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Volvo Penta and Gradall collaborate on electric excavator concept

Gradall has unveiled an electrified concept model of its multipurpose, highway speed wheeled excavator, powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline, at ConExpo. This milestone signifies the strength and evolution of the two companies’ long-standing partnership, as well as Volvo Penta’s ability to ac...

Cummins: from Darlington to South Korea

You will remember that in January Cummins revealed that it had manufactured its 1.5 millionth Mid-Range engine, a B5.9, at its Darlington factory. Since then, the team at Darlington has been tracking the progress of its now “famous” engine and have estimated that it travelled over 5,400 miles from D...

Hitachi ZX490LCH-7, born to produce

The Hitachi ZX490LCH-7 is the evolution of a concept that has its roots over time. A partnership with Isuzu that has always lasted and today brought the 6WG1 under the hood of this 50-ton excavator.

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FPT Industrial: let’s go, XC13

The XC13 surely sounds agnostic in FPT Industrial’s unofficial nomenclature; it comes, indeed, with a tripartite certification: Euro 6E (winking an eye at the upcoming Euro 7), methane gas and also biofuel, with a link to hydrogen. Andrea Abbà, FPT’s product marketing manager, told us about dialogui...

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Volvo Penta and Gradall collaborate on electric excavator concept

Gradall has unveiled an electrified concept model of its multipurpose, highway speed wheeled excavator, powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline, at ConExpo. This milestone signifies the strength and evolution of the two companies’ long-standing partnership, as well as Volvo Penta’s ability to ac...

Cummins: from Darlington to South Korea

You will remember that in January Cummins revealed that it had manufactured its 1.5 millionth Mid-Range engine, a B5.9, at its Darlington factory. Since then, the team at Darlington has been tracking the progress of its now “famous” engine and have estimated that it travelled over 5,400 miles from D...

Hitachi ZX490LCH-7, born to produce

The Hitachi ZX490LCH-7 is the evolution of a concept that has its roots over time. A partnership with Isuzu that has always lasted and today brought the 6WG1 under the hood of this 50-ton excavator.

Euromach R953 and Kubota V3800 in the name of Stage V

Euromach takes a step forward with AdBlue We have already talked about Euromach here on Diesel International. We understand that spiders are not exclusive to cartoons and arachnophobes. With the independent “legs”, the excavators from Brescia, in the north of Italy, are able to dare wher...

Updates from Cisma: Evolis and mini excavators

There is a new professional association in France: Evolis Cisma (the French trade association of mechanical equipment manufacturers for the construction, infrastructure, steel and handling industries) and Profluid (the French association of pump, agitator, valve and compressor manufacturers), member...

The ‘spider-men’ from Euromach. The words of Alfredo Calzoni

From cranes to spider excavators. This is the context that led the Italian Cormach, active since 1960 to create the spin-off company Euromach, specialized, since 1977, in the production of spider excavators. But what do we mean by “spider”? From Montichiari, the city where Euromach is ba...

Construction machines: growth of the Italian export in 2018

In 2018, the Italian export growth got close to 3 billion euros Italian export registered a positive trend in 2018. Prometeia, based on Istat data, higlighted how exports of construction machinery grew (+ 5.7%) to reach a value of 2.958 billion euros. The numbers come from the SaMoTer Outlook 2019. ...