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Are reports of the impending death of the diesel combustion engine exaggerated?
Alternative power solutions all come with their own set of challenges, suggesting it might be a while before industry weans itself off diesel 
4 big takeaways from CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
Technology took center stage at the show, as did sustainability, hinting at what the future holds for construction in North America, and the world
Holcim’s ECOPact low-carbon concrete wins Contractors’ Choice in Next Level Awards at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
The Next Level Awards are part of a new program celebrating exhibiting companies developing new products, technologies and services designed to advance construction
Leica and Caterpillar collaborate on new machine control option for excavators
Companies’ ‘strategic cooperation’ will enable simplified installation of the Leica MC1 3D machine control technology into Caterpillar Next Gen 2D excavators
Terex to move 10 Genie product lines to Mexico
The news follows Genie’s announcement in 2021 that it would close its Oklahoma facility and shift its telehandler production to Mexico
Australian Patrick Doheny wins Cat’s Global Operator Challenge
Caterpillar’s worldwide competition celebrates machine operators while advocating and driving awareness for their trade, and highlighting solutions that address job site challenges
Develon debuts with driverless excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Formerly known as Doosan Construction Equipment, the new brand remains centered on its stable of orange machines, but now also features its new Concept-X2 autonomous equipment
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 breaks records, gears up for 2026
Industries’ hunger for face-to-face interaction fed an enthusiastic return to Las Vegas for the biggest-ever construction tradeshow in North America
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 opens with high hopes
With over 2.7 million square feet of exhibits, the show is 5% bigger than it was in 2020, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) predicts total attendance could exceed 130,000
Technology improves new small Cat loaders’ operation and safety
Adaptive engine-speed control, custom power-train modes, auto wheel-torque control and more can improve profitability
Interview: Rob Painter, Trimble CEO, tells how tech can solve construction’s pain points
Technology has the potential to help solve many of construction’s critical issues, such as a lack of workers and the need to reduce emissions
Disputes cost $100 million per capital construction project
Crux Insight Report predicts Covid’s lingering impact of construction-claim disputes on costs and schedules
Caterpillar adding to construction lineup with four electric machines
As construction transitions to a lower-carbon future, Cat brings support with new compact and medium-sized loaders and excavators powered by new Caterpillar batteries
Sunbelt Rentals’ 26% rental-revenue jump reflects rising rates
Rental as an equipment acquisition strategy is more attractive than ever as contractors aim to alleviate supply chain challenges associated with buying 
The most expensive U.S. cities for construction
Only two American cities made the worldwide top 10, but those topping the U.S. ranking include few surprises 
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
North America sees 12% increase in sales this year as the forecast suggests more growth to come in 2022
Case parent company CNH buys Italian equipment supplier Sampierana
Move will allow CNH Industrial to integrate Eurocomach mini and midi excavators, as well as Sampierana undercarriages and spare parts into its product lineup
Equipment sales reach record highs despite supply chain challenges
Forecast says North America will see a 13% jump in the sale of construction equipment
Ritchie Bros. to sell excavators, dozers and some never-used equipment from Barrileaux
Wide array of ‘top-of-the-line, late-model equipment’ from well-known Southwest oilfield pipeline construction company will go on sale this August
Volvo CE commits to ‘significant’ emission reductions
Major OEM says it will achieve net-zero value chain emissions by 2040
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