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Will jobsites be fully autonomous in the future?
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) looks at how job sites are changing with the help of technology
Off-Highway Research briefing during Bauma
Briefing at 10:00 on Tuesday at Bauma, in conference room B11
Enezol fuel ‘reduces idle fuel consumption’
Testing finds 50% reduction in engine idle fuel consumption when compared with standard fuel
Wacker Neuson president to give Off-Highway Conference keynote
Gert Reichetseder, President/CEO of Wacker Neuson North America, will speak in Chicago on 28 September 
Update on electric construction machine launches
More than 90 new products added in Q2 and a third were electric
Chile’s equipment market worth US$1 billion
A bounce-back from the Covid pandemic and sharply rising global commodity prices saw the Chilean equipment market double in size in 2021
Oshkosh partners with second robotics firm
JLG’s parent company has announced a new alliance with Robotic Research
Protecting diesel assets in a greener world
Biofuels reduce environmental impact but can also be susceptible to microbial growth
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Construction spending up in America
Federal construction spending data highlights increase in key areas, although delays in funding harm progress 
Danfoss Power Solutions launches new Incubation division
The new division will be dedicated to rapid technology development and launch
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
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
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
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
Terex RT 35-1 delivered to Antarctica
The Terex rough terrain crane was purchased to permanently support year-round scientific research.
How Hydac could turn up the heat on rivals
Hydac unveils a new generation of cooling system that could change thermal management
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
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Miners BHP, Rio Tinto, Vale launch global competition to advance electrification technology
Charge On Innovation Challenge to develop new concepts for large-scale haul truck electrification.
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