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XCMG shares ambitious plans to drive innovation and development
The company says that the project sets a clear goal and seven strategic actions to drive growth
Komatsu reveals new digital tool for rigid dump trucks
The Operator Guidance Monitor is specifically designed for rigid dump trucks
Komatsu says new electric mini will work ‘full shift’
Zero emissions model lets equipment users ‘work non-stop for a full shift’
Danfoss white paper urges swift action on equipment emissions
Tech firm’s report highlights half of CO2 emissions comes from excavators
Liebherr and Leica Geosystems expand semi-automatic machine control systems
The machine control systems are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, and safety of construction projects
XCMG looks to electric and hydrogen power
Construction OEMs are increasing looking at alternative powered equipment 
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.
COBO launches division for sensors
Products will include anti-collision devices and inclinometers
Speedy signs big deal for hydrogen access platforms
Hydrogen-powered MEWP results from Speedy Hire and Niftylift partnership 
Siri’s co-creator on why he thinks construction equipment will never be 100% autonomous
Construction machinery will never be 100% autonomous and will always require human supervision says AI expert.
Chasing the sun: The British manufacturer attempting to bring solar power to construction sites
Solar panel specialist Lifos launches battery energy storage system
Volvo CE’s ‘industry first’ 48V DC charging protocol to drive electrification
Volvo CE has published its own brand-agnostic software protocol, as well as plug specifications, used on its 48V off-board DC chargers
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?
Four things we learned about the state of construction last week
Four key takeaways from major industry reports examining the state of the construction industry, published last week.
Batteries for MEWPs: The latest and most effective options
How the industry is finding solutions to make working in the field more sustainable
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
Why Komatsu has started factory-filling machines with HVO
Komatsu’s customers are still concerned about making the switch to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), four years after the manufacturer approved the fuel for use in its machines.
Komatsu, Toyota to develop autonomous light vehicles
Collaboration expected to accelerate autonomy in mining operations
Komatsu launches mid-sized hydrogen fuel-cell excavator concept
Manufacturer aims to bring large zero emissions machines to market in ‘near future’
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.
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