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Volvo sales rise

Net sales at Volvo CE for second quarter reported to be nearly a third up on same period last year

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Asia conference educates in Malaysia

The IPAF Asia Conference is being held today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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LafargeHolcim’s UK roads contract

Aggregate Industries wins four-year contract with Highways England worth more than €560 million

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Galliford Try improvement

UK contractor claims improved underlying performance in trading update to the end of June 2018

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New association’s first chief executive

Global Cement & Concrete Association chooses World Coal Association head Sporton to lead organisation

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Record Hillhead show

Nearly 20,000 attendees were present at this year’s UK construction equipment exhibition

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New EBC president

Different president but same focus on importance of working together to improve energy efficiency

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British decline may be over

Great Britain’s output figures continue to show three-month fall, but May performed better than April

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Heijmans lock project could restart

Dispute ruling over Dutch Wilhelmina Lock project entitles contractor to €8 million more compensation

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$1.2 billion water tunnel for New York

Construction due to start in 2023 on 3.2km tunnel in the US

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Concrete: Hard facts

However it is pumped, and wherever it is used, concrete is a crucial part of the construction site

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Autonomous future: driverless cranes

Could the next big thing for the crane industry be the autonomous crane - and sooner than you think?

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The job that has everything

UK contractor R Collard faced multiple challenges on a project in London (free login required)

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Operator assistance devices: Automated assistance

Increasing integration between different types of technology is helping to enhance operator safety and increase productivity. CHRISTIAN SHELTON reports

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D&Ri100: European expansion

Part 2 of our rundown includes companies from Germany, France and Finland (free login required)

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Changing the face of training

Loretta Foley, director of United Rentals’ United Academy, explains how technology is changing the way training is delivered.

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Preparing for industry-wide changes

Tony Groat, IPAF’s North America manager and a member of drafting committees for both the CSA and ANSI standards, looks at the impacts the new specific standards relating to training will have and how companies can get compliant.

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Roughing around

Demand remains steady for RT scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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iC Yellow Table 2018

International Construction's annual ranking of the world's 50 largest construction equipment manufacturers.


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