All Construction Technology Articles

World’s first fully electric asphalt paver
Royal BAM, Wirtgen and New Electric have converted an asphalt spreading machine to run on electric power 
Electric focus for XCMG in 2022
New emissions standard in China from December 2022 will add to electric equipment uptake
World’s first fully-electric tracked loader
Doosan Bobcat has launched the T7X, said to be the world’s first all-electric compact track loader
Deere to acquire majority of Austrian battery company
Kreisel Electric produces battery technology for e-mobility and stationary systems.
Prototype electric excavator developed by Yanmar
The SV17e is a battery powered model in the 1.5 to 2.0 t segment, with the commercial launch at Bauma 2022
JCB signs multi-billion-euro hydrogen deal
Equipment manufacturer will take 10% of all green hydrogen made by Australian energy firm FFI
New Aggreko initiative drives hydrogen power
Company is working with customers and partners to validate hydrogen use for temporary power
Volvo CE launches three new electric machines
New wheeled loader and two compact excavators give Volvo CE “broadest range of electric equipment” in industry
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
Caterpillar and BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks
Caterpillar and resource company BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites
LiuGong’s electric remote controlled wheeled loader
LiuGong 856E MAX integrates a host of new technological features 
New battery storage systems from Aggreko
Batteries offer 40-50% reductions in fuel costs and emissions
Martin Lehner joins Xelectrix Power
Former Wacker Neuson CEO becomes an investor and strategic advisor for Austrian energy storage specialist 
Huddig launches ‘world’s first’ hybrid backhoe
Swedish OEM concludes testing and sends diesel-electric Tigon loader out to first customer
Aggreko develops its first hydrogen genset
The first 50 kVA hydrogen combustion generator has been tested and 10 additional units are now being built
Caterpillar to develop all-electric mining fleet
World’s largest construction OEM working to produce all-electric mining fleet
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
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
Volvo CE battery-electric machines at work in Switzerland
Electric compact machines from Volvo Construction Equipment are being put through their paces by Swiss customers.
JCB develops hydrogen-fueled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
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