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AVL invests Haulotte electric boom
German access specialist adds Haulotte’s Sigma 16 Pro articulating boom to its fleet 
The latest advances in green construction equipment
Heightened focus on hybrid and electric equipment spurs manufacturers to invest in and partner on new technologies
Himoinsa to launch battery power genset
EHR Battery Power Generator range offers up to zero emissions and lowers fuel costs through efficient energy use
Platformers’ Days marks successful return to live events
Specialist access and lifting equipment trade fair in Germany draws crowds of over 2,000
‘Bad’ data costing construction US$1.8 trillion
New study reveals cost to construction of inaccurate and untimely information
Green light for Convention & Awards as Covid rules ease
Events anticipate full capacity attendance, no social distancing and no bar on vaccinated international attendees
Vermeer to sell Conmeq electric skid-steers in Europe
Stand-on AS15 machines to be sold through Vermeer dealers
Pramac buys into storage energy solutions
Acquisition of UK-based energy storage specialist Off Grid Energy Ltd
ERA updates rental guide, video series planned
Chapters on sustainability and equipment types included in new guide
Stable construction equipment markets expected in U.S.
Oxford Economics, AEM both see demand remaining solid
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
New Stage V excavator adds to Komatsu’s midi range
Komatsu PW98MR-11 weighs 10.7 t and offers 5% greater productivity, while using 10% less fuel
Caterpillar launching 100% hydrogen gen-sets this year
Commercial introduction of generator sets capable of 25% hydrogen blends also to commence late this year
Klubb achieves ISO environment certification
Audit conducted by CSR Europe recognises Klubb’s efforts to reduce its impact on the environment
CNH Industrial acquires Sampierana
CNH Industrial has agreed to purchase 90% of Sampierana S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of earthmoving machines, undercarriages and spare parts
Video interview: Samantha Ruttura, Our Rental Pumps
New York-based Our Rental Pumps has been serving the East Coast since 2011. Lindsey Anderson interviews company President Samantha Ruttura
Pablo Lam remembers the late Dan Kaplan
Pablo Lam honours the rental pioneer and consultant Dan Kaplan, who passed away in February 2021
US construction sector to grow by 3.3% a year
New forecast from GlobalData says total infrastructure spending in US to hit US$1.4 trillion over the next eight years
Vermeer Caribbean launches
Rebrand points to growing presence for Vermeer in selected Caribbean islands.
Kubota launches LPG excavator and electric dumper
New KX019-4 SI LPG mini excavator and KC70H-4e dumper are first of Kubota’s Smart Energy Solutions range
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