New Liebherr mobile crane features electric motor

The new LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane from Liebherr comes with an electric motor in addition to its conventional internal combustion engine. This enables crane movements to be powered electrically as an option. The new Continue reading “New Liebherr mobile crane features electric motor”

Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia

The ECR25 electric excavator from Volvo Construction equipment is being launched across Asia. The 2.5-tonne battery-powered compact excavator is the first electric machine by a major manufacturer to arrive in the Asian market – launching first in Korea with further rollout planned for China, Continue reading “Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia”

Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range

Seven new models from 13 to 30-tonne have been announced in Case Construction Equipment’s new E-Series crawler excavator range – the CX130E, CX160E, CX180E, CX210E, CX240E, CX250E, and CX300E.

The range is powered by new FPT Industrial (FPT) Stage V engines, features enhanced cab design and operator experience, improved hydraulics’ controls and settings, machine structure, undercarriage, and a new full Continue reading “Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range”

The electric drive Cat 988K XE Wheel Loader

Cat announced on December 16th, 2021: 

Faster and more productive, the electric drive Cat® 988K XE Wheel Loader features technology and efficiency updates

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Caterpillar announces strategic alliance with Newmont to achieve zero emissions mining

Caterpillar Inc. has announced a strategic alliance with Newmont Corporation, the world’s largest gold mining company to deliver a fully connected, automated, zero carbon-emitting, end-to-end mining system. Together, they will collaborate to create a safer, more productive mine, and Continue reading “Caterpillar announces strategic alliance with Newmont to achieve zero emissions mining”

Interview: Manitou Group committed to carbon reduction

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Manitou Group’s president and CEO Michel Denis discuss low-carbon and sustainability initiatives with Access International’s Euan Youdale
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The Manitou Group officially presented its corporate social responsibility (CSR) vision through its first virtual On the Way Up! presentation in June 2021, which is set to become an annual event. The French aerial lift and Continue reading “Interview: Manitou Group committed to carbon reduction”

Komatsu unveils electric and remote-controlled mini excavator concept

After announcing this concept in May 2021, Komatsu has now unveiled a fully electric, non-hydraulic drive and exclusively remote-controlled mini excavator powered by lithium-ion battery as its next-generation concept machine for the future. Continue reading “Komatsu unveils electric and remote-controlled mini excavator concept”

Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator

Honda Motor Co. and Komatsu have partnered to create an electric mini excavator using Honda’s battery pack. The batteries could also be used on other Komatsu construction equipment.

Hiroyuki Ogawa, President and CEO of Komatsu, and Honda’s President and CEO Toshihiro Mibe signed an agreement that will initially see Komatsu’s

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