Equipment News

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
easyToolHire launches in Scotland, expands in Italy
Online rental platform easyToolHire has launched in Scotland and signed a new agreement in Italy.
John Deere’s new plan offers a machine for every level of need
Performance Tiering Strategy will deliver a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience, starting with wheeled loaders
JCB recruits as market rebounds
UK manufacturer seeks 400 new shop floor workers to cope with expected equipment demand
Column: Equipment inspections
Kevin O’Shea, director of safety and training, AGF Access Group, discusses how equipment inspections are a crucial process
New 35 tonne excavator from Volvo CE
New EC350E excavator extends the mid-sized range from Volvo Construction Equipment
John Deere to test electric backhoe concept
Leading OEM and power company National Grid working on electric backhoe concept
UK construction looks to post-Brexit 2021
Association heads welcome UK-EU trade agreement but also sound notes of caution
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
New Hyundai 22 tonne excavator for Europe
Hyundai Construction Equipment has launched the HX210AL
Hilti adds to combination hammer range
Hilti has expanded its rotary and combination hammer tool range with the release of the TE 70-ATC/AVR
Hyundai Heavy closes in on Doosan Infracore acquisition
Korean giant preferred bidder for 36% stake in Doosan’s heavy construction equipment division
Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
Technology takes the lead at Bauma China
Exhibition in Shanghai saw plenty of new electric machines, 5G technology, and new aerial platforms
Dana expands electrification systems for MEWPs in China
Drive systems for electric-driven mobile elevating work platforms introduced at Bauma China
Preston Rentals expands into crane sector
Preston Rentals now offers a SuperCrane fleet of mini crawler cranes for rent at its US locations
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