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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 
Boels states zero-emissions ambition
Boels Rental said it aims to become “the largest provider of zero-emission equipment in the rental sector”
European equipment sales healthy despite Covid
Sales volumes remain at a historically reasonable level, says consultancy firm
U.S. Battery renews AGM line
The updated AGM Deep Cycle battery line is specifically designed for increased deep cycling performance
Construction’s alternative fuel choices
The options for using alternative fuels are growing in the construction industry
Video interview: How the global pandemic changed training
 Lindsey Anderson and Jim Colvin, CEO of Serious Labs, discuss how Covid-19 accelerated the use of simulator training and assessments in an exclusive video interview
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