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Bauer steady in 2019 first quarter

OEM’s figures show business is improving as it lays out its 2019 financial forecast

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Ferrovial revenue at €1.2 billion

Spanish contractor Ferrovial experiences a 7.2% rise in revenue during the first quarter of 2019

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Growth for Greece’s construction Industry

Industry in Greece will benefit from investment in commercial, residential and industrial buildings


Galliford Try announces downsizing

Construction and infrastructure firm says full-year profit could be down by €46.5 million



Palfinger up nearly 12%

Double digit rise in sales at Palfinger in first quarter of 2019 to €440.9 million

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Innovating to meet new demands

Atlas Copco highlights new Stage V and electric products for demanding jobsites


Zeppelin Rental optimistic for 2019

Germany’s largest rental company is confident for the rest of 2019 after postive meetings with contractors at Bauma


Hitachi expands Premium Rental offer

Hitachi could acquire contractor fleets under its Premium Rental programme in Europe


EquipmentShare seeks European partners

US-based tech and rental firm is looking for European partners for its telematics and IoT offering

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Rental boost for French excavators

Crawler excavators between 6 and 12 tonnes on the increase in France since beginning of year

Liebherr's LTM 1230-5.1 wheeled mobile crane launched in 2018

Liebherr sales exceed €10 billion

Total Liebherr Group turnover up 7.5% in 2018 to a new record of €10.5 billion

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Poland still faces risks

Companies said to have successfully confronted insolvency issues, but they are not mitigated entirely

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Cemex and Tefken to share experience

Collaboration designed to boost innovation, as Cemex outlines its strategic vision for future

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Eiffage windfarm deal

Scottish project worth €250 million goes to French-based firm via Eiffage Métal subsidiary Smulders


Construct Europe Features


Breakers: Technology that’s built to blast

Steve Ducker looks at the latest hydraulic breakers and other hardworking attachments


Roadbuilding: Keeping things rolling

Joe Sargent takes a look at new roadbuilding equipment ready to handle Europe’s toughest projects

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Drilling: Knowing the drill

With technology moving fast in the construction sector, having the right drill for the right application only gets you half way to a job well done, as Mike Hayes discovers


Haulers: Innovation and articulation

In the battle for hauler supremacy, ADTs are currently on top, firmly relegating their rigid counterparts to second place in terms of sales


Mini excavators: Small machines, big influence

Operating efficiently in confined spaces, the mini excavator has a special place on the jobsite


Bauma 2019: Earthmoving part 2

With the show opening in a few weeks, CE takes a second look at the earthmoving sector at Bauma

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Bauma 2019: Earthmoving part 1

A first look at the earthmoving sector at the show includes Caterpillar, Volvo CE, Hyundai and more

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Roadbuilding: The road ahead

Bauma Munich 2019 visitors will cover a lot of ground – potentially laid by the following machines

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Bauma 2019: Engines and power generation

Construction Europe takes a look at what’s on show at the world’s biggest trade exhibition

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Engines: Powering the future

There’s talk of alternative power sources being developed, but little sign of the demise of diesel


Attachments: Working from all angles

Development in the attachments sector is booming with advances in precision, versatility and speed

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Wheeled loaders: A healthy load

OEMs and their engineers are working hard to differentiate their machines from the competition

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Breakers: Advanced technology for increasing demands

Breaker manufacturers are increasingly responding to changing customer requirements

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Roadbuilding: Keeping track

To improve efficiency, roadbuilding firms are turning to digital technologies to streamline processes


GPS & Telematics: Joining the dots

Sensors and software shed light on the once opaque worlds of machine health and jobsite performance

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Utilities: Without a trace

Work must often be carried out without affecting the public, so CE looks at how to make this possible

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Tunnelling: Digging deep

With Europe home to many tunnelling projects, Adrian Greeman unearths details on the most interesting


Falsework & Formwork: Taking new forms

Falsework and formwork solutions are rising to the challenge of unusual designs and awkward projects, Thomas Allen reports


Surveying: Onwards and upwards

With the growing trend to digitalisation, smartphones and drones are changing the face of surveying

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Foundations: Ground breaking

Foundation works explored, from large-scale projects to digitally-driven precision operations

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Compact loaders: Smaller models

When space is at a premium, the compact machine comes into its own. CE looks at developments

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Fuels & Fuel Efficiency: The power to save

When choosing the method of powering construction machinery, there are many factors to consider



Yanmar extends sharing platform in Turkey

Yanmar says online sharing or rental platform could also be launched in other markets

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More than €40 million loss for Kier

UK contractor’s loss before tax at end of 2018 compares to profit of €39.50 million a year earlier

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French roadbuilding boom

Sales of road construction equipment close to highs of before financial crash, according to CISMA


Cemex to sell white cement business

Binding agreement reached with Turkish building materials company Çimsa Çimento Sanayi Ve Ticaret

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‘Business as usual’ at UK’s Interserve

Sale of troubled group to newly-incorporated company follows appointment of administrators


Construct Europe News

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Consortium wins €150 million Highway contract

Colas Projects leads businesses to success in bid for road widening contract in France


Deadline nears for Diesel Progress Awards

Companies have until June 3 to submit entries for the Diesel Progress Awards

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Intel's €4 billion FAB lab gets green light

Technology company granted planning permission for expansion of Leixlip facility in Kildare, Ireland

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'EU must cut buildings emissions by 2050'

Think-tank releases guide to help EU member states implement the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

The Llanwern Site of the Future initiative used solar power to achieve 97% diesel-free lighting and welfare

UK project achieves 97% diesel-free operation

Solar power used on South Wales rail project to prove viability of sustainable construction

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Nuclear plant for Poland

Energy minister says the country’s first nuclear facility will be operational by 2033

Michael Stomberg

Bauer steady in 2019 first quarter

OEM’s figures show business is improving as it lays out its 2019 financial forecast

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Stable engineering in Europe

Latest sector review from EFCA shows strong markets in Europe but ever-present challenges

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Vinci takes on Gatwick airport

Vinci Airports has become second largest airports operator after its integration of London Gatwick

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€3.5 billion for Cork transport network

New investment plan announced for major Irish city, to be delivered over the next two decades