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POWER POINT

Research

Plant manufacturer JCB's engineering and research director Bob Pendlebury says he would spend his million on developing more environmentally friendly machinery. 'I would like to spend it on researching alternative power sources for the construction equipment of the future,' he says. 'For example, a fuel cell driven, electric powered mini excavator or small backhoe loader. The objective benefits would be low to zero emissions and low noise.'

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