Mini excavators: small but mighty

With enhanced digging force, the latest generation of machines are anything but lightweight





Regional report: North America

Growth in the region’s construction industry is to be led by an increasingly resurgent and confident US


Access equipment: electric lifting

Major topic of product development in access equipment market is electrification and hybridisation

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The future of earthmoving equipment

Earthmoving equipment is an essential part of construction, and advancements are happening quickly

Beijing mega airport

Regional report: China

Growth returned to the Chinese construction industry in 2017 and the future looks bright

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Economic outlook: Middle East

The price of oil plays a significant role in the economic health of this region


Road construction: paving the way

Approaches to road construction techniques and technology vary greatly between countries and clients


Wheeled loaders: rising to the challenge

A popular piece of equipment, the wheeled loader has been adapted to face the toughest of conditions

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Drilling and boring: going deeper underground

New advances to drilling and boring equipment means that more can be done than ever before, reports Andy Brown as he drills into the details


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Heidelberg Cement CEO Dr Bernd Scheifele.

HeidelbergCement chair to stand down

Scheifele accepts new role on supervisory board in 2022 after 15 years chairing managing board

Rob van Wingerden

Positive outlook for Bam

Dutch construction group Bam reports five times greater net profit margin from a successful 2018

Cemex package

Cemex sells Nordic and Baltic assets

Quarries, ready-mix plants and terminals included in sale to Germany’s Schwenk for €340 million

Bauer Malaysia - piling project

Record-breaking project underway

Bauer Spezialtiefbau has been contracted for piling works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I-64 Bridge to tunnel

US$3.3 billion road contract awarded

Dragados USA and Vinci win design-build contract for I-64 road link in Virginia, US


Mini excavators: small but mighty

With enhanced digging force, the latest generation of machines are anything but lightweight

3D bridge

World’s largest 3D printed bridge

3D printed 26m long bridge unveiled in China


Toro to buy Charles Machine Works

Toro Company to acquire parent company of Ditch Witch for $700 million

Franz-Josef Paus

German OEMs fear EU collapse

The German construction machine industry demands stable framework going forward in Europe



Telematics: data holds the key

The use of telematics has been in the industry for years, but the data which is produced is becoming more useful than ever before

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3D printing: building in a new dimension

Within construction, 3D printing has long been a hot topic – but is yet to make a significant impact on built objects or construction equipment. Is that about to change?