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Marine goes green: energy-efficient hydraulics in hybrid electric applications

At first glance, it looked like any other car ferry, carrying people and vehicles to-and-fro across a fjord off the coast of Norway. However, appearances can be deceptive. For this 80-metre vessel, tellingly named the Ampere, featured one of the world’s first all-electric battery-powered marine architectures – resulting in virtually zero greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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Reducing the environmental impact of construction equipment with inspiration from the aerospace industry

Every construction company should be looking to leave the surrounding environment as untouched as possible during projects. For some sectors however, that goal poses significant challenges. The forestry industry is a good example of this, where delicate work is constantly done in direct proximity to living ecosystems. Keeping the environment as free from any impact […]