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‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
Trackunit launches ‘Kin’ tag for small items
Bluetooth tag with 400m range designed to locate small tools and attachments
Trimble launches online educational series
Tech company’s first free Dimensions Spotlight series will focus on reviving US infrastructure
Volvo builds autonomous machine demo area
Manufacturer’s test and demonstration area will educate customers on how to use remote-control machines and autonomous connected systems
Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Komatsu increases productivity with PC88MR-11
New midi excavator’s Stage V engine increases productivity by 7%, with faster hoist and swing functions
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
Seli demolishes oil mill
Italian company uses Doosan’s DX530DM excavator for topdown demolition
Brazil’s M&T Expo postponed to 2022
South America’s largest construction and mining trade show will now take place in 2022, with dates to be announced
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Registration opens for Construction Technology Summit 2021
Speakers from Volvo CE, Caterpillar and Balfour Beatty confirmed for online event on 11 May
Metso Outotec restructure ‘almost complete’
Eight months on from its merger, financial results look towards improved 2021, Covid permitting
Makita expands 40Vmax XGT tool range
Tool manufacturer adds new cordless demolition hammer, mitre saw and angle grinder
Brokk’s new platform for connected demolition robots
New online platform connects Brokk’s robots to an online portal where users can track and manage their machines
Volvo CE integrates excavators with Rototilt tech
Volvo customers could purchase excavators ready to accept tiltrotator and smart functions
Engcon founder’s industry service recognised with royal medal
Stig Engström, founder of quick coupler manufacturer Engcon, is to receive the King’s Medal from the King of Sweden.
Terex forecasts 12% bounce-back in 2021
Sales at Terex were down 29.3% in 2020 and the US company is forecasting 12% growth in 2021
Hyundai ‘to grow Doosan Infracore’
Korean OEM confirms takeover of compatriot firm and expands on future plans
Webtec launches run-time meter for attachments
Webtec has a developed a new RFS200 run-time meter for hydraulic attachments
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