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The Dutch road construction company BAM Infra has built on-site the world”s first electrically powered road roller. The 10 to 12 metric ton roller is working on a project for the municipality of Almere this week. By using this zero-emission construction vehicle, BAM aims to contribute to its own climate targets and those of its clients by ensuring cleaner construction. Road construction is also currently afflicted by the nitrogen problem, as are other sectors within the construction industry. All kinds of approaches are being tried to address this problem, such as efforts to reduce emissions. Agreements had already been made about this in the Climate Accord.

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