Construction Sector News

Five excavator technologies to improve projects
ConExpo talks to manufacturers about the innovations that provide real value for money
Test drive: Hyundai HL980A
Dan Gilkes takes a first drive of Hyundai Construction Equipment’s HL980A and gives Construction Europe an exclusive overview of his experience
Interview: Doosan Bobcat’s Gustavo Otero
Construction Europe’s Cat Jones meets the Doosan Bobcat president to discuss everything from new innovations to a new beginning for hundreds of Ukrainians
Doosan’s new grade of crawler dozers
Company seeks to deliver top power in crawler dozers in its latest move to become a full line equipment supplier
3D printing: New tech being used to build in Africa
Holcim subsidiary 14Trees is the first firm to use 3D printing to build schools and affordable housing in countries across Africa
How can construction develop a Circular Economy?
Branislav Simovic, Despina Kallidromitou and Elisa Maceratini discuss the development of a Circular Economy in construction
Economic outlook: will Australian construction see growth in 2022?
A new government and continued recovery from Covid could see growth in construction, writes Scott Hazelton
What can visitors expect at Bauma 2022?
World’s largest trade show returns later this year
Latest technological advances in drilling and foundation
Advances in technology are making drilling and foundation work an easier task 
Innovation in high-rise construction
With the help of the latest methods and technology, high-rise construction projects are becoming more innovative
Outlook for French construction
French construction is expected to see a mostly postive year according to IHS Markit’s Scott Hazelton
BIM software M&A – who are the movers and shakers?
How merger & acquisition activity in the Building Information Modeling software market is driving new innovations
How are materials passports changing construction?
KHL writer Lucy Barnard analyses the use of materials passports in construction
Australian Cat dealer predicts rental on the rise
Hastings Deering has weathered Covid19 and predicts rising demand driven by big schemes
The future of German infrastructure
Government prioritises infrastructure projects and a climate-neutral construction sector
Trendlines: Excavators remain lynchpin of construction
Excavator sales are unlikely to rise in 2022 but unit sales remain close to all-time high
What will the cities of the future look like?
The world’s biggest cities will be located in different areas than today and will also look considerably different 
The digitalisation of the construction industry
Trackunit looks at key trends in the cohesive development of construction technology
Demolition or refurbishment?
Increasing numbers of politicians and architects are favouring reused buildings over demolition
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