All Europe Articles

97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
CECE names Mecalac CEO as new President
Alexandre Marchetta to steer construction industry association through key moment in Europe’s economic recovery
World’s first fully electric asphalt paver
Royal BAM, Wirtgen and New Electric have converted an asphalt spreading machine to run on electric power 
Powering the ‘most powerful tidal turbine in the world’
Teksan gen-set provides power for Orbital 02
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
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
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
CNH Industrial completes Sampierana purchase
CNH has acquired 90% of the Italian company, adding Euromach branded compact excavators to its range
Ausa sells sweeper business to focus on compact equipment
Sale of Excelway sweepers and maintenance vehicles will allow it to focus on dumpers, forklifts and telehandlers
Volvo CE researches electric machine usage
Electric worksite in Gothenburg aims to make construction’s transition to electric power easier
JCB manufactures 750,000th engine
Landmark reached in just 17 years of production
Atlas Copco Power Technique bows out of Bauma
Business to focus on digital marketing, small business events and local trade shows
JLG introduces boom lift battery conversion kit
The kit has been introduced for the diesel 660SJ, and will soon be available for other models 
New company to oversee Doosan and Hyundai Construction
A new company, Hyundai Genuine, has been set up to oversee Doosan and Hyundai Construction
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
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