Equipment News

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
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
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