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Falsework & Formwork: Bolstering efficiency

Falsework and formwork have an important role to play in making construction sites more efficient

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Surveying: Surveying change

The world of surveying is subject to much change, with the introduction of new techologies

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Foundations

A look at the demanded of machines drilling foundations, as projects grow in scale and ambition

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Mixing techology

Advances that improve the speed and strength of concrete and asphalt mixers, while aiding sustainability

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Recovery takes root

Construction equipment markets around the world are seeing growth this year, with the upswing in demand in Asia being the most eye-catching.

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Risk analysis

Katherine Weir investigates how risk analysis is utilised on construction projects around the world

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Telematics: Connectivity is key

Telematics is nothing new in the construction industry, but new tech is certainly driving it forward

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Often straight, never straightforward

The detailed engineering and construction work of a bridge – and the variety of specialised equipment required – can be daunting, as Mike Hayes reports.

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Sustainable mixing

As well as new technologies to improve the speed and strength of concrete and asphalt mixers, manufacturers are also committed to a sustainable future. Katherine Weir reports.

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Bam takes a hit

Loss of a project knocks wind out of full-year results, but overall financial position “remains solid”

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VINCI to build Auckland motorway

VINCI awarded US$513 million contract to create a new motorway connection in Auckland, New Zealand

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Shortlisted firms unveiled for $4 billion Cross River Rail

The final companies bidding to work on a Cross River Rail project in the state of Queensland, in Australia, have been announced

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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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Samsung for $3 billion UAE refinery

JV between Samsung Engineering and CB&I Nederland awarded Crude Flexibility Project in UAE

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LafargeHolcim invests in India

Cement manufacturer to set up US$213 million plant in India to drive growth in the region

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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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Extracting every ounce of efficiency

In a demanding environment that requires heavy and repetitive work, Thomas Allen looks at how innovations are lightening the load

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A seriously hot market

Conditions for construction can be challenging, but overcoming challenges has become common practice in the Middle East, as Mike Hayes reports.