Caterpillar launching 100% hydrogen gen-sets this year

Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it will begin offering Cat generator sets capable of operating on 100% hydrogen, including fully renewable green hydrogen, on a designed-to-order basis in the fourth quarter of 2021. The company also said that later this year, it will launch commercially available Continue reading “Caterpillar launching 100% hydrogen gen-sets this year”

Terex Trucks rebrand as Rokbak

Rokbak revealed as new name for Terex Trucks in company’s vision for exciting new future

Articulated hauler specialists Terex Trucks have rebranded as Rokbak and announced their ‘vision for an exciting new future’. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on 1 Continue reading “Terex Trucks rebrand as Rokbak”

Hitachi, Deere joint venture to be dissolved

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America discusses plans for the future.

Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) and Deere & Co. have announced plans to dissolve their joint venture in the Americas. The dissolution will be completed on February 28, 2022. At the same time, HCM announced that Continue reading “Hitachi, Deere joint venture to be dissolved”

Cummins to power Claas’s new Trion family of combines

Cummins has announced that its 6.7 and 9-liter engines will power Claas’s new Trion family of combines. With a capability of 190-320 kW (255-430 HP) they have high power density and excellent fuel efficiency. These Continue reading “Cummins to power Claas’s new Trion family of combines”

Volvo’s six seemingly small ways to make an impact

Connected solutions are getting smarter by the day. While you are working hard on the job site, hundreds of thousands of data points are doing their own job quietly in the background to allow you to work more safely, Continue reading “Volvo’s six seemingly small ways to make an impact”

Telehandler firms strengthen presence in growing market

Access International enthuses about the key telehandler markets of North America and Europe, where the focus has been on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies.
Variations in standards for telehandlers in North America and Europe, along with their distinct design differences, create challenges for

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Caterpillar expands CAT® Command with Excavator Remote-Control operation

New Cat® Command for Excavating provides remote-control operation for select Cat excavators. Removing the operator from the machine in potentially hazardous operating environments, Command for Excavating Continue reading “Caterpillar expands CAT® Command with Excavator Remote-Control operation”

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”

XEMC’s retrofitted 120 t all battery electric truck gets to work

On July 22, XEMC’s (Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Corporation Ltd) recently completed 120 ton all battery electric-powered AC drive mining truck was officially delivered to energy company SPIC’s Huolinhe open-pit coal mine in Inner Mongolia and immediately put into use, which the OEM Continue reading “XEMC’s retrofitted 120 t all battery electric truck gets to work”

Allison Transmission launch the TerraTran

Innovative new propulsion solution for off-highway market offers enhanced drivability and maneuverability

ALLISON Transmission has announced the launch of the TerraTran, their latest innovation in propulsion solutions purpose-built for the global construction, mining, and quarrying markets.

A variant of Allison’s proven 4000 Series transmission, the TerraTran is Continue reading “Allison Transmission launch the TerraTran”

Liebherr will present latest innovations at MINExpo

Liebherr is gearing up to showcase its new mining solutions portfolio at the world’s largest mining trade show, MINExpo International 2021, in Las Vegas this September. New developments and announcements will be Continue reading “Liebherr will present latest innovations at MINExpo”

Caterpillar launches new Cat D4 Dozer with 30% better visibility

Caterpillar has announced the launch of a new Cat D4 Dozer, which offers improved sightlines and reduced operating costs compared with the older D4 (formerly D6K2) – while not compromising on the machine’s legendary Continue reading “Caterpillar launches new Cat D4 Dozer with 30% better visibility”

Komatsu Europe introduces the new K100 boom change system for PC490HRD-11

Change machine configuration in minutes, from inside the cab.

With the introduction of the new K100 boom change system for its PC490HRD-11 high reach demolition machine, Komatsu Europe Continue reading “Komatsu Europe introduces the new K100 boom change system for PC490HRD-11”

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”

Hitachi introduces Stage-V compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 excavators

Hitachi has unveiled the second phase of its Zaxis-7 range of medium excavators with the launch of the new Stage V-compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 models, both of which are said to offer an enhanced operator experience and deliver the efficiency and versatility that will provide Continue reading “Hitachi introduces Stage-V compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 excavators”

Hitachi Mining Joint Development of an Engine-less, Full Battery Rigid Dump Truck with ABB

Realizing a low cost, maximum load capacity, and high operation rate by the dynamic charging system with trolley

Tokyo, 23 June 2021 —Hitachi Construction Machinery (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) and ABB today announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to develop an engineless, full battery Continue reading “Hitachi Mining Joint Development of an Engine-less, Full Battery Rigid Dump Truck with ABB”

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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Tobroco-Giant takes over the SAMAC brand

Tobroco-Giant has acquired fellow Dutch manufacturer ULBO Machinery, in a deal that will add the SAMAC compact equipment brand to its portfolio.

Based in Zwolle in the northeast of the Netherlands, ULBO Machinery was established in 1965 and produces a full range of vibratory plates and rammers under the SAMAC brand name. Continue reading “Tobroco-Giant takes over the SAMAC brand”

Hyundai Europe launched new wheeled excavator series

Hyundai Construction Equipment has unveiled a completely new line of A-Series wheeled excavators, powered by EU Stage V diesel engines. The four machines, with operating weights of 14-23 tonnes, feature low emission Continue reading “Hyundai Europe launched new wheeled excavator series”