All Industry Notes Articles

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
Comment: will construction get its own Tesla?
With digitalisation, electrification and autonomy changing the industry, former CNH Industrial executives Alan Berger and Carl Gustaf Göransson ask if construction’s established manufacturers could be wrongfooted by a new market disruptor?
Caterpillar’s new sustainability goals
World’s biggest construction OEM to reduce greenhouse emissions by 30%
Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously
Cat Command for Hauling used in wide range commodities across growing number of haul truck class sizes.
JCB Power Systems’ new SE Asia distributor
Appointment marks its first presence in the region
JLG Q2 sales up 6.5%
JLG’s access equipment sales “exceeded our expectations,” says parent company Oshkosh
CE Barometer results for March 2021
A slight levelling off of Europe’s recovery predicted by latest survey responses
Covid threatens construction’s recovery in India
Double-digit recovery may be under threat from rising numbers of Covid-19 infections
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