Opportunities for constructing underground utilities across Europe will increase as the economy starts to stabilise. An increasing demand for gas in particular and other utilities in the East of the region should prove interesting for contractors. Becca Wilkins reports.
Hong Kong's Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's (KCRC) Kowloon Southern Link closes a gap in the network between two of Kowloon's major rail lines and will service one of the most densely populated and busiest areas of Hong Kong.
Foundations equipment manufacturers are focusing on developing more environmentally friendly and specialised piling techniques to meet different market needs. Improving operator comfort as well as complying with engine emissions regulations remain priorities. Becca Wilkins reports.
Product innovation, with a focus on the environment and increasing productivity remains top priority for global foundation equipment manufacturers, despite difficult market conditions. Becca Wilkins reports.
The lack of new drilling equipment on show at Intermat this year may be a sign of the times but is in no way the start of a trend. Manufacturers are focused on future opportunities, with new products and technologies remaining top priority. Becca Wilkins reports.
Vermeer held a customer and dealer event at its European headquarters in the Netherlands in late June to introduce several new products, including two of relevance to the rental sector: the BC160 XL brush chipper and the very compact D9x13 directional drill.