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JM Recycling ups fleet efficiency with remote monitoring system
Recycling company uses Hitachi ConSite tech to analyse the efficiency and usage of its wheeled loader fleet
Perkins expands online support for rental technicians
Major overhaul of company’s online Rental Support Portal aims to streamline access, expand resources
Kobelco produces its 300,000th excavator
Japanese construction equipment reaches milestone with ‘sense of gratitude toward everyone’
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
Kobelco confirms Latin American takeover
Kobelco to take control of hydraulic excavator distribution in Latin America
How to reduce carbon emissions from construction materials
Can the use of “low carbon” cement prevent a climate catastrophe?
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Off-Highway Research market update webinar
Webinar to provide a first look at Off-Highway Research’s mid-year construction equipment sales forecast update 
New Zoomlion Europe general manager
Babiceanu to oversee development of several products
Volvo CE’s electric excavator and wheeled loader coming to the US
ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheeled loader will be commercially available in the US this year
Kleemann expands EVO2 crusher range
New capacity Mobincone MCO 90(i) mobile cone crusher is designed for quarrying and high-capacity applications
Comment: Disruption, digitalisation & new business models
New models such as ‘features-as-a-service’ (FaaS) are changing rental
Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
Volvo opens first dedicated fuel cell lab
Lab is also the first facility in Volvo Group to be testing complete fuel cell units
Decarbonisation research project launched in UK
Ministry of Justice’s Decarbonising Precast Concrete project will see Innovate UK lead construction industry specialists in collaborative research
Former CNH executives send ‘disruptor’ warning
Carl Gustaf Göransson and Alan Berger warn construction OEMs to prepare for a disruptor to enter the market
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