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Cat Command stations

Cat Command a step closer

OEM promises to make its remote-control technology available in Q1 of next year

Liebherr electric crawler launch pic both models

Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr

Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports


Haulotte to expand China manufacturing

A new 44,000 square metre factory will lead operations in China, producing telescopic and articulated booms


Cat unveils ‘Next Gen’ compact excavators

Firm’s annual Malaga gathering goes virtual to launch new small wheeled and tracked excavators



New CEO For CNH Industrial

Scott W Wine will take over from acting CEO Suzanne Heywood on January 4

Rocco Sabelli chairman Fagioli

Sabelli appointed Fagioli chairman

Rocco Sabelli has been appointed chairman at heavy lift and transport specialist Fagioli in Italy

Steinexpo exhibiton, Germany, 2017

Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide

K-Briqs, made from 90% recycled construction waste

Recycled brick promises 90% CO2 reduction

The unfired K-Briq is said to be ‘a game changer’ in sustainable construction

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Fully ranged: developments in telescopic boom lifts

2020-12-01T14:05:00+00:00By Euan Youdale

There have been developments from the top to the bottom of the working height spectrum, as well as new power options


Roadbuilding: The road to recovery

2020-11-25T13:44:00+00:00By Mike Hayes

Today’s road construction industry is re-evaluating its methods and approach to sustainability


GPS & telematics: monitoring the fleet

2020-11-25T12:59:00+00:00By Joe Sargent

Keeping tabs on your construction equipment using real-time data can be cost saving and improve business operations

Cat says its new 336 excavator has the industry’s leading level of factory-fitted technology

Excavators: A closer look at bigger diggers

2020-11-11T11:58:00+00:00By Mike Hayes

Machines built to move large amounts of heavy materials can still be both refined and intelligent


Components: The building blocks

2020-11-04T12:27:00+00:00By Joe Sargent

The advancement of components is continuing to drive further improvements in construction machinery.


How sustainability is shaping bridge construction


Structural engineering company Cleveland Bridge says future bridges must last longer and cost less


Foundations: The ups and downs of construction

2020-10-19T11:52:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

Foundation drilling has become a more exact science in recent years. Construction Europe looks at the latest innovations currently making an impact on European construction sites

Fiec logo index

FIEC: EU taxonomy and sustainable activity


Contractors’ association examines EU’s plans to meet its Paris Agreement commitments

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CECE: The road to economic recovery


The equipment association’s response to EU’s Covid-19 recovery plan and potential for construction funding


ERA: European rental’s Covid divide


UK and southern Europe hardest hit by Covid-19, but rental industry still has ‘bright future’

Scott Crozier pic

Interview: Giving construction machinery a brain

2020-09-21T13:04:00+01:00By Andy Brown

Scott Crozier of Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction says we’re only beginning to see what construction technology can do 

FIEC logo

FIEC: A new spin on the circular economy

2020-09-16T14:40:00+01:00By FIEC

A closer look at what’s really new in the European Union’s Circular Economy Action Plan

Cummins L9 Performance Series with dual REPTO

Engines: Is diesel still king of the off-road?

2020-09-09T11:44:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

So much ‘new power’ talk, but ultra-clean, ultra-low-emissions diesel engines still have a lot to offer


BIM software shows the future

2020-08-24T13:52:00+01:00By Mike Hayes

There is little doubt the post-Covid ‘new normal’ will see the rapid growth of digital technology in construction – with BIM at its very heart


Power generation: The powers that be

2020-08-17T18:13:00+01:00By Jenny Lescohier

Traditional and alternative power sources both have their place in today’s construction equipment

New From KHL

Access Industry interview Report

Access Yearbook 2020

KHL Group’s The Access Yearbook 2020 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.

New From KHL

American Cranes & Transport Sourcebook 2019

American Cranes & Transport Sourcebook 2020 - Free Download

The 2020 edition of the American Cranes & Transport Sourcebook is a valuable resource for the crane, rigging and specialized transportation sector.

New From KHL

CTSS 2019

2020 Compression Technology Sourcing Supplement

Published annually in March and distributed with the March issue of COMPRESSORTECH2 magazine, the COMPRESSORTECH2 Sourcing Supplement offers a single source guide to compressors, prime movers and related components and systems.

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DRIBG 2019-20

Demolition & Recycling Buyers' Guide 2020

The D&RI Buyers' guide is the sole worldwide listing of tools and equipment for the demolition and C & D Waste recycling industry.

IRN Products and Services Update

Calculate the total cost of ownership of construction machinery and evaluate rent, lease or buy decisions using the European Rental Association’s Equipment TCO Calculator.



Sales drop 16% for John Deere

Construction and Forestry division sees drop in sales but company predicts better times to come


Technology takes the lead at Bauma China

Exhibition in Shanghai saw plenty of new electric machines, 5G technology, and new aerial platforms

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Construction Europe

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