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How construction equipment manufacturers are overcoming their supply chain headache
Supply chain woes may be starting to ease for construction machinery manufacturers but they are still rethinking the entire process to avoid future problems.
Rapid tech adoption and optimism at heart of global construction
KPMG survey reveals sector’s increased takeup of robotic process automation, virtual reality, project management information systems (PIMS), drones, smart sensors and AI
Exploring the depths: Advances in drilling and foundation technology
Electrification is happening across construction and the drilling and foundations sector is no exception, but the journey has only just begun, reports Catrin Jones
Cat dozer 6% more efficient on 4% less fuel
Updated 70-tonne model delivers ‘industry-leading low cost of ownership’, says Caterpillar
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?
Batteries for MEWPs: The latest and most effective options
How the industry is finding solutions to make working in the field more sustainable
Mike Brezonick retires after 33 years with Diesel Progress
Long time senior editor says farewell after more than 400 issues
Deere announces Q2 financial results and predicts continued growth for 2023
John Deere has announced its financial results for Q2, 2023
Why electric machines could be a game changer for Chinese OEMs
With the differences between diesel models from different OEMs declining, could electrification be a game changer?
Interview: Caterpillar executive on electric power, automation and new equipment
Jason Conklin, senior vice president, Caterpillar, with responsibility for Global Construction and Infrastructure talks to Andy Brown about electric power, automation, and sustainability
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.
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.
Do OEMs have a moral obligation to stop machines being used for illegal activity?
Greenpeace report about illegal mining in the Amazon sparks questions over moral responsibility of OEMs.
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.
XCMG reports record-breaking international sales
International sales for the first quarter of 2023 break records for China-based XCMG 
Develon launches new 6-tonne Stage V mini-excavators
Both models are powered by the new D24 Stage V compliant diesel engine
Back to the future at Metso as Outotec dropped from company name
Company AGM approves change three years after merger
Telehandler sales skyrocket at JLG
Q1 results highlight strong market demand and continued momentum
Components business powers record Q1 for Cummins
Revenues up 32% led by Components sales of $3.6 billion
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