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Dynapac announces Q2 product launches

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

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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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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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Roadbuilding: Highway to sustainability

2018-01-16T15:16:00+00:00By Thomas Allen

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

2018-01-03T17:15:00+00:00By Sandy Guthrie

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

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Tunnelling: Underground successes

2017-11-28T16:55:00+00:00By Adrian Greeman

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

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Utilities: Specialist machines

2017-11-22T11:46:00+00:00By Sandy Guthrie

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

2017-11-06T15:48:00+00:00By Thomas Allen

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

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Demolition and recycling: Getting creative

2017-11-01T11:05:00+00:00By Thomas Allen

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

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Cranes: Raising standards

2017-10-25T08:28:00+01:00By Thomas Allen

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


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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

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Global emissions compliance to rise

Diesel engines meeting Tier 2 standards or less to be all but phased-out by 2023 in new non-road mobile machinery

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Volvo CE innovates with all-electric prototype

EX02 excavator takes centre stage at Swedish manufacturer’s Innovation Summit in London

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JCB unveils new excavators and site dumper

Range of one tonne minis and a new hi-viz site dumper concept impress at UK launch

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XCMG exports double in first four months of year

Chinese manufacturer says its year-on-year export sales have seen significant growth in Asian markets, the Middle East and Africa

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FIEC warns of BIM challenges

Federation launches manifesto to highlight potential of BIM in terms of facilitating implementation of EU policy

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New factory for Engcon

Swedish-based tiltrotator manufacturer in expansion to meet demand and reduce delivery times

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FPT Industrial’s research tie-up

CNH Industrial brand renews scientific partnership with Politecnico di Milano and Fondazione Politecnico di Milano

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60 years of Bomag

German-based manufacturer offers 60-month warranty in celebration of 60th anniversary


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“A success for YIT”

Finnish company said to be on the way to becoming a leading urban developer in Northern Europe

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Turkish housing paradox

EECFA’s Turkish member considers how house prices have decreased while building costs have risen

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Dynapac announces Q2 product launches

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

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Financial close for Bam project

Bam announces financial close reached on motorway project between Neuruppin and Pankow, Germany

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Northern Spire moves forward

Video released showing progress on construction of major bridge project in Sunderland, UK

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French growth for mini excavators

Most important segment was still 2.5 to 3 tonne models, according to latest figures from CISMA

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Fears for some over Romanian market

Housing market expansion seen by some as cause for concern but serious crash not thought likely


New home for Plantworx

UK’s CEA moves show to new site for 2019, and runs conference next month to look at digital revolution

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Veidekke for major projects

Norwegian-based firm to lay 390,000 tonnes of asphalt in Norway for BetonmastHæhre

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Bilfinger prepares for growth

Industrial service provider transitions from stabilisation phase to build-up phase of strategy

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Big growth for Terex Materials Processing

Company sees final quarter year on year sales up by almost 20% as part of double-digit 2017 rise

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Boom time for Germany says VDMA

Association’s latest figures show construction turnover up 15% in fourth straight year of growth

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Galliford Try seeks new equity capital

Carillion crash prompts capital raise, despite strong six months in construction for UK contractor


Genie sales reflect market growth

Terex AWP, driven by its Genie brand, recorded a net sales rise of 18.6% in the fourth quarter

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Sales rise at Haulotte

Haulotte Group’s consolidated sales rose 22% compared to the fourth quarter of its 2017 financial year

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Italian recovery continues

A 15% rise in construction machinery sales in the Italian market for 2017 is recorded by Unacea

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UK construction squeezed

Profit margins of UK construction companies eroded by rising costs, according to CPA

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Ireland’s 2018 start is ‘encouraging’

Ulster Bank PMI sees faster increases in activity, new orders and employment, and improved confidence

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Bentley buys S-Cube

Software solutions provider expands offering to serve India, Southeast Asia and Middle East better

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CECE raises ePrivacy concerns

Meeting with MEP discusses topic of machine-to-machine communication in scope of draft regulation

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Three-month decline for GB

Figures show most sustained fall in quarterly construction output since the third quarter of 2012

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HS2 awarded BREEAM certificate

First phase of major UK railway project recognised for its commitment to sustainability

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More jobs go at Carillion

Over 100 more redundancies take total to nearly 1,000, as Murphy takes over power framework business