Construction Sector News

When will the China access market reach maturity?
The Chinese MEWP sector is still growing quickly, at around 40% year-on-year, but is several steps from maturity 
GCCA reveals 7 ways to reach concrete ‘Net Zero’
The world’s leading cement and concrete manufacturers have made a global commit to cut CO2 emissions by a further 25% by 2030
Why the rental sector is expanding its services
Major equipment rental companies around the world are extending the services they can offer
5 OEMs meeting construction’s electrification challenge
As the construction equipment continues to meet the alternative energy challenge head on, here’s a roundup of some recent electric-powered offerings from OEMs
How FDI can lead Vietnam’s MEWP covid resurgence
The country is suffering acutely from Covid-19, yet its MEWP market holds great potential, as rental pioneer TNC explains 
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
How the Pandemic and 5G can spur construction innovation
The increasing adoption of 5G will speed up the digitisation of construction and should bring benefits to all of the industry
International access fleet report - free to view
AI‘s Access50 Extended offers a comprehensive insight into global fleets through a range of charts and graphs. Download now, free of charge 
‘Big Carl’: How to handle the world’s biggest crane at Hinkley Point
Ashley Daniels, the head of lifting at Hinkley Point C, reveals what it’s like to be the man in charge of the world’s biggest and most powerful crane
BIM: a game-changing technology?
What are the benefits of building information modelling and what is its role going forward?
How new engines are driving down carbon emissions
A look at how new engines can help construction businesses lower their carbon footprint
7 ways construction is tackling sustainability
As the need for sustainability becomes more apparent across the globe, firms are launching new proposals to meet these growing demands
10 ways to join the hydrogen power revolution
Interest in the use of hydrogen has soared over the past few years as the construction industry races to reduce its carbon footprint. We roundup some recent initiatives
How construction can become sustainable
The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift to adapt more environmentally friendly practices
5 ways to make remote working work
Keith Ali, MD at Creative ITC, explains how to overcome 5 common challenges when deploying remote working solutions to ensure AEC organisations realise business benefits from digital transformation.
COMMENT: Are we at the beginning of a golden decade in German construction?
Peter Gerstmann, chairman of the board of management of the Zeppelin Group discusses growing opportunities for the German construction sector
Can hydrogen engines turn construction green?
Hydrogen combustion engines move to centre stage as construction aims for zero emissions
How electrification is heating up race to meet emissions targets
The move to electric-driven access equipment seems inevitable but the journey is not necessarily straightforward.
AMECO CEO outlines new strategy and diversification goal
Interview: CEO Gary Bernardez discusses how the now independent AMECO North America will diversify into the construction and maintenance contracting sector
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
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