Longer Reads

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
Bauma 2022: what’s in store for the rental sector?
After three years, Bauma returns to Munich this October
Utilizing crane attachments in specialized applications
With custom attachments, cranes can be used for a variety of tasks, mainly in shoring up foundations for bridges or other structures.
Tips for crane operation in extreme weather conditions
Rigging and operating a crane when the forecast calls for severe weather requires critical decision making.
How can OEMs take advantage of the new EU Data Act?
Soeren Brogaard, CEO of Trackunit reveals why the new act could become beneficial to OEMs
Constructive acceleration
Lucy O’Dwyer and Connor Clark of Pinsent Masons look at cases where contractors are denied an extension of time by contract administrators
Electric construction equipment: An insider’s view
Conmeq CEO Boris Koot on equipment efficiency, battery packs and protecting the  environment
Mini excavators: new tech and alternative power
An increasingly common piece of equipment on construction sites, demand for mini excavators is growing across many worldwide markets
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