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Metso Outotec adds wear monitoring tech company

Davies Wear Plate Systems provides unique fasteners and technology to forecast wear

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Caterpillar reports 31% drop in Q2 sales

Lower demand for equipment as a result of worldwide pandemic takes it toll

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Vinci’s financial results down in all sectors

Revenues in France contract especially sharply for concessions and construction company

Lafarge

Sales down for LafargeHolcim but ‘solid’ recovery expected

Initially significant decrease in net sales of 10.8% but promise of solid second half

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Palfinger sales down 18%

First half year sales and EBITDA down by double digits due to Covid-19 and global recession

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Revenue down for Webuild

Italian contractor sees fall in revenue due to Covid-19 but predicts a bright future

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Cat to see profits fall 77%

Industry analysts await first results since coronavirus crisis from world’s largest OEM

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Surprise boost for Romanian nuclear plant

Country’s PM says deal is close with partners to complete protracted power project

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VR/AR: The realities of modern construction

2020-07-29T15:40:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

Construction technology is now blurring the lines between real and programmed structures

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FIEC: Industry needs strong recovery plan

2020-07-29T12:48:00+01:00

A look at measures in place to help construction companies get through the Covid-19 crisis

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Quarry equipment: Material strains

2020-07-07T17:06:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

The quarrying industry needs productive and efficient equpment to maintain business levels through the current crisis

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CECE: Brexit stakeholders must come together

2020-07-07T15:23:00+01:00

CECE calls on all stakeholders in the Brexit saga to ensure business relations are maintained

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EFCA: Tackling one crisis in the midst of another

2020-07-07T14:39:00+01:00

The European Green Deal must not be forgotten as we battle Covid-19

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Hydraulic breakers

2020-06-09T05:59:00+01:00By Steve Ducker

Breakers are increasingly important as companies strive to make projects more cost-effective

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Drilling rigs: Dependable workhorses

2020-06-03T12:54:00+01:00By Katherine Weir

Strength of offerings in drilling sector show its importance to construction and quarrying

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Interview: Elisabeth Ausimour, Manitou

2020-05-19T12:23:00+01:00By Euan Youdale

The new president of Manitou Group’s Material Handling & Access talks about a new era of electric equipment

The future for the road construction sector in Europe is less than clear

Roadbuilding: At a crossroads

2020-05-18T16:41:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

CE considers what Europe’s road construction sector - and it’s equipment - will look like after the coronavirus crisis

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ERA: Rental and the climate conundrum

2020-04-28T21:36:00+01:00

We need to build but must also decarbonise and reduce waste…could rental be part of the solution?

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FIEC: Construction and the software revolution

2020-04-28T21:14:00+01:00By FIEC

Contractors’ association discusses the grip tech firms have on the construction industry

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CECE: Too much red tape

2020-04-28T20:55:00+01:00

European manufacturers’ association calls on EC to reconsider directive on chemical recycling

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Law and contract: Force majeure in a time of crisis

2020-04-28T20:35:00+01:00By Frédéric Gillion & Toshima Issur of Pinsent Masons

Force majeure – a potential ally for contractors in light of the coronavirus outbreak

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Compact excavators: Rise of the minis

2020-04-22T14:17:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

Some OEMs are moving to electric excavators, while others choose Stage V engines to stay relevant

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Country report: France

2020-04-08T10:11:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

Major construction firms suffer as the country confines itself to prevent spread of COVID-19

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Construction industry 2025

Industry expert predicts central BIM hub, compaction to be automated and increase in virtual and augmented reality

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Metso Outotec publishes positive profit information

Results due on August 5 will be first since newly merged company began operations this month

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