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”
The company says the new SY2600E marks another milestone in ultra-large digging machinery
SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel recently rolled off the assembly line in Shanghai. Measuring 15m in length and 8m in height, Continue reading “SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel, the SY2600E”
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”
Manitou today has unveiled the all-new 22 metre/6,000kg MRT 2260E battery-powered 360 degrees telehandler at the Matexpo in Kortrijk Belgium. Continue reading “Manitou showed all electric MRT at Matexpo”
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”
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 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
Komatsu has announced a fully electric (non-hydraulic drive) remote-controlled mini excavator powered by a lithium-ion battery, as its next-generation concept machine for the future.
The manufacturer – which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary – said Continue reading “Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator”
Electric-bus maker Proterra brings expertise on decarbonizing heavy-duty vehicles
TOKYO — Komatsu has teamed with a U.S. maker of commercial electric vehicles to produce electrified heavy machinery, looking to start mass Continue reading “Komatsu to mass-produce electrified excavators with US partner”
Komatsu Agreement Represents Proterra’s Entry Into Off-Road EV Market and First Electric Construction Equipment
BURLINGAME, Calif. – Proterra, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Komatsu, a global leader in construction Continue reading “Komatsu and Proterra Announce New Collaboration to Develop All-Electric Construction Equipment”
JCB has launched a collection of new electric products and machines on day the UK government outlined its 10 point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. All products tie in with JCB’s plan to achieve zero emissions as part of its Road to Zero programme.
The new electric machines unveiled for the first time are an electric version Continue reading “JCB unveils raft of new electric products”
International heavy lift and transport specialist Sarens has announced a new 100,000 tonne-metre super heavy lift ring mounted crane.
The SGC-90 joins its three larger siblings in the SGC (Sarens Giant Crane) series, Continue reading “SGC-90 giant electric crane new from Sarens”
Wacker Neuson is expanding its zero emission range to include the electric mini-excavator EZ17e. The new vehicle means that an entire inner-city construction site can be operated fully emission-free and almost free of noise, with solutions by Wacker Neuson.
Due to its specially developed battery technology, flexible charge Continue reading “Wacker Neuson launches new electric mini-excavator EZ17e”
The world’s first electric drilling rig, engineered and manufactured by German firm Liebherr, has completed its first ever job on a customer site.
The rig, designed to be 100% electric and produce zero emissions on site, has been operating Continue reading “World’s first electric drilling rig on site”
Cat revealed its D6 dozer to the delegates of Bauma, with a choice of electric drive or fully-automatic power train.
Cat says the redesigned machine offers best-in-class grading with new levels of performance and up to 35% better fuel efficiency.
At 161 kW and an operating weight range of 21 749 – 24 097 kg, the new D6 replaces the D6T dozer.
Fisker, an electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, announced that it received an investment from heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology.
Over the last few years, Henrik Fisker has been trying to launch a new EV startup under his own name after his original effort failed in 2013 and other companies took over. Continue reading “Fisker secures investment from Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology”
The advent of electric transportation in sectors like trucks and buses has led to insane amounts of energy storage going into some vehicles, but now we have a new record
A partnership between two Swiss companies converted a Komatsu dumper truck with a giant 700 kWh battery pack. This single conversion alone has an Continue reading “This dump truck is the world’s largest electric vehicle with a massive 700 kWh battery pack”