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Hitachi to increase product and service offering in the Americas
Name change for Hitachi subsidiary following ending of Deere JV as the company looks to expand into the Americas
Sales down in China, but up overall for Volvo CE
Despite a decline in China, Volvo CE sees sales grow 11% in third quarter of 2021 
Hopes rise for ‘almost normal’ Bauma
Successful pilot event and holding of IAA Mobility show raise hopes for Bauma 2022
JCB’s straight drive to the big time
Manufacturer’s own Golf and Country Club set to host prestigious Legend’s Tour event
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
Kobelco produces its 300,000th excavator
Japanese construction equipment reaches milestone with ‘sense of gratitude toward everyone’
JCB debuts rotating telehandler for N.A. market
JCB North America’s new 512-83R rotating telehandler features a maximum working height of 83 feet and max lifting capacity of 12,000 pounds
Weir reveals ‘operational disruption’ from cyber attack
Mining, construction and oil and gas supplier reveals significant disruption from cyber attack
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
Oshkosh reports “significant’ supply chain disruption
JLG’s owner says situation particularly challenging for access equipment and may lead to further price increases
Volvo CE launches three new electric machines
New wheeled loader and two compact excavators give Volvo CE “broadest range of electric equipment” in industry
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Vermeer to sell Conmeq electric skid-steers in Europe
Stand-on AS15 machines to be sold through Vermeer dealers
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
Kobelco confirms Latin American takeover
Kobelco to take control of hydraulic excavator distribution in Latin America
Caterpillar and BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks
Caterpillar and resource company BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites
CNH Industrial acquires Sampierana
CNH Industrial has agreed to purchase 90% of Sampierana S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of earthmoving machines, undercarriages and spare parts
United inks deal with Acme Lift
Re-rental specialist Acme Lift is divesting its fleet of access equipment, telehandlers and air compressors to United Rentals
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