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JCB starts full production of fully electric mini excavator

JCB has gone into full production with what it says is the construction industry’s first fully electric mini excavator.

The 19C-1E models – JCB’s first-ever electric diggers – are now coming off the assembly line at JCB Compact Products in Cheadle, Staffordshire, with orders rolling in from customers from across Europe and North America. So far ...
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21/08/2019 Xylem dam support The UK and Ireland managing director of global water technology company ... » Read More

20/08/2019 Rotamec aids brewery Electro-mechanical service provider Rotamec has carried out a specialist ... » Read More

19/08/2019 Deep Reality Viewer launched Visual inspection and measurement technologies manufacturer Vision ... » Read More
16/08/2019 Well-Safe Guardian refurb Well-Safe Solutions has awarded two multi-million-pound contracts to ... » Read More

15/08/2019 Jungheinrich aids Britvic Jungheinrich UK has provided soft drinks company Britvic with a multi ... » Read More

14/08/2019 Veolia/Irish Water contracts Veolia has been awarded two four-year framework agreements that will aim ... » Read More

A Swiss summit

Infor held its Third Annual EAM European Summit at CERN in June. OE’s deputy editor discovered more about asset management at the research centre, while getting up close with its first accelerator, the Synchrocyclotron

The temperature was rising in Geneva, Switzerland, during June, as maintenance personnel and leaders from across the globe ...
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05/08/2019 Comment: Ripple effect Provisional annual data released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) recently has revealed that 147 workers were fatally injured between April 2018 and March 2019 – an increase of six workplace fatalities from 2017/18. » Read More

05/08/2019 Cushioned approach The latest pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders feature improved cushioning systems for higher speeds with reduced stress and vibration. But what is involved in the technology, how does it work, and what maintenance implications are ... » Read More

05/08/2019 Inching forward While manufacturers are now using electro hydraulics to power all types of ancillary equipment, bringing it to market is a slow process. OE looks at the in-roads already made » Read More
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