks about the digital transformation of the construction industry and how technology can make the sector more productive while easing the burden on its workers
Sunbelt Rentals UK joins emissions scheme
Sunbelt Rentals UK has signed up to a leading emissions compliance scheme.
Case teases April 15 product launch
Major OEM releases video hinting at launch of a new wheeled loader range
JCB to create 400 new jobs
As markets rebound, manufacturer adds a further 950 permanent UK positions in second recruitment drive of year 
Liebherr loaders with X factor
German manufacturing giant launches two updated XPower wheeled loaders
Plantworx 2022 show postponed
UK construction show will announce new dates after rescheduled Hillhead event causes clash 
Doosan’s ‘transparent bucket’ wheeled loader
Invention is said to allow wheeled loader operator to see previous blind spots
Skyjack introduces 70ft RT scissor
The SJ9664 RT represents an enhancement of prototypes introduced last year
Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Global sales milestone for Hidromek
Turkey-based OEM says it has sold more than 50,000 machines globally
Bautec exhibition permanently cancelled
Messe Berlin terminates all future editions of the construction technology event due to declining revenues
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Cat’s three new small excavators cover the bases
New models designed to meet the needs of operators who want high-tech features as well as those who prefer lower costs
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