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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
VIDEO: JCB demos hydrogen-fuel internal combustion engine
New Power Progress visits JCB proving ground to find out more about new hydrogen engine
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
Hydrogen round-up: 5 of construction’s latest initiatives
As the use of hydrogen across the construction sector gathers pace, we take a look at some recent announcements 
First Zoomlion lithium telescopic booms
The 24.4m and 28.7m units are first all electric telescopic booms from Zoomlion 
Speedy opens low carbon innovation centre
New Milton Keynes Innovation Centre to showcase carbon-zero tools and equipment
Aggreko survey highlights role of hybrid power
“More needs to be done to drive forward necessary change” survey finds
Trime opens Asia Pacific division
Division to promote T-ZERO PRO solar and hybrid lighting towers and generators
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
Vermeer to sell Conmeq electric skid-steers in Europe
Stand-on AS15 machines to be sold through Vermeer dealers
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
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
Interview: Manitou Group committed to carbon reduction
Manitou CEO Michel Denis discusses green targets, as part of major new CSR project 
LiuGong’s electric remote controlled wheeled loader
LiuGong 856E MAX integrates a host of new technological features 
Martin Lehner joins Xelectrix Power
Former Wacker Neuson CEO becomes an investor and strategic advisor for Austrian energy storage specialist 
Snorkel lithium RTs enter full production
Snorkel expands zero emission offering with lithium versions of RTE rough terrain scissor lift range
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
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