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Generac launches ‘all-in-one’ lighting tower
New PRO models incorporate power from diesel, solar, battery, hybrid and mains electricity sources
JCB creates another 500 jobs
Manufacturer ‘sold out’ of newer construction models, with record demand for construction equipment ongoing
Caterpillar to develop all-electric mining fleet
World’s largest construction OEM working to produce all-electric mining fleet
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
Volvo CE commits to ‘significant’ emission reductions
Major OEM says it will achieve net-zero value chain emissions by 2040
Cat welcomes mini excavators to Next Generation
Four new models include 308 CR Fixed Boom for demolition applications and 303 CR suited to rental
Blueprint for data sharing in construction published
Trackunit has published a report exploring how data sharing can boost productivity gains and eliminate downtime in construction 
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
Launched at World of Concrete this week the 85ft XR1585-C is the world’s tallest fixed boom telehandler
Video interview: Global construction equipment sales
Chris Sleight, managing director of Off-Highway Research, talks about global equipment sales
New Zoomlion Europe general manager
Babiceanu to oversee development of several products
Volvo CE’s electric excavator and wheeled loader coming to the US
ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheeled loader will be commercially available in the US this year
Video: New Power Progress (NPP) Summit
View a full recording of the event, including the latest on hydogen based power systems
JCB develops hydrogen-fueled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
China’s stimulus a huge boost for equipment sales
It is estimated that equipment sales would have fallen further if Covid-19 hadn’t occurred
Caterpillar launches four 9 to 11 t wheeled loaders
Next Gen range of medium wheeled loaders offers four new options with more to follow
Comment: Disruption, digitalisation & new business models
New models such as ‘features-as-a-service’ (FaaS) are changing rental
Altaaqa partners with AFC Energy on fuel cell gensets
Saudi Arabian rental company and AFC Energy sign memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel cell products
Moxion targets construction with battery power sets
Californian company has raised US$10 million to develop its manufacturing capacity and power rentals business
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