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Testing underway on world’s first fully-electric timber truck

SCA, together with Scania, has developed the world's first electric timber truck. According to SCA, the ultimate goal of the project is to make...

Deere board elects Josh Jepsen as CFO

Deere & Company has announced that its Board of Directors elected Josh Jepsen as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective September...

CONEXPO-CON/AGG launches new podcast series hosted by Taylor White

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Podcast, the podcast for construction professionals by construction professionals, launched its new series with new host Taylor White from Ontario’s Ken White Construction. “As...

SMS partners with college to expedite heavy equipment training in Alberta

To help mitigate a well-known shortage of heavy equipment technicians (HETs) across Canada, SMS Equipment has partnered with Keyano College to sponsor cohorts of...

Hamm to present new generation of compactors at bauma 2022

At bauma 2022, Hamm will present the HC series—a new generation of earthworks rollers for all markets. RELATED: Wirtgen to present 90 exhibits, 33 world...

First ever battery-powered telescopic crawler crane is coming to bauma

At bauma 2022, SENNEBOGEN will be presenting the first battery-powered telescopic crawler crane, the 653 E Electro Battery. The new 50-ton battery-powered crane combines the...

BM Group of Companies acquires Sanderson Concrete

The BM Group of Companies has announced its acquisition of Sanderson Concrete Inc, adding to its portfolio of construction, project management, material supply and...

Volvo CE and Beam bundle electric machines with off-grid chargers

Beam Global has announced a partnership with Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) that allows Volvo CE's 245 North American dealer locations to bundle Beam...

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John Deere and Wacker Neuson enter excavator supply agreement

John Deere and Wacker Neuson have entered into a strategic supply agreement for compact excavators. John Deere says the agreement will help the company meet...