Longer Reads

Connelly Crane Rental: a family business
Michael Connelly learned the crane business by starting at the bottom.
How was Aertssen Kranen successful in 3,800 tonne substation move?
Restricted space and other challenges were no match for Belgian heavy lift and transport specialist in offshore substation move
How can ground penetrating radar benefit construction?
John Rodgman, managing director of Borehole Solutions looks at the capabilities of the technology
What are construction R&D teams working on?
Can investment in product development help to solve the productivity puzzle and reduce emissions?
Cutting concrete’s carbon footprint
With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25% factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tons of CO2
Barriers to MMC adoption
Paul Nash, a construction consultant with Jansons Property examines issues holding back offsite manufacturing for construction in the UK
How will BIM change the future of construction?
Frank Weiss, Senior Director of Global Product Management, Oracle Construction and Engineering considers the future of BIM in construction 
Which demolition contractors have seen the highest turnover since 2020?
Analysis published in d&ri100 2022 reveals the top demolition contractors by turnover increase
The future of battery-powered cranes
An inside look at what lies ahead.
How is innovation making specialized transport faster and more efficient?
With transportation projects often requiring careful consideration, the industry is coming up with innovative solutions 
How a major road project went ‘all digital’
Swiss road project tendered out as an all-digital Design and Build pilot
Interview: former president of transport and crane association ESTA
David Collett, former president of ESTA speaks exclusively with International Cranes and Specialized Transport
What happens if construction companies breach safety regulations?
Joe Harmon, chief product owner at Evotix outlines the importance of keeping construction workers safe, and how failure to comply with regulations can lead to severe consequences.
CE Barometer - July: Hope that downward trend is shortlived
A drop in current business levels contrasts with a somewhat surprising confidence in the future
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
Green Energy Solutions: Lowering the carbon footprint
Part of a major Green Energy Supplement for the access industry, here AI explores electric-powered equipment
How will hydrogen change construction equipment rental?
Clean and odourless, hydrogen promises to lift fuel supply out of the “dark ages” of carbon, although its widespread uptake is a way off
Technological advances in skid steers
The latest advances in technology are giving greater benefits to skid steer operators
New Power Progress Yearbook highlights zero-carbon solutions
Global engineers are working on technology to help end-users meet zero-carbon goals
Who are the top 50 tower crane companies in North America?
Annual report by American Cranes and Transport features five new entries
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