JCB spends £100m on hydrogen engine project

The company has announced that JCB is spending £100m on a project to produce “ultra-efficient hydrogen engines”. The Uttoxeter-based excavator manufacturer is targeting the end of next year to have the first machines available for sale to customers. One hundred engineers have been working on the development and up to 50 more are being recruited.

CNH élargit son champ d’action dans l’agriculture en achetant Raven pour 2,1 milliards de dollars.

CNH Industrial a conclu un accord de 2,1 milliards de dollars pour racheter Raven Industries afin de renforcer son activité d’équipement agricole, alors que le constructeur italo-américain se prépare à se séparer de ses camions, bus et moteurs. CNH Industrial (CNHI.MI) est le deuxième plus grand fabricant mondial d’équipements agricoles après John Deere, opérant sous

Komatsu launches 1,880 hp excavator

Komatsu has unveiled the PC5500-11 excavator. It is equipped with two Tier 4 engines with a total output of 1,880 hp, a aftertreatment system and several bucket types for different applications.The aftertreatment system for the engines reduces the amount of solids in the emissions. The excavator has an operating weight of 533 to 552 tonnes

Kubota Develops a Smartphone App that Streamlines Troubleshooting of Construction Machinery

Kubota Corporation (Head Office: Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yuichi Kitao; hereinafter, “Kubota”) announced today that it has developed Kubota Diagnostics, an app to diagnose failures in construction machinery. The app streamlines the failure diagnosis process to reduce downtime of the faulty machinery. It also helps improve the quality of after-sales service by

Good training opportunities in agricultural and construction machinery

Essen – The LandBauTechnik federal association promotes the profession of mechanic for agricultural and construction machinery technology: In autumn there are currently 500 vacant training places nationwide. The job opportunities in the agricultural technology sector are currently good and there is a high demand for young people. In the agricultural and construction machinery sector, more