Electric Equipment – The unanswered questions

Construction and demolition manufacturers would have us believe that electric powered machines are the solution to at least some of the environmental challenges facing the sector.

Questions still remain, however, over battery life, charging times, and the amount of work that can be accomplished on a single charge.

But perhaps the biggest question that still hangs over electric machines is their likely resale value.

With manufacturers either unable or unwilling to help answer that most pressing question, we reached out to auction house Ritchie Bros to find out what they were seeing in terms of electric machine sales.