All Electrification Articles

Avesco uses 40t electric truck for transport
Avesco Rent has partnered with Friderici Spécial and Designwerk to introduce the electric truck
The latest advances in green construction equipment
Heightened focus on hybrid and electric equipment spurs manufacturers to invest in and partner on new technologies
ISG starts construction of ‘UK’s first gigaplant’
Britishvolt manufacturing facility in Northumberland will produce 300,000 low-carbon battery cells for automotive sector
Lighting towers - the newest green equipment on the rental market
IRN looks at the latest all-in-one and low emission lighting towers for construction sites
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
Is zero-emission construction machinery practical?
Andrew Barker, Managing Director of CEA members TCP Group, examines the shift to electric and hydrogen powered construction equipment
Kubota launches LPG excavator and electric dumper
New KX019-4 SI LPG mini excavator and KC70H-4e dumper are first of Kubota’s Smart Energy Solutions range
New Power Progress Yearbook showcases suppliers for electrification
The 2nd New Power Progress Yearbook, providing a snapshot of May 2020 to May 2021, is the annual reference of choice
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
ABB and Hitachi to develop electric dump truck
Dump trucks to use new onboard electrification system
Volvo CE Q&A: Electromobility in construction
Lars Arnold from Volvo CE describes the benefits electric machines can bring to construction
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Video: New Power Progress (NPP) Summit
View a full recording of the event, including the latest on hydogen based power systems
Sinoboom launches electric models in Malaysia
Schmetterling Rental hosts launch event for zero-emission AB14EJ and AB16EJ articulating booms
Aggreko partners on EV fast charging
The 1 Megawatt 30-minute system enables extreme fast-charging through peak power mitigation and power quality analysis
Epiroc to acquire Meglab
Canadian mining electrification specialist Meglab will become part of Epiroc’s Part & Services division
Construction’s alternative fuel choices
The options for using alternative fuels are growing in the construction industry
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
4Hire adds electric Hinowa to ecofleet
Jersey-based access rental company’s new Lightlift 15.70 is part of its commitment to sustainability
Sunbelt UK expands fleet with electric telehandlers
Rental company invests in sustainability with 2.6 tonne capacity Faresin telehandlers 
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