Construction Sector News

Are electric demolition robots making jobsites safer?
Demolition is difficult, dirty, dangerous work but it is also necessary work. How best to keep workers safe in a demolition environment? Remove them from that environment. ConExpo-Con/Agg writes
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Online exclusive: Metso Outotec on sustainability, innovations and new tech
Ilpo Nieminen, Director, R&D and Innovations, Aggregates, Metso Outotec on the latest trends in the sector 
Sustainable construction materials
With the eyes of the world increasingly looking at how sustainable construction is, the use of ‘greener’ materials could make a real difference
Material concerns: What the global energy crisis means for construction
How rising costs for energy and materials are impacting the global construction industry 
Investing in India’s construction industry
Despite the challenges that continue to disrupt the construction sector, India is emerging as a growing economy that has learned to adapt and overcome
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Telematics: The data driving construction machines
Monitoring data streams to help drive down costs and carbon emissions
Automating and innovating concrete with technology
Meeting sustainability targets is driving the concrete industry to innovate its processes and create ‘smart’ technology, reports Catrin Jones
A deep look at Caterpillar’s approach to technology
ACE at work: CTO Karl Weiss talks about the integration of autonomy, connectivity and electrification
Investing in the future of quarrying and mining
Investment is – slowly – transforming the quarrying and mining sector into one with more integrated technology and sustainable equipment, writes Andy Brown
The supply chain reaction
Supply chain disruptions are hitting hard in Europe and the conflict in Ukraine means companies will need to be resilient to weather another year of uncertainty. Catrin Jones reports
The software doing the hard work
Application software may not be the first thing that springs to mind in a discussion about modern construction, but it is playing an increasingly important role in the delivery of Europe’s major infrastructure projects, as Mike Hayes reports
Opportunities in the wind
Mark Matthew on why delays in offshore wind projects must not be allowed to hinder green progress
A vision for net-zero buildings
Zsolt Toth of the Building Performance Institute of Europe discusses the need to measure the whole-life carbon emissions of the built environment
The quest for net zero steel
Zero carbon steel may not be commercially available yet - but that hasn’t stopped some of the world’s biggest construction companies from demanding it
Recycling to regenerate construction
As the European construction sector transitions to a regenerative, circular economy, Leila Steed takes a look at the latest crushing and screening equipment re-energizing the market.
The truth about BIM software
Construction Europe talks to Fabio Ponzio of Hexagon Geosystems about why using building information modelling really can be good for business
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