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Former CNH executives send ‘disruptor’ warning
Carl Gustaf Göransson and Alan Berger warn construction OEMs to prepare for a disruptor to enter the market
Comment: will construction get its own Tesla?
With digitalisation, electrification and autonomy changing the industry, former CNH Indusrial executives Alan Berger and Carl Gustaf Göransson ask if construction’s established manufacturers could be wrongfooted by a new market disruptor?
FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
Caterpillar’s new sustainability goals
World’s biggest construction OEM to reduce greenhouse emissions by 30%
Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously
Cat Command for Hauling used in wide range commodities across growing number of haul truck class sizes.
CE Barometer results for March 2021
A slight levelling off of Europe’s recovery predicted by latest survey responses
International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation, to speak at free to attend webinar
Komatsu celebrates 100th anniversary
Manufacturer marks centenary with a new community facility, employee project and a commemorative website 
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
Kobelco launches short radius excavator
Manufacturer’s new 36-tonne SK380SRLC excavator is its largest short radius model in the European market
Modified JCB machines help to clear landmines
Humanitarian charity removes landmines in Afghanistan with modified armour plated JCB machines
Doosan’s ‘transparent bucket’ wheeled loader
Invention is said to allow wheeled loader operator to see previous blind spots
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
Attachment collaboration for Volvo and Engcon
Latest Volvo CE excavators offer integrated Engcon’s tiltrotators and safe quick hitches
Volvo CE integrates excavators with Rototilt tech
Volvo customers could purchase excavators ready to accept tiltrotator and smart functions
Time Manufacturing completes Ruthmann acquisition
Manufacturer of Versalift products completes the deal first announced in January 
Komatsu reports consolidated sales down 17.2%
Construction remains a bright spot as demand for equipment has shown steady recovery
Manitou revenue drops, orders rise
Manufacturer sees 24% revenue decrease in 2020 but reports record orders in fourth quarter
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
Komatsu, Proterra to collaborate on battery-electric excavator
Proterra and Komatsu will leverage Proterra’s battery technology for the development of Komatsu’s first battery-electric middle class hydraulic excavator.
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