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Gains and losses for Cat

US-based equipment manufacturer reports increase in revenue but drop in profit for second quarter

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Bauer ‘on track’

Dip in figures expected by German construction company and full-year outlook confirmed

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Output recovers in Great Britain

Latest ONS figures show construction output has made a recovery after dip seen at start of year

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Record high for Wacker Neuson

Germany-based manufacturer reports record revenue and significant rise in profitability

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Positive movements in UK construction

Figures from both the CEA and the CPA paint picture of robust UK construction market

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Pre-tax loss for Interserve

Support services and construction company claims, however, significant operating profit improvement

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Equipment sales to rise this year

Growth of 3% forecast by Off-Highway Research for Western European construction equipment market

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Dana to buy Oerlikon Drive Systems

Acquisition to make Dana full e-Propulsion design, engineering, and manufacturing systems supplier

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Vinci Construction said to have stabilised

Construction order intake falls, but group’s Contracting segment revenue shows growth of 6.9%

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LafargeHolcim ‘on track’

Materials producer says revenue was up 6.2% in second quarter, and confirmed full year targets

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Cemex ‘encouraged’ by results

Materials producer reports 32% net income growth during second quarter of 2018

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Salini Impregilo adjusted earnings fall

Italian contractor reports €2.62 billion first half figures, down from €2.85 billion last year

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YIT half year ‘not satisfactory’

President and CEO of Finnish contractor unhappy that business segments had performed unevenly

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UK construction products recovering

Pickup after bad winter said to signpost rise in total construction output levels over next 12 months

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Pumps: Flooded with choice

From diesel or electric pumps to self-priming or vacuum-primed, one size really does not fit all

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Concrete: Hard facts

However it is pumped, and wherever it is used, concrete is a crucial part of the construction site

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Hybrid & Electric: Fork in the path?

A choice between alternative approaches to power might be an opportunity to get the best of both worlds

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Haulers: Tipping point

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

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Access equipment: Widening scope

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

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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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Mini excavators: a mini romance

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

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Telehandlers: Raising the bar

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

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

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Engines: Gearing up

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

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

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Breakers: New ground

Recent developments in the manufacture and application of breakers are examined

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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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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

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Italian machinery soars

Unacea reports that construction equipment sales in Italy grew by 25% in first half of this year

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SSAB’s Russian sale

Nordic and US-based steel company sells Ruukki Construction’s business operations to Salavatneftemash

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Volvo sales rise

Net sales at Volvo CE for second quarter reported to be nearly a third up on same period last year

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Metso acquisition completed

Finnish aggregates equipment manufacturer’s deal to buy Sweden’s PJ Jonsson is confirmed

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LafargeHolcim’s UK roads contract

Aggregate Industries wins four-year contract with Highways England worth more than €560 million

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Construct Europe News

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Death toll rises in Genoa disaster

Similar bridge identified in Venezuela, as responsibility for maintenance of Italian bridge is investigated

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Garrison elected Terex chairman

Job of chairman extends John Garrison’s list of responsibilities at Terex Corporation

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Gains and losses for Cat

US-based equipment manufacturer reports increase in revenue but drop in profit for second quarter

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Genoa bridge collapse

Part of Morandi Bridge collapses in northern Italy during stormy weather

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New CEO at CNH Industrial

Hubertus M. Mühlhäuser has been appointed as the new CEO of the company

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Digital Displacement project

Funding for JV to develop Digital Displacement could help UK take lead on low-carbon technology

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Global growth forecast for equipment sales

Worldwide sales expected to reach almost 1 billion units for 2018, says Off-Highway Research

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New compact loader for Komatsu Europe

The new WA100M-8 with increased productivity and efficiency replaces WA100M-7 model

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Bauer ‘on track’

Dip in figures expected by German construction company and full-year outlook confirmed

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Output recovers in Great Britain

Latest ONS figures show construction output has made a recovery after dip seen at start of year