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Foundations go lightweight
Demands for greater mobility of piling equipment on and between sites in Europe and the need for flexibility are the main driving forces behind development of new lighter weight rigs and hammers. Claire Symes reports.
Out with the old in with the new
CNH is dropping the Kobelco, Fiat-Kobelco, O&K, and New Holland Construction brands in Europe to concentrate its efforts on the new New Holland worldwide identity. Paul Marsden reports from Rome.
No tail, all the frills
JCB's latest excavator gives the advantages of a zero tail-swing machine with the operator comfort and space of a bigger, traditional model. Lindsay Gale reports.
Opt-out to hit construction
The European Parliament's plans to amend the Working Time Directive include removing the 48 hour working week opt-out clause. Supporters claim that the changes would improve health and safety, as well as enhance work-life balance, but the construction industry claims that it will have serious implications for the sector. Claire Symes reports.
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