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Ritchie Bros claims successful auction

Taking more than €35 million, Dutch sale said to be biggest auction held at that site since 2010

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Large Ritchie Bros auction

Young Caterpillar equipment promised in Netherlands at “one of the biggest” auctions of recent times

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New Cat excavator attachments

Caterpillar Work Tools has expanded its range of excavator attachments with new multi-processor models

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Yanmar expands engines range

Two new engines introduced at Intermat place Yanmar at heart of high-power market


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Mecalac enters electric race with e12

Battery powered e12 will provide 8 hours working time and will be in production by mid-2019.

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Redesign for three Cat trucks

Caterpillar’s 730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735 articulated trucks have been extensively redesigned

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JCB’s first electric excavator

Heralded as a ‘breakthrough’, JCB launches first fully-electric mini excavator

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Atlas Copco outlines its future

Focus to be on reduced carbon and noise emission products

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Dynapac announces Q2 product launches

Range of compaction equipment to be launched from Q2 onwards, the company announces


Construction Europe Features

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Haulers: Tipping point

2018-05-21T15:48:00+01:00By Thomas Allen

The European hauler market is set for a growth spurt. Construction Europe reports on the latest


Access equipment: Widening scope

2018-05-01T13:30:00+01:00By Euan Youdale

Sector expands global footprint to provide standard products for all markets, including Europe

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Portable power & on-site equipment: Supporting acts

2018-04-19T15:54:00+01:00By Thomas Allen

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

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Mini excavators: a mini romance

2018-04-17T16:25:00+01:00By Thomas Allen

It seems that European equipment buyers have something of a love affair with the mini excavator

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Telehandlers: Raising the bar

2018-04-03T16:18:00+01:00By Thomas Allen

Manufacturers are trying to push boundaries of how high machines can reach and how much they can lift

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Components: Keeping them rolling


Digitisation and new technology are integral to machines, but there are traditional elements like tyres

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Wheeled loaders: Loads of options

2018-02-28T10:58:00+00:00By Thomas Allen

Manufacturers have been working to provide a choice of designs to cope with a range of environments

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Engines: Gearing up

2018-02-08T16:40:00+00:00By Thomas Allen

Engine manufacturers have been getting ready for legislative changes in Europe in 2019, with the EU Stage V emissions regulations set to take effect. Thomas Allen reports on the latest developments  in the sector

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Attachments: Tilting at other markets

2018-02-07T11:39:00+00:00By Sandy Guthrie

Tiltrotators are finally making a mark outside the Nordic countries. Sandy Guthrie finds out more

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Breakers: New ground

2018-01-31T09:58:00+00:00By Steve Ducker

Recent developments in the manufacture and application of breakers are examined


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Intermat celebrates innovation

Winners of Intermat Innovation Awards 2018 announced at ceremony in Paris, France

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Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo CE to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range

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Kobelco heads for Iceland

European dealer network expanded with appointment of new authorised dealer in Iceland

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Fayat completes Dynapac acquisition

As sale of Dynapac to Fayat concludes, a new product visual identity is revealed

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Top quality is Engcon’s goal

Swedish-based manufacturer of tiltrotators invests in test facilities to ensure product quality

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Construction equipment markets bounce back

Worldwide sales of construction equipment to grow 16%, driven by buoyancy in Asia – Off-Highway Research

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Automated protection for road workers

French-based Colas Group launches world’s first autonomous impact protection vehicle in US


UK equipment sales rise

A 6% year-on-year increase in UK equipment sales recorded for first six months, according to CEA

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Moderate growth for European equipment

Equipment sales expected to grow 2% this year, following 11% surge in 2016, says Off-Highway Research

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Metso expands Lokotrack production

Crushing specialist invests seven-figure sum in Tampere, increasing efficiency by 30% - new assembly line’s first new products due early next year


Construction Europe News

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold

Cement and concrete association formed

Albert Manifold, CEO of CRH, becomes president as ten companies hold inaugural meeting of GCCA

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Saturation for Ukraine housing

Growth in construction volume seen over past few years – market collapse thought to be unlikely

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Hitachi launches dealer rental initiative in Europe

Manufacturer will invest €100 million in rental fleet by 2020, with dealers responsible for managing the rental operations.

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New facility for Icelandic dealer

Volvo dealer Brimborg to get new 4,000m2 premises called Veltir, the old Icelandic name for Volvo

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Association airs minerals fear

UK government proposals threaten replenishment of aggregate and other mineral reserves, says MPA


Cutter business bought by Kinshofer

Schaeff transverse cutter business bought from Atlas as firm looks to widen range of industries

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Ritchie Bros claims successful auction

Taking more than €35 million, Dutch sale said to be biggest auction held at that site since 2010


Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel needs private funding

Report says major project to connect Finland and Estonia would need private sector participation

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FIEC voices market surveillance concerns

Commission initiative – the Goods Package – felt not to be appropriate for construction products


New MTU customer care centre

MTU progresses digitally-led Customer Service 4.0 initiative with opening of new centre in Germany


Call for reforms to UK building safety

Hackitt report recommends extensive changes to improve UK building safety culture after Grenfell fire

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Major appointment at Metso

Pekka Vauramo appointed president and CEO effective from November ‘at the latest’

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Arcadis lists Europe’s most expensive

London and Geneva move down construction cost league table as North American cities dominate list

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Skanska signed up for London development

Project to build K1 Knightsbridge mixed-use scheme in fashionable borough worth €161.50 million

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Salini Impregilo discusses innovation

Infrastructure photo show leads to talk of key elements to improve productivity and cost efficiency

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Heijmans claims positive quarter

Dutch contractor says revenue for first quarter higher than 2017, and CEO claims recovery continues

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SME definition debated in Europe

European Builders Confederation says efforts should be made to create SME-friendly environment

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Bell CEO handover

June date for new head of ADT specialist, while investment is planned for German and US facilities

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Large Ritchie Bros auction

Young Caterpillar equipment promised in Netherlands at “one of the biggest” auctions of recent times

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Greed and timidity blamed for Carillion collapse

Final report on demise of Carillion points finger at board members and “rotten corporate culture”

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CE Podcast May 2018 (audio)

The May 2018 podcast from Construction Europe magazine is now available for download

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Earthmoving machines up 16% in Italy

Samoter highlights replacement of vehicle fleets and new investments in building and construction

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Eiffage feeling confident

International operations bolster French contractor’s financial results for first quarter of 2018