Equipment News

Electric focus for XCMG at Bauma
XCMG to showcase 39 products at Bauma, with many of them electric powered 
Five key global construction equipment trends
A report by Off-Highway Research reveals the state of the equipment sector
How is inflation impacting equipment rental companies?
Jeff Eisenberg looks at the key inflation considerations for rental companies
Caterpillar announces four prototype electric machines
Two electric excavators and wheeled loaders being developed by world’s biggest OEM
Volvo CE launches online buying tool
The tool will allow users to configure electric machines with their desired features
New fully electric Böcker truck crane and work platform
German manufacturer goes a step further and puts an electric crane and work platform on an electric truck
ERA updates environmental ‘manifesto’
Manifesto highlights shared usage, repairability and recyclability of rental
ITER project: how are cranes helping to build a new sun?
Cranes are being used to put together the largest nuclear fusion reactor in the world
Takeuchi’s new generation compact excavator
3.7 tonne short tail swing compact excavator said to provide “outstanding stability” 
Trackunit’s new 5G-ready IoT device
New device said to improve productivity and reduce theft 
John Deere expands compact loader range
Three new compact loaders launched as part of its performance tiering strategy
How will hydrogen change construction equipment rental?
Clean and odourless, hydrogen promises to lift fuel supply out of the “dark ages” of carbon, although its widespread uptake is a way off
New Cat excavator ‘delivering on sustainability’
Cat 350 said to consume up to 13% less fuel than previous models 
Repowered ASV RT-50 track loader now has Yanmar engine
RT-50 Posi-Track loader now comes with a Yanmar diesel engine with 8% more power
Mini excavators: new tech and alternative power
An increasingly common piece of equipment on construction sites, demand for mini excavators is growing across many worldwide markets
Emissions, noise drive compact equipment electrification
Compact construction equipment finds applications in noise- and emissions-sensitive environments
Kohler diesel engines now HVO approved in U.S.
All diesel-fueled engines approved for use of hydrotreated vegetable oil
United Rentals platform helps fleets monitor equipment emissions
Total Control Emissions Tracking enables users to measure and evaluate rented equipment’s environmental footprint
Case launches new compact dozer loader
Case says that the Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader is the first machine of its kind on the market
Tech startup launches AI system for heavy equipment
The new system is said to reduce accidents on the construction site
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