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Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Deere extends SmartGrade dozer warranty
John Deere’s ‘enhanced’ warranty covers powertrain, hydraulics and SmartGrade components, available until June 30, 2021
Boom upgrades from Skyjack
Four new 40ft and 60ft working height articulating and telescopic boom lifts offer optimised power 
Skyjack enters micro scissor market
Manufacturer introduces two compact scissor lift models; one each for ANSI and CE markets 
Hyundai Construction Equipment to increase presence in East Africa
Hyundai signs distributorship agreement with Ethiopian-based NEFC
Komatsu increases productivity with PC88MR-11
New midi excavator’s Stage V engine increases productivity by 7%, with faster hoist and swing functions
Attachment collaboration for Volvo and Engcon
Latest Volvo CE excavators offer integrated Engcon’s tiltrotators and safe quick hitches
Q&A: New terrain for AUSA
In late 2020 IRN caught up with AUSA’s Sales and Marketing Director Juan Urkijo to talk about the company’s global release of new dumpers, forklifts and telescopic handlers, the impact of Covid-19 and the road ahead.
Global sales milestone for Hidromek
Turkey-based OEM says it has sold more than 50,000 machines globally
GAP Group to offer machine control technology
UK rental company GAP is to supply Trimble machine control technology in a new partnership with software provider Sitech UK & Ireland.
Bautec exhibition permanently cancelled
Messe Berlin terminates all future editions of the construction technology event due to declining revenues
Wirtgen to sell Prinoth tracked dumpers in Denmark
Tracked vehicle specialist Prinoth expands in Denmark with appointment of Wirtgen as its dealer
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Oracle launches new AI for construction
Tech giant’s artificial intelligence will use machine learning to analyse project data
Road Widener launches offset roller attachment
Manufacturer’s Offset Vibratory Roller is said to reduce maintenance by 90%
Volvo CE updates EC250E and EC300E excavators
Upgraded heavy-duty models are fitted with D8M Volvo engine that offer 10% more fuel efficiency
Komatsu introduces D71-24 mid-size dozer
With 237 horsepower, the new slant-nosed design is the most powerful in its size class
Registration opens for Construction Technology Summit 2021
Speakers from Volvo CE, Caterpillar and Balfour Beatty confirmed for online event on 11 May
New battery tech coming to market
Xerotech tests modular battery system platform for construction equipment
Brokk’s new platform for connected demolition robots
New online platform connects Brokk’s robots to an online portal where users can track and manage their machines
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