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Komatsu celebrates 100th anniversary
Manufacturer marks centenary with a new community facility, employee project and a commemorative website 
JCB unveils Stage V engines and equipment
UK-based manufacturer promotes clean diesel strategy at online event
JCB “very unlikely” to be attending traditional trade shows in future
Another trade show setback following Volvo’s recent Bauma decision
3D machine control for backhoe loaders
Unicontrol has launched a 3D machine control system for backhoe loaders that the company says makes the machine more productive
EcoMix electric mixer drive
ZF Friedrichshafen introduced the electric mixer drive EcoMix CMe with an electro-mechanic transmission replacing all hydraulic components, driven by an integrated electric motor.
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
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
Wacker Neuson trials dealer rental App
EquipZip rental App now being tested in US, with trials to start in central Europe later this year
2021 could see ‘record high’ sales of construction equipment
Market strength such that manufacturers may not be able to keep up with demand in 2021
Hitachi CM invests in new autonomy tech
Breakthrough LiDAR device could take company’s mining and quarry equipment to level 4 autonomy
Volvo launches midi-excavator for Middle East and Africa
Manufacturer’s EC75D compact model enters the Middle East and African markets
Sunbelt Rentals UK places €76m JCB order
UK rental company invests 2,100 new JCB machines, including 350 access platforms
Wacker Neuson ‘optimistic’ in 2021
Company announces a 15% decline in 2020 revenues to $1.9 billion and anticipates $2.1 billion
Volvo CE pulls out of Bauma 2022
Volvo CE to focus on new marketing approach with increased emphasis on digital
Kobelco launches short radius excavator
Manufacturer’s new 36-tonne SK380SRLC excavator is its largest short radius model in the European market
Wacker Neuson expands and updates products
Wacker Neuson has further expanded it range of light and compact products, including a new version of its battery powered concrete vibrator
New CEO for Wacker Neuson SE
Dr. Karl Tragl to become Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Wacker Neuson SE
Hatz North America signs up with SmartEquip
Hatz Diesel North America  has signed up with online parts portal SmartEquip
JCB to create 450 new jobs
As markets rebound, manufacturer adds a further 950 permanent UK positions in second recruitment drive of year 
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