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August 2019: Automation in Marketing

Automation is a big part of what we all discuss, promote, write about in the construction industry, but it’s also becoming more and more important in marketing functions as well.

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Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

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

Wear Sense

Metso Outotec adds wear monitoring tech company

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

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Bobcat brings electric compact excavators to North America

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine team up to produce alternatively powered machines 

Volvo CE to divest Blaw-Knox paver business to Gencor Industries

Gencor to take on Volvo’s Blaw-Knox paver business

Volvo CE to divest North American Blaw-Knox paver business and associated assets to Gencor Industries

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Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses

Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes

Caterpillar

Caterpillar reports 31% drop in Q2 sales

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

Manitou

Manitou first half year declines

Group sales were down 35% in the first half of 2020, while second quarter sales dropped 41% 

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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