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Komatsu says new electric mini will work ‘full shift’
Zero emissions model lets equipment users ‘work non-stop for a full shift’
Tata to build flagship car battery factory in UK
€4.6 billion construction project will generate up to 9,000 jobs
Danfoss white paper urges swift action on equipment emissions
Tech firm’s report highlights half of CO2 emissions comes from excavators
LiuGong chairman: why new tech will lead to fewer construction equipment OEMs
The construction equipment market is set to undergo huge change over the next 5-10 years and an acceleration in new technologies will see bigger players squeeze out smaller rivals.
Chasing the sun: The British manufacturer attempting to bring solar power to construction sites
Solar panel specialist Lifos launches battery energy storage system
Can retrofit electrification really work for construction equipment?
Some companies are starting to offer retrofit electrification kits for construction equipment. Could it be a viable alternative to a new electric machine?
Are electric mini excavators a better choice than diesel?
New report claims electric mini excavators are a “better choice” than diesel equivalents - but is it that clear-cut?
European launch for Volvo’s first mid-sized electric excavator
Volvo CE says its 23-ton EC230 is now market ready and available for select customers
Kubota unveils new excavator
OEM also extends electric loader range
Holcim orders up to 1,000 Volvo electric trucks
Swiss-based building materials company Holcim has placed the biggest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, deploying up to 1,000 by 2030.
Wacker Neuson celebrates 175th global anniversary
Company was founded in 1848 in Dresden, Germany
Why America is ready for electric construction equipment
North America is ready for electric construction equipment, contrary to perceptions in some quarters that appetite for the machines lags that in Europe.
JCB expands electric powerpack range
The three new power packs, 3.50QE, 3.75QE and 3.100QE, have an output voltage of 400V
Moog advances autonomous robotic solutions
Q&A with Moog’s Aditya Sharma on working with OEMs and the technology’s role in construction
Network of 20 electric vehicle charging centres in California to start construction this year
Full-service electric vehicle (EV) charging centre developer Rove is to start construction of the first six of a network of 20 centres across California.
Video: John Deere Features Electric Motor Drive at ConExpo
EMD 100-1 single-speed electric motor drive was shown mated with a PD400 inverter
HG to launch electric dumper at IRE show
2 tonne model is Danish OEM’s largest yet
New Holland Construction reveals electric mini excavator
New model is company’s first commercially available EV machine
CNH to acquire Hemisphere GNSS from China’s UniStrong
Move brings core satellite navigation technology in-house 
Video: Takeuchi electric excavator walkaround
Austin Smith, regional product manager at Takeuchi US, gives the lowdown on the new TB20e electric excavator 
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