All North America Articles

Wirtgen launches new paving equipment
Wirtgen premiers new complete concrete paving train at World of Concrete
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
CNH Industrial begins trading as ‘pure’ construction and agriculture firm
CNH has been working to separate its On and Off Highway businesses since 2019
Concrete that powers electric equipment
Strategic partnership between Holcim and German startup Magment to improve magnetizable concrete technology for roads
World’s first fully-electric tracked loader
Doosan Bobcat has launched the T7X, said to be the world’s first all-electric compact track loader
World of Concrete: show to proceed as planned
World of Concrete to proceed as planned in January, despite rising numbers of Omicron cases 
Oshkosh appoints technology specialist
Jay Iyengar will lead development of cutting-edge technology and a ‘next generation’ supply chain 
Construction spending up in America
Federal construction spending data highlights increase in key areas, although delays in funding harm progress 
Hyundai and Hyundai Doosan to show ‘smart construction’ solutions
South Korean-based OEMs to show advanced smart construction solutions at CES show
JCB North America opens new facility
Major OEM opens new facility in Texas, US as part of “growth strategy”
Webinar recording: access and rental in 2022
A panel of leading experts discuss a range of hot topics in this free-to-view webinar from AI & ALH 
Bechtel to help deliver US$8.5 billion Ontario Line
Delivery partner chosen for subway line that will run through downtown Toronto
Strong half-year result for Sunbelt
Rental revenue up 20% driven by acquisition activity, strong demand and higher pricing
European and US release for XCMG’s next gen excavator
Hydraulic excavator XE260EN has been released for the European and US markets
Majority of US areas add construction jobs
Despite the pandemic causing supply chain issues within the construction sector, most US metro areas saw an increase in construction jobs
Mexico City metro contract for Comsa
US$90 million contract for work on Line 1 of the Mexico City Metro for Comsa and CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive
First Hitachi excavator built for North America
First medium-sized Hitachi ZX210LC-6 utility excavator, built for the North American market, has shipped from Japan
Video interview: America’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Peter Comstock, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) senior director of legislative affairs on Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
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