Articles by Joe Sargent

GPS & telematics: monitoring the fleet
Published on: 25 November, 2020
Keeping tabs on your construction equipment using real-time data can be cost saving and improve business operations
Components: The building blocks
Published on: 04 November, 2020
The advancement of components is continuing to drive further improvements in construction machinery.
Eiffage wins €120M Spanish solar power contract
Published on: 29 October, 2020
French contractor Eiffage has won a contract to develop a 250 MWp mega solar power plant in Spain
Sales of UK construction equipment down 17%
Published on: 28 October, 2020
Compared with the third quarter in 2019, 2020’s Q3 sees construction machinery sales drop by 17%
Portugal’s €400 million care investment
Published on: 27 October, 2020
European Investment Bank & IFD to provide €400 million for elderly care infrastructure
Finance and CE Barometer September 2020
Published on: 27 October, 2020
As equipment manufacturers and material producers experienced growth, listed contractors felt the brunt of virus
Green light for €1.1 billion London redevelopment
Published on: 23 October, 2020
Kensington Forum plot receives planning permission for new hotel, houses, bars and restaurants
Cat highlights products, services with release of Trial 9: PAC-MAN
Published on: 20 October, 2020
Following two Guinness World Records and many spectacular feats the Cat Trials are back
EU’s renovation wave to drive sustainability
Published on: 14 October, 2020
New vision to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty by doubling renovation rate
New head of Europe for Case
Published on: 14 October, 2020
Frederico Bullo takes over from Jose Cuadrado as head of Europe for Case Construction Equipment
Overhead lines power Liebherr haulers
Published on: 08 October, 2020
Saving fuel, tram-like trolley lines set to power Liebherr’s haulers at an iron ore mine in Austria
Nottingham Castle’s €33 million restoration
Published on: 07 October, 2020
Historic castle, once home to Richard I and occupied by the Sheriff of Nottingham, restored
Fortnite game developer aids BIM design company
Published on: 06 October, 2020
Epic Games awards BIM design specialist Tridify ‘MegaGrant’ to develop BIM streaming service
Kubota appoints new dealer for Scotland
Published on: 21 September, 2020
HRN Tractors to become new full-line dealer for manufacturer in Scotland, UK
Eiffage and Engie win offshore contract
Published on: 07 September, 2020
French energy firms awarded 496MW Saint-Brieuc bay offshore substation contract in France
Fossil-free steel mine opens in Sweden
Published on: 01 September, 2020
A pilot project known as HYBRIT for a greener fossil-free steel mine has begun operations in Sweden
Scottish housing minister calls for reduced VAT
Published on: 01 September, 2020
In a bid to boost construction Scottish minister Kevin Stewart requests VAT to be reduced to 5% on existing works
Eiffage wins €100M Brussels HQ contract
Published on: 26 August, 2020
Consortium of Eiffage, BESIX and In Advance win contract to build new RTBF HQ in Brussels
Bosnian Highway contract signed
Published on: 26 August, 2020
Initial stage of Tarcin to Konjic development in Bosnia receives funding of €78 million to get underway
CE Finance July 2020: Long road ahead
Published on: 24 August, 2020
After May reflected a potential return to normality, ‘second wave’ speculation is strong as shares fall during July
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