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Dynapac launches electric compactor
Set for market release next year, the electric compactor is part of a wider zero-emissions initiative
Huddig launches ‘world’s first’ hybrid backhoe
Swedish OEM concludes testing and sends diesel-electric Tigon loader out to first customer
Alimak to acquire UK BMU specialist
Cento Engineering Group has been Alimak’s UK distributor of its Manntech BMUs for more than 20 years
Jekko crane helps build bridge in Sweden
Lifting specialist Wilgo floats a Jekko JF545 crane on Stockholm’s Lake Mälaren for pedestrian bridge project
Boels orders 354 Snorkel mast lifts
The TM12 lifts will join Cramo rental fleets across northern Europe, notably Scandinavia
Merger creates single Swedish rental association
Sweden’s equipment rental associations – Swedish Rental and Hyreskedjan – have merged to create a single organisation, Rentalföretagen
Volvo CE Q&A: Electromobility in construction
Lars Arnold from Volvo CE describes the benefits electric machines can bring to construction
Sandvik’s autonomous Leopard drill rig
Swedish drilling specialist has ‘evolved’ its DI650i rig to offer fully autonomous blasthole drilling
Volvo CE commits to ‘significant’ emission reductions
Major OEM says it will achieve net-zero value chain emissions by 2040
Loxam buys Sweden’s MaskinSlussen
Loxam’s Nordic subsidiary Ramirent AB will add MaskinSlussen to its Swedish operation, adding around €9m in revenues
Skanska joins LeadIT climate initiative
Swedish contractor speeds up efforts to make entire value chain carbon-neutral by 2045
Sweden to host world’s first carbon-neutral cement plant
HeidelbergCement facility will capture up to 1.8 million tonnes a year of CO2
Zeppelin extends Peter Schrader’s contract
New five-year contract will keep Schrader at Zeppelin Rental until May 2026
Volvo opens first dedicated fuel cell lab
Lab is also the first facility in Volvo Group to be testing complete fuel cell units
Riwal appoints country manager for Sweden
Anna-Lena Berg, a former Dustcontrol and Cramo executive, joins Riwal as manager for Sweden
Kranpunkten adds 250 electric scissors
Quiet machines respond to demand from interior buils in large construction schemes 
Record high for Epiroc in Q1
Manufacturer’s orders hit US$1.28 billion in the first quarter of 2021
Adapteo takes first orders in Belgium
“Rapid expansion” into Belgium planned following two orders totalling 1,300 metres of buildings 
3D machine control for backhoe loaders
Unicontrol has launched a 3D machine control system for backhoe loaders that the company says makes the machine more productive
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
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