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Weekly recap: JCB’s first-ever rotating telehandler, a fossil-free steel vehicle, the benefits of digital tools and more

A JCB rotating telescopic handler on the job site
The rotating telescopic handler is powered by JCB's efficient 145 horsepower (108 kW) Ecomax engine.

Equipment releases are always something to look forward to. This week we saw a new rotating telehandler, a vehicle made from fossil-free steel, new utility vehicles and more. Below are five articles from this week you don't want to miss.

JCB North America launches its first-ever rotating telehandler

JCB North America has launched the company's first ever rotating telescopic handler range. Rotating machines with heavier lift capacities have grown more popular across the globe. Offering a maximum 12,000-pound (5.5-tonnes) lift capacity and a maximum working height of 83ft (25.5m).

Find out more product specifications and features of the 512-83R rotating telescopic handler in the full article.

United Rentals has outlined ways contractors can tap digital solutions to manage construction equipment, create more productive worksites and more efficient, profitable companies.

How digital tools can help manage construction equipment and improve job site productivity

United Rentals has shared tips on how companies can better manage construction equipment and improve worksite productivity using digital solutions. Digital solutions include telematics, online self-service tools and fleet management. Each tool allows construction teams to find what they need and do what they need, no matter where they are or what device or tool is being used.

Discover how digital tools can improve your job site in the full article.

A move toward green steel is an important step for Volvo Group, as well as for the transport and infrastructure industries as a whole.

Volvo unveils world's first concept vehicle made from fossil-free steel

Volvo Group has revealed the world's first concept vehicle, a load carrier, made of fossil-free steel from SSAB. During a green steel collaboration event, it was also announced that more vehicles will follow in 2022 in what will be a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil-free steel from SSAB. Volvo Group is on the path to be climate-neutral and to achieve net zero value chain greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.

Watch Volvo's fossil-free steel vehicle premiere in the full article.

The Polaris Pro XD line-up features durability, serviceability and safety features that differentiate it from other work UTVs.

Polaris expands line of work utility vehicles with new mid-size model

Polaris Commercial has designed the Pro XD UTV for lighter payloads, tighter spaces and enhanced comfort. The vehicle comes in two and four-seat versions with a 500-pound capacity cargo bed and is intended for use in all-terrain and all-weather utility or people movement for applications like construction, events set-up, landscaping and facilities and grounds maintenance.

Find out if the Pro XD UTV is your fleet's next utility vehicle in the full article.

The curved side edges of the 7.2-cubic-yard bucket is built to minimize spillage.

Komatsu wheel offers increased productivity for forestry and construction applications 

The new 299 horsepower Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader is designed to be a three-pass match for loading aggregate and other processed materials onto highway trucks. The machine can also be adapted for use in infrastructure, forestry and non-residential construction applications. Features on the WA480-8 wheel loader enhance its versatility, making it suitable for truck loading, carrying, stockpiling and hopper charging applications.

Find out if your forestry or construction job site could benefit from a Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader in the full article.

Company info

2000 Bamford Blvd
Pooler, GA
US, 31322

Website:
jcb.com

Phone number:
912-447-2000

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304 Volvo Way
Shippensburg, PA
US, 17257

Website:
volvoce.com

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2100 Hwy 55
Medina, MN
US, 55340-9770

Website:
polaris.com

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8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 100
Chicago, IL
US, 60631

Website:
komatsuamerica.com

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P.O. Box 70
101 21 Stockholm,
SE,

Website:
ssab.com

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