Construction Sector News

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
How a major road project went ‘all digital’
Swiss road project tendered out as an all-digital Design and Build pilot
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
Technological advances in skid steers
The latest advances in technology are giving greater benefits to skid steer operators
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
ConTech: Not a silver bullet, but a long-term partner
Matt Desmond of technology giant Hexagon’s Heavy Construction division, talks to Construction Europe about the benefits to contractors of adopting digital technology
Interview: Sunward’s global access goals
OEM’s general manager explains the reasons behind its shift into access equipment manufacturing 
How construction firms can unlock the value of AI
Rob Smith, CTO of cloud services provider Creative ITC, explains how as-a-Service IT models are enabling IT leaders to unlock greater return on investment
Skid steers and tracked loaders: the latest electric models
Manufacturers are continuing to invest in electric powered equipment
How will 5G impact construction?
Assessing 5G’s potential impact on the construction industry – could it be a game-changer? 
How is Spot the robot being used on construction sites?
UK contractor BAM Nuttall utilises the robot for site monitoring
Is the future of construction digital?
Interview: Hexagon’s chief technology officer on new and future construction technology trends
UAE plans US$23bn of infrastructure investment
Innovative road, rail, port and hyperloop projects to revolutionise country’s transport network
How technology is keeping Rail Baltica on track
International project is utilising technology as it moves to the construction phase
‘Substantial growth’ planned for Hyundai
Construction Europe speaks with Dr Hubertus Muenster of Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe
Komatsu launches Smart Construction Retrofit Kit
Kit turns conventional machines into “intelligent” ones
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
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