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Ritchie Bros to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
10 ways to join the hydrogen power revolution
Interest in the use of hydrogen has soared over the past few years as the construction industry races to reduce its carbon footprint. We roundup some recent initiatives
Case launches three ‘kings’ onto backhoe loader market
New SV series features expanded cab, plus productivity and emissions benefits
Hitachi reveals new telematics API
Manufacturer is working with fleet management company ABAX to streamline construction fleet data 
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
How construction can become sustainable
The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift to adapt more environmentally friendly practices
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Haulotte sales rise amid sourcing challenges
Haulotte has recorded a 12% sales increase in its first half of 2021, across most regions 
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Ditch Witch launches new ride-on trencher
The RT70 trencher is aimed at customers in the electric utility and fibre sectors
COMMENT: Are we at the beginning of a golden decade in German construction?
Peter Gerstmann, chairman of the board of management of the Zeppelin Group discusses growing opportunities for the German construction sector
Vermeer to sell Conmeq electric skid-steers in Europe
Stand-on AS15 machines to be sold through Vermeer dealers
Doosan transparent bucket wins at Matexpo
‘Transparent Bucket’ system wins for innovation and safety
How electrification is heating up race to meet emissions targets
The move to electric-driven access equipment seems inevitable but the journey is not necessarily straightforward.
AMECO CEO outlines new strategy and diversification goal
Interview: CEO Gary Bernardez discusses how the now independent AMECO North America will diversify into the construction and maintenance contracting sector
JLG patented self-levelling boom released
The unique 73ft 670SJ self-levelling RT boom lift, first seen at ConExpo in 2020, is now available in North America
Doosan to showcase mini-excavators at ARA Show
 DX62R-3 and DX85R-3 mini-excavators work well in confined sites and on slopes 
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
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
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