Equipment News

IAPA award shortlist in summary
Read a summary of each of the shortlisted 2022 IAPA awards entries 
Himoinsa launches new EHR battery power generators
The new gen sets can be standalone or hybridised with diesel or gas gen sets
Executive Hire Show 2022 sold out
154 rental industry suppliers to exhibit at the construction equipment trade show
Topcon brings portable machine control for compact equipment
Topcon’s MC-Mobile platform is ‘simplified, yet comprehensive’ machine control
Liebherr updates compact loader offering
Upgrades include improved cab visibility and comfort, along with safety features 
CNH Industrial begins trading as ‘pure’ construction and agriculture firm
CNH has been working to separate its On and Off Highway businesses since 2019
Lifting Gear sold to Axel
The UK-based company will be sold to the lifting solutions arm of Axel Johnson International
Electric focus for XCMG in 2022
New emissions standard in China from December 2022 will add to electric equipment uptake
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
How new site dumpers are meeting growing demand
New site dumper releases are meeting demand for lower emission, compact options and all-important safety upgrades.
Appleton Column: Fond farewells and the rental evolution
As IRN columnist Kevin Appleton bids us farewell to move on to the next chapter, he reflects on the ongoing and often inspiring evolution of the rental sector.
How Zeppelin Rental is collaborating on e-procurement
Zeppelin Rental is working on a project to integrate its fleet offering into its rental customers’ e-procurement platforms. 
Hyundai Construction invests to take advantage of construction ‘boom’
Hyundai Construction Equipment to invest in factory to expand production capacity 
Volvo CE researches electric machine usage
Electric worksite in Gothenburg aims to make construction’s transition to electric power easier
IAPA awards entry deadline tomorrow
Get your entries in by the end of the day tomorrow - 15 December 
Caterpillar releases new hydraulic excavators
With modern upgrades and high performance, new hydraulic system is said to meet customer needs
Balfour Beatty and Sunbelt Rentals launch sustainable site cabins
The EcoSense cabin can reduce carbon emissions by 30%
European and US release for XCMG’s next gen excavator
Hydraulic excavator XE260EN has been released for the European and US markets
Access OEMs discuss how the MEWP market will evolve in 2022
Demand for manually propelled MEWPs has steadily increased over the last few years due to jobsite requirements, discontinued use of ladders and machine advancements
Caterpillar, Volvo and more: 5 of the latest products from OEMs
The construction industry has seen a number of first-to-market equipment revealed over the past month from firms such as Hitachi, Caterpillar and other OEMS.
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