Longer Reads

Are constant pressure hydraulic hoses as simple as they seem?
Classifying constant pressure hoses hoses solely on their pressure rating can unintentionally mask some important considerations.
Testing battery ‘second life’ potential
Mercedes-Benz eCitaro bus batteries are part of a stationary power pilot project
How a black widow bite inspired Reed’s concrete pump
Silver lining: the inspiration behind Reed’s A-Series Rockmaster concrete pump.
Advanced Friction Materials
Carlisle Brake & Friction launched its latest friction material generation for brake discs and transmissions. 
Interview: Thomas Bitter, Volvo CE
Thomas Bitter, head of technology for Volvo CE on the role of new technology on the earthmoving equipment of the future
Shift to autonomous equipment expected to increase worker safety
SafeAI’s autonomous equipment technology is targeted toward the construction, quarry and mining industries.
Crystal Group increases focus on autonomous vehicle development
Computing power: Giving industrial and off-road equipment a brain
Construction’s alternative fuel choices
The options for using alternative fuels are growing in the construction industry
Digging Into Electrification
MD-6000 E digger derrick designed as an electric machine with diesel backup.
“The more jabs, the better”
AEM briefing provides perspectives on the economy, the pandemic and the future.
Driving toward electrification
A review of recent electric commercial vehicle introductions.
An Origin of cleaner engines
Origin to use Tecogen aftertreatment technology on its gas engines.
Electric scissors
A stalwart of construction, scissor lifts are evolving at a breakneck speed. Lindsey Anderson reports on design and industry trends.
MTA Braves High Voltage
MTA explores the field of high voltage systems for electric and electric-hybrid vehicles, with a major shift in R&D, purchasing and manufacturing.
Details on the Deere-Deutz deal
Past collaborations, engine expertise led to industrial engine agreement.
Pressure Washer Power
Honda Engines introduces two new GCV gasoline engines.
Waupaca Foundry keeps its attention on customer support, employee safety
Proving their mettle: Good suppliers stay the course during challenging times in the same way certain friends can be counted on when the going gets tough. 
The impact of Brexit
How trade between the UK and the EU will change for construction equipment manufacturers
DeFeo nurtures passion for crane industry
For more than 20 years, former Terex chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo was a major player in the crane industry.
Marion Body Works builds cabs, bodies for range of applications
Five legs for stability: Marion Body Works is a manufacturer of fire trucks, commercial truck bodies, aluminum custom cabs, custom-engineered vehicles and defense equipment.
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