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  • Volvo CE Unveils New Battery Pack Production Facility in Changwon

    Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has officially opened a state-of-the-art battery pack production facility at its Changwon plant in Korea. This new facility is set to produce advanced battery solutions for the Volvo Group, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards sustainable and electric construction machinery. The grand opening ceremony, held on May […]

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    Sleipner Finland Oy Unveils Groundbreaking Fully Electric and Autonomous Transport System for Mines

    Sleipner Finland has introduced a revolutionary, fully electric, and autonomous transport system for mining and construction equipment. The world premiere of this emission-free transport solution was held at the prestigious Electric Mining 2024 event in Perth, Australia. Scheduled for delivery in 2026, this innovative system aims to transform the way mines operate, aligning with the […]

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    Hitachi’s ZE135 Electric Excavator Paves the Way for Zero-Emission Construction in Stockholm

    Hitachi Construction Machinery Leads the Future of Construction The ZE135 electric excavator, developed in a joint venture between Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe (HCME) and KTEG, has taken center stage on the first leg of a unique European tour, headlined “Powering the Future.” This 14-tonne zero-emission machine was joined by two smaller electric models, the Hitachi […]

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    Volvo L110H and L120H Get Major Upgrades

    Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has unveiled significant upgrades for their L110H and L120H wheel loaders, two stalwarts in the construction, mining, and earthmoving sectors. These 20-ton machines, known for their versatility and reliability, now boast enhanced engines, advanced electronics, and improved maintenance features, promising increased performance and uptime for the next decade. On-the-Go Regeneration […]

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    Trimble Launches Entry-Level Earthworks Grade Control Platform for High-Use Excavators

    Trimble has introduced a new configuration of its renowned Earthworks Grade Control Platform, tailored to meet the needs of customers seeking an entry-level option. This new offering delivers the same advanced features and functionality as the full Trimble Earthworks system but at a more accessible price point, specifically designed for use on a single, dedicated, […]

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    Brian Jones of CPA Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 European Rental Awards

    The construction and earthmoving industry has witnessed a remarkable milestone as Brian Jones, President of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA), received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2024 European Rental Awards. This accolade, presented during the ERA’s Annual Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, honors Jones’ exceptional contributions and unwavering dedication to the rental sector over […]

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    Manchester-based groundworks and civil engineering specialist contractor PD Developments, led by Damian O’Grady and Paul Lackey, has enhanced its operational capabilities with the addition of an HD Hyundai Construction Equipment HW150A CR wheeled excavator to its growing fleet of equipment. The machine is the company’s first wheeled excavator, joining a line-up of crawler machines from […]

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    A leading independent skip hire and waste management company has invested in machines worth more than £2 million – making its fleet exclusively JCB. Purchased by London-based Reston Waste, the new models include JCB 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels, 131X and 140X tracked excavators and a JS20MH materials handler. Supplied by dealer Greenshields JCB, the […]

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    MDS to Exhibit M412 and M515 Trommels at Hillhead 2024

    MDS, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty rock trommels and conveyors, will feature the M412 and M515 track trommels at Hillhead 2024 from June 25 to 27 in Buxton, UK. The compact yet powerful M412, which will be located on Stand L5, represents performance and durability, having been engineered to screen the most challenging of applications […]

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    Bobcat Products Make Exciting Debuts at Hillhead 2024

    Bobcat is showing new products for the first time at the Hillhead 2024 Exhibition in Hillhead Quarry in Buxton in the UK from 25-27 June 2024. They include the Super Compact TL25.60 telehandler, the T86 compact track loader and the S650 skid-steer loader. The stand display will also include the top-of-the-range T40.180SLP 18 m telehandler, the L85 compact wheel loader, the E10z, […]

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