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Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
Daimler Truck CEO says cost of electric trucks will “forever be higher”
Comments related to cost of raw materials and components
Zeppelin may have to exit Russia and Ukraine
Company said war having a “massive impact” on its business and could force an exit from Russia and Ukraine
Kohler launches rental partner program
Program designed to support rental firms in reducing fleets’ running and maintenance costs
Major cities make push on electric construction equipment
What role are major cities playing in the switch to electric or low-emission construction equipment?
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Doosan partners with Tobroco-Giant on compact loaders
New range will be branded Doosan and for distribution throughout Europe
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
Prototype electric excavator developed by Yanmar
The SV17e is a battery powered model in the 1.5 to 2.0 t segment, with the commercial launch at Bauma 2022
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
New leadership for Liebherr-France
Christophe Sanchez replaces Martin Schickel as Managing Director
MAN hybridizes marine engines
Reiner Roessner, head of Sales at MAN Engines, talks about the company’s new MAN Smart Hybrid Experience for marine applications.
ERA outlines telematics data requirements for rental
New documents guide OEMs on the data that equipment rental companies need for three product groups: earthmoving, access and gensets/compressors
Kubota launches LPG excavator and electric dumper
New KX019-4 SI LPG mini excavator and KC70H-4e dumper are first of Kubota’s Smart Energy Solutions range
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
Salami low-noise pump
New low noise gear pump by Salami reduces noise emissions by 7 to 9 dB(A)
Tadano to drop Demag brand
Demag name to disappear as part of Tadano’s transformational unification strategy
Palfinger invests in R&D facility
Expansion of Palfinger’s research and development capability will help with integration and future-proofing
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