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Previous Posts - April 2022

Doosan Stage V minis

Doosan Stage V minis

29 April 2022

Doosan Infracore Europe has introduced the DX27Z-7 2.8-tonne and DX35Z-7 3.9-tonne Stage V compliant mini excavators to its line-up. 

The machines offer high auxiliary flows of 58 a…

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Green Groundhog success

Green Groundhog success

28 April 2022

Genquip Groundhog has won an International CSR Excellence Award in an initiative that recognises organisations developing products and services promoting social responsibility.

As part o…

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Not just a battery…

Not just a battery…

25 April 2022

It’s easy to take rechargeable batteries for granted. Perhaps it’s because we associate them so often with the basic AA or AA types that power so many appliances and which are rela…

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Tip-top tanks from MHM

Tip-top tanks from MHM

25 April 2022

Rising fuel prices and the risk of pilferage or theft make it all the more important to store diesel securely and to monitor its usage. 

As a result, the MHM Group tells me that dem…

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Got a signal?

Got a signal?

22 April 2022

Electric vehicle drivers with concerns about finding a convenient place to recharge when in unfamiliar territory might sometimes face another kind of charge anxiety. 

The issue is t…

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Queen’s Award for SCSS

Queen’s Award for SCSS

21 April 2022

The Supply Chain Sustainability School has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development for its work in delivering environmental, social and economic benefits to it…

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Battery systems go Green

Battery systems go Green

21 April 2022

More organisations are adopting sustainable ways of working but end users often need to be educated in using them effectively. 

Green Power Hire reports that interest is growing str…

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Hitachi charges forward

Hitachi charges forward

20 April 2022

Receiving its first UK public viewing at the recent Futureworx event was the ZE85 excavator from Hitachi Construction Machinery. This is an 8.7-tonne battery powered model that is claimed to g…

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Smiths makes the cut

Smiths makes the cut

20 April 2022

Smiths Equipment Hire has expanded its range of environmentally friendly equipment with the addition of 30 new Husqvarna K1 PACE battery powered cut-off saws. 

The Blackpool-based c…

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Sunny side up at Nixon Hire

Sunny side up at Nixon Hire

19 April 2022

Nixon Hire is increasing the number of eco-friendly welfare vans in its fleet, including vehicles that have solar panels on the roof to reduce the need to run the engine to provide power. …

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Swiss resort chooses battery machines

Swiss resort chooses battery machines

19 April 2022

Battery powered machinery from Wacker Neuson came into its own when contractors in Switzerland were working at a nature trail in the Alps where emissions have to be kept to a minimum. 

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Power Saving hybrids for on-site efficiency

Power Saving hybrids for on-site efficiency

14 April 2022

Power Saving Solutions is expanding, reflecting the growing interest in environmentally friendly equipment. The business has moved to significantly larger premises in Meden Vale, Nottinghamshi…

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Sunbelt buys HPH

Sunbelt buys HPH

13 April 2022

Sunbelt Rentals UK has acquired the hire business and assets of Hybrid Power Hire (HPH) which supplies battery power storage units. 

Sunbelt states that this will expand its hire fl…

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Snorkels in demand

Snorkels in demand

11 April 2022

End users are realising the benefits of using electric machines as opposed to diesel ones in certain applications, according to Snorkel Europe. 

The manufacturer reports increasing…

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Welfare 4 Hire expands EasyCabin fleet

Welfare 4 Hire expands EasyCabin fleet

8 April 2022

Welfare 4 Hire has added more eco-friendly units from AJC EasyCabin as it gears up for expansion. 

In addition to an order placed with the manufacturer last September for 100 cabins…

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Himoinsa on track

Himoinsa on track

8 April 2022

The road to net zero took on a literal significance for Himoinsa Power Solutions on 2 April. The company provided environmentally friendly power generation and lighting equipment with Stage V…

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Repair and replace for long-term success

Repair and replace for long-term success

6 April 2022

The aim of the ESG (environmental, social and governance) policies that are being adopted by more and more organisations is to go beyond mere economic objectives and to achieve long-term benef…

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Green and clean with FuelActive

Green and clean with FuelActive

6 April 2022

Sky-high fuel prices mean that machine operators want to get the most out of every precious tankful with minimal wastage or contamination. 

So it’s perhaps not surprising that…

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Why we still need ICEs

Why we still need ICEs

5 April 2022

One of the topics discussed at the Futureworx conference and exhibition in Peterborough last week was decarbonisation on the route to net zero. 

The session included a thought-provo…

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Kubota dumper duo

Kubota dumper duo

4 April 2022

Kubota has launched two new compact tracked dumpers, namely the battery powered KC70VSL-4e and the diesel KC110SL-4.

The KC70VSL-4e, pictured above, has been derived from the existing KC…

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For one day only…

For one day only…

1 April 2022

What a day it’s been so far for eco-friendly innovation and ingenuity! 

Details of cutting-edge products and services kept flooding into my inbox this morning until midday. I…

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