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US and UK to work together on BIM
Two countries to work together to help develop the US National BIM Programme
Video: World experts describe construction’s future
Construction Technology Summit lays out roadmap for autonomous equipment in construction
Altaaqa partners with AFC Energy on fuel cell gensets
Saudi Arabian rental company and AFC Energy sign memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel cell products
Moxion targets construction with battery power sets
Californian company has raised US$10 million to develop its manufacturing capacity and power rentals business
Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
GAP Hire aims for carbon net-zero by 2040
UK rental company GAP Hire Solutions said it aims to be carbon net-zero by 2040
HCSS launches new Aerial drone software version
HCSS Aerial now features improved design visualisation, digital inspection and automated asset lifecycle monitoring
Portable construction simulator
Vortex Edge Plus, a portable, desktop simulation system, launched by CM Labs Simulations
Video interview: telematics and the future of digitalization in rental
Paul Wilson, Senior Director – ZTR Commercial Development & Operations, IIoT Division, speaks with ALH about current and future technologies within the access and rental industries
SmartEquip launches e-Commerce store
SmartEquip has debuted a new e-Commerce Store and e-Commerce Support program for equipment owners of multiple brands
New funding for construction tech software firm
Assignar, a cloud-based construction operations platform, raises US$20 million in latest funding round
Video interview: the future of construction technology
Peter Large from Trimble on the impact of Covid-19 on new technology, what is holding back the wider adoption of tech and what the company is working on next
Decarbonisation research project launched in UK
Ministry of Justice’s Decarbonising Precast Concrete project will see Innovate UK lead construction industry specialists in collaborative research
Former CNH executives send ‘disruptor’ warning
Carl Gustaf Göransson and Alan Berger warn construction OEMs to prepare for a disruptor to enter the market
Volvo CE launches augmented reality App for technicians
New app allows dealer field technicians to video call Volvo CE engineers while onsite
Interview: Ray O’Connor, CEO, Topcon
Ray O’Connor, CEO of Topcon, on the state of digital construction technology, where growth will happen and using the iPhone as inspiration
Funding boost for eco-friendly brick
€1.2 million from Zero Waste Scotland to scale up production of K-briq made from construction waste
FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
Doosan Infracore completes first battery pack prototype
Development will accelerate battery pack and electrified products business, company said
Serious Labs’ simulators approved by Energy Safety Canada
Serious Labs’ VR MEWP simulators will be used for training with Energy Safety Canada (ESC)
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