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World’s First: Zero Emission Electric Construction Site

April 9th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Even in cities like Oslo, Norway, which is typically thought of as progressive and "green" here in the 'States, more than 20% of the total CO2 emissions comes from heavy-duty construction equipment. That's a huge number, and you can bet that older, less regulated machines in other major cities are even worse. That fact has motivated the authorities in Oslo to enact laws that say all new, public buildings must be built with "fossil-free" construction machinery


Liebherr Releases First All-Electric Cement Mixer

April 2nd, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Swiss construction firm Liebherr recently announced an all-electric first for heavy-duty construction sites. Meet the ETM — a five-axle semi truck mixer based on the new 670 HP all-electric Volvo FM. It's the first mixer that's 100% electric, and 100% awesome


CASE 580 EV | Project Zeus Promises Quieter Job Sites

March 29th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

CASE is calling its new machine "Project Zeus," and it's the industry's first electric backhoe loader. And, according to CASE, it offers levels of power and performance that are equivalent to similarly sized, diesel-engined backhoes in the market while producing zero "tailpipe" emissions. Even better: it does all that at a fraction of the operating costs of the ICE options



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