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Portable power & on-site equipment: Supporting acts

Perhaps it is less glamorous, but on-site equipment is what helps keep the jobsite running



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Roadbuilding: Highway to sustainability

Roadbuilding can weigh heavily on the environment, but firms are making effort to lighten the load

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GPS & Telematics: The digital future

Technology of machine communication and other machine controls is complex, but is nearly everywhere

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Tunnelling: Underground successes

Major tunnel projects are getting in to their stride across Europe this year, including high-speed rail

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Utilities: Specialist machines

Whether it is laying pipes or fibre optic cables, the right machine for the job is a priority


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Falsework & formwork: True to form

Careful planning is the key to unlocking the full potential of falsework and formwork

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Demolition and recycling: Getting creative

Demolition and recycling jobs are rarely simple, requiring equipment that can meet a range of challenges

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Cranes: Raising standards

With cities growing in height, crane firms have been improving tower cranes to meet increasing demands

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Excavators: Advanced systems

The search for efficiency is leading some excavator manufacturers down the road towards hybrid models


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Mini crawler excavators dominate in France

Pre-crisis levels reached by French mini crawler excavator market, reports CISMA

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Kier for UK housing project

UK-based construction firm chosen for major residential project to build 750 new homes in UK

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February fall for GB

Great Britain’s construction output falls, despite strong performance from private housing

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Record turnover for Liebherr

Liebherr Group achieves best sales result to date

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Bauer’s profits grow

Profitability increased significantly in 2017 for German-based construction company

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OHL to modernise Czech railway

Spanish-based contractor awarded €172 million railway upgrade project in Czech Republic

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Heijmans for Netherlands road contract

Provisional contract awarded to Dutch-based contractor for work on A1 road in Netherlands

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Metso grows in Nordic region

Finnish aggregates equipment manufacturer to buy PJ Jonsson och Söner

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Woodward buys Rolls-Royce’s L’Orange

US-based company to buy Rolls-Royce’s fuel injection systems business for €700 million



Pumps: Going with the flow

With the variety of challenges that can be met on a construction site, Construction Europe discovers that choosing the right pump for the job is crucial

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Surveying: ‘The future is here’

BIM is almost everywhere, cameras are in the air over jobsites – surveying is changing all the time