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Powertrain expert to share alternative fuels roadmap
Off-Highway Conference/Power Progress Summit speaker to discuss alternative fuels in off-highway equipment
Himoinsa appoints service director
Appointment to strengthen service, spare parts and after sales divisions
AI-powered robotic excavators take direction on site
Gravis Robotics is developing a module that attaches to individual excavators so they can work to spec every day on the job 
Access rental takes many paths to continued growth
Is the gradual move to a generalist rental model inevitable in mature and maturing markets?
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Volvo CE, Portable Electric unveil BESS with fast charging
Mobile battery energy storage system enables rapid recharging of electrified construction equipment
Three electric machines on zero-emission jobsite
Machinery noise levels are said to be ten times lower than that of traditionally powered equipment
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
United Rentals acquires in Europe
Deal adds eight locations in the Benelux region
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
Interview: SmartEquip sets its sights on new markets
Part of Ritchie Bros’ umbrella of companies, SmartEquip looks to expand its equipment lifecycle support and parts procurement platform across the globe
Volvo: ‘We needed to do compact equipment differently’
A year since Volvo CE split compact construction equipment from its heavy machinery, compact business unit leader Thomas Bitter explains the strategy
UK rental firm places £2 million JCB order
Company expands waste handling fleet
Warren Cat acquires in Texas
Purchase adds two branches in the Lone Star State
H&E expansion continues with new depots
18 depots have opened since Q2 of 2023
Solar panels and wild flower gardens: How rental depots are becoming greener
How rental firms are using their depots to cut carbon emissions
Politics vs. practicality in decarbonization to be discussed
Leading energy consultant will examine the topic at annual Power Progress Summit
HSS CFO to step down
Paul Quested leaves after eight years with the company
Winners of the European Rental Awards announced
JCB, Zeppelin and Ecosun Innovations among winners
Friday roundup: ERA opens in Lisbon | Caterpillar highlights | United Rentals’ growth
European rental firms gathered for two days of networking in Lisbon, Portugal, while corporate giants Caterpillar and United Rentals each progress with forward-thinking initiatives 
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