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Electrification of access machines is outpacing regulation’s drive
Greenhouse-gas reduction primed the pump but environmental investors and operating advantages are making electric power trains today’s dominant innovation in lifts and telehandlers
Bobcat’s new S86 and T86 are their most powerful skid steers ever
Bobcat expands its skid steer and compact track loader lines upward, offering three auxiliary hydraulic flow options and stronger multi-function ability
Volvo online tool lets you configure and price electric machines
New “build and price” configurator gives buyers interested in electric innovations an MSRP for Volvo’s electric compact excavators and loaders
John Deere expands performance tiering strategy with 644 G-tier wheel loader intro
Also new to the lineup is the 544 G-tier, now available in the Canadian market, offering a simplified economical option without sacrificing performance 
Tenty introduces wearable safety alert device for construction
Patent-pending telematics safety system is designed to reduce worker incidents and help construction companies and business consulting firms manage job sites more efficiently
North America’s first two-story 3D-printed structure built in only 80 hours
Construction was done by the BOD2 printer from COBOD which can print with real concrete with a particle size up 10mm and 99% based on locally found raw materials
VIDEO: Fecon’s FMX28 makes compact excavators into mulching machines
The new lightweight mulching head combines the power and durability of Fecon’s Bull Hog line and optimizes it for 3.5- to 8-ton excavators
5 areas equipment manufacturers are focusing their R&D
Productivity gains and reduced emissions are just two areas driving growth in R&D investment in construction
$38B in CHIPS Act grants aim to build US microchip boom
Federal program needs to draw ‘many multiples’ of the incentive amounts in private investment to construct domestic semiconductor supply
VIDEO: HP’s got a robot that prints designs on sites much faster than hand layout
Skanska users say the speed and accuracy of HP’s Siteprint give layout experts more time for quality control
Bobcat E10e excavator delivers electric power to the 1-ton class
Rental companies’ additions to their fleets are putting zero-emissions power to work boosting productivity in confined spaces 
American-made pickups a priority? Think outside the box
Most half-ton pickup trucks rank pretty low on the Cars.com American-Made index compared to the tight group competing in the Top 25
5 ways to increase used equipment resale values
It’s simple but true - making sure machines physically look good, are clean and in work-ready condition can go a long way toward increasing your resale value 
Are your smart construction machines safe and secure from hackers?
Cyber security is more crucial than ever as our world gets more connected, highlighting the need for equipment owners to safeguard their machines through preventive measures
Case to expand new E Series Excavator lineup with enhanced operator experience
Two entirely new models, improved engine performance and hydraulics, larger operator interface with more control customizations all drive greater performance
AUSA’s reversible dumpers made for maximum maneuverability
New DR601AHG and DR1001AHG have 13,000- and 22,000-lb payload capacities and what the company calls a ‘comfortable hydrostatic transmission’
VIDEO: Cat Trial 13 says ‘Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site’
The latest video in Caterpillar’s popular Cat Trials series highlights five machines hard at work after the job site shuts down for the night
5 ways BIM could change the future of construction
Reduce project risk and save time and money by looking ahead at how standards and certifications might soon shape the way you do business
Texas plans to spend record $85 million on road construction over 10 years
An additional $32 billion for routine maintenance contracts and project development for more than 7,000 transportation projects brings the total investment to $117 billion statewide
7 new compact excavator models
Here’s a sampling of some of the most-recent introductions from leading equipment manufacturers, highlighting construction’s demand for compact machines that can do it all 
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