Category: Heavy Equipments

  • Volvo CE Continue Renewable Energy Shift

    Company partners with LS Electric to install solar panels at its Changwon facility in South Korea VOLVO Construction Equipment have signed a purchase agreement with power provider LE Electric for the implementation of solar panels and a Factory Energy Management Solution (FEMS) at their Changwon facility in South Korea. Volvo…

  • John Deere Adds 85 P-Tier & 510 P-Tier Excavators To Lineup

    On the horizon are the excavators of the next generation from John Deere. The next new machines will be owned, created, and manufactured by John Deere following the termination of the partnership between Hitachi and John Deere. The 85 P-Tier and the 510 P-Tier are the most recent models that…

  • CNH Industrial Opens New Plant

    CNH Industrial opened its new plant in Cesena, Italy. The production site is dedicated to mini-excavators and mini track loaders, including electric models. In the second half of the year, production of the first mini track loaders under the Case Construction Equipment brand will commence. Further to its acquisition of…

  • Bobcat Showcases Full Range Of Ground Maintenance Equipment At Demopark 2023

    Bobcat is showcasing the company’s new Ground Maintenance Equipment (GME) range including zero-turn mowers and small articulated and mini track loaders on the company’s Stand C-327 at Demopark 2023. The Demopark trade fair is Europe’s largest outdoor exhibition for the green sector, taking place in Hörselberg, Germany, from 18th to…

  • Atlas Copco Expands Its Portfolio Of Energy Storage Systems To Transform The Portable Power Supply Sector

    Atlas Copco Power and Flow has launched five new models of its industry-leading lithium-ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS). The new units take modular energy storage to a new level, expanding the spectrum of suitable applications, and providing customers with increased options for power. The state-of-the-art systems, which have been designed…

  • Major OEM Opens New Business Entity To Expand Growth In Asia

    HD Hyundai Infracore has opened a new business entity (Hyundai Infracore Asia) and Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Indonesia as it looks to expand growth in the Asian market with its new construction equipment brand, Develon. The company says that the move provides an opportunity for HDI to widen its…

  • Terex Brand Expands Into New Equipment Market

    Trommel and conveyor manufacturer MDS – a subsidiary brand of Terex – has expanded into the South African constructionand demolition waste, aggregates and quarrying sectors, with the appointment of its first distributor in the country. Ireland-based MDS has named ELB Equipment as its official equipment dealer for South Africa, describing…

  • Wheeled Excavator Landmark For Caterpillar

    Caterpillar has announced the production of its 50,000th wheeled excavator, specifically the Cat M318 Next Gen model. According to the OEM, 25,000 of these units have been produced in just 11 years. Caterpillar says that, initially, its wheeled excavators gained traction in Europe and South Korea. However, due to its…

  • EGO Announces New Partnership With John Deere

    EGO Announces New Partnership with John Deere to Drive Innovation in the Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) Industry Chervon Holdings Limited recently announced a strategic agreement with John Deere. This enables EGO branded battery products to be sold through John Deere dealers, and both parties will also collaborate on developing new…

  • Atlas Copco Has Acquired German Developer Of Augmented Reality Solutions

    Atlas Copco has acquired Extend3D GmbH, a company that develops and produces augmented reality worker guidance for industry customers, using laser and video projection. The company has 16 employees. It was founded in 2010, and is based in Munich, Germany. In 2022, the company had revenues of approximately 3 MEUR…

  • Manitou Opens New Loading Centre In France

    Manitou Group has anounced a new loading dock facility dedicated to the final inspection of its machines. The faclility is for equipment produced at its central Ancenis plant, which incorporates 1,300 square metres of solar panel roof covering and employs almost 30 people, where more than 50 machines are shipped…

  • MEWP Rental Markets Rocket, But Uncertainty Clouds Outlook

    In 2022, both the European and US mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) rental markets boomed to exceed pre-pandemic levels – though some key indicators such as rental and utilisation rates have yet to return to levels seen in 2019. Uncertainty around high inflation and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine cloud…

  • Kverneland Exacta CL Spreader Gains In Accuracy

    Kverneland has updated its Exacta twin-disc narrow-frame models. Known as the CL W PRO, the latest machine slots into the range below the CL Geospread version, replacing the single-weigh-cell CL EW model. The company claims that the Pro specification brings more accuracy and precision over the model it replaces thanks…

  • Battery Materials Meet Recycling: BASF Is The First Company To Establish A Co-Located Battery Materials And Recycling Center And Close The Loop In The European Battery Value Chain

    Inauguration of first state-of-the-art high-performance cathode active materials production plant in Germany   Kick off for world-class battery recycling plant to produce black mass in Europe in the most sustainable way Proprietary production technologies will allow significantly reduced carbon footprint for cathode active materials Together with customers, politicians and partners, BASF…

  • Komatsu’s 980E-5SE Ultra-Class Electric Drive Mining Truck Offers The Highest-In-Class Horsepower Available

    The economics of surface mining require the highest production at the lowest lifetime cost per tonne (CPT). By combining outstanding build quality with multiple features designed to improve fuel efficiency and reduce downtime, the 4400-HP Komatsu 980E-5SE electric drive mining truck offers increased speed on grade in deep pit applications.…

  • Manitou Group Receives Sustainability Award

    Manitou Group, Ancenis, France, has won in the “decarbonization” category at the 2023 Sustainable Industry Awards. The award recognizes the innovativeness and sustainability of the Group’s hydrogen program. Organized by L’Usine nouvelle, a French business and industrial news magazine, the awards recognize innovative projects that marry profitability and sustainability in…

  • JLG Unveils New SkyTrak Models

    JLG Industries has unveiled two new telehandler models as it rolls out an update of its SkyTrak range. The SkyTrak 6034 and 6042 telehandlers, both with 6,000 lb. (2.7 T) maximum lift capacity, are lighter than the models they replace, allowing three 6034 models or two 6042 models to be…

  • IPAF Appoints A New Country Representative For Switzerland

    A new representative to assist the International Powered Access Federation’s (IPAF) Swiss members has been appointed, with Roger Grossniklaus taking up the post as Switzerland Regional Manager in June.  Based in the Lausanne region, Roger is no stranger to the powered access industry, having most recently been the Managing Director…

  • Free Webinar Launches IPAF Rental Market Report

    A free webinar has been published to mark the launch of the IPAF Rental Market Reports 2023, compiled exclusively for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) by global business research company Ducker Carlisle.  The webinar is available now via IPAF’s website and YouTube channel and features an introduction from Peter…

  • Kobelco Construction Machinery Resumes European Sales Of Heavy Excavators And Crawler Cranes

    Following confirmation of EU certification approval from Hino Motors Ltd (Hino), Kobelco Construction Machinery (or KCM) and Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (or KCME) has lifted its temporary suspension of sales in Europe. The announcement means that all excavators and cranes containing the J series engine, shown on APPENDIX below…

  • BASF And Thyssenkrupp Uhde Cooperate To Reduce Emissions

    BASF and thyssenkrupp Uhde have announced their cooperation in the marketing and further development of catalyst and process design for thyssenkrupp Uhde’s EnviNOx® technology for nitrogen dioxide (N2O) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) abatement. BASF will supply its catalysts to thyssenkrupp Uhde, enabling customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more effectively.…

  • CNH Industrial Inaugurates New Plant In Cesena, Italy

    CNH Industrial officially opened its new plant in Cesena, Italy today. The production site is dedicated to mini-excavators and mini track loaders, including electric models. The opening ceremony was attended by Enzo Lattuca, Mayor of Cesena and President of the Province of Forlì- Cesena, and Vincenzo Colla, Region Councillor for…

  • At Caterpillar, Autonomous, Intelligent Machinery Isn’t The Future — It’s Here And Now

    At a mine in Australia, a yellow haul truck is traversing the dirt roads of a mine site. As the truck approaches, the truly massive size of the truck comes into perspective: the machine is as large as a 2 ½ story house. But even more impressive is that there…

  • Volvo Construction Equipment Reveals Electric Charging Protocol To Accelerate Transformation

    There is currently no industry standard for 48V DC (direct current) charging solutions – the power required for electric compact machines – which means customers currently likely need to source multiple different chargers if they have a multi-branded fleet. Volvo CE has therefore opted to publish its own brand-agnostic software…